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Dr. Njogu Peter Mbugua obtained his elementary education at Mau-Summit Primary School (1985-1992) and Njoro High School (1993-1996). From September 28th 1998, he studied at the University of Nairobi graduating with a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree on 4th Nov 2002. He worked with the Kenyan Ministry of Health as a pharmacist-intern (Nov 2002-Oct 2003), and as a pharmacist (Nov 2003-Oct 2005). From Oct 2005 to Dec 2007, he studied for Master of Pharmacy in Pharmaceutical Analysis at the University of Nairobi, graduating on 7th Dec 2007. On July 15th 2008, he commenced doctoral studies at the University of Cape Town under the supervision of Prof. Kelly Chibale, graduating with a PhD in Chemistry specialized in Synthetic Medicinal Chemistry on 7th June 2012. Dr. Njogu is currently a lecturer in the Department of Pharmacy, University of Nairobi, where he teaches Pharmaceutical Chemistry at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. His research interests revolve around drug discovery and development through synthetic medicinal chemistry, computational approaches, formulation design, and phytochemistry, as well as rational use of medicines through pharmaceutical analysis & bioequivalence studies.  

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