Michael Chisimba Nyirenda – Clinical Director Saint John of God Hospitaller services

Michael worked as a general Clinical Officer of Mzuzu Central Hospital from 2003-2005. He joined Saint John of God Hospitaller Services as a Clinical Officer in March 2005. After completing a degree in Clinical Medicine (Mental Health) in 2010, Michael worked as a Mental Health Clinical Officer in Mzuzu and then in Lilongwe from 2012 to 2015 December. Since January, 2016 to present Michael works as a Clinical Director. He is responsible for the management of clinical needs of the service’s clients through assessment and treatment. He is the leader of the multidisciplinary team (MDT) and also takes a leading role in research activities of the service.

Aside having a BSc in Clinical Medicine (Mental Health) from Saint John of God College of Health Sciences/Mzuzu University, he also holds a Master’s Degree in Psychiatry with School of Medicine Cardiff University in Wales United Kingdom.