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researcher , Veterinary educator

Dominic Oduor Okelo, Kenyan veterinary educator, researcher. Recipient Scholarship German Academic Exchange Service, University nairobi, 1971-1972, Swiss Federal Government University Bern, 1973-1974, World Health Organization fellowship University Texas, 1981. Fellow Kenya National Academy of Sciences; member East Africa Natural History Society, Kenya Veterinary Association.


Okelo, Dominic Oduor was born on June 12, 1944 in Siaya, Kenya. Son of Camilus and Christina (Osowo) Okelo.


Bachelor in Veterinary Science, University Nairobi, Kenya, 1971. Master of Science, University Mairobi, Kenya, 1973. Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University Bern, Switzerland, 1974.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Nairobi, Kenya, 1979.


Tutorial fellow, U. Nairobi, Kenya, 1971-1974; lecturer, U. Nairobi, Kenya, 1974-1983; senior lecturer, U. Nairobi, Kenya, 1983-1986; visiting scholar, University Texas, Dallas, 1981; associate professor, U. Nairobi, Kenya, 1986-1991; professor, U. Nairobi, Kenya, since 1991. Chairman Department Veterinary Anatomy U. Nairobi, Kenya. 1982-1988, Kenya Veterinary Vaccine Production Institute, since 1990.

Principal College Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, U. Nairobi, Kenya, 1988-1994. Member National Museum Kenya Board, Nairobi, Kenya, 1987-1991.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Fellow Kenya National Academy of Sciences. Member East Africa Natural History Society, Kenya Veterinary Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading novels, listening to music, walking.


Married Lorna Otieno Dibo Oduor, April 28, 1979. Four children.

Camilus Okelo

Christina (Osowo) Okelo

Lorna Otieno Dibo Oduor