Dr Michael N. Walekhwa
HoD, Biomedical Sciences

Department of Biomedical Sciences

Welcome to the Department of Biomedical Sciences at Kabarak University's School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Our department is committed to delivering outstanding education and pioneering research in biomedical sciences. With access to high-level laboratory facilities and state-of-the-art teaching resources, students receive hands-on training and exposure to cutting-edge technologies.


Our vision is to become a premier center of excellence in biomedical sciences education and research, driving innovation and advancing healthcare outcomes.


Our mission is to provide comprehensive education in biomedical sciences, preparing competent and compassionate healthcare professionals. Additionally, we strive to conduct cutting-edge research to address healthcare challenges effectively.


  • To deliver high-quality education in biomedical sciences, equipping students with the necessary skills and knowledge for successful careers.
  • To conduct innovative research that pushes the boundaries of knowledge and contributes to solving healthcare issues.
  • To establish fruitful local and international collaborations to enhance academic and research endeavors.
  • To engage with the community through impactful healthcare outreach programs, addressing the needs of underserved populations.


Our core values include integrity, excellence, innovation, and collaboration. These principles guide our academic and research pursuits, ensuring ethical practice and fruitful collaborations.

Faculty Profiles

  1. Dr. Michael N. Walekhwa – Head of Department
  2. Dr. Fiona C. Maiyo
  3. Dr. Josephat Tonui
  4. Ms. Teresa K. Ogeto
  5. Mr. Fred Kipsang
  6. Mr. Hadan Baiwo 


Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences

The Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences offers a comprehensive curriculum designed to equip students with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills necessary for a career in clinical laboratory practice. Regulated by relevant bodies in Kenya and globally, this program adheres to rigorous standards ensuring quality education.

Students delve into various aspects of medical laboratory sciences, including hematology, clinical chemistry, microbiology, immunology, and histopathology. Through a combination of classroom lectures, laboratory sessions, and clinical placements, students gain proficiency in laboratory techniques, specimen collection, analysis, and interpretation of results.

The program emphasizes the importance of accuracy, precision, and adherence to safety protocols in laboratory practice. Upon completion, graduates are prepared to pursue roles as medical laboratory technicians in healthcare settings, contributing to disease diagnosis, treatment monitoring, and public health initiatives.

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Contact the Department of Biomedical Sciences

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Telephone: +254-705-290520

Our Moral Code

As members of Kabarak University family, we purpose at all times and in all places, to set apart in one’s heart, Jesus as Lord. (1 Peter 3:15)


Located 20 Kilometres (12mi) from Nakuru City CBD, along the Nakuru – Eldama Ravine road.

P.o private bag 20157, Kabarak.

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