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epidemiologist , researcher

George Karuoya Gitau, Kenyan epidemiologist, researcher. Achievements include research in health and productivity in smallholder dairy farms in Central Highlands of Kenya. Fellowship, Canadian International Development Agency, 2, International Livestock Research Institute, 4, Travel scholarship, Society Tropical Veterinary Medicine.

Background

Gitau, George Karuoya was born on March 27, 1962 in Murang'a, Kenya. Son of Evanson Gitau Kamaru and Abidah Wambui Gitau.

Education

Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine, University Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya, 1987. Master of Science, University Guelph, Ontario, Canada, 1992. Doctor of Philosophy, University Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya, 1997.

Career

Assistant lecturer University Nairobi, Kenya, 1989—1994, lecturer, 1994—1999. Veterinary officer Ministry of Livestock Development, Kenya, Murang'a, 1987—1989. Science/project officer African Union/InterAfrican Bureau for Animal Resources, Nairobi, Kenya, since 2002.

Senior lecturer University Nairobi, Kenya, since 1999. Consultant International Atomic Energy Agency, Zanzibar, Tanzania, 2000.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in health and productivity in smallholder dairy farms in Central Highlands of Kenya.

Membership

Chair church youth board Nairobi Pentecostal Church, Kenya, 2002. Member of Kenya Veterinary Association (executive committee 2000-2002).

Connections

Married Lucy Muthoni Maina, December 3, 1984. Children: Daniel Gitau Karuoya, Joseph Maina Karuoya.

father:
Evanson Gitau Kamaru

mother:
Abidah Wambui Gitau

spouse:
Lucy Muthoni Maina

child:
Daniel Gitau Karuoya Gitau

child:
Joseph Maina Karuoya Gitau