Congratulations Class of 2023
Presentation of the last print copy of the US Pharmacopeia by Dr. Juliet Konje Senior Programme Manager, Africa Partnerships & Growth- Africa US Pharmacopeia
Presentation of the last print copy of the US Pharmacopeia by Dr. Juliet Konje Senior Programme Manager, Africa Partnerships & Growth- Africa US Pharmacopeia
Bachelor of Pharmacy Level I 2022 intake White Coat Ceremony
Chairman, Dr. Titus Kahiga with Health Cabinet Secretary Susan Nakhumicha at the Inaugural National Cancer Summit
Dr. Tirus Wachira at the Mogotio Sub-County Medical Camp coordinated by the Kenyatta Uniersity Pharmacy Students Association KUPhSA led by Chairperson Kenyatta University Pharmacy Students Association KUPhSA, Andrew Kembio and patron Dr. Noah Chepkech
Oathing Ceremony for BPharm Class of 2022
Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya (PSK) Fellow, Prof. Francis Ndemo at the Class of 2022 Oathing Ceremony
Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya (PSK) CEO, Dr. Lucas K. Nyabero, Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya (PSK) Fellow, Prof. Francis Ndemo and Chairman, Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy, Dr. Titus Kahiga at the Class of 2022 Oathing Ceremony
Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya (PSK) CEO, Dr. Lucas K. Nyabero at the Class of 2022 Oathing Ceremony
(Deliberations with University of Waterloo on possible partnership and collaborative opportunities). Prof. Ian Rawlands and Amelia Burton (WARTERLOO INTERNATIONAL); Dr. Titus Kahiga, Dr. Stephen

Name: GLADYS WANGECHI MWANGI

Title/Qualification: CLINICAL PHARMACIST & PHARMACOLOGIST

Department: PHARMACOLOGY AND CLINICAL PHARMACY

Designation/Position: LECTURER

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Contact Address: P. O. BOX 43844-00100

Area of Specialization: Clinical Pharmacy ,Infectious diseases, Paediatrics, Neuropharmacology

Research Interests: Infectious diseases, Toxinology (Management of Snakebite), In silico studies

Google Scholar: GLADYS W MWANGI

ORCID ID: 0000000244153119

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Publications

Books and Books Chapters

  • University Based Business Incubation and Entrepreneurial Training Initiatives as an Intervention for Urban Youth Unemployment: The Case of Kenyatta University, Kenya By Wanderi M. P., (Kenyatta University, Kenya); Kisato J. (Kenyatta University, Kenya); Mwangi G. W. (Kenyatta University, Kenya) (Urban Youth Unemployment in Eastern and Southern Africa – OSSREA, 2016)
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to the management of snake bites at a peripheral health facility in Kenya

Conference/Workshops/Seminar Papers

Conference Papers

  • March 2018 - Kenyatta National Hospital and University of Nairobi Symposium. Presented of Efficacy of Snake Antivenom Brands Available in Kenya.
  • November 2013 – Presented on PowerPoint Presentation – African Women in Science and Engineering, School of Monetary Studies, Nairobi.
  • Hospital Pharmacists Association of Kenya (HOPAK), Sarova Stanley Hotel-Nairobi; Presented a case study on adverse drug reactions. 11th and 12th August 2012;
  • Rappoteur, Hospital Break Out Session, Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya Scientific Conference, White Sands Hotel, Mombasa 30th May to June 1st 2010.
  • Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya Annual Symposium, Sarova White Sands Beach Resort; Presented a Paper: ‘The role of pharmacists in the management of chronic illnesses’. May 31st – 3rd June 2009

Research

  • Management of snakebite in a peripheral health facility in Kenya
  • Efficacy of anti-snake venom brands in the Kenyan market
  • Antivenin activity of herbs commonly used in Kenya against polylepis (Black mamba) venom.
  • Sero-surveillance and management of COVID-19 infection in Kenya

Funded Projects

  • November 2021- September 2023 - Research grant Covid-19 Rapid Research Fund- NRF SA

Conferenced/Workshops/Seminars Attended

Conferences Attended

  • September 2023; The 13th Eastern African Snakebite Conference, Watamu Kenya
  • November 2021; Leadership summit on Pharmacy-based vaccination policy and advocacy, International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP)
  • September 2021 - Virtual 7th All Africa Congress on Basic and Clinical Pharmacology (7th ACP2021)
  • October 2020 Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya Annual Symposium, Virtual Edition.
  • November 2018 -Conference Attendance- Bio-Ken Snake Farm, Watamu, Malindi.
  • March 2018 - Kenyatta National Hospital and University of Nairobi Symposium.
  • June 2015 - Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya Annual Symposium, Sarova White Sands Beach Resort.
  • March 2015-Hospital Pharmacists Association of Kenya (HOPAK), Sarova Stanley Hotel-Nairobi; Seminar on Medication Safety.
  • November 2014 - Conference Attendance- Bio Ken Snake Farm, Watamu, Malindi.
  • July 2014 - Hospital Pharmacists Association of Kenya (HOPAK), Sarova Panafric Hotel-Nairobi; Pharmacy Practice Training - Promoting Best Standards in Hospital Pharmacy Practice.
  • August 2012 – Hospital Pharmacists Association of Kenya (HOPAK), Laico Regency, Nairobi.
  • June 2012 - Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya Annual Symposium, Sarova White Sands Beach Resort.

Professional/ Consultancy (Editor/ Peer review in journals, Networks/ Collaborations, External Examiner, Patents)

  • May 2016: Rational Use of Analgesics, GlaxoSmithKline, The Hilton Hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
  • April 2015: Rational Use of Analgesics, GlaxoSmithKline, Likoni, Nairobi.
  • October 2014: Management of Pain, GlaxoSmithKline, Laico Regency Hotel, Nairobi.
  • November 2014: Substance Abuse and its Management, NACADA, Kenyatta University Conference Center, Nairobi.
  • November 2013: Allergy, a primary health concern, GlaxoSmithKline, The Hilton Hotel, Nairobi
    February 2013: Pharmacology of Viral Agents, GlaxoSmithKline, Nirvina Towers, Nairobi.
  • January 2013: Partnership for Advanced Clinical Education (PACE)-University of Maryland (Baltimore)/University of Nairobi/Kenyatta University, Nairobi.
  • December 2012: Pharmacology of anti-viral Agents, GlaxoSmithKline, Likoni Road, Nairobi.
  • February 2012: The Impact of Clinical Pharmacy on Pharmacy Practice in Kenya, HOPAK Sarova Panafric Hotel, Nairobi.
  • November 2010: Kinetics and Dynamics of drugs in Paediatrics, Nyanza Provincial General Hospital-CME, Obama Children’s Hospital, Kisumu.
  • March 2010: Management of pesticide poisoning, Kenyatta National Hospital/Agrochemicals Association of Kenya, Nyanza Provincial General Hospital, Kisumu.
  • March 2010: Recognition and Management of adverse drug reactions in HIV/AIDS patients, Management Sciences for Health (MSH)/National Aids and STI Control Council (NASCOP), Jumuia Resort, Kisumu.
  • April 2009: Management of pain and fever in children, Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya/ GlaxoSmithKline, Sarova Panafric Hotel, Nairobi.
  • May 2009: Rational Drug Use, Infection Control, Referral and networking in HIV/AIDS, Missions Essential for Drugs and Supplies (MEDS), Sagana
  • June 2009: Drug Interactions, a special Emphasis on Antimicrobials, Missions Essential for Drugs and Supplies-MEDS, Nairobi.

Convening and Coordinating Conferences

  • October 2019 - Member LOC-Kenyatta University Research and Innovation Conference (KUBRIC).

Community Service and Other Engagements

  • 2023: Last mile strategy for KCSE and KCPE candidates of 2022
  • 2021-Date: Board member, Consolata Primary School, Nyeri
  • 2015: Mentorship for adolescent girls-own initiative
  • 2015: Motivational Talk, St. George’s Girls High School
  • 2014: Overview and Management of Prostate and Cervical Cancers in Kenya, Kasarani PCEA Church Youth Forum, Nairobi.
  • 2013: Guest speaker on speech day, South Tetu Girls Secondary School Board of Governors, South Tetu Girls Secondary School, Nyeri
  • 2012 - Date: Corporate Social Responsibility, every October, member-USTANI Investment Limited.
  • 2012: Guest Motivational speaker, Board of Governors, Karatina Secondary School
  • 2012: Motivational speaker, Githiga Mixed Secondary School, Kiambu

Affiliation of Professional Bodies

  • Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya (PSK)
  • Hospital Pharmacists Association of Kenya (HOPAK)
  • International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP)

National and International awards and Recognitions

  • February 2021; Appreciation- Participation in the launch of Kenyatta University Women’s Economic Empowerment Hub (KU-WEE)
  • August 2020; Appreciation- Committee on development of postgraduate scholarships and undergraduate bursaries policy
  • November 2020; Appreciation-Committee on student academic achievement award system
  • December 2019; Appreciation-KUBRIC LOC member
  • March 2019; Nomination - Delegate Chinese language and culture educators trip to China
  • May 2015; Appreciation- STEP Project
  • June 2013; Appreciation-Guest of Honour South Tetu Girls High School
  • October 2012; Appreciation -Official launch of the biomedical research ethics review Policy

Administrative Positions Held

Recognized university administrative positions

  • January 2023 to date; Deputy Executive Dean-School of Health Sciences
  • May 2020 - September 2022; Renewal- Acting Dean School of Pharmacy
  • May 2018 - May 2020; Acting Dean School of Pharmacy
  • January 2017 – May 2018; Chairman-Department of Pharmacy & Complementary/Alternative Medicine
  • June 2015 – December 2016; Renewal- Programme coordinator- Pharmaceutics & Industrial Pharmacy
  • June 2012- June 2014; Programme coordinator- Pharmaceutics & Industrial Pharmacy

Other administrative positions Held

  • July 2022; Member Committee on Policy to Guide Posthumous Awards
  • May 2022 to Date: Reconstituted Board-National Phytotherapeutics Research Center
  • May 2021 to Date; Reconstituted University Ranking Committee
  • 2019 to date; Chair representing Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), Student Disciplinary Committee
  • December 2019; Appointment - Calibration of Equipment and engagement of internal consultants committee
  • November 2019; Appointment - Committee on Students Academic Achievements awards
  • November 2019; Appointment - postgraduate scholarships and undergraduate bursaries policy development committee-2019
  • April 2019; Appointment - Committee to address issues on the implementation of the two-third lecture attendance rule-2019
  • February 2019; Co-chair committee on the development of a policy framework to guide the management of Kenyatta University Hospital
  • 2018 to Date; Kenyatta University Hospital technical working group
  • December 2018; Appointment to assist in robing the awardee of honorary degree-45th Graduation Ceremony-2018
  • August 2015; Renewal appointment Inspection and Acceptance Committee-Drugs
  • September 2014; Renewal- Appointment as Mentor in Chandaria BIIC
  • March 2014; Appointment - Mentor Chandaria BIIC-2014
  • October 2013; Appointment KU-ERC- 2013
  • June 2013; Appointment - Inspection and Acceptance Committee-Drugs Stores
  • September 2012; Appointment - Committee to Develop Proposals for capacity building in the School of Health Sciences
  • May 2012; Appointment to plan for the launch of the policy for biomedical research involving human subjects- 2012
  • March 2012; Appointment - Committee on flagship project Chinese Medicine

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