Rose Kamenwa

Assistant Professor

Telephone: 254 20 3662108


Master of Medicine University of Nairobi 1991
Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery University of Nairobi 1983


Certificate in Lactation Management, Wellstart International, San Diego
Fellowship in Paediatric Gastroentrology, University of California San Diego, and Children's Medical Center, 2001
Certificate in Pediatric Gastronterologist, National Children's Hospital (Tokyo), 1995

Current areas of teaching

Paediatric Gastroenterology

Research interests

Food Allergy and Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Microbiome and allergic diseases
Nutritional disorders in children


Full Time Faculty and Paediatric Gastroenterologist, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University in Nairobi, February 2011 to Date
Part Time Faculty and Pediatric Gastroenterologist, Gertrude Garden Children’s Hospital and Aga Khan University Hospital, 2002 to Jan 2011
Pediatric Gastroenterologist, Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi, 2002 to 2007
Coordinator, Lactation Management Training Program, Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi, 1992 to 2007
Pediatrician, Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi, 1991 to 2007
Honorary lecturer, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Nairobi, 1991 to Jan 2011
Medical Officer (General Practitioner), Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi, 1984 to 1987

Professional associations

Member, North American Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Member, Worldwide Universities Network
Member, Allergy Society of Kenya
Member, World Allergy Society
Member, Gastroenterology Society of Kenya
Member, Kenya Paediatric Association
Member, Kenya Medical Association
Member, Kenya Medical Women’s Association
Member, Worldwide Universities Network
Member, Guidelines of Allergic Diseases Prevention (GLAD-P) Panel, World Allergy Organisation

Created on:04/26/2016 Last modified:05/04/2016