Dr. Francis Odira

HOD General Surgery

Dr.Francis Odira


2002 – 2007 Master of Medicine in Surgery – University of Nairobi
1990 – 1997 Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery –  University of Nairobi


November 2015 to Date: Dean of Students, Senior Lecturer and Head of                                                           Department of Surgery Uzima University.

March 2014 to November 2015: Dean of Students, Senior Lecturer and Head                                                                 of  Department of Anatomy Uzima University.

August 2007 to February 2014: Medical Superintendent, Vihiga District                                                                        Hospital.

August 2007 to February 2014: Consultant General Surgeon with specialist                                                                   recognition at Vihiga District Hospital.

August 2008 to 2013: District Medical Service Officer (Vihiga, Emuhaya,                                                     Hamisi,Butere & Mumias Districts)

August-September 2012: Six week training on Senior Leadership Development
Program (SLDP) at Kenya School of Government.

2011-2013(June_ August): Surgical Consultancy for Commitato Collaborazione
Medica.Offered two months services every year at Turalei Mission Hospital in Twic County, South Sudan

2009-2010 -Part Time Senior Lecturer on Human Physiology-Masinde Muliro                         University of Science & Technology,Department of BSc Nursing

JAN 2002 – AUG 2007: Surgical Registrar – Kenyatta National Hospital

JAN 2001-JAN 2002 : District Medical Officer of Health – Bondo District

1997 – 2001 -Medical Officer – Nyanza Provincial General Hospital,Kisumu

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