A public health expert with a particular expertise in parasitic diseases, Isabell Kingori teaches in the School of Public Health at Kenyatta University in Nairobi, Kenya. She also serves as the curriculum coordinator in Kenyatta’s Department of Environmental and Occupational Health. As a Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence at Hollins during the 2021-22 academic session, she is further infusing a global perspective into the university’s public health curriculum.
Kingori holds both a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in applied parasitology. Between earning her advanced degrees she taught part-time for eight years and also worked at the African Medical and Research Foundation. During her teaching career, she has taught undergraduate and graduate courses and units in parasitology, immunology, epidemiology, environmental health, and more.
Kingori believes that sharing her knowledge with the world is one of the most fulfilling things she can do. Her story