Oral and Maxillofacial Diagnostic Sciences
- D.D.S., M.S. (Education)
- M.S. (Oral Medicine)
- Certificate in Oral Diagnosis and Oral Medicine (Indiana University)
- Certificate in General Practice Residency (University of Minnesota)
- Certificate in Oral Pathology (University of Florida)
Carol M. Stewart, D.D.S., M.S. is a Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Diagnostic Sciences at the University of Florida College of Dentistry. She received a B.S. with honors in medical technology from Indiana University, a M.S. in education from Indiana University, Indianapolis, and a D.D.S. degree from Indiana University School of Dentistry. Following completion of a General Practice Residency at the University of Minnesota, she returned to Indiana to engage in private dental practice and complete a M.S. degree in Oral Medicine from Indiana University School of Dentistry. She was awarded Diplomate status by the American Board of Oral Medicine in 1986. She served on the dental faculty of the University of Nebraska and University of Minnesota before joining the University of Florida faculty in 1985. In 1996 she received a certificate in oral and maxillofacial pathology from the University of Florida College of Dentistry and was awarded Diplomate status from the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology in 1997.
Her educational activities have included clinical and didactic instruction in diagnosis, treatment planning, management of medically complex patients and applied dental pharmacology. Her research has focused on oral medicine and oral pathology, with interest in management of patients with HIV infection and autoimmune disorders. She has worked with Florida AETC since 1995 to enhance access to care for underserved patients. Since 1993, she has worked with the UF Center for Orphan Autoimmune Disorders, and assumed directorship in 1995. Recent funding appropriations have enhanced collaborative patient care, disease management strategies, and clinical research with the UF College of Medicine for patients with autoimmune diseases such as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and Sjögren’s syndrome.
From 1997- 2002, Dr. Stewart served as the Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs. Since June 2002, she has served as Director of Oral Diagnostic Sciences.