Being a detective in the real world
Bishop Gatimu Ngandu Girls High School (1988-1991), University of Nairobi (1992-8; 2003-6) and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (2013-4)
MBChB, MMed(Paeds and Child health), MSc (Epi), PGD(Paed Infectious Diseases)
MInistry of Health (Coast General and Kilifi County hospitals), KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kenyatta National Hospital, AAR clinic Nairobi, Nairobi Hospital
Head of Clinical Trials
KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme
Favourite thing to do in my job: I like looking at the results and working out what they mean in the real world
I am a doctor looking after children while testing new drugs and vaccines
My Typical Day
I have meetings to plan and do the clinical studies
What I'd do with the money
I would use the money for a science essay competition
How would you describe yourself in 3 words?
Determined, Quiet and Curious
What was your favourite subject at school?
What did you want to be after you left school?
Were you ever in trouble at school?
If you weren't a scientist, what would you be?
Who is your favourite singer or band?
It changes with my mood
What's your favourite food?
What is the most fun thing you've done?
Attended a cooking show and met a famous chef
If you had 3 wishes for yourself what would they be? - be honest!
Be 4 inches taller, Have a clone so i could live my double life and travel the world
Tell us a joke.
Knock knock? who’s there ? Owen. Owen who? Owen the saints go marching in….