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Department of Human Anatomy

Department Overview:

  1. This is one of the key departments of Maseno University’s School of Medicine. It offers courses in Human Anatomy which are fundamental to the study of medicine, in the first year of the MBChB programme. The courses comprising of Gross Anatomy, Embryology and Histology are offered through lectures, observation, tutorials and dissection of body parts, to enable students understand the structure and physical correlations within and among the various human body tissues, organs and systems.
    The department has sufficient physical facilities, equipment and qualified manpower needed for the teaching of all the human anatomy courses. These include a modern well-equipped cold room for storage of cadavers, a spacious dissection room, a histology laboratory and a museum for the display of anatomical specimens. In addition, a state-of-the art skills laboratory for students to practice and demonstrate clinical skills is under development.

  2. The department currently has five academic staff and five technical staff members charged with the responsibility of providing guidance and support to the students during their lectures, tutorials and practical sessions.  The department recognizes its role in research and continuing professional development in various fields of anatomy and shall strive to improve research capability and establish collaboration with other Universities both locally and internationally.
    Courses offered:
    •    MBS 100 - Human Anatomy I: Gross Anatomy
    •    MBS 102 - Human Anatomy II: Histology & Embryology                    

The departmetn offers courses for Medical Students and Nursing students from the respective Schools of Medicine and Nursing.

Courses offered for medical studets, (MB, ChB):

  • MBS 100 - Human Anatomy I: Gross Anatomy.
  • MBS 102 - Human Anatomy II: Histology & Embryology.

Courses offered for nursing students, (BSc, N);

  • MNS 100 - Human Anatomy.

The department currently has five academic staff and five technical staff members charged with the responsibility of providing guidance and support to the students during their lectures, tutorials and practical sessions

dr. willis oyieko

Dr. Willis Oyieko

Chairman, Department of Human Anatomy

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Qualification:MBChB, MMed (Surgery).

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Dr.  Charles A. Nyakinda

Senior Lecturer

Email: canyakinda@yahoo.com

Address: P.o.Box 333 Kisumu.

Qualification: MBChB, MMed (Surgery),

FCS (ECSA).
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 domnic marera

Dr. Domnic Marera

Lecturer

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Qualification: BSc, PhD, (Clinical Anatomy)

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 hesbon minanga

Mr. Hesbon Odhiambo Minanga

Laboratory Technician

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Qualification: Certificate Medical Laboratory Technician

Certificate in Paediatric phlebotomy

Certificate in Mortuary Science

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 peter odongo odhiambo
Peter Odhiambo Odongo
Snr. Technologist

Email: poodhiambo@maseno.ac.ke 

Address: Department of Human Anatomy,

Private Bag. Maseno, Kenya          

Qualifications: Dip (Med Lab), HND (Histopath & Parasit), PGD (Immunohistochemistry)

Ongoing research: N/A

Publications: N/A

 patrick mayes

Patrick W Myles.
Technologist

Email: Patrickmyles2013@live.com

Address: Department of Human Anatomy,

Private Bag. Maseno, Kenya

Qualifications: Dip (Med Lab), Cert (Mortuary Sci) UON, Cert (Forensic DNA & Serology) TUK

Ongoing research: N/A

Publications: To follow

 maurice silali  
Maurice B Silali.
Snr. Technologist

Email: silalimaurice@gmail.com

Address: Department of Human Anatomy,

Private Bag. Maseno, Kenya

Qualifications: Dip (Med Lab), HND (Histology), Post Basic Dip(HSMAD), BCHD, MCHD

Ongoing research: Health Determinants of Medico-Legal Approaches in Identification of Unclaimed Bodies or Missing Dead Persons from Public Mortuaries to improve Public Health, in Western Kenya

Publications: Factors Influencing Prevention of Tungiasis Infestation in Tshiatsala Division of Butere Sub County – Kenya, ISS:

Roles of DNA Molecules in Identification of Unclaimed or Missing Dead Bodies Presumed Death in Western Kenya Utilizing Comparison Standards

Immunity Participation Medico – legal Concepts to Identify Unclaimed or Missing Dead Bodies from Public Mortuaries to Improve Public Health  

 charo kahindi  
Charo Kahindi Stanley
Technician 

Email: charokahindi@gmail.com

Address: Department of Human Anatomy,

Private Bag. Maseno, Kenya

Qualifications: Cert (Mortuary Sci), UON Cert (Funeral Ser) (Br)

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