Dr Usmani qualified in Medicine at Kings College London and completed his PhD in Aerosol Science and Inhalation Medicine at Imperial College London for which he received the 2005 NHLI PhD Prize for the Best Thesis. His clinical research themes are Inhaled Drug Delivery, Airways Physiology, Lung Imaging, Respiratory Pharmacology and Tele-monitoring / E-health. He was co-investigator and lead Clinical PI, on an EU HORIZON 2020 grant, myaircoach, to investigate the role of Tele-monitoring and E-health in asthma self-management. In 2015, he received one of the highest accolades in Aerosol Science, the Thomas T Mercer Award from the American Association of Aerosol Research (AAAR) and ISAM, recognizing his international research excellence in pharmaceutical aerosols and inhalable materials. In 2019, he was awarded the Fellowship of The European Respiratory Society (FERS).