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researcher , Nutrition educator

Elizabeth Wangui Mbuthia, Kenyan nutrition educator, researcher. John Crawford scholarship, Australian government, 1993-1995, Austrian Academic Exchange Scholarship-OEAD, Austrian government, 2003-2006, German Academic Exchange scholarship-German Academic Exchange Service, German government, 2003-2006, fellowship, Social Science Research Council New York, 2006-2007, Travel fellowship, International Nutrition Foundation, 2008.

Background

Mbuthia, Elizabeth Wangui was born on May 21, 1968 in Nairobi, Kenya. Daughter of Janet Waithera Kamau.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture and Home Economics, Egerton University, Kenya, 1991. Master in Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, 1994. Doctorate, Vienna University, Austria, 2006.

Career

Teaching assistant Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya, 1991—1995, assistant lecturer, 1996—2006, lecturer chairman, since 2006.

Membership

Lactation support volunteer Provincial General Hospital, Nakuru, Kenya, 2005—2008. Member of Kenya Coalition Action Nutrition, World Public Health Nutrition Association, Kenya Red Cross Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, travel, camping.

Connections

Married Kenneth Paul Mbuthia, May 24, 1997. Children: Karanja Wangombe, Gacigi Wangui.

father:
Janet Waithera Kamau Mbuthia

spouse:
Kenneth Paul Mbuthia

child:
Karanja Wangombe Mbuthia

child:
Gacigi Wangui Mbuthia