Geoffrey Kinuthia is currently a senior lecturer at Daystar University (Kenya), in the School of Science & Health. He graduated with a PhD in Medical Parasitology from the School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, Kenyatta University (Kenya), in December 2013. He has been a principal investigator in several research projects including: Efficacy of selected herbal extracts on cutaneous leishmaniasis; Relationship of prevalence of parasitic infections with peoples’ lifestyles and practices in rural areas of Kenya; and analysis of heavy metals in industrial waste water. He plans to carry out more research particularly on the correlation between nutritional practices and the spread of parasitic infections in rural Kenya. So far, he has published 15 papers in peer reviewed journals since 2010.
In addition, he has been involved in developing new academic programs in Daystar university. He has served as an external examiner for masters and doctoral theses. He has reviewed manuscripts for several journals and has served in the Daystar Research Committee that reviews the research proposals for the award of funds.
Dr Geoffrey is happily married to Jane Wanjiku and they have been blessed with three children Dan, Kiki and Ciku. Geoffrey is a committed Christian who loves mentoring the youth.