Tutorial Fellow

Department of Foods Nutrition and Dietetics

EDUCATION

Doctor of Philosophy in Human Nutrition and dietetics-2016-Ongiong

Technical university of Kenya

Research title- Micronutrient status and dietary intakes of school children aged 6-13 years and potential strategies to improve dietary diversity in the home grown school feeding program in Makueni county

Master of science in foods, nutrition and dietetics (2008-2014)

Kenyatta university-

Thesis title- Mother’s knowledge on complementary feeding and  the nutritional status of children 6-23 months attending Kahawa West Public Health Centre”. (2014)

Bachelor of Education in Home science and technology 200-2005

Maseno University, Kenya

WORK EXPERIENCE

2018 to date-Tutorial Fellow, Machakos University- full time

2015 to 2018 -Tutorial Fellow, Technical University of Kenya-full time

2011 to 2016-tutor-Mount Kenya University-part-time

2006 to 2009– Home Science teacher, St. Monica Girl’s School,  Machakos

ACHIEVEMENTS:

Published a paper on“ Complementary feeding and the nutritional status of children 6-23 months attending Kahawa West Public  Health Centre”. IOSR Journal of Nursing and Health Science (IOSR-JNHS e-ISSN: 2320–1959.p- ISSN: 2320–1940 Volume 6, Issue 2 Ver. VI (Mar. – Apr. 2017), PP 17-26 www.iosrjournals.org

Presented research findings at Kenyatta University Postgraduate Seminars on “Mother’s knowledge on complementary feeding and the nutritional status of children 6-23 months attending Kahawa West Public Health Centre”. (2014)

Participated on a one day workshop, Kenyatta University, Topic “Food and Nutrition in Children”. (2014)

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES

 2016 –To date-Member Board of Management – Kisau Girls Secondary School, Makueni County.

ON ONGOING REASERCH

PHD proposal “Micronutrient status and dietary intakes of school children aged 6-13 years and potential strategies to improve dietary diversity in the home grown school feeding program in Makueni county”.