Dr. Bernhards Ogutu Ragama graduated from the University of Nairobi in 1991 with MBChB and pursued a residency in Paediatrics at Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi cumulating in a Masters in Medicine (Paediatrics) in 1998. He furthered this with a PhD in Clinical Pharmacology in 2002 under a WHO/TDR scholarship.
He is a senior Clinical Trialist with INDEPTH-Network. Dr. Ogutu has keen interest in malaria diagnosis as an endpoint to malaria trials evidenced by his wide experience in malaria research especially clinical pharmacology and clinical trials at Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI). He is a member of the Expert Committee on Clinical Trials of the Pharmacy and Poisons board, the regulatory authority of the Kenyan Ministry of Health. He is also an Association of the Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) certified Physician Investigator (CPI) and is the founding president of the East African Chapter of the ACRP.