Kibet Peter Shikuku

Lecturer, School of Medicine (SOM)University of Nairobi (UON) and Consultant Haematologist, University of Nairobi

ACADEMIC
-Fellowship Training in Hemophilia/general hematology Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg in South Africa.

-M.Med Human Pathology, University of Nairobi

-Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (M.B. Ch. B) University of Nairobi
-Advocacy in Hemophilia and other bleeding disorders, Zurich, Switzerland

WORKING EXPERIENCE
Lecturer, School of Medicine (SOM)University of Nairobi (UON) and Consultant Haematologist Kenyatta National Hospital(KNH), Pathologist Nairobi West Hospital, Technical Advisor KNH CCC
January 2014 - to date
-Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) August 2013-December 2013
-Laboratory director, Head of oncology Nairobi cancer registry and research unit at Centre for Clinical Research (CCR)
-KEMRI/Walter Reed Program September 2006-October 2012
Deputy Director / Laboratory Director Jan 2008-Oct 2012
-Kenya Medical Research Institute/Walter Reed Project, Clinical Research Centre Laboratory.
August 1, 2006 to December 2008: Deputy Laboratory Director. Kenya Medical Research Institute/Walter Reed Project, Clinical Research Centre Laboratory.
-May 2006 to October 2006: Head of laboratory services Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital

Contribution to Literature:
Publications & Abstracts
1. Shaffer, D., Aumakha, B., Kiptoo, I., Miruka, A., Sawe, F., Sinei, S., Shikuku, K.,Scott, P., Robb, M. Increased risks of clinical malaria and Plasmodium parasitemia in HIV-1 infected agricultural workers and dependents: the Kericho Cohort Study. American Journal of Tropical
Medicine and Hygiene. 2011; 85(6 Suppl.):7-8
2. Rono K, Robb M, Sinei S, Sawe F, Shaffer D, Ngetich E, Kosgei J, Kibet P, Khamadi S, Peel S,deSouza, M. RV 217b: Early Capture HIV Cohort (ECHO): Acute HIV infection in most at risk populations (MARPs) in Kericho. African Journal Of Health Sciences, volume 19, numbers 3-4
(supplementary) June-December 2011
3. Samoel Ashimosi-Khamadi, Jared Kirui, Loice Cheruiyot, Kibet Peter Shikuku Evaluation of drug resistance profiles in a population of drug naïve patients in IRIS state of infection in a cohort
study in Western Kenya African Journal Of Health Sciences, volume 19, numbers 3-4
(supplementary) June-December 2011
4. Kingoo J.M., Naibei A., Kirui J., Mibei C., Sharon K., Njogu J., Japheth T., Kibet P.S, Khamadi
S.A.Early Infant Diagnosis-The KEMRI/WRP CRC Laboratories Experience. African Journal Of
Health Sciences, volume 19, numbers 3-4 (supplementary) June-December 2011
5. F. A. Obange, Sigei L.C., E. Livaha, Kimotho G.K., J. Langat, S.J. Chebore, S. A. Khamadi, P.
K. Shikuku Inter-study Variation In Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cell (PBMC) Yields: A
Comparative Approach. African Journal Of Health Sciences, volume 19, numbers 3-4
(supplementary) June-December 2011
6. Sigei L.C, Livaha E.I., Kimotho G.M., Obange F.A.,Khamadi S.A., Shikuku P.K. Chebore S.J
Quality indicators for Peripheral blood mononuclear cells used for Research Purposes. African
Journal Of Health Sciences, volume 19, numbers 3-4 (supplementary) June-December 2011
7. Ngeno A, Rono E, Kithuka R, Chebore S, Khamadi S A. Shikuku P Determination of the
relationship between the total lymphocyte counts (TLC) and CD4 counts in HIV positive patients.
African Journal Of Health Sciences, volume 19, numbers 3-4 (supplementary) June-December
2011
8. Douglas Shaffer, Fredrick Sawe, Ignatius Kiptoo, Bulbul Aumakhan, Nicole Close, Bernard
Rono, Peter Koskei, Fredrick Waga, Francis Opiyo, Samuel Sinei, Kibet Shikuku, Merlin Robb
and Monique Wasunna. Increased Risks of Malaria in HIV-1 Infected Agricultural Workers and
Dependents: the Kericho Cohort Study. April 24, 2013 8:48 AMFrom: "Malaria Journal
Editorial" .

Experience

  • –present
    Lecturer, School of Medicine (SOM)University of Nairobi (UON) and Consultant Haematologist, University of Nairobi