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Amaka Offiah

Professor Amaka Offiah

Consultant paediatric radiologist, Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust

Amaka C Offiah is Professor in Paediatric Musculoskeletal Imaging and consultant paediatric radiologist at the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, Sheffield, UK. She has published and lectured extensively on paediatric musculoskeletal imaging in general and more specifically on child abuse and on applications of AI in the radiological diagnosis of musculoskeletal conditions in children. She has been involved in the development of national guidelines related to investigating suspected physical abuse in children, has published a textbook and organises an annual course in the UK on the subject. Professor Offiah is Chairperson of the European Society of Paediatric Radiology Child Abuse Taskforce and co-Chair for the North-East Region of the Experts in the Family Justice System Committee.

Professor Offiah provides expert witness evidence in cases of suspected child abuse and her research includes the ongoing development of an AI tool (ELECTRICA) that is aimed at assisting clinical radiologists and expert witnesses working in this field.
Professor Offiah is Managing Editor (Outside the Americas) for the journal Pediatric Radiology and in this capacity has significant interest in the role of AI in clinical and research settings.