Researcher biography

Ratilal Lalloo is an Associate Professor, Teaching and Research, in the School of Dentistry at the University of Queensland. He holds an academic title of Professor in the School of Dentistry and Oral Health, Griffith University and is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health (ARCPOH), University of Adelaide. He is a dental public specialist, with an undergraduate degree in dentistry (1986), honours degree in Epidemiology (1992), Masters degree in Community Dentistry (1994) and PhD in Dental Public Health, University College London (2002). After almost 20 years as a dental academic in South Africa he took up the position of Colgate Chair & Professor: Rural, Remote and Indigenous Oral Health, in the School of Dentistry & Oral Health, Griffith University, for 5-years from January 2009. He was then a Senior Research Fellow at ARCPOH for a year (2014-2015). In 2015 he was an Associate Professor, on a short contract position, in the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Sydney.