CURRICULUM VITAEPERSONAL BACKGROUNDNAME : Mathew Kiriago AkamaDATE OF BIRTH : 6th October, 1966SEX : MaleMARITAL STATUS : Married With Four ChildrenEDUCATIONAL BACKGROUNDUNIVERSITY : University Of Nairobi, 2001-2005 Master Of Dental surgery- Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. University Of Nairobi, 1987-1991 Obtained Bachelor Of Dental Surgery (BDS) Degree.(A LEVEL) : Kagumo High School, 1984-1985 Obtained Three Principles and one subsidiary.SECONDARY : Kisii High School, 1980-1983( O LEVEL) Obtained Division 1 in Kenya Certificate Of Education.PRIMARY : Mecheo Primary school, 1973-1979 Kisii, Kenya.WORKING EXPERIENCE1991-1992 : Dental Intern at Kenyatta National Hospital, Kenya.1993-1994 : District Dental Surgeon, Kisii District Hospital, Member: District Health management Team.1995-1997 : Resident Dentist at the Seventh - day Adventist Dental Dental Clinic, Nairobi.1997-2005 : Tutorial Fellow, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dental Sciences, University of Nairobi.2001-2005 : Undertook Postgraduate studies in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Of Nairobi.2006 to Date : Lecturer, Department Of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Of Nairobi.
CURRENT RESPONSIBILITIES • Teaching and supervising undergraduate and postgraduates students in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Of Nairobi. • In charge of ward at University Dental Hospital. • Oral and Maxillofacial surgery course coordinator BDS III • Oral and Maxillofacial surgery course coordinator MDS Periodontology III • Maxillofacial Surgeon. University Dental Hospital. • Maxillofacial Surgeon Kenyatta National Hospital.PUBLISHED PAPERS 1. Akama M. K., Chindia M.L., Occurrence and Pattern of Mandibular Fractures at Kisii District Hospital, Kenya. East Afr. Medical J.. 70:732-733. April1993. 2. Akama M.K... Guthua, S.W., Chindia M.L., Pierre Robin Syndrome. Case Report East Afr. Medical J. 77:343-344:June.2000 3. Akama M.K., Guthua S. W., Chindia M.L., Management of Complex Orofacial Soft Tissue Injuries. African Journal Of Oral Health Sciences 1:8-10. June.2000. 4. Akama M. K., Guthua S.W., Chindia M.L., Nyong’o A. Extra-abdominal fibromatosis invading the mandible: Case Report. East African Medical Journal 79:49-50. January 2002. 5. Odhiambo W.A., Guthua S.W., Macigo F.G., Akama M. K., Maxillofacial Injuries caused by terrorist bomb attack in Nairobi, Kenya. Int. J. Oral Maxillofacial Surgery 2002:31:374-377. 6. Akama M.K., Macigo FG. Chindia ML. Guthua SW, Odhiambo WA. Occurrence Of injuries of the Maxillofacial Skeleton seen at a Teaching and National Referral Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya. African Journal Of Oral Health Sciences. 2004. 4:219-222. 7. Chindia ML, Akama MK, Awange DO. Occurrence of ameloblastic fibroma over a ten-year period East Africa Medical Journal 2005:82:No. 8:42-45. 8. M.K. Akama, M.L. Chindia, F.G. Maligo, S.W. Guthua. Pattern of Maxillofacial and associated injuries. East Africa Medical Journal 2007; 84 No.6:103-112. 9. Masters Thesis, University of Nairobi August 2005. Current Pattern of Road Traffic Accidents, Maxillofacial and Associated Injuries in Nairobi.
PAPER ACCEPTED FOR PUBLICATION 1. Sang K. Mulupi E. Akama M. K., Mureithi J., Macigo F., Chindia M., Pattern of occurrence of Temporomandiobular Joint Dislocation as seen at the University of Nairobi Dental hospital. To be published in East Africa Medical Journal February 2010 issue.PAPERS PRESENTED AT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES 1. Akama M.K... Guthua. S.W., Chindia M.L... Management of Complex Orofacial Soft Tissue Injuries. Presented at the 12th Annual Scientific Conference of international Association of Dental Research (IADR), Nairobi, Kenya. October 1998. 2. Akama M.K., Guthua. S.W., Chindia M.L., Ameloblastic Fibroma: Analysis of Five Cases. Presented at the 13th Annual Scientific Conference of International Association for Dental Research (IADR), Kampala, Uganda. November 1999. 3. Akama M.K., Guthua, S.W., Chindia, M.L... Macig0. F., the pattern, Aetiological Factors and Treatmnt Modalities for Facial Bone Fractures at Kenyatta national Hospital. Presented at the 14th Annual Scientific Conference of International Association for Dental Research (IADR), Harare, Zimbabwe. October 2000. 4. Akama M.K., Guthua S.W., Odhiambo W.A. Airway Emergencies in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery- a local experience. Presented at the 3rd Annual Critical care symposium held at the Nairobi Hospital .8th November 2008. 5. Akama M.K., Guthua S.W., Challenges in the diagnosis and management of Temporomandibular joint ankylosis. Presented at the International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons maxillofacial traumatology course, Nairobi, Kenya 28th September – 2nd October 2009COURSES ATTENDED • AO Craniomaxillofacial principle course, January 23-26, 2006, Cairo. Egypt. • AO Craniomaxillofacial Seminar June30th, Nairobi, Kenya. • Syncthes craniomaxillofacial symposium in Nairobi Kenya on September 19th and 20th 2008. • AO Craniomaxillofacial principles course from 20-22nd July 2009. Nairobi Kenya. • International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Maxillofacial traumatology course held at the University Of Nairobi Dental Hospital, Kenya 28th September – 2nd October 2009.MASTERS THESIS SUPERVISIONSupervising following MD (oral and maxillofacial surgery) thesis
1. Occurrence characteristics and management of oral and maxillofacial injuries at Mulago National Referral Hospital – a 10 year retrospective study. Student Dr. Tugaineyo Emmanuel Ituuza. MDS III 2. Occurrence and clinical characteristics of maxillofacial soft tissue injuries treated at a major referral hospital in Nairobi. Student: Dr. ( Major) Edalia MDsIVMEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL ORGANISATIONS 1. East Africa Association of Maxillofacial Surgeons. 2. Kenya Dental Association. 3. International Association for Dental Research.NON GOVERMENTAL ORGANISATIONS (NGOs) • Treasurer- African Development and Emergency Organization (ADEO).