Dr Ratilal Lalloo

Dr Ratilal Lalloo
  • Biography/ Background

    Since April 2015, Ratilal is an Adjunct Associate Professor at ARCPOH.

    He is also an NHMRC Chief Investigator B in the Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Griffith University, Queensland and holds an academic title of Professor in the School of Dentistry and Oral Health, Griffith University, Queensland.

    He was a Senior Research Fellow at ARCPOH in April 2014 to March 2015. He was also the Acting Director of the Dental Practice Education Research Unit and Oral Health Promotion Clearinghouse.

    Prior to this he was the Colgate Chair and Professor: Rural, Remote and Indigenous Oral Health, in the School of Dentistry & Oral Health, Griffith University, Queensland, a position he occupied from January 2009 to January 2014. Prior to this he has been an academic at two dental schools in South Africa for almost 20 years. In this period he has been extensively involved in the training of under- and post-graduate dental students, dental public health related research and management responsibilities at department, school and university levels. Rati is a dental public specialist, having completed his undergraduate degree in dentistry in 1986, an honours degree in Epidemiology in 1992, a Masters degree in Community Dentistry in 1994 and a PhD in Dental Public Health at the University College London in 2002, under the supervision of Professor Aubrey Sheiham.

    Rati has published widely and his main research interest vary across many dental public health issues including evidence-based dentistry, oral health-related quality of life and health inequalities.

  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Dentistry (BChD)
  • Honours Degree in Epidemiology (B Sc Med Hons [Epi])
  • Master’s (Speciality) Degree in Community Dentistry (M Ch D)
  • PhD in Epidemiology and Dental Public Health (London)