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Dr. Margaret Kilibwa has a time-honored mission to care for humanity and inspire women and their families to self-reliance. She is a clinical nutritionist and assistant professor at the Women’s Health Institute of the UMDNJ- Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She received a Master of Science degree and a Ph.D. in Food Science and Nutrition from Cornell University. She also received certification in clinical nutrition from Columbia University.
Dr. Kilibwa has lectured at the national and state level on topics related to nutrition and health. She was invited as one of only 65 authorities to participate in an international obesity workshop sponsored by the NIH collaborator, Society for Women’s Health in Washington, DC. Her main area of focus is nutrition, healthy longevity, and nutrition education.
Dr. Kilibwa has recently worked on writing dossiers and substantiating claims of existing and new products for a major food company in the US with headquarters in France. Also, she has over 15 years of research experience at major pharmaceutical companies in the USA.
Dr. Kilibwa enjoys writing. In addition to “The Power of Right Action” an inspiration book, she is also writing a book on “The Most Nutritious Foods on Earth” with her agent, Krista Goering and Editor, Caroline Pincus.
In 2004 Dr. Kiliwa founded TropicalClinics, whose mission is to build medical centers that offer access to affordable health care to everyone. TropicalClinics has treated over 3,800 people at its annual Medical Camps in Western Kenya. They served mostly women and children, who presented with malaria, influenza, digestive problems, prenatal issues, dental problems, malnutrition, and HIV infection. TropicalClinics Kakamega is a highly functional pharmacy and treatment that integrates conventional medicine with other therapies for a more comprehensive approach to healing. It serves more than 200 out-patients per day.
Dr. Kilibwa has been involved in an array of research programs and services that improve women and children’s lives for the past 15 years; and in international and humanitarian work in Kenya for the past twelve years.