Dr Milton Mutto

Milton is a Global Health Research Scientist with advanced training in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Sociology and Medical Rehabilitation. He has significant experience working with the Public, Non-Governmental, and Private Sectors in the areas of policy, program and capacity development. He is an expert in Child and Youth Welfare and Safety; Injury, Violence and Disability Prevention. He is skilled in the design, implementation, and review of epidemiologic and social scientific research projects, has published widely in indexed journals in the areas of injury, violence and disability prevention, education revitalization and measurement; and is also a peer reviewer for a number of indexed journals.

He holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD from Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden; a Post-Doctoral Diploma in Global Health Research, from the Swedish School of Global Health Research, Stockholm, Sweden; a Master of Science (in Medicine) in the field of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, f

rom the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; a Bachelors of Arts in Sociology from Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda; and a Diploma in Physiotherapy from Mulago School of Physical Therapy, Kampala Uganda. He has additional certificates in Bioethics; Injury/ violence prevention and safety promotion; Analysis of data from complex hierarchical designs; Survival Analysis; Public Health in Conflict Situations; Traffic injury prevention and control; Multi-Level Modelling; and Grant Proposal and scientific writing.

For the past 10 years, Milton has been involved in strategic leadership at a number of public, non-governmental and private organizations including the Injury Control Center-Uganda (ICC-U) a WHO Collaborating Center for Injury, Violence and Disability Prevention and Control; Makerere University School of Public Health; Mulago School of Physiotherapy; Entebbe and Rubaga Hospitals; The Pincer Group International Ltd (TPGIL), and the Pincer Training and Research Institute (PTRI). At the ICC-U, he provided executive direction, liaised with relevant line ministries, developed prevention priorities and programs, gave oversight to ongoing research, surveillance and community programs. At the Pincer Group, Milton has worked as Executive Director where he led the Group’s fundraising efforts; grant writing; provided technical and financial oversight, and engaged in program and policy development activities.

As a physiotherapist, Milton has over 10 years of experience in both public and private (for and not-for profit) hospitals and community settings in Uganda. He has extensive experience in community development in post-conflict settings with 7 years of experience working with national ministries- engendering reforms and main-steaming innovations. He has mentored local government leaders in the area of strategy development, advocacy and lobbying.