Mafalda Sousa

Lecturer in Diagnostic Radiography

Mafalda Sousa

School/Department: Healthcare, School of



Mafalda began her career as a Diagnostic Radiographer in 2014 after completing a BSc Diagnostic Radiography at the School of Health in Porto, Portugal. In 2023, she was awarded an MSc Radiography (CT and MRI) from Birmingham City University.

Mafalda has been working in the NHS since 2016, where she specialises in CT Colonography and MSK MRI imaging.

She is currently researching the use of gadolinium-based contrast agents in Magnetic Resonance soft-tissue sarcoma imaging.

Since 2022, she combines her Diagnostic Radiography Lecturer role at the University of Leicester with a Senior Cross-Sectional Radiographer clinical role at the University Hospitals of Leicester.


Year 1 

RA1001 Radiographic Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology (module lead)


Year 2

RA2001 Cross-sectional Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology (module lead) 

RA2003 Science and Technology 2

RA2004 Theory of Cross-sectional Practice



  • MSc Radiography - Birmingham City University (2023)
  • BSc Diagnostic Radiography - Porto School of Health (2014)
  • Member of the Society of Radiographers
  • HCPC register - RA74829
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