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Dr. Mary Wamburu

Title/Qualifications:PhD-Mercer University, Atlanta, GA.
Department/Unit/Section:
Pharmacy & Complementary/Alternative Medicine
Contact Address:
P.O Box 70644-00100 Nairobi
Email:
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Position:
Lecturer

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EDUCATION:
Licensed as a Pharmacist by the Indiana Board of Pharmacy.
Licensed as a Pharmacist by the Kenya Pharmaceutical and Poisons Board.
2004 :Doctor of Pharmacy , Mercer University, Atlanta, GA.
2000: BS in Chemistry,Worcester State College, Worcester, MA.

EMPLOYMENT:
2013-Present             Lecturer and Director Alumni Programmes
                                   Kenyatta University, Nairobi
  • Employ differentiated teaching methods, incorporating, audio and visual activities to address all learning styles.
  • Develop discipline plans and work closely with at-risk students.
  • Precept students at the hospital for clinical pharmacy preparation
  • Developthe traditional and non-traditional Doctorate of Pharmacy curriculum and present to relevant stakeholders.
  • Initiation and implementation project of the Doctorate in Pharmacy program
  • Exploit on projects that advance the University in visibility locally and Internationally
  • Create rotation sites to educate experientially local and international students

2009-2013                  Clinical Pharmacist
            Indiana University Ball Memorial Hospital. Muncie IN

  • Worked with Pharmacovigilance team to investigate incidents per global pharmacovigilance guidelines and report quarterly to the Physician and therapeutics committee
  • Ensure that compliance with international drug safety regulations and the institutional review board policies are adhered to when dispensing study drugs at the cancer center.
  • Initiation and Implementation of an outpatient pharmacy and anticoagulation clinic at the cancer center.
  • Adjunct lecturer in the pharmacy technician certification program.
  • Supervise activities of support personnel involved in drug preparation and distribution to ensure prioritization and good time management.
  • Manage total parentral nutrition and antibiotics for adult, pediatric and neonatal patient population.
  • Work with multidisciplinary teams for Heart failure, Anticoagulation and Oncology leading in target drug programs, making clinical judgment, monitoring, and prevention of medication errors
  • Patient advocate, meet with inpatients upon admission and discharge to discuss current medications, their function in their disease process, drug safety, and ensure that they are taken appropriately.
  • Provided timely communication to medical and nursing staff as it related to clinical recommendations, product availability and drug information requests.
  • Knowledge and adherence to federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to dispensing of drugs and narcotics

2008 – 2009               Clinical Pharmacist
                        Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi Kenya

  • Worked with team to operationalize the first Medicines and Poisons information center in the country.
  • Developed Standard of Operating Procedures for the Medicines and Poisons Information Center.
  • Involved in operational research studies at the hospital
  • Precepted and Lectured Drug and Information class to the Masters of Clinical Pharmacy Students
  • Healthcare provider continuing education on HIV/AIDS, Diabetes, Anticoagulation, and Hypertension.

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