Marianne Mureithi

Chair of the Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology, University of Nairobi
Dr. Marianne Mureithi is the current Chair of the Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology and a Senior Research Fellow/ Senior Lecturer at the University of Nairobi, Kenya. Her work focuses on studying multiple social-behavioural, environmental and biological factors associated with the increased susceptibility to sexually transmitted infections and advocating for better access to Sexual and Reproductive health care for all women and girls in sub-Saharan Africa. She is passionate about raising and mentoring the next generation of outstanding African scientists who will help solve some of the continent’s greatest health and development challenges.