Bachelor of Medicine ChB, University Nairobi, Kenya, 1978. Master in Public Health, Harvard University, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy, London School Hygiene/Trop.
Medical officer Ministry of Health, Kenya, 1978-1981. Assistant research officcer Kenya Medical Research Institute, 1981-1983, research officer, director, 1983-1985, senior research officer, director, 1985-1990, principal research officer, director, 1990-1996, chief research officer, director since 1996. Director Alupe Leprosy and Skin Diseases Research Center, 1983-1987.
Temporary consultant World Health Organization, Geneva.
Member Kenya Medical Asn. (chairman), Kenya Dermatological Association (chairman), National Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Committee.
Son of Anthony Lwanya and Filgona (Agola) o. Married Isabella Anyango Adhiambo. 5 children.