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Dr. Willy Kahanya Kiboi, Ph.D.

Dr. Willy Kahanya Kiboi, Ph.D.

Lecturer

Email: wkiboi@chuka.ac.ke

 

 

Faculty: Nursing and Public Health

Department: Nursing

Biography

Teaching

Outputs

Research/PhD

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION
Food, Nutrition and Dietetics

Work Experience
June 2019-Current: Lecturer, Faculty of Nursing and Public Health, Chuka University.
Jan- May 2019: Adjunct Faculty, United States International University-Africa.
2018- May 2019: Part Time Lecturer, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.
2018- May 2019: Part Time Lecturer, Meru University of Science & Technology.
2012-May 2019: Associate Faculty, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Mount Kenya University.
2013-2014: Research coordinator, Improving nutritional resilience in Kenya’s arid and semi-arid lands (ASALS); Ethnographic and Optifood study on complementary feeding among Children 6-23 Months in ASAL Kenya (USAID / GAIN / Kenyatta University).

EDUCATION
Ph.D. in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics, Kenyatta University
Master of Science in Food Nutrition and Dietetics, Kenyatta University
Bachelor of Science in Food Nutrition and Dietetics, Kenyatta University
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)- Section 1-4 (KASNEB)
Diploma in Information Technology- KNEC

TEACHING
June 2019-Current: Lecturer, Faculty of Nursing and Public Health, Chuka University.
Jan- May 2019: Adjunct Faculty, United States International University-Africa.
2018- May 2019: Part Time Lecturer, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.
2018- May 2019: Part Time Lecturer, Meru University of Science & Technology.
2012-May 2019: Associate Faculty, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Mount Kenya University.

RECENT SCHOLARLY PUBLICATIONS
1. Willy Kiboi, Judith Kimiywe & Peter Chege (2016). Dietary Diversity, Nutrient Intake and Nutritional Status among pregnant women in Laikipia County, Kenya. International Journal of Health Science and Research (IJHSR). 6 (4) 2016, 378-385. www.ijhsr.org. ISSN: 2249-9571
2. Wahome, E. & Kiboi, W. (2016) Nutritional Knowledge and Nutritional Status of Diabetes Type 2 Patients in Kikuyu Mission Hospital, Nairobi Kenya. International Journal of Health Sciences and Research (IJHSR), 6 (10), 229-234.
3. Kiboi, W., Kimiywe, J., & Chege, P. (2017). Determinants of dietary diversity among pregnant women in Laikipia County, Kenya: a cross-sectional study. BMC Nutrition, 3, 12. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40795-017-0126-6
4. Mututho LN, Kiboi WK, Mucheru PK. Factors associated with exclusive breastfeeding in Kenya: a systematic review. Int J Community Med Public Health 2017; 4:4358-62. http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2394-6040.ijcmph20175305
5. Wahome EM, Wambui-Kogi Makau, Kiboi WK. Predictors of dietary practices and nutritional status among diabetic type II patients in Kiambu County, Kenya. Int J Community Med Public Health 2018; 5:2726-34
6. Mwangi T, Ogada I, Parker W, Chege P & Kiboi W. Complementary feeding practices of children 6-23 months of age whose fathers consumed illicit alcohol in Kirinyaga county, Kenya. Int J Health Sci Res. 2018; 8(7):271-280.
7. Kiboi, W., Kimiywe, J., & Chege, P. (2019). Morbidity Profile of Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Clinic in Nanyuki Teaching and Referral Hospital, Kenya—A Cross Sectional Study (P11-015-19). Current Developments in Nutrition, 3(nzz048.P11-015-19). https://doi.org/10.1093/cdn/nzz048.P11-015-19
8. Mututho, L.N, Kiboi, W.K., & Waihenya. R.N. (2019). Body composition assessment among adults in Thika, Kiambu county, Kenya. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 7(7), 2568–2573. https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20192879
9. Kiboi Willy, Kimiywe Judith, and Chege Peter, “Longitudinal Changes of Human Milk Nutrient Content in the First 6 Months of Lactation.” World Journal of Nutrition and Health, vol. 8, no. 1 (2020): 1-6. doi: 10.12691/jnh-8-1-1.
10. Kimiywe J.O, Lubeka C.B, Kiboi W.K. Dietary diversity interventions and its impact on iron status of preschool children 36-59 months in Emali, Kenya. Food Sci Nutr Res. 2020; 3(2): 1-8.

KEY RESEARCH PROJECTS
2016-2020: Breast milk nutrient composition of lactating mothers in Kenya.
2018: Dietary diversity management and its impact on micronutrient status of Pre-School
children (36-59) months in Makueni and Kajiado County Kenya (Funded by Child Fund International).

RESEARCH INTEREST
 Infant and Young Child Feeding
 Maternal Nutrition
 Food and Nutrition Security
 Nutrition Pharmacology
 Population Health

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