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educator , Physiologist

Owino Okong'o, Kenyan physiologist, educator. Fellow United States Public Health Service Boston University and University Vermont, 1965-1969; Wien International scholar Brandeis University, 1961-1964. Board governors Sandford English Community School, Addis Ababa, 1979-1983, chairman, 1980-1982. Member National Goeg. Society, Institute Biology. Club: United Kenya (Nairobi).

Background

Okong'o, Owino was born on January 15, 1937 in Akoko, Nyanza, Kenya. Son of Luka and Nora Omolo (Akuom) Okong'o.

Education

Bachelor with honors, Brandeis University, 1964. Master of Arts in Education, Putney-Antioc College, 1964. Master of Arts in Medical Science, Boston University, 1966.

Doctor of Philosophy in Physiology, Biophysics, University Vermont, 1969.

Career

Instructor physiology University Vermont, Burlington, 1969. Lecturer University Nairobi, Kenya, 1969-1973. Senior lecturer University Zambia, Lusaka, 1973-1978.

Associate professor Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, since 1978. Medical officer, scientist World Health Organization, Addis Ababa, since 1978. Occassional World Health Organization representative to United Nations Economic Commission, Organization for African Unity, Government of Ethiopia, since 1980.

Secretary core group public health training program Ethiopian Ministry Health, since 1985.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Board governors Sandford English Community School, Addis Ababa, 1979-1983, chairman, 1980-1982. Member National Goeg. Society, Institute Biology.

Club: United Kenya (Nairobi).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening.

Connections

Married Miriam Auma Bwana, July 25, 1970. Children: Nora Anyango, Othieno, Ochieng', Okoth, Omondi.

father:
Luka Okong'o

mother:
Nora Omolo (Akuom) Okong'o

spouse:
Miriam Auma Bwana

child:
Nora Anyango Okong'o

child:
Othieno Okong'o

child:
Ochieng' Okong'o

child:
Okoth Okong'o

child:
Omondi Okong'o