Dr Elsa Dent

NHMRC Early Career Fellow

Centre for Health Services Research
Faculty of Medicine
+61 7 3176 5530


Dr Elsa Dent is an NHMRC Early Career Research Fellow in the Centre for Health Systems Research at the University of Queensland. She also holds a position as adjunct lecturer at the University of Adelaide in the School of Public Health. Her major areas of research include: frailty, sarcopenia and integrated models of care for older adults.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Adelaide


  • Dent, Elsa, Lien, Christopher, Lim, Wee Shiong, Wong, Wei Chin, Wong, Chek Hooi, Ng, Tze Pin, Woo, Jean, Dong, Birong, de la Vega, Shelley, Poi, Philip Jun Hua, Kamaruzzaman, Shahrul Bahyah Binti, Won, Chang, Chen, Liang-Kung, Rockwood, Kenneth, Arai, Hidenori, Rodriguez-Manas, Leocadio, Cao, Li, Cesari, Matteo, Chan, Piu, Leung, Edward, Landi, Francesco, Fried, Linda P., Morley, John E., Vellas, Bruno and Flicker, Leon (2017) The Asia-Pacific clinical practice guidelines for the management of frailty. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 18 7: 564-575. doi:10.1016/j.jamda.2017.04.018

  • Dent, Elsa, Chapman, Ian, Piantadosi, Cynthia and Visvanathan, Renuka (2017) Screening for malnutrition in hospitalised older people: comparison of the Mini Nutritional Assessment with its short-form versions. Australasian Journal On Ageing, 36 2: E8-E13. doi:10.1111/ajag.12402

  • Dent, Elsa (2017) Anorexia of aging and avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 18 5: 449-450. doi:10.1016/j.jamda.2017.01.020

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