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Nutritionist , researcher

Caroline Kathomi Mbuba, Kenyan nutritionist, researcher. Recipient Certified participation in leadership Social Justice Institute, Ford Foundation International Fellowships Program, 2003, Academic Excellence award, University Alabama Birmingham, 2003; fellowship, Ford Foundation International Fellowships Program, 2002, KEMRI Wellcome Trust, 2008.

Background

Mbuba, Caroline Kathomi was born on May 5, 1976 in Meru, Kenya. Daughter of Eustace Mbuba Ntwiga and Janet Ciakuthi Kirimo.

Education

Bachelor in Home Economics, Kenyatta University, Kenya, 2000. Master in Public Health, University Alabama Birmingham, 2004. Student, University Basel, Switzerland, since 2008.

Career

Nutritionist Christian Partners Development Agency, Vihiga, Kenya, 2001—2002. Intern Jefferson County Department Health, Birmingham, Alabama, 2003. Researcher Population Council, Nairobi, Kenya, 2004—2005, KEMRI-Wellcome Trust, Kilifi, Kenya, since 2005, team leader 25 staff, since 2005.

Consultant Twaweza, Nairobi, 2008.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Vice-chairperson: co-ordination outreach activities & community projects International Fellowship Program Alumni Kenya, Nairobi, 2005. Member of Science Africa Network, Kenya Coalition Action Nutrition, American Public Health Association, PHI BETA DELTA Honor Society for International Scholars.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Cooking, swimming, reading, travel.

Connections

father:
Eustace Mbuba Ntwiga

mother:
Janet Ciakuthi Kirimo