Prof. Said Hassan

Specialist surgeon and University lecturer
Current position:
Associate professor, University of Nairobi and Consultant General and Laparoscopic surgeon, Kenyatta National hospital and the Aga Khan University Hospital Associate Dean, School of Medicine, university of Nairobi
BSc (Anatomy), MBChB, MMed (Surgery), FACS
Prof. Hassan brings to the board tremendous experience in scholarship and health matters. He received his graduate and postgraduate education at the University of Nairobi and qualified as a surgeon in 2000. He has taught Anatomy and Surgery at the University of Nairobi and the Aga Khan University in Nairobi, rising through the ranks from assistant lecturer (2006) to Associate Professor (2010) . He has also taught at the University of Pensylvania in the USA. He is a council member (secretary) of the surgical society of Kenya, board member of Kenya Medical Association-Sacco, and is the Editor- in-Chief of the Annals of African surgery journal. In 2010, Prof. Hassan was appointed Associate Dean of the school of Medicine, University of Nairobi. He has been involved in the administration of youth organizations in Kibera. He believes in establishing a strong board relationship with every member growing in the process.