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Elizabeth Bukusi

MBChB, M.Med (ObGyn), MPH, PhD, PGD (Research Ethics).Chief Research Officer and Deputy Director -Research and Training, Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), Co-Director, Research Care Training Program,(RCTP), Center for Microbiology Research, KEMRI, Research Associate Professor, Departments of Global Health and Obstetrics and Gynecology. University of Washington, Honorary Lecturer, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Nairobi and Aga Khan University –Chairperson

Simon K. Langat

MSc (Vet) PGD (Research Ethics), OGW, Head of Health Sciences, National Commission for Science Technology and Innovation (NACOSTI) –Vice-Chairperson

Wambeti Njiru


BDS, MDent Sc, MFDS RCS Ed (UK), Surgeon and Lecturer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Nairobi-Treasurer

Lucy Maina

BA, MA, PhD. (Sociology). Senior Lecture and Chairperson, Institute of Peace and Security Studies, Kenyatta University-Education Officer

Margaret Mbuthi

BA. (Counselling Psychology) Agha Khan University-Secretary

Karori Mbũgua

BA, MA, MSc, PhD, Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Nairobi-Communications Officer

Joseph Katwa

BA, MSc, Chaplain, Moi University-Member

Adiel Micheni Magana

BEd, MEd, PhD, Associate Professor and Dean, Faculty of Science, Chuka University-Member

David Ayuku

A Professor of Clinical Psychology of Moi University, College of Health Sciences, School of Medicine department of Behavioral Sciences he obtained a BSc in Psychology from Mid-America Christian University (Formerly Gulf-Coast Bible College Houston, Texas), MA in Clinical Psychology from Texas Southern University, and PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Maastricht. His recent research and publications have been driven by a keen interest in how children develop and adapt under difficult conditions, with a particular focus on street children. Other ongoing research Projects include: Orphaned and Separated Children’s Assessment Related to Their Health and Well-Being (OSCAR). In addition to his position as Co-Principal Investigator of the Indiana University-Moi University Academic Research Ethics Partnership (IU-Moi AREP), he has been instrumental in developing curricula for Bachelor of Science in Medical Psychology; and Master in International Health Research Ethics – a collaborative Programme between Moi University and Indiana University in the USA; both approved by Moi University Senate.-Member


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Membership in the BSK is open to all Kenyans or persons residing in Kenya who shares the objectives of the BSK as outlined in Article 5 of the society’s constitution.


“To be a vibrant platform for multidisciplinary debate on bioethical issues’’.


"To support the development of ethics and the creation and diffusion of knowledge in medicine and the life sciences’’