Dr. Ioana Sonea from Michigan State University visits University of Nairobi visits the Dept. of Veterinary Anatomy & Physiology
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Mon, 2017-05-15 14:14 - Wed, 2017-05-17 14:14

Dr. Ioana Sonea from Michigan State University visits University of Nairobi Department of Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology.  The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Faculty Exchange Program (FEP) supports Veterinary Faculty from Africa to visit Veterinary Medicine Schools in the US. Dr. Nasimolo(right on the photo) from the University of Nairobi Department of Vet. Anatomy & Physiology was among those selected in the first cohort of young faculty from Africa in 2016. During the program, the African faculty is paired with a mentor from the USA University, who works with them for a full semester in improving their teaching and research skills. Once the program ends the Visiting African faculty returns to their home institution and implement the acquired skills. A few months after the return, the Mentors from the US visit their mentees in Africa to observe their progress and also undertake collaborative activities.