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Medical researcher

Peter Ouma Okuma, Medical Researcher, Epidemiologist and Public Health Consultant. Certified with United States Department of Health and Human Services, 2007 as Health Researcher. Recipient Superior Honours Award, Centers Disease Control and Prevention and Kenya Medical Research Institute, 2007. Member of the Kenya Medical Research Institute Scientific Steering Committee, 2007), Member Global Malaria in Pregnancy Consortium and WHO-RBM.

Background

Okuma, Peter Ouma was born on December 30, 1962 in Siaya, Nyanza, Kenya. Son of Joseph Okuma Ouma and Afline Wagumba Amolo.

Education

Advanced diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences, Kenya Medical Training college, Kenya, 1991; Master of Science, University Copenhagen, Denmark, 2001; Attending, University Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2003.

Career

Officer in-charge, division vector-borne diseases, Tana River district Ministry Health, Kenya, 1991—1993, coordinator, primary health care, siaya district. Research coordinator Kenyan-Danish Health Research Project, 1997—2002. Research officer, Centers Disease Control and Prevention, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kisumu, since 2002, member of the science steering committee member, since 2008.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional medical journals.

Membership

Member of Centers Disease Control and Prevention (science steering committee member 2007).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, reading.

Connections

Married Celine Resper Otieno, July 20, 2002. Children: Rebecca Awuor Ouma, Leon Feikin Ouma, Cyndy Sandra Ouma.

father:
Joseph Okuma Ouma

mother:
Afline Wagumba Amolo

spouse:
Celine Resper Otieno

child:
Rebecca Awuor Ouma Okuma

child:
Leon Feikin Ouma Okuma

child:
Cyndy Sandra Ouma Okuma