Dr Yohannes Melaku

Research Associate (Respiratory and Sleep Medicine)

College of Medicine and Public Health

place Flinders Medical Centre
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Yohannes is an early-career researcher in nutritional and sleep epidemiology at Flinders University. His research focuses on diet, sleep and disease outcomes. He uses big datasets from Australia, China, the United Kingdom and the United States and applies advanced and novel statistical and epidemiological tools.

Qualifications

Ph.D, Medicine/Nutritional Epidemiology | MPH, Nutrition | MPH, General | BSc., Public Health

Honours, awards and grants
  • Best Young Researcher of the Year, Mekelle University, Ethiopia (2013/2014)
  • Australian International Postgraduate Rsearch Scholarship, Australia (2015-2018)
  • Dean's Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence, The University of Adelaide (2018)
Key responsibilities

Research

Teaching interests
  • Nutritional epidemiology
  • Sleep epidemiology
  • Global health
  • Epidemiology
  • Biostatistics
Supervisory interests
Biostatistics
Epidemiology
General nutrition in health
Sleep
Higher degree by research supervision
Current
Associate supervisor: Nutritonal Epidemiology (1)
Expert for media contact
Epidemiology
Nutrition
Available for contact via
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0427 398 713
Media expertise
  • Epidemiology
  • Nutrition
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