Dr. Simba Tanyanyiwa

School of Health and Society

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Contact Details

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Current positions

Doctoral Research Fellow in Diabetes


Simba joined the University of Salford in 2019 as a research fellow in diabetes,  on a joint post with the North Manchester Diabetes Centre (Northern Care Alliance NHS group). 

Simba completed a first degree in Biomedical Science, and a second degree in Podiatric Medicine, before securing NIHR funding for his doctoral studies. His  PhD thesis was titled ‘The Effectiveness of Nerve Conduction and Transcutaneous Oxygen Against Existing Methods in the Assessment of Neuroischaemia in the Feet of People with Type 2 Diabetes in the Community’, which was funded by an NIHR clinical academic doctoral fellowship.

Simba's current research includes exploring the role of digital platforms in healthcare, diabetes in deprived communities, and he collaborates with various initiatives and partner organisations across Greater Manchester.


  • Podiatry
  • Nursing
  • Prosthetics and Orthotics
  • Business School

Research Interests

  • Diabetes
  • Neuropathy and Ischaemia
  • Diagnosis
  • Digital Health and Applications
  • Podiatry

Qualifications and Memberships


  • Biomedical Scientist
  • Podiatric Medicine (Podiatrist)
  • PhD - Health Sciences


  • HCPC