Kennedy Auma

Kennedy Auma is the President and CEO of Medical Records Institute in Kenya. A fellow of Health Informatics from University of Nairobi, Institute of Tropical and Infectious Diseases (UNITID) with over 14 years working experience as well as having post graduate qualification in Health Systems Management (KeMU). Founder/Managing Editor of The African Journal of Health Information Systems (AJHIS). Editorial Board of International Journal of Health Systems Management (IJHSM), Reviewer of various International Journal in Emerald network. Kennedy has strong operational, systems and health financing background with the ability to strategise and present vision at the C-level in accordance to strategic healthcare objectives. Role-model a detail-driven work ethic by striving to exceed benchmark expectations in every endeavor; he has ability to multi-task, and manage projects and teams with varying specialties by focusing on best practices, industry standards, protocols, and security requirements within projects methodologies guidelines. Kennedy served on the faculty of Kenya Methodist University, and UCLA Anderson School of Management’s Management Development Institute (MDI). He is involved in the development of curriculum and training materials for Health Management Information Systems for various colleges and universities in Kenya. From 2006 -2013, Kennedy has been involved in the management of USAID funded program caring for people living with HIV/AIDS at the University of Washington, Hope Centre for Infectious Diseases in Kenya.