William Macharia

Professor
Department of Paediatrics and Child Health

Associate Dean, Research, Faculty of Health Sciences

Telephone: 254 20 3662108

Publications

Education

Master of Medicine in Paediatrics University of Nairobi 1986
Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery University of Nairobi 1980

Training

Diploma in Haematology and Oncology Mc Master University, Canada, 1991
Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology Mc Master University, Canada, 1991
Certificate in Tropical Medicine, University of Medicine, 1986

Current areas of teaching

Professor Macharia teaches residents in the field of paediatric haematology and oncology. This is mplemented through bed side teachings during rounds and scheduled fortnightly sessions structured to meet needs of junior and senior residents respectively. Small group formal classroom sessions facilitated under scheduled calendar. He takes residents one-on-one for skills, professional character and knowledge development during Haemato-oncology rotations. He trains in research skills development via supervision of residents’ dissertations and is involved in work-based formative as well as formal summative assessments.

Research interests

Paediatric Oncology and Child Health

Experience

Full time Faculty Department of Paediatrics and Child Health and Associate Dean, Research, Faculty of Health Sciences, Aga Khan University in Nairobi January 2017 to date
Full time Faculty and Chair Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University in Nairobi, 2007 - 2016
Consultant Paediatrician and Haemato/Oncologist, Aga Khan University in Nairobi, 1986–2012
Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Nairobi, 1998–2006
Senior Lecturer, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Nairobi, 1995-1998
Visiting Professor, Mc Master University, Canada, 1989-1990
Lecturer, Department of Paediatrics, University of Nairobi, 1987-1995
Consultant Paediatrician, Kenyatta National Hospital, 1987-2006
District Paediatrician and Medical Superintendent, Kiambu District Hospital, 1986-1987
Senior House Officer, Kenyatta National Hospital, 1983-1986

Professional associations

Member, International Society of Paediatric Oncology
Member, International Clinical Epidemiology Network

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