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Physiologist

Marina Alois Njelekela, Tanzanian physiologist. Recipient Young Investigator award, Society Free Radical Research, 2000. Member of Japanese Society Nutrition and Food Science, Medical Women Association Tanzania (publicity secretary since 1998), Medical Association Tanzania.

Background

Njelekela, Marina Alois was born on July 23, 1964 in Dar-es-salaam, Tanzania. Daughter of Alois Simon and Bernada Sunzi (Kapinga) Njelekela.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Muhimbili University, Dar-es-salaam, 1993. Doctor of Philosophy, Kyoto University, Japan, since 2003.

Career

Intern Tanzania Consultant Teaching Hospitals, Kilimanjaro, 1993—1994. Registrar Agakhan Hospitals, Dar-es-salaam, Tanzania, 1994—1995. Medical officer in charge Kisarawe District Hospital, Coast Region, 1995—1996.

Registrar Muhimbili Orthopaedic Institute, Dar-es-Salaam, 1996—2001. Tutorial assistant in physiology Muhimbili University, 2001—2002, full lecturer in physiology, since 2003.

Membership

Member of Japanese Society Nutrition and Food Science, Medical Women Association Tanzania (publicity secretary since 1998), Medical Association Tanzania.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming.

Connections

1 child Brenda-Safia Chuma.

father:
Alois Simon Bernada

mother:
Bernada

child:
Brenda-Safia Chuma Njelekela