Frank A Catalanotto

Frank A Catalanotto,

PROFESSOR

Department: DN-COMMUNITY DENTISTRY
Business Phone: (352) 273-5970
Business Email: fcatalanotto@dental.ufl.edu

Publications

2021
Dental Therapists’ Impact on Access to Care and Oral Health Equity.
Compendium of continuing education in dentistry (Jamesburg, N.J. : 1995). 42(5):256-257 [PMID] 33980024.
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2020
Outcomes from the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Dental Faculty Development Program.
Journal of dental education. 84(9):974-982 [DOI] 10.1002/jdd.12192. [PMID] 32488901.
2019
Greetings.
Journal of dental education. 69(1) [DOI] 10.1002/j.0022-0337.2005.69.1.tb03883.x. [PMID] 32003884.
2019
In Defense of Dental Therapy: An Evidence-Based Workforce Approach to Improving Access to Care.
Journal of dental education. 83(2 Suppl):S7-S15 [DOI] 10.21815/JDE.019.036. [PMID] 30709933.
2018
Are dental providers the next line of HPV-related prevention? Providers’ perceived role and needs.
Papillomavirus research (Amsterdam, Netherlands). 5:104-108 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pvr.2018.03.002. [PMID] 29524676.
2018
Assessing dentists’ human papillomavirus-related health literacy for oropharyngeal cancer prevention.
Journal of the American Dental Association (1939). 149(1):9-17 [DOI] 10.1016/j.adaj.2017.08.021. [PMID] 29031503.
2018
The Role of Pediatric Trainees in Addressing Oral Health Disparities in Children.
Pediatrics. 141(5) [DOI] 10.1542/peds.2017-4265. [PMID] 29615479.
2017
Addressing Oral Health Disparities Via Educational Foci on Cultural Competence.
American journal of public health. 107(S1):S18-S23 [DOI] 10.2105/AJPH.2017.303721. [PMID] 28661820.
2017
Emerging Models of Dental Practice Aim at Addressing Needs of the Aged.
Compendium of continuing education in dentistry (Jamesburg, N.J. : 1995). 38(9):606-610; quiz 613 [PMID] 28972385.
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2017
Expected Changes in Regulation and Licensure: Influence on Future Education of Dentists.
Journal of dental education. 81(9):eS11-eS20 [DOI] 10.21815/JDE.017.028. [PMID] 28864799.
2017
Health Literacy Approaches to Improving Communication between Dental Hygienists and Patients for HPV-Related Oral Cancer Prevention.
Journal of dental hygiene : JDH. 91(4):37-45 [PMID] 29118082.
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2017
Letter to the Editor Why is Dental Therapy Good for Patients and Dentists?
Today's FDA : official monthly journal of the Florida Dental Association. 29(2):20-1, 23 [PMID] 30457757.
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2017
Measuring quality: caries-related emergency department visits and follow-up among children.
Journal of public health dentistry. 77(3):252-262 [DOI] 10.1111/jphd.12206. [PMID] 28252806.
2017
Using a stakeholder-engaged approach to develop and validate electronic clinical quality measures.
Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA. 24(3):503-512 [DOI] 10.1093/jamia/ocw137. [PMID] 28339559.
2016
Assessing Cultural Competence among Florida’s Allied Dental Faculty.
Journal of dental hygiene : JDH. 90(3):192-6 [PMID] 27340185.
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2016
Assessing Faculty Development Needs among Florida’s Allied Dental Faculty.
Journal of dental hygiene : JDH. 90(1):52-9 [PMID] 26896517.
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2016
Delayed tooth emergence in children infected with human immunodeficiency virus.
Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology and oral radiology. 122(4):442-7 [DOI] 10.1016/j.oooo.2016.06.010. [PMID] 27554377.
2016
The Impact of an Infant Oral Health Program on Dental Students’ Knowledge and Attitudes.
Journal of dental education. 80(11):1328-1336 [PMID] 27803205.
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2016
Trends in dental-related use of hospital emergency departments in Florida.
Journal of public health dentistry. 76(3):249-57 [DOI] 10.1111/jphd.12158. [PMID] 27103213.
2015
Anticipated and Actual Implementation of Case-Based Learning by Dental Faculty Members During and After Training.
Journal of dental education. 79(9):1049-60 [PMID] 26329029.
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2015
Barriers to Medicaid participation among Florida dentists.
Journal of health care for the poor and underserved. 26(1):154-67 [DOI] 10.1353/hpu.2015.0000. [PMID] 25702734.
2015
Developing and testing pediatric oral healthcare quality measures.
Journal of public health dentistry. 75(3):191-201 [DOI] 10.1111/jphd.12087. [PMID] 25684132.
2015
Developing Dental Students’ Awareness of Health Care Disparities and Desire to Serve Vulnerable Populations Through Service-Learning.
Journal of dental education. 79(10):1189-200 [PMID] 26427778.
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2015
Effect of training pediatricians and family physicians in early childhood caries prevention.
The Journal of pediatrics. 166(4):1055-61.e1 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jpeds.2014.12.040. [PMID] 25662286.
2015
Impact of Reflective Writing Assignments On Dental Students’ Views of Cultural Competence and Diversity
. 79(3):312-321
2015
Impact of reflective writing assignments on dental students’ views of cultural competence and diversity.
Journal of dental education. 79(3):312-21 [PMID] 25729025.
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2015
Letter to the Editor.
Today's FDA : official monthly journal of the Florida Dental Association. 27(6) [PMID] 26640875.
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2015
Measuring quality of dental care: Caries prevention services for children.
Journal of the American Dental Association (1939). 146(8):581-591 [DOI] 10.1016/j.adaj.2015.03.017. [PMID] 26227643.
2015
The effect of Medicaid primary care provider reimbursement on access to early childhood caries preventive services.
Health services research. 50(1):136-60 [DOI] 10.1111/1475-6773.12200. [PMID] 25039907.
2014
An assessment of faculty and dental student decision-making in ethics.
The Journal of the American College of Dentists. 81(4):44-50 [PMID] 25975125.
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2014
Demographic and practice characteristics of Medicaid-participating dentists.
Journal of public health dentistry. 74(2):139-46 [DOI] 10.1111/jphd.12037. [PMID] 24102135.
2014
Perceptions of oral health, preventive care, and care-seeking behaviors among rural adolescents.
The Journal of school health. 84(12):802-9 [DOI] 10.1111/josh.12215. [PMID] 25388597.
2013
Mothers’ taste perceptions and their preschool children’s dental caries experiences.
Pediatric dentistry. 35(7):510-4 [PMID] 24553273.
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2013
The decision to counsel adolescents about HPV.
American journal of health behavior. 37(6):755-62 [DOI] 10.5993/AJHB.37.6.4. [PMID] 24001624.
2013
The Knowledge, Efficacy, and Practices Instrument for Oral Health Providers: a Validity Study With Dental Students
. 77:998-1005
2013
The knowledge, efficacy, and practices instrument for oral health providers: a validity study with dental students.
Journal of dental education. 77(8):998-1005 [PMID] 23929569.
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2012
Taste damage (otitis media, tonsillectomy and head and neck cancer), oral sensations and BMI.
Physiology & behavior. 107(4):516-26 [DOI] 10.1016/j.physbeh.2012.06.013. [PMID] 22728784.
2010
Evidence-based or feelings-based–we need to make a choice.
Today's FDA : official monthly journal of the Florida Dental Association. 22(4):29-30 [PMID] 20860338.
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2010
Pediatrics in the community: “keep smiling!” the Florida fluoride project.
Pediatrics in review. 31(1) [DOI] 10.1542/pir.31-1-30. [PMID] 20048037.
2010
Preventive oral health care in early childhood: knowledge, confidence, and practices of pediatricians and family physicians in Florida.
The Journal of pediatrics. 157(6):1018-1024.e1 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jpeds.2010.05.045. [PMID] 20655542.
2009
More on access.
Pediatric dentistry. 31(3):185-6 [PMID] 19552221.
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2009
Oral Disinhibition Varies With Taster Status: Unilateral Anterior Oral Anesthesia Produces Asymmetric Posterior Taste Loss in Nontasters
Chemical Senses. 34
2009
Otitis Media and Intensification of Non-Taste Oral Sensations
Chemical Senses. 34
2009
Taste Damage Associated With Otitis Media
Chemical Senses. 34:A119-A120
2008
Profile of the oral healthcare team in countries with emerging economies.
European journal of dental education : official journal of the Association for Dental Education in Europe. 12 Suppl 1:111-9 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1600-0579.2007.00493.x. [PMID] 18289274.
2007
Retronasal and orthonasal olfactory ability after laryngectomy.
Archives of otolaryngology–head & neck surgery. 133(1):32-6 [PMID] 17224519.
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2006
A welcome to the workshop on “professional promises: Hopes and gaps in access to oral health care”.
Journal of dental education. 70(11):1120-4 [PMID] 17106021.
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2006
Flaws of the Medicaid system that make it so difficult for dentists to participate.
The Journal of the American College of Dentists. 73(2):5-6; author reply 6 [PMID] 17063892.
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2006
The ethics of access to oral health care: An introduction to the special issue.
Journal of dental education. 70(11):1117-9 [PMID] 17106020.
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2004
Access to oral healthcare: ethical, cultural competency, and diversity perspectives and the role of dental education.
Dentistry today. 23(10) [PMID] 15559453.
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2004
Policy statements on oral health.
The Journal of the American College of Dentists. 71(3):4-6; discussion 7 [PMID] 15559584.
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2003
Improving the oral health status of all Americans: roles and responsibilities of academic dental institutions: the report of the ADEA President’s Commission.
Journal of dental education. 67(5):563-83 [PMID] 12809191.
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2003
Perceived lack of ADEA House of Delegates resolutions that focused on policy issues.
Journal of dental education. 67(4) [PMID] 12749568.
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2002
2.1 Evolving methods of assessment.
European journal of dental education : official journal of the Association for Dental Education in Europe. 6 Suppl 3:53-66 [PMID] 12390260.
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2002
Introduction to Theme 2: Assessment methods and quality improvement.
European journal of dental education : official journal of the Association for Dental Education in Europe. 6 Suppl 3 [PMID] 12390259.
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2002
Local, regional, and global partnerships in developing a research program.
Journal of dental education. 66(8):942-8; discussion 949 [PMID] 12214842.
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2000
A comparison of periodontal disease in HIV-infected children and household peers: a two year report.
Pediatric dentistry. 22(5):365-9 [PMID] 11048302.
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2000
Dental caries in HIV-infected children versus household peers: two-year findings.
Pediatric dentistry. 22(3):207-14 [PMID] 10846731.
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2000
Oral soft tissue manifestations in HIV-positive vs. HIV-negative children from an inner city population: a two-year observational study.
Pediatric dentistry. 22(3):215-20 [PMID] 10846732.
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1999
Extramural programs at the University of Florida College of Dentistry.
Journal of dental education. 63(12):951-8 [PMID] 10650423.
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1998
Anesthesia of the chorda tympani nerve and taste phantoms.
Physiology & behavior. 63(3):329-35 [PMID] 9469723.
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1997
Orland Lectureship. Future directions of dental education: no shortage of recommendations.
Journal of the history of dentistry. 45(1):34-40 [PMID] 9468891.
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1996
Caries experience and cariogenic markers in HIV-positive children and their siblings.
Pediatric dentistry. 18(2):129-36 [PMID] 8710715.
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1996
Compliance is poor among HIV-infected children with unmet dental needs.
Pediatric dentistry. 18(2):137-8 [PMID] 8710716.
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1996
The University of Florida College of Dentistry response to the IOM report on dental education.
Journal of dental education. 60(11):895-8 [PMID] 8923895.
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1990
Zinc profiles in rheumatoid arthritis.
Clinical and experimental rheumatology. 8(6):541-6 [PMID] 2289324.
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1988
Quality-specific taste impairment following the application of chlorhexidine digluconate mouthrinses.
Journal of clinical periodontology. 15(1):43-8 [PMID] 3422243.
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1987
Chemosensory dysfunction. Clinical evaluation results from a taste and smell clinic.
Postgraduate medicine. 81(1):251-7, 260 [PMID] 3809040.
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1987
Taste and smell problems: validation of questions for the clinical history.
The Yale journal of biology and medicine. 60(1):27-35 [PMID] 3564547.
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1987
The prevalence of abnormal paranasal sinus x-rays in patients with olfactory disorders.
Connecticut medicine. 51(1):1-3 [PMID] 3829661.
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1986
Gender differences in suprathreshold taste scaling ability in an older population.
Special care in dentistry : official publication of the American Association of Hospital Dentists, the Academy of Dentistry for the Handicapped, and the American Society for Geriatric Dentistry. 6(1):25-8 [PMID] 3457480.
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1986
Zinc in multiple sclerosis. II: Correlation with disease activity and elevated plasma membrane-bound zinc in erythrocytes from patients with multiple sclerosis.
Annals of neurology. 20(6):712-5 [PMID] 3813499.
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1985
Hyperzincemia in a patient with pyoderma gangrenosum.
The Journal of pediatrics. 106(3):450-1 [PMID] 3973783.
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1984
Quality-specific taste changes in multiple sclerosis.
Annals of neurology. 16(5):611-5 [PMID] 6508242.
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1983
Clinical evaluation of olfaction.
American journal of otolaryngology. 4(4):252-6 [PMID] 6625103.
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1983
Clinical evaluation of taste.
American journal of otolaryngology. 4(4):257-60 [PMID] 6625104.
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1983
Zinc in multiple sclerosis.
Annals of neurology. 14(4):450-4 [PMID] 6195958.
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1981
Long-term effects of surgical desalivation upon taste acuity, fluid intake, and taste buds in the rat.
Journal of dental research. 60(1):69-76 [PMID] 6934195.
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1980
Sodium deprivation in rats: salt thresholds are related to salivary sodium concentrations.
Behavioral and neural biology. 29(3):303-14 [PMID] 7417194.
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1979
Alterations of short-term tastant-containing fluid intake in zinc deficient adult rats.
The Journal of nutrition. 109(6):1079-85 [PMID] 448447.
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1979
Behavioral characteristics of rats experiencing chronic zinc deficiency.
Physiology & behavior. 22(2):211-5 [PMID] 441161.
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1979
Early effects of desalivation upon fluid consumption and taste acuity in the rat.
Behavioral and neural biology. 25(2):190-205 [PMID] 464972.
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1979
Fetal skeletal malformations associated with moderate zinc deficiency during pregnancy.
The Journal of nutrition. 109(5):883-91 [PMID] 438902.
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1979
Sucrose taste functions and dental caries in children.
Journal of dental research. 58(4):1327-32 [PMID] 285103.
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1979
Sucrose taste thresholds and dental caries: implications for dietary counseling.
Clinical preventive dentistry. 1(2):14-8 [PMID] 397023.
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1978
Effects of dietary methionine supplementation on preferences for NaCl solutions.
Behavioral biology. 24(4):457-66 [PMID] 747583.
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1978
Salivary sodium and potassium concentrations in adrenalectomized rats.
Behavioral biology. 24(4):467-73 [PMID] 747584.
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1978
Taste thresholds in caries-free and caries-active naval recruits.
Archives of oral biology. 23(10):881-5 [PMID] 283742.
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1978
The effects of medroxyprogesterone on dentofacial development in males with idiopathic isosexual precocity.
The Angle orthodontist. 48(2):106-13 [PMID] 209704.
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1978
The lateral tongue reflex in human neonates.
Perceptual and motor skills. 46(1):331-7 [PMID] 643492.
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1978
The trace metal zinc and taste.
The American journal of clinical nutrition. 31(6):1098-103 [PMID] 352129.
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1977
Apert’s syndrome: report of case.
ASDC journal of dentistry for children. 44(2):127-30 [PMID] 323309.
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1977
Effects of a zinc deficient diet upon fluid intake in the rat.
The Journal of nutrition. 107(3):436-42 [PMID] 845680.
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1977
Hospital dentistry for children: admission, management, and discharge.
Journal – Connecticut State Dental Association. 51(4):199-207 [PMID] 149145.
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1977
Manual and oral sensation in patients with Cushing’s syndrome.
Journal of dental research. 56(7):866-70 [PMID] 269168.
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1977
The effects of feeding a zinc-deficient diet on taste acuity and tongue epithelium in rats.
Journal of oral pathology. 6(4):211-20 [PMID] 407339.
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1976
Glucose taste thresholds in cariesfree naval recruits.
Journal of dental research. 55(5):905-6 [PMID] 1067305.
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1976
Prevalence of cariesfree naval recruits from cities with fluoridated and nonfluoridated water supplies.
Journal of dental research. 55(4) [PMID] 1064621.
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1975
Changes in preference for NaCl following administration of 6-azauridine and 6-azauridine triacetate.
Pharmacology and therapeutics in dentistry. 2(1):25-32 [PMID] 1054856.
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1975
Prevalence and localization of Streptococcus mutans in infants and children.
Journal of the American Dental Association (1939). 91(3):606-9 [PMID] 1058238.
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1974
Eosinophilic granuloma of bone in childhood: report of a case.
ASDC journal of dentistry for children. 41(1):33-6 [PMID] 4587847.
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1974
Impact of fluoridated water on the caries-experience of Naval recruits.
Journal of public health dentistry. 34(2):66-73 [PMID] 4151645.
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1974
Sucrose taste thresholds in caries-free naval recruits.
Archives of oral biology. 19(12):1191-3 [PMID] 4155616.
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1973
Long-term effects of selective desalivation on taste acuity in rats.
Archives of oral biology. 18(8):941-52 [PMID] 4518836.
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1973
Manual and oral stereognosis in children with cleft palate, gonadal dysgenesis, pseudohypoparathyroidism, oral facial digital syndrome and Kallman’s syndrome.
Archives of oral biology. 18(10):1227-32 [PMID] 4543191.
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1973
Manual and oral stereognosis in patients with hypogeusia and hyposmia.
Archives of oral biology. 18(8):953-6 [PMID] 4517318.
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1972
Childhood pemphigus vulgaris.
The New England journal of medicine. 287(15):758-60 [PMID] 5056737.
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1972
Effects of thiols on sodium chloride preference and copper and zinc metabolism in the rat.
The American journal of physiology. 222(6):1594-8 [PMID] 5030217.
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1972
Preference for NaCl in the spontaneously hypertensive rat.
Life sciences. Pt. 1: Physiology and pharmacology. 11(12):557-64 [PMID] 4656869.
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1972
The effects of surgical desalivation of the rat upon taste acuity.
Archives of oral biology. 17(10):1455-65 [PMID] 4507776.
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Grants

May 2015 – Feb 2016
Testing Additional Pediatric Quality Measures: Extraction of Permanent Molar and Treatment in Sealed Occlusal Surface
Role: Project Manager
Funding: AMER DENTAL ASSO
Sep 2014 – Aug 2018
Evaluating Florida's Oral Health Needs and Workforce Capacity
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: US HLTH RESOURCES AND SERV ADMN
Aug 2014 – Jul 2016
Exploring Determinants to HPV-Related Oral Health Literacy Among Dental Providers
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: UNIV OF SOUTH FLORIDA via NATL INST OF HLTH NIDCR
Jan 2014 – Dec 2017
External Quality Review Medical Quality Auditing Services
Role: Project Manager
Funding: FL HEALTHY KIDS CORP via AGCY FOR HLTH CARE ADMN
Jul 2012 – Jun 2018
Faculty Development Supporting Academic Dental Institution Curriculum for the 21st Century
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: US HLTH RESOURCES AND SERV ADMN
Sep 2010 – Jun 2016
Predoctoral Training in General, Pediatric, and Public Health dentistry and Dental Hygiene
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: US HLTH RESOURCES AND SERV ADMN

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2018
HSC4905 Individual Study
2014-2015,2017-2018
DEN5010 Interdis Serv Learn 1
2011-2015,2017
DEN5221 Oral Hlth Manage
2009-2016,2021
DEN5013 Found Professionalism
2014
DEN5210 Dev Biol Psychosoc 1
2008
DEN5001 Intro Dental Profess

Contact Details

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