Department of Pathology


Location:
The administrative office of the Department of Pathology is situated on the Kenyatta University, School of Health Sciences about 200 m from Gate B.

Internal Links:

Whereas the Department is responsible for the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) programme, the Department also services other Departments including: Nursing Sciences, Pharmacy/Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Medical Laboratory Science

External Links:

The Department is initiating links Muhimbili University of Health Sciences and Allied Sciences in Tanzania. There are also discussions with the Institute of Health Sciences, Bostwana and the Oncology Centre in Canberra, Australia.

Research Activities:
The members of staff in the Department are collaborators in research projects with National and International Institutions especially Kenya Medical Research Institute. The current research areas include Malaria and tuberculosis. There are strong inputs from the members of staff to Ministry of Health applied research and case findings.

Specialty and Branding:
The Department is a service department that specifically trains medical doctors. At the time the trainees graduate they are responsible and manage health services within and outside Kenya.


Contact:
The Chairman
Department of Pathology
Kenyatta University
P.O. Box 43844 – 00100
Nairobi, Kenya

Tel: +254 20 8710901 – 19 Cisco 3305
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Website: www.ku.ac.ke

Academic Staff and Specialization:

The Members of staff are specialized in the following disciplines:

Immunology Forensic Pathology
Medical Microbiology (Bacteriology, Virology and Mycology) Anatomic Pathology
Medical Parasitology (Protozoology, Helminthology and Entomology ) Clinical Pathology
Haematology and Transfusion Science Histopathology and Cytology
Chemical Pathology General Pathology

 Faculty Staff Members

External Examiners

Department of Pathology Schedule of events

2018/2019 Academic Year

Date

Day

Time

Function

Venue

January 15th 2019

Tuesday

9.00 am

Dept. meeting

SoM Boardroom

January 22nd 2019

Tuesday

9.00 am

ISO committee meeting

SoM Boardroom

February 5th 2019

Tuesday

9.00 am

Seminar

SoM Boardroom

February 15th 2019

Friday

8.30-10.00 am

Staff meeting with students (MBChB II)

MBChB II Class Room

February 15th 2019

Friday

10.300 am

Staff meeting with students (MBChB III)

MBChB III Class Room

March 13th 2019

Wednesday

9.00 am

Moderation of Joint CAT

SoM Boardroom

March 28th 2019

Thursday

9.00 am

Dept meeting

Chairman’s office

April 9th 2019

Tuesday

9.00 am

Seminar

SoM Boardroom

May 22nd 2019

Wednesday

9.00 am

Staff meeting with students (MBChB II)

MBChB II Class Room

May 24th  2019

Friday

9.00 am

Staff meeting with students (MBChB III)

MBChB III Class Room

May 28th 2019

Tuesday

9.00 am

ISO Committee meeting

Chairman’s office

July 18th 2019

Thursday

9.00 am

Exam moderation

meeting

SoM Boardroom

July 30th  2019

Tuesday

9.00 am

Dept Meeting

SoM Boardroom

September 10th  2019

Tuesday

9.00 am

Committee meeting

Chairman’s office

September 23rd 2019

Monday

9.00 am

Staff meeting with students (MBChB II)

MBChB II Class Room

September 25th 2019

Wednesday

9.00 am

Staff meeting with students (MBChB III)

MBChB III Class Room

October 15th 2019

Tuesday

9.00 am

ISO Committee meeting

SoM Boardroom

October 22nd 2019

Tuesday

9.00 am

Exam moderation

SoM Boardroom

October 23rd 2019

Wednesday

9.00 am

Exam Moderation

SoM Boardroom

Prepared by Dr. Eric Ndombi.

Examinations Coordinator, Dept. of Pathology

Approved by:………………………………………………………

 Dr. James Ogutu

Chairman, Departmant of Pathology

Date………………………………………….

 

 

Undergraduate Studies:

The Department is responsible for MBChB programme (Pathology) which covers a

duration of 2 years of full time study.  Each year is divided into 3 semesters.

Postgraduate students:

Currently there are no Masters degree programmes but the Department has PhD

students.

 SERVICE DELIVERY CHARTER

We are committed to courtesy and excellence in Service Delivery

The Departments core functions: Teaching and Examination of Pathology to students in the School of Health Sciences.

 

No.

 

SERVICES RENDERED

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

CHARGES

 

TIMELINE

 

1.

Unit Registration

  • Student Unit Registration Form
  • Finance clearance
    • Delivery of Lectures, Practicals, & demonstrations
    • Administrations of C.A.Ts and Examinations
  • Missing CAT marks form
  • Mark sheet
  • Written communication from student

Free

Immediate

2.

Provision of lecture, C.A.T and Practicals schedules

University calendar

 

1st day of each Semester

3.

 

Bonafide student Registration status

-

As per the lecture schedule and Examination Timetable

4.

Release of Provisional CAT results

Student I/D

Free

21 days after sitting the CAT and 14 days before end of year Examination

5.

Result Queries on Semester C.A.T marks

 

Free

Communicated same day to Exams Officer

6.

Responding to students written queries

 

Free

1 day

7.

Responding to request from external stakeholders

Written communication from stakeholder

Free

1 week

 

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 January 2019 07:06