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RANKESH MUTISYA WILLY

RANKESH MUTISYA WILLY

Lecturer

Faculty: School of Nursing & Public Health
Department: Nursing Sciences

Biography

Teaching

Outputs

Research/PhD

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION
Clinical Psychology & Nursing
WORK EXPERIENCE
2019/Nov to date: Ag Chair, Department of Nursing
2013 to 2019: Lecturer; Examination officer – department of Nursing
2010-2013: Assistant Chief Nursing Officer; National Coordinator-Kenya Health Workforce Project; MOH
2007-2009: Deputy Provincial Nursing Officer; Central Province –MoH
2003-2007: Senior Nursing Officer; Nakuru Provincial General Hospital & Karatina District Hospital – MoH
2002-2003: Nurse Tutor; PCEA Tumutumu Hospital and Maua Methodist Schools of Nursing
EDUCATION
PhD Studies in Clinical Psychology (ongoing)
Master of Science in Nursing
Master of Science in Organizational Development
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Higher Diploma in Health Systems Management
Certificate in Strategic Management

2019/Nov to date: Ag Chair, Department of Nursing
2013 to 2019: Lecturer; Examination officer – department of Nursing

SCHOLARLY PUBLICATIONS
1. Vindigni, S.M., Riley, P.L., Kimani, F., Willy, R., Warutere, P., Sabatier, J.F., Kiriinya, R., Friedman, M., Osumba, M., Waudo, A., Rakuom, C. & Rogers, M. 2014. Kenya’s emergency-hire nursing programme: a pilot evaluation of health service delivery in two districts. Human Resources for Health, 12:16. Available at http://www.human-resources-health.com/content/12/1/16
2. Waters, P.K., Zuber, A., Willy, R.M., Kiriinya, R.N., Waudo, A.N., Oluoch, T., Kimani, F.M., & Riley, P.L. 2013. Kenya’s Health Workforce Information System: A model of impact on strategic human resources policy, planning and management. International Journal of Medical Informatics (available at http://www.ijmijournal.com/article/S1386-5056%2813%2900132-9/abstract)
3. Gross, J.M., Riley, P.L., Kiriinya, R., Rakuom, C., Willy, R., Kamenju, A., Oywer, E., Wambua, D., Wauodo, A. & Rogers, M.F. 2010. The impact of an emergency hiring plan on the shortage and distribution of nurses in Kenya: the importance of information sytems. Bulletin of World Health Organization, 88(11):824-830

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Mental health, clinical psychology and psychiatric care; Human resources for health, Nursing management and scholarship.

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