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Abayomi Sanusi
Research Associate



Abayomi's background is in General Surgery.

He is Research Associate within the Mental Health and Addiction Research Group, working on the Diabetes and Mental Illness Improving Services and Outcomes (DIAMONDS) Randomised Controlled Trial (RCT) and Process Evaluation project.

Abayomi's research interest is in using multidisciplinary multi stakeholder mixed methods approaches to address chronic, non-communicable diseases. His Health Sciences PhD research focused on Cardiovascular Disease in Africans, exploring innovative hypertension intervention development. That work is applicable across chronic non-communicable diseases, various deprivation settings across all income contexts, and in Public Health and Implementation Science.


  • MD (Doctor of Medicine) Uludag University
  • MRCSEd (General Surgery) Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Dip Lap. Surg (Laparoscopic General Surgery) University of Strasbourg
  • MSc (Health Research) University of Leeds
  • MPH (Public Health) University of York

Departmental roles

  • Contract Researchers Forum
  • Past teaching as Graduate Teaching Assistant on MPH modules (Infection & Disease and Foundations & Practice of Public Health)

University roles

  • Graduate Students Association nominated Postgraduate Research Senate member 2023 / 2024



Abayomi's research interests are in:

  • Global Public Health - Epidemiology of Chronic Diseases
  • Multidisciplinary multi-stakeholder mixed methods approaches to addressing chronic, non-communicable diseases
  • Cardiovascular / hypertension health in low-income and inequality contexts, remote settings and disasters
  • Intervention development, implementation and evaluation


  • DIAMONDS Programme RCT Process Evaluation

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Contact details

Dr Abayomi Sanusi
Research Associate DIAMONDS programme

Tel: +44 (0)1904 325605