DR. MARY LETIZIA NKATHA MUGAMBI


POSITION
FACULTY: APPLIED SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY
SCHOOL: HEALTH SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY
DEPARTMENT: HUMAN NUTRITION AND DIETETICS
CURRENT DESIGNATION: Lecturer
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OFFICE TELEPHONE: +254(020) 2219929, 3341639, 3343672
CONSULTATION HOURS: 8AM-5PM MON - FRI
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EDUCATION
Qualification Area of Specialization Institution Year
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PHD)NUTRITIONAL SCIENCESUNIVERSITY OF STELLENBOSCH (SOUTH AFRICA)2014
MASTERS OF SCIENCE (M.SC.)MASTER OF PUBLIC HEALTHCALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY FRESNO (UNITED STATES)1998
BACHELOR OF ARTS (BA)FOOD NUTRITION & DIETETICSCOLLEGE OF ST. CATHERINE, ST. PAUL MINNESOTA (UNITED STATES)1992
WORK EXPERIENCE
Period Position Institution
22/08/2014 - CONTINUINGLECTURERTECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF KENYA (KENYA)
2000 - 2007DIRECTOR, MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPY CENTER (KENYA)
2001 - 2004FOOD SECURITY PROJECT EVALUATORBRELDAN CONSULTANT TEAM (KENYA)
2002 - 2004MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPISTGERTRUDE'S GARDEN CHILDREN HOSPITAL (KENYA)
1999 - 2000PROJECT COORDINATORWORLD VISION KENYA (KENYA)
1994 - 1999PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITIONISTWIC SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION PROGRAMME (UNITED STATES)
1995 - 1998PUBLIC HEALTH RESEARCHERKINGS COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT (UNITED STATES)
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
- Mugambi M. N., Musekiwa A., Lombard M., Young T., Blaauw R. (2012), Probiotics, Prebiotics infant formula use in preterm or low birth weight infants: A systematic review. Nutritional Journal 2012, 11:58 doi:10.1186/1475-2891-11-58
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- Mugambi M. N., Musekiwa A., Lombard M., Young T., Blaauw R. (2012), Synbiotics, Probiotics or Prebiotics infant formula use in preterm or low birth weight infants: A systematic review. Nutritional Journal 2012, 11:81 doi:10.1186/1475-2891-11-81 .
- Mugambi M. N., Musekiwa A., Lombard M., Young T., Blaauw R. (2013), Association between funding source, methodological quality and Research outcomes in randomized controlled trials of synbiotics, probiotics and prebiotics added to infant formula: A systematic Review. BMC Medical Reserach Methodology. 2013, 13 (1) Article number 137
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PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND SOCIETIES
Member, Kenya Nutrition & Dietetics Institute

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