School of Nursing Sciences and Public Health

PERSONAL DETAILS
School Nursing Sciences and Public Health
Department of Public Health
Telephone no.: 254-748605; 254748605997
E-mail address:ekurgat@seku.ac.ke

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • PhD in Medical Laboratory Medicine, ongoing (2016)–Masinde Muliro University
  • MSc in Microbiology (2013) –Alexandria University
  • BSc in microbiology (2010) – Moi University
  • Diploma in Medical LaboratoryTechnology (2003)-Rift Valley Technical Training Institute.

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS' PROJECTS SUPERVISION

Completed Projects

  1. Siga Thaddeus Omwenga-Bachelor of science in public health (2019), south eastern Kenya University. Project title: “factors associated with low immunization coverage among children under- five years old.(a case of Mutha ward, Kitui county)”
  2. Calvin Owuor - Bachelor of Science in public health (2019), South Eastern Kenya University. Project title: “Tuberculosis as opportunistic infection in HIV/AIDS patient in Kenya”
  3. Lorema Filex--Bachelor of Science in public health (2019), south eastern Kenya University. Project title: “outbreak of cholera among under-five children at Mwakini trading center in Kitui.”

FACULTY AND DEPARTMENTAL DUTIES

  • Examination and timetabling coordinator

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES

  • Registered Medical laboratory and technician, Kenya Medical laboratory and technician board (KMLTTB)

CURRENT PROFESSIONAL/SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS& MEMBERSHIPS

  • Member of Kenya medical laboratory and technician board
  • Member of science publishing group
  • Member of trialect researchers, Kenya

OTHER CREDENTIALS/ RECOGNITIONS & AWARDS

  • Awarded a University of Alexandria scholarship, 2010-2013

PUBLICATIONS IN REFEREED JOURNAL

  1. Antimicrobial activity of medicinal plants and the biological effects of selected plants on staphylococcus aureus-(European Journal of Botany, Plant Sciences and Phytology Vol.2, No.4, pp.17-30, ISSN: 2055-8139(Print), ISSN 2055-8147(Online) www.eajournals.org
  2. MSc thesis: ‘Evaluation of in vitro antimicrobial and biological screening of medicinal extracts’

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