Gerald Yonga

Associate Professor
Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine

Telephone: 254 20 3661131

Education

Master of Business Administration, University of South Africa, 2007
Master of Medicine, University of Nairobi, Kenya, 1990
Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery, University of Nairobi, Kenya 1985

Training

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 2012
Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology, 2007
Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, 2008
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, 2008

Current areas of teaching

Pathophysiological basis of clinical diagnosis and disease management in internal medicine & cardiology
Evidence-based clinical decision making in internal medicine & Cardiology
Research methodology
Medical jurisprudence and ethics

Research interests

Heart Disease
Heart Failure
Non Communicable Diseases Prevention and Care
Health Management

Experience

Head of Population Health and Associate Professor of Medicine and Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University in Nairobi,2014 to date
Chair and Associate Professor of Medicine and Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University in Nairobi, 2007-2014
Chair of Cardiac Unit (Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery programmes), Mater Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya, 2003–2007
Cardiologist-in–charge, Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory, Mater Hospital Cardiology Department, Nairobi, Kenya, 1996–2003
Senior Lecturer and Consultant Physician/Cardiologist, Kenyatta National Hospital, University of Nairobi 1993–1996
Lecturer/Senior Registrar in Cardiology, Riuniti Ospedale di Bergamo, International Heart School sandwich programme, Bergamo, Italy 1991–1993
Lecturer in Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology/Senior Registrar in Medicine, Kenyatta National Hospital, University of Nairobi, Kenya, 1990–1991

Professional associations

Chair, Kenya Cardiac Society 2008 to 2012
National Chair, The Kenya Non-Communicable Diseases Alliance, 2011 to date
Member, International Scientific committee, American Heart Association, 2013 to date
Member, Pan-African Society of Cardiology 2008 to date
Member, Kenya Medical Association, 1985 to date
Member, Kenya Association of Physicians, 2004 to date
Member, Advisory Board, Glaxo Smith Kline Non Communicable Diseases Research and Development Laboratory, Africa Open Lab Project

Awards and honours

Dias/faculty, American College of Cardiology Congress, 2009 - 2012
Endowment - Jewa and Hassanali Ajane Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University in Nairobi, 2010-2014

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