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Dentist , child dental health specialist

George C. Ogonji, Kenyan dentist, child dental health specialist. Member International Association for Dental Research (Eastern Africa, organizing secretary, 1991, Merit award 1991), Kenya Dental Association (council member 1989-1993, committee member, honorary secretary since 2000).

Background

Ogonji, George Chunga was born on September 9, 1952 in Bondo, Nyanza, Kenya. Son of Meshack Rangara Ogonji and Herina Anyango (Ayub-Ngonda) Ogonji.

Education

Bachelor of Dental Surgery, University of Bombay, India, 1979. Master of Science in Children's Dentistry, University of London, 1988.

Career

Dental intern Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya, 1980-1981, dental officer Kenya, 1981-1991, senior dental officer, department head Kenya, 1992-1994, senior dental specialist, department head Kenya, 1994-1998, chief dental specialist, department head Kenya, since 1998. Senior tutor Medical Training College, Nairobi, Kenya, 1986-1987. Adjunct lecturer University Nairobi, 1989-1991, external examiner, since 1992.

Finance director Jaerado Investments, Nairobi, since 1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: postgrad thesis, research papers. Reviewer, editor, Ethical and Research Committee Protocol Review, since 1990.

Membership

Member International Association for Dental Research (Eastern Africa, organizing secretary, 1991, Merit award 1991), Kenya Dental Association (council member 1989-1993, committee member, honorary secretary since 2000).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Soccer, sightseeing, athletics, gardening.

Connections

Married Immaculate Chandy Othieno, February 28, 1981. Children: Janice Achieng, Elsie Anyango, Meshack.

father:
Meshack Rangara Ogonji

mother:
Herina Anyango (Ayub-Ngonda) Ogonji

spouse:
Immaculate Chandy Othieno

child:
Janice Achieng Ogonji

child:
Elsie Anyango Ogonji

child:
Meshack Ogonji