Felix Barasa, MBChB, MMED
Consultant Physician, Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital
Dr. Felix Barasa, MMED, FCP(ECSA) FCP Edin, FACC is a consultant physician and cardiology at Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH) in Eldoret, Kenya. He is also Head of the Department of Cardiology and the National Chairman of the Kenya Association of Physicians.
Dr. Barasa first became involved with the Hubert-Yeargan Center as part of the Cardiovascular Center of Excellence as a cardiology fellow in 2010. As he progressed in his own clinical practice at MTRH, he began to serve as a research mentor and supervisor for Duke trainees working in the CCU at MTRH. In 2019, with the HYC, he helped to develop and launch the Moi University – Duke Cardiovascular Fellowship program. He currently oversees the fellowship program, providing curriculum structure and giving lectures in partnership with Duke colleagues, Drs. John Lawrence and Titus Ng’eno.
Dr. Barasa’s research interests are in heart failure and cardiomyopathies. He has served as site PI on several influential projects such as the IMPI protocol, the CREOLE protocol and the INVICTUS trial.
In collaboration with the HYC, Dr. Barasa has been instrumental in capacity and partnership building between Moi University, MTRH, and Duke.
Dr. Barasa received his MBChB and his MMED from Nairobi University in Kenya.