Tonny Brian Muthee


DPhil Student

  • I am currently working on a DPhil project that seeks to examine the prevention and management of cardiovascular risk in Kenyan primary care settings.

Cardiovascular risk prevention and management in resource-limited settings

Muthee is a Rhodes scholar reading for a Doctorate of Philosophy in Primary Health Care under the supervision of Professor Carl Heneghan, Dr David Nunan, Dr Veronika Williams and Dr Anthony Etyang. 

Muthee is a clinical nurse and midwife registered in Kenya. He is also a public health specialist with interest in implementation science. His work is guided by the importance of placing evidence-based healthcare practice centrally when thinking about the convergence of public health, primary healthcare and policies for non-communicable diseases.

He has received various academic awards among them; Top MSc PH graduate 2017 at Oxford Brookes University, The Best Graduating Student 2015 (University of Nairobi, School of Nursing), The Top National Midwifery Student 2015 (National Nurses Association of Kenya/Kenyatta National Hospital), and The Student Award of Outstanding Excellence 2015 (National Nurses Association of Kenya).

In his spare time, he is a nurse entrepreneur and a social media enthusiast.