Born and bred in Lagos Nigeria, Faatihah graduated with M.B.Ch.B degree from Olabisi Onabanjo University, Nigeria in 2008 and M.Sc in medical physiology from University of East London in 2013. Thereafter, she worked as a general practitioner and later joined the academic world (as Lecturer II in the Department of Physiology, University of Ilorin, Nigeria) to fulfill her lifelong dream of becoming a renowned scholar and researcher. She won the prestigious award of Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (in 2015) to proceed with her PhD in Loughborough University. She is happily married with 2 boys (7 and 5 years).
Project Title: The impact of exercise on uremic symptoms, quality of life, cardiovascular outcome, markers of inflammation and immune function in adults in early stage chronic kidney disease
ADAPT study: A self-reported physical activity, depression and illness perceptions in pre dialysis CKD.
Walking away from Type-2 Diabetes study: Clinical effectiveness of a pragmatic structured education programme on kidney function and CKD classification in stage 0/1 and 2 CKD.
Primary care study: self-reported physical activity, assessment of physical function, kidney function, cardiovascular and inflammatory markers.
Keywords for Discipline and Research Area:
Exercise Chronic Kidney Disease Inflammation