Ms. Rose Kihara
Teaching Fellow

Ms. Rose Kihara is an assistant lecturer at Strathmore University School of Tourism and Hospitality (STH). She is a clinical nutritionist with working experience from several hospitals including Aga Khan University Hospital Nairobi and Mbagathi District Hospital. Ms. Kihara has also worked as a research assistant mainly investigating aflatoxin contamination and exposure levels in the country.

She joined STH in 2016 and lectures Food Science and Human Nutrition as well as Diet Therapy. Her goal is to be a nutrition researcher focusing on local foods.





CPA Part I – III, Strathmore University:

B.Sc. Chemistry and Zoology, University of Nairobi.

MSc. Applied Human Nutrition, University of Nairobi.


Year Joined Strathmore 2016
Subjects Teaching Food Science and Human NutritionDiet Therapy
Areas of interests Human nutrition and emerging nutrition and health trends.Food science and new product development in the food and beverage industry.
Hobbies ReadingListening to music and watching good movies

Aerobics, cycling and swimming

What are you passionate about Nutrition research and general knowledge acquisitionCultural growth through new experiences

Helping people reach their greater self

Publications Diversity of Micro, Small and Medium Cereal Milling Enterprises in Nairobi County, Kenya and Levels of Aflatoxins in their Milled Products, World Journal of Nutrition and Health, 2017, Vol. 5, No. 2, 33-40
Research Grants None so far