Dr Saliu Balogun

BPhty, MSc, PhD
Research Fellow (Epidemiologist)
College of Health & Medicine

Areas of expertise

  • Epidemiology 111706
  • Geriatrics And Gerontology 110308

Research interests

  • Longitudinal data analysis
  • Mulitmorbidity
  • Multiple causes of death
  • Cardiovascular disease prevention
  • Sarcopenia
  • Chronic disease epidemiology


Dr Balogun is a Research Fellow with the Epidemiology for Policy and Practice group at the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health.

His research interest is in the analysis of large-scale and longitudinal data to identify potentially modifiable risk factors for the development of multimorbidity, including cardiovascular diseases and musculoskeletal disorders.  

Saliu has a background in physiotherapy and gerontology. He completed his Ph.D. at the University of Tasmania examining the impact of sarcopenia on musculoskeletal health, mortality, and quality of life of older people. Prior to his appointment at the Australian National University, Saliu was an Arthritis Australia Research Fellow at the Menzies Institute for Medical Research University of Tasmania.


Researcher's projects

  • Quantifying Mortality Incorporating Multiple Causes of Death: Optimising Data for Policy and Practice (MCoD)


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