Dr Faatihah Niyi-Odumosu

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About me

Dr. Faatihah Adeyinka Niyi-Odumosu is currently a Senior Lecturer in Applied Human Physiology, Faculty of Health and Applied Science, the University of the West of England. She is a qualified medical doctor, obtained her MBChB degree from the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Nigeria; her MSc (Medical Physiology) from the University of East London, United Kingdom; and her Ph.D. (Clinical Exercise Physiology) from Loughborough University, United Kingdom. She is a Commonwealth Scholar (since 2015) and currently the Secretary to the low middle-income countries (LMIC)  research council - ISPAH. Faatihah has over 12 years of diverse international and UK teaching experience in higher education institutions and her teaching focuses on independent and creative thinking that prepares students for their future careers.

Area of expertise

Faatihah's research in the past and currently is interdisciplinary and cuts across Biomedical Sciences, Sports and Exercise Sciences, Clinical Exercise Physiology, Exercise is Medicine in Chronic Kidney Disease and Exercise is Medicine in Chronic lifestyle diseases (Type-2 diabetes, obesity, cancer, cardiovascular disease, and chronic kidney disease).  Faatihah is also passionate about digital health interventions in cardiovascular medicine and surgery including mental health.  She is an active member of the Cardiac Surgery Innovation and Applied Biomedical Research team at Big-DEAL, UWE with a specific interest in Augmented Surgical Intelligence, Deep Prescribing, Conversational AI for End-to-End Consultation, and AI Assurance. She has been working with NHS Bristol Heart Institute for the past year on AI and Mixed Reality feasibility studies for pre-op planning and simulation of minimally invasive valvular heart surgery. With 12+ years of research and teaching experience, she has published over 15 papers in reputable journals and international conferences.


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