Dandara Haag

Dr Dandara Haag

Postdoctoral Researcher

School of Public Health

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD (as Co-Supervisor) - email supervisor to discuss availability.


Dandara is a research associate at the BetterStart group. She has a Bachelor in Dentistry and her PhD work evaluated the impact of general and oral health conditions on individuals' quality of life. Over the last three years she has been involved in different research projects, analysing large datasets from population-based health studies (cross-sectional and cohort studies). Dandara is working with the BetterStart group and with the Indigenous Oral health Unit on various projects involving epidemiological analysis of de-identified datasets.

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  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2017 Research Associate University of Adelaide
  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2018 Award Dean’s Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence The University of Adelaide Australia
    2017 Research Award Head of the School prize for the best presentation at the School of Public Health Research Symposium The University of Adelaide Australia
    2014 Scholarship PhD scholarship Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological development- CNPq Brazil
    2013 Award Diploma of Merit for achieving the best Grade Point Average for the Bachelor in Dental Surgery Program Federal University of Santa Catarina Brazil
    2013 Award Diploma of best student in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Traumatology of the Federal University of Santa Catarina Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Traumatology of the Federal University of Santa Catarina Brazil
    2013 Award Diploma of Merit from the Brazilian Association of Dental Education for achieving the best grade point average for the Dentistry Program of the Federal University of Santa Catarina Brazilian Association of Dental Education Brazil
    2013 Award Diploma of Merit from the Brazilian Dental Association for the work developed in the social area during the undergraduate course. Brazilian Dental Association Brazil
  • Language Competencies

    Language Competency
    English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
    Portuguese Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2014 - 2018 The University of Adelaide Australia PhD
    2009 - 2013 Federal University of Santa Catarina Brazil Bachelor of Dental Surgery
  • Research Interests

Tutor of the disciplines of Evidence-based Dentistry and Social Context Dentistry

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  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2019 Co-Supervisor Prediction modeling in oral health epidemiology: methods and application Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Mi Du
    2019 Co-Supervisor Influence of Psychosocial Factors on Socioeconomic Gradients in Self-reported Oral Health Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Mehrsa Zakershahrak
  • Other Supervision Activities

    Date Role Research Topic Location Program Supervision Type Student Load Student Name
    2019 - ongoing Principal Supervisor Comparing risk factors for early childhood caries in Indigenous children across 3 nations The University of Adelaide BDS Honours Part Time Melody Chen
    2018 - 2018 Co-Supervisor Patterns of TV food advertising from an Australian commercial network for the entire 2017 The University of Adelaide Masters in Public Health Master Part Time Xinyue Wang
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  • Editorial Boards

    Date Role Editorial Board Name Institution Country
    2018 - ongoing Board Member JDR Clinical and Translational Research IADR United States
  • Position: Postdoctoral Researcher
  • Phone: 83131635
  • Email: dandara.haag@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences, floor 9
  • Room: WS9105.08
  • Org Unit: Public Health

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