Dr Victor Oguoma

Senior Research Fellow

UQ Poche Centre for Indigenous Health
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences


Dr Victor M. Oguoma (BSc, MScPH, MBiostat, PhD) is a Senior Research Fellow at the UQ Poche Centre for Indigenous Health. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Medical Parasitology, Master of Science in Public Health, Ph.D. in Cardiometabolic disease epidemiology, and Master of Biostatistics degrees. 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, where he lead the biostatistical and related methodological components. He holds an honorary research fellow appointment at the Menzies School of Health Research. He is available to supervise Ph.D. students.

Research Interests

  • Biostatistics
    - Clinical trial design methodologies and analyses (+ sample size estimations with/without closed-form solutions) - Interrupted Time Series - Meta-analysis - Hierarchical and non-hierarchical regression modeling (Linear and Generalised Linear components) - Survival analyses - Geospatial statistical modeling - Health indicator and health surveys
  • Priority Populations
    - Indigenous Health (national and international) - Migrant Health
  • Epidemiology
    - Chronic diseases epidemiology (cvd risk screening and classification, cardiometabolic syndrome, diabetes, sleep apnoea, obesity, and other modifiable risk factors) - Infectious diseases epidemiology (otitis media, malaria, and other neglected tropical diseases)


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Featured Publications

Book Chapter

  • Nwose, E.U., Bwititi, P.T. and Oguoma, V.M. (2017). Metabolic Syndromes and Public Health Policies in Africa. Medicinal Spices and Vegetables from Africa. (pp. 109-131) London, United Kingdom: Academic Press. doi: 10.1016/b978-0-12-809286-6.00004-2

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