Clinical Psychiatry and Military Psychiatry
Trained in Clinical Psychiaty at the University of Nairobi and Military Psychiatry at Guys Hospital London and Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Hands on experience in practice of clinical psychiatry spanning over three decades across the African continent from Sierra Leone in
the west to Kenya in the east and Lesotho and Botswana in the south. Served as Chief of Psychiatry and Colonel in Kenya Defence
Forces, Founding Head of the Department of Psychiatry at Kenyatta University and Team Leader of the first ever Psychological Team to a
United Nations Mission -in Sierra Leone. Published over a dozen articles in peer reviewed journals and authored one book on " Mental
Health and HIV in Lesotho" and co-authored another on 'Horizons of Rape in Kenya". Research interests include: Rare Psychiatric Syndromes,
Psychological trauma in wars, Mental Heath of LGBT persons, Substance use in Military Populations.
Teaches in various areas of clinical psychiatry to both undergraduate and residents including:
skills in Inductive and deductive reasoning, oral and written communication, compassion and empathy, stress tolerance and perception and
Courses in the Mind, Brain and Behavior and Core Psychiatry themes including but not limited to: Psychopathology, and all major and rare
Rare Psychiatric Syndromes, Psychological trauma in wars, Mental Heath of LGBT persons, Substance use in Military Populations.
Addiction and substances
1. 14 peer reviewed articles including:
2. Two books: "Mental Health and HIV in Lesotho" and "Horizons of Rape in Kenya"