Dr. Momanyi Kelvin Nyariaro ProfilePostgraduate student (University of Edinburgh)
Momanyi graduated from the University of Nairobi in August 2014 with a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and has since been registered by the Kenya Veterinary Board as a Veterinary Surgeon. In September 2014 he was awarded a One Health Pfiezer scholarship to pursue an MSc in One Health at the University of Edinburgh.
In July 2014, he joined the ZED group as a graduate intern and served the role of providing technical research assistance in the dairy value chain component of the Urban Zoo project. In January-March 2015, he served as an assistant team lead, in the Kenya brucellosis incidence study jointly undertaken by the One Health office in Kenya and the CDC-Kenya. He rejoined the ZED group as an external technical consultant where he is serving the role of managing the group’s online portfolio and ad-hoc technical field research support.
Momanyi was recently appointed as a member of the Kenya Veterinary Association, Publicity and IT Innovations sub-committee for a 2-year term period (2016-2018). His current research seeks to evaluate the implementation of One Health in Kenya using the NEOH One Health framework. His previous research explored comparative human and canine cancers in Nairobi and was awarded the best oral presentation during the 2nd OHCEA international One Health Conference.
Momanyi has a keen interest in research seeking to understand the outcomes of the interaction between animals and humans in the same environment with a particular goal of making positive impact in his working environment and at the community level.
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