Johansen Odour is a government pathologist. Pathology is a branch of medical science primarily concerning the examination of organs, tissues, and bodily fluids in order to make a diagnosis of disease.
Forensic pathology is a branch of pathology concerned with determining the cause of death by examination of a cadaver. The autopsy is performed by the pathologist at the request of a coroner usually during the investigation of criminal law cases and civil law cases in some. The other branches consist of pathologists who examine the blood and deal with DNA.
Dr. Johansen is also a Lecturer at the University of Nairobi under Forensic Sciences.
JOHANSEN ODOUR EDUCATION
Dr Johansen Oduor graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Nairobi in 2000 and his master’s in Pathology in 2008.
He also has a Diploma in forensic medicine. Although he has worked as a hospital surgeon in the past, he now spends much of his day performing autopsies for the nation.
How does your day look like?
My daily work is usually very hectic. I wake up at 5am, do some reading up to 6am, prepare and reach the office by 7.30am.