Skip to main content
Institute of Population Health Sciences (IPHS)

Nicola Firman


Health Data Scientist and PhD student



Nicola is a health data scientist and PhD student whose work focuses on using electronic health records to assess childhood obesity and its related health outcomes in an ethnically diverse child population. To date, her work has included analyses of longitudinal data to establish whether there are ethnic patterns in parental concern about childhood obesity, and now focuses on understanding the morbidities and consultation patterns of obese children and their families in east London.


BSc Population and Geography, University of Southampton 2010-2013

MSc Demography and Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine 2013-2014