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Dr. Josephine Ngunjiri 

Name: Dr. Josephine Ngunjiri                                                             
Title/Qualification: Doctorate Degree
Position: Lecturer
Department: Biological Sciences
School:   Pure and Applied Sciences
Area of Specialization:  Applied Parasitology and Infectious Diseases
Contact Address: P.O. Box 6-60100 Embu
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Short Biography

Education Background

Holds Doctorate degree in Tropical and Infectious Diseases-The University of Nairobi, Master of Science degree in Applied Parasitology- The University of Nairobi, Bachelor of Science Ed. Biology and Chemistry, Second Class Honors, Upper Division- The University of Nairobi

Teaching at institutions of higher learning

Lecturer, Teaching Biological units, supervision of students, research and training.
Department of Biological Sciences,
School of Pure and Applied Sciences,
University of Embu, P.o. Box 6-60100 Embu.

Lecturer, teaching Conflict and Sustainable Environment, Biology methods, Research methods and Environmental Education.
Supervision of Master’s degree Research projects,
Invigilation of Masters, degree and diploma examinations
School of continuing and Distance education
Department of Education
University of Nairobi,
P.O.Box 30197-0100,

Associate faculty
Teaching Medical Parasitology
Mount Kenya University
P.O.Box 342-01000 Thika

Collaboration and membership

2016-up to date; Collaborator, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington,

2301 5th Avenue, Suite 600 | Seattle, WA 98121| USA

2017 - Member; The International Society for Neglected Tropical diseases I71-75 Shelton Street
Covent Garden,
2017-  Member ;Teachers Service Commission
TSC House, Upper Hill, Kilimanjaro Road, Private Bag, 00100,


  • Research Grant 5th call National Commission of Science and Technology, 2014.
  • 6th eLearning Africa International conference scholarship, 2011.

Research Interests

  • Applied parasitology.
  • Burden of diseases among children, work force and ageing population.
  • Health disparities across populations in Tropics.
  • Socio-economic impacts of parasitic Infections and diseases.

View CV | Dr. Josephine Ngunjiri Publications

Bachelor’s Degrees

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