Doctor Jacqueline Wanjiku Kagima

Executive member

Consultant Physician & Lecturer, Kenyatta National Hospital, Kenya.

Jacqueline is a specialist physician and is currently working at the Kenyatta National Hospital. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Nairobi, and completed her training as a Specialist Physician (2013) at the Kenyatta National Hospital, and the University of Nairobi. She has experience working at the Nairobi Hospital and the Aga Khan University Hospital in the critical care units. She is currently a student at Lancaster University undertaking an MRes in Global Health as part of a 1 + 3 PhD program at Lancaster and the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, under the IMPALA program.

She is a proud PATS MECOR level 3 graduate. She has won a small writing grant and writing prize through PATS MECOR. Her current research interests include the effect of air pollution on pulmonary function; Effects of sleep related disorders on motor vehicle drivers and has a strong interest in critical care medicine. She has acted as a reviewer for local journals and numerous Masters theses. She has presented her research work at the American Thoracic Society and given invited lectures at local symposiums. 

Apart from research, she remains committed to patients in less privileged communities, and has a strong interest in clinical medicine, improvement of medical services especially in resource poor settings as well as mentoring of students and junior doctors.