Endocrine Faculty

Full-Time Faculty 

Nancy Kunyiha, MBChB, MMed, MRCP   
Assistant Professor

Dr. Nancy Kunyiha, the Section Head of Endocrinology, received her undergraduate degree from the University of Nairobi and advanced training in Diabetes and Endocrine disorders from the University of Cardiff and South Wales in the UK. She has been an Honorary Tutor at the University of Leicester.

Dr. Kunyiha has been involved in the Internal Medicine Residency Program at the Aga Khan University Hospital since its inception, serving as Program Director between 2007 and 2011. She is the current Chair of the Kenya Diabetes Study Group. She strongly believes in the improvement of delivery of seamless and high-quality chronic care in a developing nation and has created patient materials and initiatives in telemedicine that have improved education, coordination of care, and follow-up in a resource-limited context.

Dr. Kunyiha has a strong passion for graduate and undergraduate medical education and is a member of the Royal College of Physicians. 


  1. Muriithi FG, Sequeira E, Kunyiha N, Stones W. Screening Strategies for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus at the Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi: a Cross-sectional Study. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Eastern and Central Africa. 2014; 26(1):10-14. 

  2. Kiraka G, Kunyiha N, Ojwang P, Erasmus R. Early Onset Type 2 diabetes and associated risk factors. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. 2014; 103: (S1) 40-41. 

Erick Njenga, MBChB, MMed 
Senior Instructor 

Dr. Erick Njenga graduated with a MBChB degree from the University of Nairobi in 2007 and with an MMed degree from the Aga Khan University in 2014. He completed his Diabetology Fellowship at the University of South Wales (UK) in 2017 with a Post Graduate Diploma in Diabetes after earning a Diploma in Clinical Trials Management at the Karolinska Institute (Sweden) in 2016.

He is the current Chair of the Kenya Association of Physicians, Nairobi Chapter in addition to being the current Treasurer and Financial Liaison for the Kenya Diabetes Study Group. His current research interest is in the area of sexual dysfunction in type 2 diabetes. He is also involved in countrywide training on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in collaboration with the NCD Department in the Ministry of Health.  


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Part-Time Faculty

Sangeeta Chauhan, MBBS, MMed