Department of Public Health, Human Nutrition and Dietetics

The Department of Public Health aims at providing the students with adequate knowledge and exemplary skills. The department is equipped with trained professionals who are committed to ensuring that the students are well taught and trained. We also offer top notch equipment facilities that provide the students with a hands-on approach to what their career path offers in the job market.

Career Options

After successful completion in the programs offered in this department, graduates have a chance to join the vast industry and venture into most if not all the opportunities this field has to offer.

The following are some of the places that offer career opportunities in this field of study:

• Hospitals
• Learning Institutions
• Pharmaceutical centers
• Research Institutions
• Government Health Offices
• Private Health Practices

The following are some job titles the graduates can acquire in this field of career:

• Community Health worker
• Public Health Consultant
• Researcher
• Epidemiologist
• Industrial Hygienist
• Health Community Specialist
• Health Care Administrator
• Public Health Doctor

Our Faculty

Dr. Lily Ateko Masinde, Ph.D

COD, Department of Public Health, Nutrition, and Dietetics
lily.masinde@kemu.ac.ke
+(254)722-800316, EXT:

– Ph.D, mycotoxins & disease, Tianjin University of Science and Technology (TUST), China
– MPH, HIV& Nutrition, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya
– B.ED, Home Economics, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya
– German, Danish and Chinese language proficiency certificates

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Nyakoboke Oirere-Nyaribo, Lecturer, Department of Public Health, Nutrition, and Dietetics

Nyakoboke Oirere-Nyaribo

Lecturer, Department of Public Health, Nutrition, and Dietetics
nyakoboke.nyaribo@kemu.ac.ke
+(254)721-480592

– MPH (Master of Public Health); Family Health and Nutrition, Kenyatta University, Kenya.
– BSc. Family and Consumer Sciences; Foods and Nutrition, University of Eastern Africa, Baraton, Kenya

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Lawrence Mugambi, Lecturer, Department of Public Health, Nutrition, and Dietetics

Mr. Thiauru Lawrence Mugambi

Lecturer, Department of Public Health, Nutrition, and Dietetics
lawrence.thiauru@kemu.ac.ke
+(254)708-689777

– Ph.D. in Applied Human Nutrition, University of Nairobi (UON) – Ongoing
– BSc. Nutrition and Dietetics, Egerton University (Kenya)
– M.Sc., Food Science and Nutrition, University of Mysore (India)

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Dr. Beatrice Moige Gisemba, Senior Lecturer, Department of Public Health, Nutrition, and Dietetics

Dr. Beatrice Moige Gisemba, Ph.D

Senior Lecturer, Department of Public Health, Nutrition, and Dietetics
gisemba@gmail.com
+(254)722-244042

– Ph.D, Entrepreneurship, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Kenya
– M.Sc, Entrepreneurship, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Kenya
– B.A, Social Sciences, Kenyatta and Nagpur, Kenya & e.t.c.

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Dorcas Wangechi Kamunya, Lecturer, Department of Public Health, Human Nutrition, and Dietetics

Dorcas Wangechi Kamunya

Lecturer, Department of Public Health, Human Nutrition, and Dietetics
dorcas.kamunya@kemu.ac.ke
+(254)722-997708; EXT:

– Ph.D, Human Nutrition, Technical University of Kenya (TU-K), Kenya
– MSc, Applied Human Nutrition, University of Nairobi (UoN), Kenya
– Post Graduate Diploma, Food and Nutrition Security, Wageningen University, Netherlands
– BSc, Family, Consumer and Nutrition, Kenyatta University (KU), Kenya

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Joram O. Lunjalu, Departnment of Public Health, Nutrition, and Dietetics

Joram O. Lunjalu

Lecturer, Department of Public Health, Human Nutrition, and Dietetics
joram.lunjalu@kemu.ac.ke
+(254)722-949790; EXT:

– M.Sc. Applied Human Nutrition University of Nairobi, Kenya
– B.Sc. Food Science & Technology, University of Nairobi, Kenya

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Teresia Mwikali Kyulu, Lecturer, Department of Public Health, Nutrition, and Dietetics

Teresia Mwikali Kyulu

Lecturer, Department of Public Health, Nutrition, and Dietetics
teresia.kyulu@kemu.ac.ke
+(254)722-322609

– Master in Public Health and Epidemiology, Kenyatta University Kenya
– B.Sc. Public Health, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Kenya
– Dip Clinical Medicine and Surgery, Kenya Medical Training Center, Kenya

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Ms. Phoebe Kerubo Masita, Lecturer, Department of Public Health, Nutrition, and Dietetics

Ms. Phoebe Kerubo Masita

Lecturer, Department of Public Health, Nutrition, and Dietetics
phoebe.kerubo@kemu.ac.ke
+(254)725-751878; EXT:

– MPH, Epidemiology of Diseases and Disease prevention and control, Moi University, Kenya
– B.Sc, Nursing, University of Eastern Africa, Baraton Kenya & e.t.c.

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