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Paediatric dentist, Senior Lecturer and Clinician-Scientist Fellow, MCRI and University of Melbourne, Murdoch Children's Research Institute

Mihiri Silva is a paediatric dentist with teaching, research and clinical appointments in Melbourne, Australia: Clinician-Scientist Fellow at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute; Consultant and Research Lead in the Department of Dentistry at the Royal Children's Hospital, and Senior lecturer and Director of Graduate Research at the Melbourne Dental School, University of Melbourne. Mihiri’s research ranges from causal inference to qualitative research, and seeks to understand and improve the oral health of children.


  • –present
    Paediatric dentist and PhD candidate, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute


  • 2013 
    Melbourne Dental School, The University of Melbourne, Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Paediatric Dentistry)