Professor Loc Do

Professor Loc Do
 Position Professor
 Org Unit ARCPOH
 Email loc.do@adelaide.edu.au
 Telephone +61 8 8313 3964
 Location Floor/Room WS9102.01 ,  Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    Loc is a dentist and an oral epidemiologist with special interest in social and clinical oral epidemiology. He has a wide range of research interest.

    Currently, he is a Chief Investigator of the National Child Oral Health Study and a birth cohort study investigating impact of socioeconomic inequality on child oral health funded by NHMRC.

     

    Other responsibilities

    • Associate Editor of BMC Oral Health
    • Member of various committees of the International Association of Dental Research (IADR).

     

  • Qualifications

    BDS, MScDent, PhD

  • Awards & Achievements

    2017     International: IADR EW Borrow Memorial Award, awarded at the 95th General Session of the IADR, 

                San Francisco, USA

    2012     University: FICA Travel Award. Faculty of Health Sciences, the University of Adelaide.

    2009     University: Mutual Community Award. Faculty of Health Sciences, the University of Adelaide.

    2007     National: Investigator Award in Community and Preventive Dentistry, awarded at the 47th Annual Meeting of the               IADR Australian New Zealand Division, Barossa Valley.

    2005     International: IADR/Lion Investigator Award, awarded at the 83rd General Session of the IADR, Baltimore, USA.

    2004     International: IADR/Colgate Research in Prevention Award, awarded at the 82nd  General Session of the IADR,
                 Honolulu USA.

     

  • Research Interests

    ·         Oral epidemiological measurement of dental diseases

    ·         Quantitative analysis of oral epidemiological data including multilevel analysis

    ·         Risk and benefit trade-off in the use of fluorides in children

    ·         Natural history of dental fluorosis

    ·         Socio-economic inequality in oral health

    ·         Oral health-related quality of life

    ·         Smoking as a risk factor for periodontal diseases

    ·         Effectiveness and safety of water fluoridation in children

  • Research Funding

    CI-A

    2019-2021

    NHMRC

    Project Grant

    Do LG

    Sawyer A

    Jones A
    Ha DH
    Leary S

    Spencer AJ

    Effect of exposure to fluoridated water in early childhood on child psychological and intellectual development

    $828,756

    CI-A
    2018-2022

    NHMRC

    Project Grant

    Do LG

    Golley R
    Ha DH
    Leary S
    Manton D

    Thomson WM

    Scott  J

    Spencer AJ

    Determinants of inequality in child oral health at school age–A prospective cohort study

    $1,229,852

    CI-A 2013-2016

    NHMRC

    Project Grant

    Do LG

    Spencer AJ

    Thomson WM

    Scott  J

    Common risk factor approaches to address socioeconomic inequality in child oral health

    $773,033

    CI-B

    2016-2019

    NHMRC
    Partnership Grant

    Peres M

    Do LG

    Brennan D

    Spencer AJ

    Karnon J

    Roberts-Thomson KF

    Peres K

    Thomson WM

    Luzzi L

    Harford JE

    Delivering effective dental healthcare in 2020-2030: A national longitudinal partnership study of burden of oral

    diseases in Australia

    $1,056,521

    CI-A

    2012-2015

    NHMRC

    Career Development Fellowship

    Do LG

    Understanding influences on child oral health

    $391,076

    CI-B

    2012-2016

     

    NHMRC

    Centre of Research Excellence

    Brennan D

    Do LG

    Roberts-Thomson KF

    Spencer AJ

    Dental health services research for improved oral health outcomes

    $2,464,677

    CI-B

    2011-2014

     

    NHMRC

    Partnership Grant

    Spencer AJ

    Do LG

    Brennan D

    Roberts-Thomson KF

    Impact of health policy on the delivery of dental services and child oral health outcomes

    $1,259,000

    CI-B

    2011-2014

    NHMRC

    Project Grant

    Roberts-Thomson KF

    Do LG

    Is silver fluoride effective in managing deciduous caries in Indigenous children?

    $662,066

    CI-A

    2009-2012

    NHMRC

    Project Grant

    Do LG

    Spencer AJ

    Natural history and longterm impact of dental fluorosis.

    $310,150

    CI-B

    2011-2014

    Cancer Aust

    Project Grant

    Farah C

    Do LG

    Screening for oral cancer.

    $512,276

    CI-A

    2007-2009

    NHMRC

    Project Grant

    Do LG

    Liu P

    Socioeconomic gradients in children's oral health.

    $72,500

    CI-B

    2009-2010

    NHMRC

    Project Grant

    Spencer AJ

    Do LG

    Effect of fluoridation on initiation of caries.

    $193,375.

     

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