Roy Ogenya




  • Medical Doctor 
  • Currently, medical lead at Zuri Health, an award-winning health tech start-up in Kenya.
  • Published in Peer reviewed journals: Taylor & Francis and the Wiley Public Health Emergency Collection.
  • Passionate about disrupting norms in healthcare provision through different avenues eg, wellness practices in mental health, alternative techniques, etc,


Dr. Roy attended medical school at the University of Nairobi. He was fully involved in research and published papers ranging from COVID research to Orthopedic Surgery during undergrad.

After medical school, he worked as a doctor in a remote underprivileged part of Western Kenya, treating various diseases in various departments such as pediatrics, surgery, internal medicine, and mental health.

After a year, he returned to the capital, where he was actively involved in leveraging technology to disrupt the norms in providing health care using AI, remote care monitoring, telemedicine, etc. 

He is passionate about mental health and optimizing good work-life balance among peers. As such, he is actively involved in best mental health practices such as yoga, breathing techniques, and alternative medicine as a holistic approach to caring for the human being.


Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at the University of Nairobi School of Medicine. Certificates: Clinical care of patients with severe and acute respiratory infections from WHO, Basic Life Support Certificate, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Certificate, Disaster Management Certificate.