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WILLY KAHANYA KIBOI

WILLY KAHANYA KIBOI

Lecturer

Faculty: Nursing and Public Health
Department: Nursing Sciences

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 Tutor, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.
2018-May 2019: Part-time Tutor, Meru University of Science & Technology.
2012-May 2019: Associate Faculty, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Mount Kenya University.

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 Tutor, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.
2018-May 2019: Part-time Tutor, Meru University of Science & Technology.
2012-May 2019: Associate Faculty, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Mount Kenya University.
EDUCATION
Ph.D. in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics, Kenyatta University- Ongoing
Master of Science in Food Nutrition and Dietetics, Kenyatta University
Bachelor of Science in Food Nutrition and Dietetics, Kenyatta University
CPA- Section 4

KEY RESEARCH PROJECTS
2016-Date: 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).
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.
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.
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. 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.

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Maternal and Child Nutrition
Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals
Nutrition pharmacology

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