Dr. Pius Kamau

Dr. Pius Kamau KUNC Commentator

Born in Kenya and trained in Spain, Pius Kamau has been in surgical practice in the Denver area for three decades. He was a columnist for The Rocky Mountain News and has written for The Denver Post. Kamau’s commentaries have also been featured on NPR, in the Huffington Post and other national magazines and newspapers. He’s also contributed to several books and recently finished his memoir.

 

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7:42pm

Sun August 14, 2011
Commentary

Somali Famine Was Preventable

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There are many things in life that can be prevented before they escalate out of control. The recent famine in Somalia is an example for KUNC commentator Dr. Pius Kamau. While the world community should have been prepared for what’s happening now – he says those involved need to take responsibility too.

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6:00am

Mon July 18, 2011
Commentary

An Easy Source for Knowledge for Americans

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Some of the most meaningful conversations take place around the dinner table. But sitting down together almost seems to be a lost art in our 24/7 society. KUNC commentator Pius Kamau says such gatherings could do a lot to help us learn more about the world in which we all live.

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9:28am

Sun June 19, 2011
Commentary

Kevorkian's Legacy: A Physician’s Point of View

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The debate over doctor-assisted suicide continues to heat up following the recent death of Dr. Jack Kevorkian. One advocacy group wants Colorado physicians to have the ability to inform dying patients of their legal end-of-life options but stop short of assisted suicide. This has KUNC commentator Dr. Pius Kamau wondering about Kevorkian’s legacy and just what role assisted suicide should play in the medical community.

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6:00am

Sun May 8, 2011
Commentary

An African’s View on Osama bin Laden’s Death

Much has been said about the death of Osama bin Laden. We’ve heard reaction from all around the world from Ground Zero to the Arab world. KUNC commentator Pius Kamau has an African perspective of what bin Laden’s death means for his country.

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10:03am

Sun April 10, 2011
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Sentencing Guidelines Should be Part of Budget Negotiations

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A top White House political and economic adviser says President Obama will lay out new plans this week to reduce the federal deficit. When it comes to cutting costs, KUNC commentator Pius Kamau thinks something has been missing from the discussions.

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