Meet The KACP Team
DR GEOFFREY OMUSE
MBchB (UoN), MMed Clin Path (AKU), FCPathECSA
Assistant Professor and Consultant Clinical Pathologist, Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya
Dr. Omuse is the current Chairman of the Kenya Association of Clinical Pathologists. He previously worked as a medical officer at the Thika district hospital prior to pursuing postgraduate studies in clinical pathology. He has various interests including research, teaching and laboratory quality. He has been part of several multicenter / multi-country research projects including the global reference interval project conducted by the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry (IFCC) and the Pregnancy Care Integrating translation Science, Everywhere (PRECISE) study. He has published over 20 articles in peer reviewed international journals.
DR. MUTHONI KABERA
Consultant clinical pathologist and Chief Pathologist, Gertrude’s’ Children Hospital
VICE CHAIR, KACP
Dr. Muthoni Kabera is a Consultant clinical pathologist and Chief Pathologist at the Gertrude’s’ children Hospital. She is a Strong healthcare services professional with a 10 years’ experience in Laboratory Management and is among the lead consultants at the Gertrude’s Children Hospital. In addition to administrative duties, she currently has duties in clinical patient’s management in Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital.
Education and Accreditation: Dr. Kabera has a Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery (Moi), Master of Medicine in Clinical pathology (AKUH) and Msc.Haematopathology (University of York). She has well qualified in Healthcare Leadership and Management from University of Washington. She is a Fellow of the COPECSA as well as a Vice-Chair of The Kenya Association of Clinical Pathologists (KACP). She has achieved a clinical observership course in Hematology & Oncology at The Royal Masden Hospital, UK.
Professional Interests: Dr. Kabera is an experienced Pathologist with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital & health care industry. She is passionate about Quality testing and quality assurance in the laboratory and stays current on all new studies and findings in clinical pathology and educate coworkers on new information and how to implement it in the laboratory. She is an integral member of the Hospital’s Clinical Governance Team, Quality and Safety of patients Committee, Medical Advisory Committee and Hospital Blood Transfusion committee. She has participated and presented in both local and international symposia, workshops and conferences and is actively involved in clinical research projects in Hematology and Oncology, Clinical microbiology and Laboratory Medicine. Her areas of interest include Malignant Lymphomas, Leukemias, laboratory Quality Assurance and Clinical Research.
DR PERIS WANJIKU THAMAINI
MBChB (UoN), MMed , Clin Path (AKU), FRCPath ECSA Lecturer Department of Pathology, Kenyatta University.
Peris has been a clinical pathologist the last nine years first in full time clinical practice and now teaches undergraduate students what she’s forgotten to practice. She’s passionate about making pathology easier and less boring for our younger colleagues.
As the treasurer of or association she’s responsible for watching our money.
When she isn’t working, you’ll find her reading or spending time with her family.