Dr Diep Ha

Senior Research Fellow

School of Dentistry
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
d.ha@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 64728

Overview

Diep Ha is a dentist and a mid-career researcher at the UQ School of Dentistry. She completed her PhD in Oral Epidemiology at the University of Adelaide. Relative to opportunities, Diep Ha has made exceptional contributions to the national population-based research programs in child oral health. Her contribution was evidenced in research leadership as a Chief Investigator in three successful NHMRC projects, in intellectual input to development of new data collection instruments such as questionnaires, oral epidemiological examination protocols.

Diep Ha is interested in conducting population-based research investigating complex interactions between multilevel determinants of oral health. Her current focus is on effects of fluoride use, dietary patterns on oral health, improve oral health that lead to better health, quality of life and reducing inequality among vulnerable populations.

Diep Ha is currently supervising several PhD, Master by research and Honours students. She currently mentors a team of ECRs in conducting the two projects, of which she is a Chief Investigator.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Adelaide

Publications

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Book Chapter

  • Do, L.G., Harford, J.E., Ha, D.H. and Spencer, A.J. (2016). Australian children’s general health behaviours. Oral health of Australian children. (pp. 212-236) edited by L.G. Do and A.J. Spencer . Adelaide, SA, Australia: University of Adelaide Press. doi: 10.20851/ncohs

  • Ha, D. H., Roberts-Thomson, K. F., Arrow, P., Peres, K. G. and Do, L. G. (2016). Children’s oral health status in Australia, 2012–14. Oral health of Australian children: The National Child Oral Health Study 2012–14. (pp. 86-149) edited by Loc G. Do and A. John Spencer. Adelaide, SA Australia: University of Adelaide Press. doi: 10.20851/ncohs-05

  • Luzzi, L., Ha, D. H., Ellershaw, A., Koster, C., Brennan, D. S. and Chrisopoulos, S. (2016). Measuring representativeness of the study participants. Oral health of Australian children: the National Child Oral Health Study 2012–14. (pp. 48-85) edited by Loc G. Do and A. John Spencer. Adelaide, SA Australia: University of Adelaide Press. doi: 10.20851/ncohs-04

  • Roberts-Thomson, K. F., Kapellas, K., Ha, D. H., Jamieson, L. M., Arrow, P. and Do, L. G. (2016). Oral health status and behaviours of Indigenous Australian children. Oral health of Australian children: the National Child Oral Health Study 2012–14. (pp. 264-287) edited by Loc G. Do and A. John Spencer. Adelaide, SA Australia: University of Adelaide Press. doi: 10.20851/ncohs-10

  • Do, L. G., Luzzi, L., Ha, D. H., Roberts-Thomson, K. F., Chrisopoulos, S., Armfield, J. M. and Spencer, A. J. (2016). Trends in child oral health in Australia. Oral health of Australian children: the National Child Oral Health Study 2012–14. (pp. 288-305) edited by Loc G. Do and A. John Spencer. Adelaide, SA Australia: University of Adelaide Press. doi: 10.20851/ncohs-11

Journal Article

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor