Staff Profiles

Prof Othieno Joseph Caleb

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Faculty of Medicine


Head of Department

Location: Sir Ketumile Masire Teaching and Referral Hospital, First Floor, Room 2016
Phone: +2673555613
Email Prof Othieno Joseph Caleb

I did both my undergraduate and postgraduate studies in medicine and psychiatry respectively at the University of Nairobi. I was employed as a lecturer in psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Nairobi in 1989, appointed senior lecturer in 2002 and Associate Professor in 2012. I headed the department from 2006 to 2012. I joined the University of Botswana as the Head of Department in August 2018. I have worked mainly in adult psychiatry and my research interests include depression and substance use disorders.

Clinical Psychiatry

Adult Psychiatry

Addiction Psychiatry

Mood Disorders


Substance use disorders


Post-traumatic Stress Disorder


In pursuit of academic excellence