Dr Fredrick ChiteDr. Chite is a Medical Oncologist and Hematologist. He completed his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degrees at Moi in Kenya. He proceeded to the United States where he successfully completed a 3-year internal medicine residency at Indiana University School of Medicine after which he proceeded to do a 3-year sub-specialty fellowship in Hematology, BMT and Medical Oncology at the Indiana University Simon Cancer Center.
His research focus is on hematological disorders: sickle cell anemia, hemophilia, multiple myeloma, leukemia, lymphoma; and solid tumors: breast cancer, prostate cancer, head and neck cancers and HIV-related malignancies. He is also at the forefront of establishing the electronic medical records in oncology as well as creating the oncology curriculum for training at a fellowship level, nursing level and advanced practitioner level.
In his current role as Medical Co-director of the AMPATH Oncology and Hematology Program and Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at the IU School of Medicine, he is charged with helping to build the AMPATH Oncology Institute in Eldoret, a position he has held since 2011. He also serves as Visiting Faculty at Moi University School of Medicine in Eldoret, Kenya, where he teaches undergraduates and post-graduate students.