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Medical educator

Frederick Bukachi, Kenyan medical educator. Achievements include research in pioneering work in describing changes in atrial function with normal aging. Research grant, Swedish Heart, Lung Foundation, 2002.

Background

Bukachi, Frederick was born on December 25, 1960 in Kakamega, Kenya. Son of Felix and Fronika Bukachi.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, University Nairobi, Kenya, 1987. BChir, University Nairobi, Kenya, 1987. Master of Medicine, University Nairobi, Kenya, 1995.

Master of Science, Imperial College, London, 1999. Doctor of Philosophy, Umeå University, Sweden., 2004.

Career

Research fellow cardiology National Heart, Lung Institute, Imperial College, London, 1998—2000. Research fellow cardiology, Department Medicine Norrlands University Hospital, Umeå, 2000—2004, visiting research fellow, 2004—2006. University lecturer University Nairobi, since 2007.

Co-director Global Healthcare Information Network, Oxford, since 2005. Africa field liaison officer, millennium villages project Earth Institute Columbia University, New York, since 2007. Editor Cardiovasc. Journal Africa, Cape Town, South Africa, since 2007.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in pioneering work in describing changes in atrial function with normal aging.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals publication.

Membership

Regional vice-president, Africa International Physicians Prevention of Nuclear War, Boston, 1995—1996. Founder, national chairman Association Physicians, Medical Workers Social Responsibility, Nairobi, 1986. Member of Kenya Medical Association, American Society Echocardiography.

Connections

Married Nefrida Ayuma Bukachi, October 8, 1988. Children: Anthony, Arnold, Maria.

father:
Felix Bukachi

mother:
Fronika Bukachi

spouse:
Nefrida Ayuma Bukachi

child:
Anthony Bukachi

child:
Arnold Bukachi

child:
Maria Bukachi