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International Cancer Institute

Cancer Care, Research Training & Education

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Meet Our Esteemed Faculty

Course Director

Prof. Fredrick Chite Asirwa, MD

Consultant Physician. Chief Medical Oncologist & Hematologist

Executive Director/ CEO

International Cancer Institute (ICI)

P.O. Box 8088, Code 30100 Eldoret, KENYA

Email: director@intercancer.com Website: www.intercancer.com

Prof. Dinesh Pendharkar, MD, PhD

Medical Oncologist and Professor of Medicine Head, Department of Cancer Chemotherapy-Asian Cancer Institute Mumbai

President, Indian Society of Oncology

Past Chair, International Affairs Committee of American Society of Clinical Oncology

Mentor Govt. of Madhya Pradesh, District cancer Care Services, Govt of Odisha and Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan.

INDIA

Prof. Anne Greist, MD

Hematologist and Medical Oncologist

Professor of Clinical Medicine

Co-Director-Indiana Hemophilia & Thrombosis Center. Clinical Associate Professor of Hematology/Oncology- Indiana University

U.S.A

Prof. Riyat Malkit, MD

Consultant Haematologist & Associate Professor Department of Pathology
Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi

KENYA

Prof. Collins Ouma, PhD

Professor of Genetics

Department of Biomedical Sciences and Technology School of Public Health and Community Development

Director of Research, Publications, and Innovations- Maseno University

KENYA

Prof. Jotham Micheni, MD

Professor of Surgery

Kenya Methodist University

Board Chairman, Meru Teaching and Referral Hospital (MeTRH)

KENYA

Dr Zipporah Ali, MD, MPH, MPC, HonDUniv

Executive Director-Kenya Hospices and Palliative Care Association (KEHPCA), Nairobi

KENYA

Prof James Herbert Ombaka, PhD

Executive Director-Kenya Hospices and Palliative Care Association (KEHPCA), Nairobi

KENYA

Prof. Scott Leischow, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine

Director, Clinical and Translational Science Arizona State University College of Health Solutions, Phoenix, Arizona

U.S.A

Prof. Peter Lance, MD, FRCP

Research Scientist

Professor Emeritus of Molecular and Cellular Biology-University of Arizona Cancer Center, Tucson, AZ

U.S.A

Prof. Peter Lance, MD, FRCP

Chief Consultant Radiologist

Associate Clinical Professor, Imaging and Radiation Sciences-King Faisal Hospital

RWANDA

Prof. John Michael O. Ong’echa, PhD

Centre for Global Health Research Kenya Medical Research Institute Kisumu

KENYA

Dr. Verna DNK Vanderpuye, MBChB. FWACS, FGCP.

Consultant Radiation /Oncologist

National Center for Radiotherapy Oncology and Nuclear Medicine-Korle Bu Teaching Hospital Accra

GHANA

(*Dr. Verna is also the Treasurer African Organization for Research and Treatment in Cancer-AORTIC)

Dr. Elly Odongo, MBChB MMED ClinFell (GynOnc)

Consultant Gynecologic Oncologist

President of Kenya Obstetrical and Gynecological Society (KOGS).

KENYA

Prof. Lisa Hess, PhD

Cancer Prevention Research Scientist

Adjunct Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Indiana University School of Medicine and Public Health Indianapolis

U.S.A

Prof. Ken Cornetta, MD

Clinical Professor of Medical & Molecular Genetics. Palliative care Specialist.

Director National Gene Vector Biorepository (www.NGVBCC.org)

Associate Director-Brown Center for Immunotherapy

U.S.A

Prof. Shaheen Sayed, MD

Associate Professor of Pathology Aga Khan University Hospital

KENYA

Prof. Jennifer W. Bea, PhD

Associate Professor, Medicine

University of Arizona Cancer Center Tucson, AZ

U.S.A

Prof. Steven C. Plaxe, M.D.

Professor, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science

Rebecca and John Moores UCSD Cancer Center La Jolla, CA

U.S.A

Prof. Cynthia Thomson, PhD, RDN, FTOS

Professor, Health Promotion Sciences

Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. Distinguished outreach faculty

University of Arizona Tucson, AZ

U.S.A

Prof. Kathryn Coe, PhD

Professor Emeritus in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health, IUPUI

Indianapolis, IN

U.S.A

Dr. Gregory Ganda, MBChB MMED ClinFell (GynOnc)

Consultant Gynecologic Oncologist

KENYA

Prof. Robin B Harris, PhD, MPH

Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health Co-Director of the Skin Cancer Institute

Tucson AZ

U.S.A

Dr. Philip Tonui, MBChB MMED ClinFell (GynOnc)

Consultant Gynecologic Oncologist

KENYA

Prof. Joanne Jeter, MD, MS.

Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Oncology

Medical Director of the Family Cancer Assessment Clinic. Huntsman Cancer Institute

Sugarhouse Health Clinic Columbus, Ohio

USA

Dr. Henry Chege, MBChB MMED ClinFell (GynOnc)

Consultant Gynecologic Oncologist

KENYA

Dr. Dawit Worku,

Obstetrician/ Gynecologist

Consultant Gynecologic Oncologist

Addis Ababa University

ETHOPIA

Dr Festus Njuguna, MBChB, MMED, PhD

Consultant Pediatrician (Hematology/Oncology

Moi University

KENYA

Dr. Ana Maria Lopez, MD, MPH, FACP

Vice Chair, Medical Oncology

Chief of Cancer Services, Jefferson Health New Jersey

Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, NCI Designated Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

U.S.A

Dr. Fidel Rubagumya, MD, MMed (Onc)

Clinical & Radiation Oncologist – Rwanda Cancer Center (RCC); Visiting Clinical Oncologist -King Faisal Hospital (KFH)

Lecturer – University of Global Health Equity (UGHE)& Founder, Rwanda Cancer Relief (RCR)

RWANDA

Dr. Abraham Kiprop Mulwo, PhD

Associate Dean, School of Information Sciences

Senior Lecturer and Researcher-
Development Communication

Moi University, Eldoret.

KENYA

Ambreen Khan, MS, CGC

Licensed Genetic Counselor

Family Cancer Assessment Clinic

Huntsman Cancer Institute

Salt Lake City, UT

U.S.A

Melissa Lopez-Pentecost, MS, NDTR

ISPP Registered Dietitian Intern

Doctoral Candidate in Clinical Translational Sciences

College of Medicine

University of Arizona

U.S.A

Dr. Sitna Ali Mwanzi

Consultant Physician & Medical Oncologist Aga Khan University Hospital

Chair, Kenya Society of Hematology & Oncology (KESHO)

KENYA

Prof. Ann Mwangi, PhD

Biostatistician

Moi University

KENYA

Dr. Joseph Sumba, MBChB, MMED

Hemato-Oncologist

Kakamega County Referral Hospital

KENYA

Dr. Anthony Betbadal, MD

Adult Hematologist

Indiana Hemophilia & Thrombosis Center (IHTC), Indianapolis, IN

U.S.A

Dr. Muluken Gizaw, MPH, PhD (Fellow)

Assistant Professor, Public Health

Addis Ababa University

ETHOPIA

Dr. Siwillis Mithe, MD

Clinical Oncologist

KENYA

Dr. Achille Manirakiza, MD

Consultant - Clinical Oncologist

Rwanda Military Hospital Radiation Therapy Center & King Faisal Hospital

RWANDA

Dr. Helena Musau, MBChB, FCRO (SA)

Consultant Clinical Oncologist

Clinical Executive of Special Services and
Head of Oncology Unit- Meru Teaching and Referral Hospital (MeTRH)

KENYA

Abdu Adem Yesufe, MD

Consultant Clinical Oncologist

Assistant Professor of Clinical Oncology

St. Paul Hospital Millennium Medical College (SPHMMC)

ETHOPIA

Dr. Catherine Nyongesa, MMED, FCRO (SA)

Clinical/Radiation Oncologist

Owner & CEO-Texas Cancer Centre Nairobi

KENYA

Dr. Pauline Njoki Njiraini, MBChB, MMED
(Radiation Oncology), FCRO (SA)

Clinical/ Radiation Oncologist

Nairobi

KENYA

Paul M Chilwesa, MBChB, MMED (UCT) FCRO (SA)

Clinical/Radiation Oncologist

The Kingdom of Eswatini

ESWATINI

Dr. Kibet Kibor Keitany, MBChB, MMED (Anatomic Pathology)

Anatomic Pathologist,

Moi Teaching & Referral Hospital (MTRH),

Eldoret

KENYA

Dr. Teresa Cherop Lotodo, MBChB, MMED

Hematopathologist

Moi University

KENYA

Dr. Irene Anzazi Muramba, MBChB, MMED

Anatomic Pathologist

KENYA

Dr. Erick Chesori, MBChB, MMED

Anatomic Pathologist

KENYA

Dr. Gilbert Jagero Oburu, MBChB, MMED

Cardiothoracic Surgeon & Snr Medical Specialist

Kenyatta National Hospital/ University of Nairobi

KENYA

Dr. B.N Njihia, MBChB, MMED

General Surgeon

St. Francis Community Hospital

KENYA

Lindsay A. Dow, MD, MS

Assistant Professor

Associate Director of Non-fellowship Education Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

New York, NY

U.S.A

Dr. Clifford Chacha Mwita, MBChB, MMED

General Surgeon

KENYA

Dr. Hussein Esmail Elias MD (Mos), MMED

Adjunct Lecturer Moi University

Family Medicine (Moi)

KENYA

Dr. Esther W. Nafula, MD

Palliative Care & Pain Management Specialist

KENYA

Dr. Nindhana Paranthaman, MD

Senior Medical Scientist

Thoracic Oncology Global Medical

U.S.A

Dr. Kiprotich Chelimo, PhD

Laboratory Scientist

KENYA

Dr Florah Rutoh, PharmD

Clinical Pharmacist

KENYA

Dr. David Wata, PharmD

Oncology Pharmacist

Kenyatta National Hospital

KENYA

Dr. Winnie Wanjiku, PharmD

Oncology Pharmacist

KENYA

Dr. Irene Waithira Weru, PharmD

Oncology Pharmacist

Deputy Chief Pharmacist

Kenyatta National Hospital

KENYA

Dr. Collins Saina, PharmD

Oncology Pharmacist

International Cancer Institute, Eldoret

KENYA

Dr. Mercy Nabwire, PharmD

Clinical Pharmacist

KENYA

Samuel Nyanje, PharmT

Pharmaceutical Technologist

Anticoagulation Officer

KENYA

Mr. Mark Otiende, Msc. Bsc.

Statistical Epidemiologist

Dept. Epidemiology and Demography

KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kilifi

KENYA

Anne Korir, MPH

Head, National Cancer Registry, Kenya Centre for Clinical Research,

Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi

KENYA

Gladys Chesumbai Onyango

IARC-GICR Regional Trainer.

CANREG 5 Consultant: African Cancer Registry Network

Cancer Registry Coordinator: The Eldoret Cancer Registry. Eldoret

KENYA

Ms. Catherine Wangechi

Clinical Psychologist

KENYA

Dr. Chizi Kiti, MB ChB

Oncology General Practitioner

Head, ICI Office of Education & Training

Eldoret

KENYA

Dr. Nicholas Kisilu, MB ChB

Resident, General Surgery

Moi University, Eldoret

KENYA

Kentice Tikolo, MScPR, FPRSK

Strategic PR & Communication Consultant

KENYA

Mr. Laban Murgor

IT POC Officer

Center for Data, Training & Research

International Cancer Institute

KENYA

Mr. Stephen Karuru

Data Manager & ICI Head of IT & Data

Center for Data, Training & Research

International Cancer Institute

Kenya

Mrs. Mercy Oduor, PharmT

Multiple Myeloma Pharmacovigilance Officer

Eldoret

KENYA

Ms. Carolyne Chemweno

ICI Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Eldoret

KENYA

Mr. Thomas Nyagah

Monitoring & Evaluation Consultant

KENYA

Mr. Edwin Odoyo

Program Manager

BluePrint for Innovative Healthcare Access Program

International Cancer Institute

KENYA

Gideon Ayodo

Programme Manager

Non-Communicable Diseases Alliance Kenya (NCDAK). Nairobi

KENYA

Pamela Were

Snr. Oncology Nurse

Chief Outreach Coordinator

International Cancer Institute

Eldoret

KENYA

George Gitau

Snr Laboratory Scientist

Head, Histotechnologist, International Cancer Institute (ICI)

Eldoret

KENYA

Dr. Angela Mcligeyo

Medical Oncologist

Lecturer, Maseno University

KENYA

Dr. Scolastica Nduta

Pathologist

Meru Teaching and Referral Hospital

KENYA

Dr. Mutuku J. Wambua

Interventional Radiologist

Meru Teaching and Referral Hospital

KENYA

Dr. Daniel Ojuka

Consultant Breast Surgeon

University of Nairobi

College of Health Science

Department of Surgery

KENYA

Dr. Deepak Parmar

Obstetrician & Gynecologist

Moi County Referral Hospital, Voi

KENYA

Dr. Kibet Shikuku

Hematologist

Chairman of the Kenya Hemophilia Association

KENYA

Mr. Titus Kaprom

Programs Management Specialist

World Vision International

KENYA

Fr. Richard Bauer, MM, BCC, LCSW

Certified Palliative Chaplain

KENYA

Mr. Job Wafula

Design, Monitoring, Evaluation and Design Manager

World Vision International

KENYA

Opening Hours

Monday – Friday 8.00 – 17.00
Weekends Closed
Holidays Closed
  • Address P.O. Box 8088-30100, Nandi Rd., Eldoret
  • Phone +254 718 473 446
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