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Institute of Population Health Sciences (IPHS)

Dr Damilola Omodara

Teaching Fellow

Telephone: +44(0) 20 7882 3275
Room Number: G.06


Dr Damilola Omodara has a background in Biochemistry and Public Health. She holds an MA in Public Health (Nottingham Trent University) and a PhD in Sociology and Public Health (Nottingham Trent University). Damilola has experience working in and on health issues facing Black and Minority ethnic groups. She has engaged with research on various health issues among the Black and Minority ethnic groups and work collaboratively on various international health projects on health promotion, Non-communicable diseases through the lens of the social determinants of health and implementation of innovative healthcare.


She is also involved with BAME Health outreach in East Midlands, to promote awareness on cancer and diabetes prevention and management. She has been involved in various community projects among the Black and minority ethnic groups and she is a strong advocate for community led-approaches to healthcare, health promotion and community health and upstream intervention.


Damilola is the module lead for international Politics of Global Health. She participates in student assessments and supervision of students’ projects and MSc dissertations.


Research Interests:

Damilola’s previous research focuses on a wide range of health issues among the Black and Minority Ethnic communities, how ecological communities recognise indigenous knowledge system and the role of cultural beliefs heterogeneity on self-management behaviours at different multilevel scales.


Global Public Health Unit


Research Interests:

Global public health and development; Social and Political approaches to health; Health and Behavioural theories; Community health and upstream intervention, health promotion, Maternal health and mental health