Damian Opemo

Name: Damian Opemo

Contact details:

E-mail: dopemo@kibu.ac.ke

Website: kibu.ac.ke

Academic Qualification

Institution [ Date from – to ]Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained:
Kenyatta,Kenya,2003-2005Master of Public Health/Epidiomology
UoN,Kenya,1982Diploma in Advanced Nursing (Equivalent to BSc-Nursing)

Field of Specialization

  • Community Health Nursing

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Member of National Nurses Association of Kenya (NNAK)

Work Experience

Date from toInstitution, Location (City, Country)Person Responsible ToPositionResponsibilities/Duties
2015-PresentKibabii UniversityDEAN-FSLecturerTeaching and Research
2014-2015Great Lakes UniversityCOD-NursingLecturerTeaching and Research
1985-2014KMTCDirector-KMTCSenior Principal LecturerTeaching and Administration

Professional Research Interest

  • Causes of Mortality among fishermen
  • Mobilization and physical activity among pregnant women

Research Experience and Funds Attracted

YearPosition in ProjectResponsibilities/DutiesResearch/Project TitleAmount (?, €, $, KES)
2004Principal InvestigatorGeneral ResearchCauses of Mortality among Fishremen in Lake Victoria-Kenya WatersKES 300,000


YearPosition in Consultancy TeamResponsibilities/DutiesConsultancy/Project TitleAmount (?, €, $, KES)

Selected Publications 2015-2018: Books and Book Chapters


Selected Publications 2015-2018: Scientific Articles Published in Refereed Journals

  1. Ogolla, M. M., Opemo, D. O., & Asweto, C. O. (2016). Early Mobilization and Physical Activity Improve Stroke
    Recovery: A Cohort Study of Stroke Inpatients in Kisumu County Referral Hospitals, Kenya. American Journal of
    Public Health, 4(4), 154-158.
  2. Opemo.D.O. and Juma S.G.(2019).Logistic Regresssion of Causes of Mortality among Fishremen in Lake
    Victoria.Central African Journal of Public health (2019).vol. 5(1): 46-51