Dr. Edwin Walong
Dr. Edwin Oloo Walong is a Lecturer at the Anatomic Pathology Unit, Department of Human Pathology, School of Medicine, at the University of Nairobi. In addition to teaching and instruction, he provides clinical service as a pathologist in Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi and serves as the lead trainer at Minimally Invasive Tissue Sampling (MITS) Centre. He is also skilled in Scholarly Communication, Science communication and communicating to non-scientists having trained at the Training Center in Communication (TCC Africa). Dr Walong is currently working on a research project on respiratory infectious disease mortality, to identify the organisms causing these diseases, and the underlying pathological processes. The anticipated impact of this work is to guide multi-pathogen diagnostic testing, and to improve the quality of clinical care, where respiratory illnesses are diagnosed.