Education and Research


The Section of Psychiatry plays an important role in teaching our internal medicine residents on the principle of the brain and behavior.  Our section further enhances the University's education objective by:

  • Organizing a psychiatry module for internal medicine residents focusing on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of various mental health disorders

  • Supervision and teaching of residents in the outpatient clinics

  • Supervision and teaching of a resident on the general medical wards

  • Resident case based lectures

  • Supervision or dissertations, case reports, abstract and other publications

  • Providing mentorship to internal medicine residents

  • Educating faculty and other providers on evidence based mental health disorders

  • Participation in local, national and international committees, conferences and events


Current Research Projects - None

MMED Theses Research - None


  • Nabiswa A.K.  Issues in the Management of Adult Patients with Bipolar Affective Disorder at the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital. E. African Medical Students Journal, 2002:31 - 33
  • Nabiswa AK, Godfrey R. Management of Malaria before and after introduction of a Treatment Protocol at the Eldoret District Hospital. E. African Med. Journal 1994: 71:9-12
  • Berk M., Nabiswa A.K., Kirchmann N., et al. Uptake of 45Ca2+  into platelets of patients with unipolar depression: effects of serotonin. Trace and microprobe techniques 1999, 17(1):123-12