David Bukusi, MB, ChB, MMed

Senior Medical Specialist, Kenyatta National Hospital
Co-appointment as Lecturer, University of Nairobi Department of Psychiatry

David Bukusi, MB, ChB, MMed, is a senior medical specialist at the Kenyatta National Hospital with a co-appointment as lecturer at the University of Nairobi Department of Psychiatry. He provides direct psychiatric care at the Kenyatta National Hospital: Mental Health Department, Mathari Hospital and at the national referral hospital Kenyatta National Hospital, and he teaches in the University of Nairobi’s Department of Psychiatry. He is a co-investigator for SMART-DAPPER. Dr. Bukusi has worked extensively with the Ministry of Health, the World Health Organization (WHO) and other stakeholders to edit the current Kenya Mental Health Policy 2015-2030. He is also head of Kenyatta National Hospital HIV prevention services in the PEPFAR-funded Centre Of Excellence HIV Medicine (CoEHM) program as well as head of the KNH Youth Centre, which provides mental health and sexual and reproductive health care to Youth and adolescents.