Message from the head of Department

Welcome

The Department of Medical Physiology is part of the School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences.

Started in the 1960's, the department offers courses in physiology to students in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy and nursing at undergraduate level. In addition, the department offers a B.Sc. (Intercalated), M.Sc and Ph.D programmes in medical physiology.

The academic staff consists of scientists and clinicians as well as technical staff with various expertise in different fields. The main research areas in the department are Neuroscience, Cardiovascular Physiology and Herbal and Traditional Medicine efficacy.

I welcome you to the Department and do not hesitate to see me over any issues. We operate an open door policy. Also all academic staff members have office hours during which they are available for consultation and discussion outside the formal teaching sessions.

I wish you a rewarding and stimulating learning experience at the Department of Medical Physiology and the University of Nairobi.

Head of Department,
Dr. Fredrick Okonji Bukachi, MBChB, PhD