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DR. RONALD OMENGE OBWOGE

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LECTURER
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Phone Number
+254726574211
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+254734812586
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Division / Faculty
Faculty of Health Sciences
Directorate / Dept
Community Health
Research and Medical Education
Address
536-20115 Egerton
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

2014 - 2018: Moi University, Kenya

2005-2007: Mastricht Universiteit, The Netherlands

2003 -2004: Postgraduate Diploma, Dundee University( Scotland, UK) in Collaboration with Kenya Medical Training College

1992 - 1995: Diploma, Kenya Medical Training College

1988 - 1991: KCSE, Nyambaria High School, Nyamira County

1980-1987: KCPE, Ensoko Primary School, Nyamira County

FIELDS OF SPECIALIZATION

Medical Educationist(Health Professions Education), Health researcher and Epidemiologist

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
  • 2014 - 2018: Doctor of Philosophy Medical Education, Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya
  • 2021: Clinical Ethics Certificate Course CBC-KEMRI, KEMRI in Collaboration to Center for Bioethics and Culture, SUIT, Pakistan KEMRI in Collaboration to Center for Bioethics and Culture, SUIT, Pakistan
  • 2019: Pedagogical Leadership (Pedal) Training in Africa, PASGAR
  • 2015: Health service Management, Management Science for Health Course, USAID,Management Sciences For Health (MSH)
  • 2011: Advanced course Writing a PhD proposal Universiteit Maastricht, The Netherlands
  • 2005-2007: Masters of Health Professions Education (MHPE) Universiteit Maastricht, The Netherlands
  • 2008: Voluntary Counselling and Testing Counsellor’s Course, Kenya Institute of professional Counselling in collaboration with Ministry of Health (NASCOP),
  • 2006: Doing a research – statistics analysis with SPSS package Universiteit Maastricht, The Netherlands
  • 2003: Postgraduate in Medical Education Kenya Medical Training College in collaboration with Dundee University
  • 1995: Computer operations - National youth service, Nairobi, Kenya
  • 1995: Certificate in Population studies for Health professionals - Nairobi University, Kenya
  • 1992-1995: Diploma in Health Informatics Science - Kenya Medical Training College, Kenya
WORK EXPERIENCE
  • 2014 Up-to-date: Section Head, Egerton University, Faculty of Health Science, Department of Community Health - Research methodology and Medical Education, IT in Health care, Communication skills for health professionals
  • 2010 Up-to-date: LECTURER/Medical Teacher, Egerton University, Faculty of Health Science (Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Research methodology, and Medical Education, IT in Health care, Communication skills for health professionals)
  • 1997 - 2010: Health Informatics Officer-in-charge at Egerton University Health services, Njoro
  • 1996- 1997: Health Informatics Officer-in-charge at Egerton University Health services, Laikipia College campus
  • 1995 – 1996: District Health Informatics Officer at Turkana District, Rift Valley Province
KEY PROJECTS
  • 2015 up to date: Consultancy as Research Mentors with County Tuberculosis coordinators    (Amref Tuberculosis Mentorship Programme)
  • 2013: Member, Nakuru County Behaviour Change Committee
  • 2012 to 2014: Project coordinator with Egerton University TOWA Project
  • 2007 up-to-date: Project Coordinator, Global Fund for Tuberculosis, Egerton University Project
  • 2008 up to date: Facilitating NGOs implementing HIV and AIDS
  • 2004: Epidemiology, Blood Safety and research Project, Egerton University
RESEARCH INTERESTS
  1. Medical Education, Epidemiology and Community-based health researching 
  2. TB, HIV/AIDS prevention
LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
  1.  Obwoge Ronald Omenge (2021)PATIENTS’ READINESS TO PARTICIPATE IN HEALTH RESEARCH AT NAIVASHA COUNTY REFERRAL HOSPITAL, NAKURU COUNTY, KENYA  International Journal of Scientific Research and Innovative Technology Vol. 8 No. 6
  2. Obwoge R.O. & Oigara L.N (2019) " Status of Inpatient Medical Records Clerking At Nakuru Provincial General Hospital, Nakuru County, Kenya." .IOSR Journal of Nursing and Health Science (IOSR-JNHS), vol. 8, no.04 , 2019, pp. 36-41. Status of Inpatient Medical Records Clerking At Nakuru Provincial General Hospital, Nakuru County, Kenya.
  3. Obwoge, R. O., & Kahoro, E. W. Effects of Electronic Medical Records in Service Delivery at Kijabe Mission Hospital, Kiambu County, Kenya. International Journal of Scientific Research and Innovative Technology Vol. 6 No. 9; November 2019
  4. Obwoge, R. O., Okere, A., Nduku, C., Koech, H., Muruthi, C., Kyalo, N. & Lulu, R. (2019). Health Related Challenges Among Pregnant Teenagers Attending Narok County Hospital, Narok County. Gastroenterology, 3(2), 35-40.
  5. Obwoge R.O., & Mosol, J. P. Critical analysis of relationship of Medical students' admission criteria and their Academic performance: A systematic review. IOSR Journal of Research & Method in Education 9 (3), 27-36
  6. Victoria W. N, Ronald O. O, Justus M. S, Joseph, Sylvia W. N, Atanus M. N., (2018)Prevalence of Rickets for children aged less than The Year 2014/2015 OSR Journal of Nursing and Health Science (IOSR-JNHS) e-ISSN: 2320–1959.p-ISSN: 2320–1940 Volume 7, Issue 3 Ver. X (May - June .2018), PP 14-19
  7. Katwa, J. K., Obwoge, R. O., Baliddawa, J., Ayiri, L., & Kei, R. (2018). Knowledge and Perception of Lecturers regarding Problem-Based Learning as an Educational Approach in College of Health Sciences, Moi University. IOSR Journal of Research & Method in Education (IOSR-JRME) e-ISSN: 2320–7388,p-ISSN: 2320–737X Volume 8, Issue 1
  8. Magomere, R. S., & Obwoge, R. O. (2018). Clinical Risk Factors Associated with HIV-Tuberculosis Co-Infection Among Patients on Antiretroviral Therapy, Bungoma and Webuye County Hospitals (2015), Kenya. European Journal of Preventive Medicine, 6(4), 38-44.
  9. Ronald Omenge Obwoge, Evelyn Wanjiku Mungai (2017) “Awareness of Cervical Cancer Screening Among Women Attending Gynecology Outpatient Clinic and Maternal-Child Health Clinic, Naivasha Sub County Hospital, Nakuru County, Kenya.” IOSR Journal of Nursing and Health Science (IOSR-JNHS) , vol. 6, no. 5,pp. 43–51.
  10. Roseline Asiko Abwalaba, Ronald Omenge Obwoge and Tecla Sum (2017)Prevalence Of Caesarean Section In Western Provincial General Hospital Asian Journal of Science and Technology 08, Issue, 09, pp.5412-5416
  11. Ronald Omenge Obwoge, Mosol J. Priscah, Fred Nyabuti Keraro, Emarah Ashraf Mohamed, Simon Kangethe (2017) “Medical Students’ Sponsorship Influence To preclinical and Clinical Performance.” IOSR Journal of Research & Method in Education (IOSR-JRME) , vol. 7, no. 5, pp. 26–32.
  12. Ronald Omenge Obwoge, Mosol J. Priscah, Emarah Ashraf Mohamed, Fred Nyabuti Keraro, Simon Kangethe. (2017) Medical Students’ KCSE Grade and Their Relationship to Academic Performance: A Case of Egerton and Moi Universities, Kenya. Science Journal of Education. 5, No. 2, 2017, pp. 34-44. doi: 10.11648/j.sjedu.20170502.11
  13. Richard Kiplangat Arap Sang, Ronald Omenge Obwoge, Simon Kangethe, Laban Peter Ayiro, Johnson Masai Changeiywo, (2017) Patient Factors Which Contribute to Non-adherence to TB Treatment in Kericho and Nakuru Counties of Kenya, Science Journal of Public Health. Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 329-334. doi: 10.11648/j.sjph.20170504.18
  14. Mosol Priscah, Kei Robert, Obwoge Ronald Omenge, Ng’eno Anne (2017) Challenges Facing Nurses While Participating in Continuing Professional Development: A Case of Western Kenya, American Journal of Nursing Science. 6, No. 4, 2017, pp. 304-307. doi: 10.11648/j.ajns.20170604.14
  15. Mosol Priscah, Obwoge Ronald Omenge; Kei, Robert, T. Ndwiga(2017) 4Continuing Professional Development Practices among Nurses in Western Kenya Ijsrm; Vol. 7 (1): 116-127
  16. Omenge, O. R., & Priscah, M. J. (2016). Understanding the utilization of instructional media in training health professionals. IOSR Journal of Nursing and Health Science (IOSR-JNHS), 5(3), 1-8.
  17. Mosol J. Priscah, Obwoge O. Ronald Sum J. Tecla (2016) Portfolio development as a method of learning, assessment and evaluation in clinical Nursing Education in Kenya International Journal of Scientific Research and Innovative Technology ISSN: 2313-3759 Vol. 3 No. 6; June 2016 1
  18. K.A Sang, Kemboi J.K & Omenge R.O (2016) Sexual harassment among University students within University of Eldoret, Uasin Gishu County, Kenya. IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS) e-ISSN: 2279-0853, p-ISSN: 2279-0861.Volume 15, Issue 8 Ver. VII PP 142-151 www.iosrjournals.org
  19. K. A. Sang, ,A. P. Auma, R. O. Omenge (2016) Factors Affecting Compliance to HIV/AIDS Treatment amongst PLWHA attending Comprehensive Care Clinic at the Rift Valley Provincial General Hospital, Nakuru County, Kenya. IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS) e-ISSN: 2279-0853, p-ISSN: 2279-0861.Volume 15, Issue 8 Ver. VII, PP 120-141www.iosrjournals.org DOI: 10.9790/0853-150807120141
  20. Obwoge R O, Sang RKS & Wakube A W (2016) Factors associated to non-adherence in Tuberculosis treatment, Baringo County, Kenya. International Journal of Scientific Research and Innovative Technology. ISSN: 2313-3759  Vol. 3 No. 2
CONFERENCES & INVITED PRESENTATIONS
  1. 2020: Paper presented on Patients’ Readiness to Participate in Health Research and Their Awareness: A Case of Naivasha County Referral Hospital, Nakuru County, Kenya Mwenge Catholic University (MWECAU), Arush. Seventh Annual Educational Research and Evaluation international conference (SEREK).
  2. 2019: Paper presented at Chuka University, Kenya, Sixth International Research Conference Theme: “Leveraging Entrepreneurial Research and Education for Sustainable Development” Status of inpatient medical records clerking at Nakuru Provincial General Hospital, Nakuru County, Kenya by Obwoge Ronald Omenge, Oigara Nyakoinani Lydiah
  3. 2018: Paper Presentation on Medical Students’ KCSE Grade and Their Relationship to Academic Performance: A Case of Egerton and Moi Universities, Kenya. Annual Research week and International conference at Egerton University
  4. 2017: Paper Presentation on Understanding the Utilization of Instructional Media in Training Health Professionals.     Kibabii University, Bungoma County, Kenya
  5. 2016: Paper Presentation on Understanding the Utilization of Instructional Media in Training Health Professionals.  East African Health Professional Educators Association conference, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  6. 2014: Paper Presentation on Out-patients’ awareness and preparedness for provider initiated testing and counseling services at Londiani Sub-County hospital, Kenya . Conference at Africana hotel, Kampala, Uganda, East African Health Professional Educators Association
  7. 2013: Conference at safari Park, Nairobi, Kenya       East African Health Professional Educators Association Conference( Attended)
  8. 2013: Paper Presentation on ‘Students’ Knowledge, Attitude And Skills On HIV And AIDS, Egerton University’. At presented 2nd national Biennial HIV/AIDS Scientific conference on 6th -9th May, Kenya school of monetary studies
  9. 2013: Attended: East African Health Professional Educators Association Pre-symposium (Christian Health Association of Kenya, Nairobi)
  10. 2011: Paper Presentation on” VCT Youth readiness for counselling and Testing, Reason to seek services and their sexual conduct prior to VCT services. 1st National Biennial HIV and AIDS Research Conference.
  11. 2008: Paper Presentation: at 3rd Annual Research week and International conference at Egerton University (September, 2008), Titled” VCT Youth readiness for counseling and Testing, Reason to seek services and their sexual conduct prior to VCT services”
  12. 2007 Paper Presentation: “ interns’ perceived competence levels with respect to the medical expert role in different clinical disciplines’ trained at Egerton University and Kenya medical training college. 2nd Research week and International conference at Egerton University (July, 2007
TEACHING AREAS

Teaching and Prepared teaching Modules for 

  1. COMH 310: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY,
  2. COMH 530: MEDICAL EDUCATION,
  3. COMH 520: COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR HEALTHCARE WORKERS,
  4. COMH 531: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN HEALTHCARE,
  5. COMH 213: EPIDEMIOLOGY AND MEDICAL STATISTICS

Accessible online: Curriculum components and what is their significance

POSTGRADUATE SUPERVISION
PhD. LEVEL :

ON GOING PhD SUPERVISION: STUDENT- Abdulqadir Abdinur Barre of Mogadishu University Title: The Effects of Health Education Intervention on Nutritional Needs among Mothers of under five Years Children in HodanDistrict (2020-2022)

OTHER SOCIETIES
  1. AMRO-K - Association of Medical Records Officers Kenya
  2. EMSK - Educational Management Society of Kenya
  3. EAHPEA – East African Health Professional Educators Association
REFEREES
  1. Prof Simon Kangethe, 0720025018, Moi University School of Medicine
  2. Dr Solomon Kilaha, Kenya Medical Training College,
  3. Dr. Brian Lishenga, 0700767579, Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, Egerton University
  4. Dr. Anastesiah Kimeu, 0720318001 Amref Health Africa 0
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