Professor Nicholas Abinya
Professor of Medicine, Head of Section of Haematology/Oncology, Department of Clinical Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Nairobi and Kenyatta National Hospital.
Nicholas Anthony Othieno-Abinya is Professor of Medicine, Head of section of Haematology/Oncology, Department of Clinical Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Nairobi and Kenyatta National Hospital.
He holds a masters degree in internal medicine of the University of Nairobi. He did fellowship in medical oncology at the Royal London Hospital (University of London), London, England, and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.
His research interests are in the areas of malignant haematology and breast cancer, in which he has published widely in peer-reviewed journals. He has also authored a text book titled ‘Drug Treatment in Neoplastic Disorders of the Haematopoietic and Lymphoreticular Systems’ by Jomo Kenyatta Foundation, 2006. The second edition is in press. He has also written chapters in several text books.
Dr. Othieno-Abinya was founder and first chairman of Kenya Society of Haematology and Oncology (KESHO). He is also a member of ESMO, and ASCO, of which he was a member of the International Affairs Committe from 2010 to 2013. He is a member of AORTIC, of which he was vice chairman representing Eastern Africa in 2012-2013, and is currently a member of AORTIC Council and co-Chair of Education and Training Subcommittee of AORTIC.