MS. ALICE ACHIENG OJWANG


POSITION
FACULTY: APPLIED SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY
SCHOOL: HEALTH SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY
DEPARTMENT: HUMAN NUTRITION AND DIETETICS
CURRENT DESIGNATION: Lecturer
OFFICE EMAIL: aojwang@tukenya.ac.ke
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)NUTRITION NORTH-WEST UNIVERSITY (SOUTH AFRICA)On-going
MASTERS OF SCIENCE (M.SC.)NUTRITION AND DIETETICSSTELLENBOSCH UNIVERSITY (SOUTH AFRICA)2005
BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (B.ED)HOME ECONOMICSKENYATTA UNIVERSITY (KENYA)1998
CERTIFICATEKENYA CERTIFICATE OF SECONDARY EDUCATIONLWAK GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL (KENYA)1992
WORK EXPERIENCE
Period Position Institution
JULY 2013 - TODATELECTURERTHE TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF KENYA (KENYA)
MARCH 2001 - MARCH 2006NUTRITIONAL CONSULTANTROCHE PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTS (KENYA)
JUNE 1999 - MARCH 2001NUTRITIONAL OFFICER IKENYATTA NATIONAL HOSPITAL (KENYA)
MARCH 2001 - JULY 2013NUTRITION CONSULTANT XENIHEALTH NUTRITION AND WEIGHT LOSS MANAGEMENT CLINIC (KENYA)
GENERAL STATEMENT ON RESEARCH AREA(S)
I am an enthusiastic, energetic and a self-motivated individual. I am focused; result oriented, and I possess proven management skills, achieved through vast experience in nutrition, working in very challenging environments. Additionally, I am an accomplished trainer, educator, facilitator and a mentor. I am currently advancing my career in research.
CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS
Title Area
World Heart Federation – Small GrantsObesity and CVD
"Effect of Myctoxin exposure on immune system and growth of infants and young children" Infant health, immunity and myctoxins
The Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) study NUTRITION ANDCARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
Harvard School of Public Health Global Nutrition Epidemiology Transitions
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
- Knowledge attitudes and practices of Medical Practice of obesity and weight management among medical practitioners in Kenya. (Master’s Thesis, PRESENTED ISBPNA- OSLO 2007) https://www.researchgate.net/publication/236732083_Aspects_of_Knowledge_Attitudes_and_Practices_of_Medical_Practitioners_on_Obesity_and_Weight_Management_in_Three_Urban_Centres_in_Kenya
- The content of African diets is adeq uate to achieve optimal efficacy with fixed-dose artemether-lumefantr ine: a review of the evidence http://www.malariajournal.com/content/pdf/1475-2875-7-244.pdf
- Food Activity Diary Is An Important Good Tool To Use In Patients Management To Create Room For More Nutrition Education And Support. Submitted fro Publications https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Alice_Ojwang
COURSES TAUGHT
Course Name Brief Description Period
Obesity and CVDAssessment, etiology and managementt of obesity and CVD 2004 - TO-DATE
Nutrition Education and Communication Communicating nutrition and dietary messages to lay persons 2004 - TO-DATE
Research Methods Research methods, data collection and publication 2013 - TO-DATE
Nutrition and Diet Therapy Managing disease conditions using diet 2008 - 2010
Nutrition and Lifecycle Nutrition in the life cyle, from conception to old age 2012 - TO-DATE
Nutrition Education and Counselling Skills strengthen communication skills that help dietetic students become more effective educators and counselors.2013 - TO-DATE
Nutritional AssessmentA nutrition assessment is an in-depth evaluation of both objective and subjective data related to an individual's food and nutrient intake, lifestyle, and medical history.2013 - TO-DATE
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND SOCIETIES
MEMBER, KENYA NUTRITIONISTS AND DIETICIANS INSTITUTE
MEMBER, Clinical Nutritionists and Dieticians Association of Kenya
MEMBER, International Union of Health Promotion and Education
MEMBER, Diabetes Educators Association of Kenya
ASSOCIATE MEMBER, Kenya Association of Physicians
LINK TO FULL CV
http://staff.tukenya.ac.ke/staff/uploads/CV OJWANG 2015.pdf

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