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educator , Internist

Gideon Barak Agembo Okelo, Kenyan internist, educator. Fellow Third World Academy of Sciences, Royal Society of Tropical Medicine; member African Academy of Sciences (secretary general since 1989, executive director).

Background

Okelo, Gideon Barak Agembo was born on April 4, 1941 in Kisumu, Kenya. Son of Harun and Derfda Okelo.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine ChB, University Calcutta, 1968. Doctor of Medicine, University Nairobi (Kenya), 1985. Membership of the Royal College of Physicians, University Edinburgh (Scotland), 1977.

Diploma in Tropical Medicine, University Liverpool (England), 1978.

Career

Resident Kenyatta National Hospital. Chairman department medicine University Nairobi, 1986-1991, professor medicine, since 1989, dean faculty of medicine, 1991. Director Medical Services, Kenya, 1991-1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Common Venomous Bites and Stings in Kenya, 1979, Tropical and Geographical Medicine, 1990, Human Hydatid Disease with Special Reference to Kenya, 1991, Gastroenterology in the Tropics and Subtropics, 1995.

Membership

Fellow Third World Academy of Sciences, Royal Society of Tropical Medicine. Member African Academy of Sciences (secretary general since 1989, executive director).

Connections

Married Nelly Adhiambo, February 12, 1972.

father:
Harun Okelo

mother:
Derfda Okelo

spouse:
Nelly Adhiambo