Research Interests

  • June 2012 CITI ( Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative ) training program
    June 2012 - ongoing PHACS Adolescent Master Protocol (AMP) - funded by the national Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) and the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) - through OHARA a multicenter study, multidisciplinary project that provides a unique context for clinical and laboratory oral HIV/AIDS research. It is to examine the association among children participating in AMP/PHACS, between oral diseases and quality of life. The scientific agenda focuses on the study of oral mucosal diseases in adults with HIV disease
  • the future directions include caries prevention trials in children with Janet Chen, MD, Immunologist at Drexel College of Medicine, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Study Coordinator Latreca Ivey, MPH - ongoing study
    March 25, 2016 I.Research Day - Poster presentation
    II.Ronald Jarquin, Susan Chialastri, Fathi Elgadarri
    III.Case Report: Root Submergence in the Esthetic Zone to Preserve Alveolar
    IV.Ridge for Future Implant Placement
    Current Faculty Advisor for 2 systematic reviews for 2 groups of seniors

Courses Taught




PERG 9387

Practice Teaching Periodontology