Introduction

HOD Dr. Ochiba Lukandu

The Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Medicine & Oral Pathology and Radiology was one of the five departments established at the inception of the School of Dentistry in the year in 2007, and received its first students in January 2008. At inception, the department had only 4 members of staff and was involved in the teaching of two courses namely Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine.

Since its inception, the department has made great strides and now has 7 teaching and 2 non-teaching members of staff. The courses currently offered at the department are undergraduate courses for the Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree program and these include;

  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

  • Oral Medicine and Therapeutics

  • Oral Pathology

  • Oral Radiology

  • Forensic Dentistry

We also offer oral health courses to medical (MBChB) and nursing (BScN) students within the College of Health Sciences at Moi University. Currently, two masters programs are being developed and are set to be launched soon.

Alongside clinical teaching, the department offers outpatient clinical services at the school in collaboration with the Department of Dental Clinical Services. We also offer dental radiography services within the school. Laboratory diagnosis and inpatient clinical services are provided by our staff within the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH).

Message from HOD

Welcome to the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Medicine & Oral Pathology and Radiology. This is an academic department that teaches five courses that form part of the Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree program at the School of Dentistry, Moi University. We also teach Oral Health courses to medical and nursing student at the college of Health sciences of Moi University. Alongside teaching, the department also offers outpatient clinical services at the school of dentistry dental clinic in collaboration with the department of Dental Clinical Services. Inpatient and emergency call services are by our staff within the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital. . The department is also involved in research and outreach activities in line with the vision and mission of Moi University. We welcome any form of collaboration especially in teaching, research and outreach activities.

Core Values and Quality Objectives

Core Values

  • Professionalism
  • Integrity
  • Partnerships

Quality Objectives

  • To achieve at least 80% pass rate in departmental examinations
  • To improve staff competence through postgraduate training, seminars, workshops and continuous professional development activities.
  • To carry out research and produce at least one scientific publication every calendar year
  • To participate in at least two outreach activities each calendar year.

Academic Staff

 

DEPARTMENT OF MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY, ORAL PATHOLOGY/ORAL MEDICINE AND RADIOLOGY

S/N

NAME

CURRENT POSITION

QUALIFICATION &WHERE OBTAINED

 

Prof. M. Maged Lotfy

HOD, Oral Biology and

Full Prof. - Dept of Max. Surg, Oral Path/Oral Med. & Radiology

PhD in Oral Surgery 1981

Masters in Oral Surgery

Bachelor in Dental Surgery

Cairo, University Egypt

Cairo University Egypt

Cairo University Egypt

 

Dr. Conway K. Sang

Dean, SOD

Senior Lecturer- Dept of Max. Surg, Oral Path/Oral Med. & Radiology

Masters, Clinical Cytology

Bachelor of Dental Surg.

University of Nairobi

University of Nairobi

 

Dr. Ochiba. Lukandu

HOD and Lecturer, Dept of Max. Surg, Oral Path/Oral Med. & Radiology

Post Graduate Diploma in Cancer Prevention and Control

PhD in Oral Pathology

Bachelor of Dental Surgery

National Inst. of Health Bethesda, Maryland,USA

University of Bergen, Norway

University of Nairobi

 

Dr. Okumu Brenda

Assistant Lecturer

Bachelor in Dental Surgery

University of Nairobi

 

Dr. L. Koech

Assistant Lecturer

Bachelor in Dental Surgery

University of Nairobi

 

Dr. Bernard Sanya

HOD, Dental Clinical Services and Lecturer Dept of Max. Surg, Oral Path/Oral Med. & Radiology

MDS-OMFS

Bachelor in Dental Surgery

University of Nairobi

University of Nairobi

 

Dr. Songwa Micha Cyrus

Lecturer Dept of Max. Surg, Oral Path/Oral Med. & Radiology

Masters in Dental Surgery- Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Bachelor in Dental Surgery

University of Nairobi

University of Nairobi

 

Nancy J. Limo

Nursing Officer

Bachelor in Counseling Psychology

Higher Diploma in Opthalmic Nursing

Diploma in Nursing

Moi University

KMTC Nairobi

KMTC HomaBay

 

Kiptanui Chebii

Laboratory Technologist

B.Sc in Medical Laboratory Science

Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science

Mt. Kenya University

KMTC, Nakuru

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