Researcher biography

Dr Elsa Dent is an Honorary Fellow at The University of Queensland's School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences. She currently holds an NHMRC Early Career Fellowship (2016-2020). Her research focuses on frailty and sarcopenia (loss of muscle, strength and function) in older adults. She also has a keen research interest into integrating healthcare systems, including supporting older adults with frailty so that they can receive best care and avoid any unnecessary hospitalisations.