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researcher , Veterinary pathologist

Walter Gilbert Zadocks Oriwa Jura, Kenyan veterinary pathologist, immunocytochemist, researcher. Recipient British Council award Technology Cooperative Program of British Government, 1980-1983, John Pringle fellowship Royal Society, London, 1989. Member Kenya Veterinary Association.

Background

Jura, Walter Gilbert Zadocks Oriwa was born on March 13, 1946 in Pap-Kudho, Kenya. Son of Zadock Nyakoyo and Rushalia Omolo (Odundo) Oriwa.

Education

Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine, University Nairobi, Kenya, 1975. Postgraduate, University Guelph, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, Royal School Veterinary Studies, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1983.

Postgraduate, Royal Postgraduate Medical School, London, 1989.

Career

Research officer department veterinary research Kenya Agriculture Research Institute, Nairobi, 1975-1983, head pathological division department veterinary research, 1979-1985, senior research officer department veterinary research, 1984-1985. Postdoctoral fellow International Center Insect Physiological Ecology, 1986-1988, research scientist, 1988-1992, senior research scientist, since 1992. Member General Council of University Edinburgh.

Lecturer to Doctor of Philosophy scholars African Regional Postgraduate Program Insect Science, 1991-1995, board studies, 1991-1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Human Papilloma Virus and Cervical Cancer in Kenya, 1994. Reviewer Bulletin Research Animal Production in Africa Journal, 1986-1988, Insect Science Applications Journal, 1991-1993. Contributor over 30 articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Kenya Veterinary Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Squash, lawn tennis, reading, family life.

Connections

Married Pamela Akinyi Adera-Adhaya, September 8, 1976. Children: Reginald Oriwa, Quincy Onyando, Archy Ochien'g.

father:
Zadock Nyakoyo Oriwa

mother:
Rushalia Omolo (Odundo) Oriwa

spouse:
Pamela Akinyi Adera-Adhaya

child:
Reginald Oriwa Jura

child:
Quincy Onyando Jura

child:
Archy Ochien'g Jura