DR. TOM ONYANGO OCHOLLA DATE OF BIRTH: 14th January 1960
MARITAL STATUS: Married
LANGUAGES: English and Kiswahili
ADDRESS: Box 19638
TELEPHONE; 254-2-333632 (Work)
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: 1984: Degree in Bachelor of Dental Surgery
1986: University of Nairobi as Tutorial Fellow – Dental School in department of Oral Surgery
1987: Postgraduate Studies at King’s College Hospital of Medicine and Dentistry in London
Masters of Science degree in Dental Radiology
1993: Diploma in Dentistry of oral Maxillofacial radiology in South Africa, College of Medicine
Diploma in Dental radiology of Royal College of Radiologists (England).
EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND 1966 – 1972: Sacred Heart Primary School (Mombasa) – C.P.E. – 30 points
1973 – 1976: Lenana School (Nairobi) – E.A..E. first division – 15 points.
1977 – 1978: Lenana School (Nairobi) – Obtained 3 principal, passes in Biology, Physics and Chemistry and Subsidiary pass in general paper.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: December 1990 to date:
Lecturer in the Department of Dental Surgery (Head Dental Radiology Division)
June 1993 – September 1993: Visiting lecturer at the Maxillofacial radiology Department of Faculty of Dentistry, Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg South Africa.
September 1989 – April 1990: Employed as a Honorary Senior House Officer at King’s College School of Medicine and Dentistry in the dental Radiology Department. Assisted in teaching radiology, reporting and research. Attachment included sessions at the General Radiology department King’s College Hospital and Weekly sessions at the Royal Orthopedic Hospital Stanmore.
February 1986 – December 1990: Employed as a dental Officer by Ministry of Health at Siaya Hospital. Engaged in the provision of Dental Services at the Hospital and at Rural Health Centre within the District.
August 1984 – August 1985: Employed as Dental Officer/Inter at Kenyatta national Hospital, Nairobi while undergoing internship.
Forensic Dental Maturity Analysis: A review of Literature New African Journal of medicine vol. 1 No. 1 1995.
Osteopetrosis presenting as paroxysmal trigeminal neuralgia: A case report. International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 1991;20/
Comments on Radiation risks in Dental Practice”
Proceedings of the South African Forum for Radiation Protection Workshop 1994.
Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome: Report of a case and review of literature.