Dr. Gordon Nguka holds a PhD in Medical Dietetics and Pediatric Physiology and a Post doctorate in Randomized Control Clinical trials of Nutrients and Food products from Emory University and is serving as a senior Lecturer in the department of Nutritional Science and Director Open, Distance and E-Learning of Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST). He is also a registered consultant in Kenya in the Area of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics. From November 2018 was elected the chairman and President of the African Nutritional Sciences Research Consortium (ANSRC) for a Five year term. From September 2018 was elected by Nutrition and Dietetics academicians in Public and private Universities to represent them in KNDI council as per cap 253B of the Laws of Kenya and Now Chairing The accreditation committee of the Kenya Nutritionists and Dieticians Institute (KNDI). From July 2018 to date Dr. Nguka is running a collaborative research grant with Bioversity Kenya through MMUST in food systems in Vihiga County. Dr. Nguka is running research Grant through MMUST from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to study Environmental Enteric Dysfunction (EED) among children leaving in resource limited areas of Western Kenya.