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Wolfson Institute of Population Health

Tooba Hamdani, MRes. Health Data in Practice (QMUL), MSc. Clinical Research (University of East Anglia), Bachelors in Physiotherapy (University of Kashmir)

Post Graduate Research student



I am a PhD student at the Health Economics and Policy Research Unit (HEPRU). My area of study is Economic evaluation of Digital Health Interventions. I have previously done an MRes in Health Data Science in Practice (QMUL) and MSc Clinical Research (UEA). My background is in Physiotherapy.

My research interests also include chronic disease management including cardiovascular and musculoskeletal diseases, health inequalities, ethnic disparities in health and rehabilitation.

I completed my MRes in Health Data in Practice in 2022 which is part of the 4-year PhD program funded by Wellcome Trust. My MRes dissertation involved modelling the impact of Cardiovascular Events – Stroke, Myocardial Infarction and Coronary Revacularisation events, on Health-related Quality of Life in R program using UKBiobank data. I have also done an MSc in Clinical Research from University of East Anglia in 2020 where my dissertation was a Systematic Review of psychometric properties of Fugl-Meyer Assessment scale for Stroke survivors. My undergrad training is in Physiotherapy and I have practiced in Kashmir (2021) and Bangalore-India (2019). 


Research Interests:

Digital Health, Health Technology Assessment, Economic evaluation, Health inequalities, Ethnic disparities in health, Cardiovascular diseases, Chronic disease management, Rehabilitation.


Outstanding publications:

  • Iqbal, M.J., Hamdani, T., Attarwala, H.Z., Amiji, M.M. (2023). Nanoscale Vaccines for the Prevention of COVID-19. In: Patravale, V.B., Date, A.A., Jindal, A.B. (eds) Nanomedicines for the Prevention and Treatment of Infectious Diseases. AAPS Advances in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Series, vol 56. Springer, Cham.



My primary supervisor is Prof Borislava Mihaylova.

My second supervisor is Prof Anthony Mathur.

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