Researcher biography

Dr Victor M. Oguoma (BSc, MScPH, MBiostat, PhD) is a Senior Research Fellow (Epidemiology & Biostatistics) at the UQ Poche Centre for Indigenous Health. He has degrees/training in medical/public health parasitology/entomology, cardiometabolic disease epidemiology, and biostatistics. Before joining the UQ Poche Centre, he held Senior Research Fellow and Senior Research Officer positions in biostatistics and epidemiology at the Health Research Institute University of Canberra and Menzies School of Health Research, respectively, where he led/contributed to the design, implementation, and analyses of large scale randomised controlled trials (RCTs) and epidemiological studies in the Indigenous populations of Australia, sub-Sahara Africa, and diverse populations in Kuwait. He has over 10 years of experience in public health, epidemiological, and applied biostatistics research across sectors - non-governmental organisations and academia in Australia and overseas. In collaboration with other researchers, he has attracted over $6M in competitive National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) and International-funded collaborative research grants as Chief Investigator and holds honorary research fellow appointments at the Menzies School of Health Research. He is an Editorial Board member of BMC Public Health journal, and a member of Statistical Society of Australia (SSA), Australasian Epidemiological Association (AEA), and the Australian Clinical Trials Alliance Statistics in Trials Interest Group (ACTA STIng).