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parasite immunologist , researcher

Edith Jacobet Wamgbayi, Kenyan parasite immunologist, researcher. British Council scholar, 1986; World Health Organization training grantee, 1993. Fellow Royal Society Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; member Kenya Society for Immunology, British Society for Parasitology.

Background

Wamgbayi, Edith Jacobet was born on August 14, 1954 in Kakamega, Kenya. Daughter of Jared Wanekaya and Salome Grace (Kidaha) Otsola.

Education

BEdSc, University Nairobi, Kenya, 1978. Master of Science, University London, 1987.

Career

Teacher TSC, Nairobi, 1978-1980. Entomologist Ministry of Health, 1980-1984. Assistant research officer Kenya Medical Research Institute, 1984-1987, research officer, since 1987, head of parasitology, 1981-1984.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow Royal Society Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Member Kenya Society for Immunology, British Society for Parasitology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Jogging, mountain climbing, music, movies, reading.

Connections

Married Norman Owate Wambayi, January 20, 1976 (divorced 1987). Children: Tabitha, Nathan, Grace, Jennifer.

father:
Jared Wanekaya Otsola

mother:
Salome Grace (Kidaha) Otsola

spouse:
Norman Owate Wambayi

child:
Tabitha Wamgbayi

child:
Nathan Wamgbayi

child:
Grace Wamgbayi

child:
Jennifer Wamgbayi