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About the Center

Welcome to the Southeast Center for Research to Reduce Disparities in Oral Health (SCRRDOH), a multi-disciplinary center at the University of Florida College of Dentistry.

Built on strong community partnerships and led by principal investigator Henrietta Logan, Ph.D., the center aims to reduce disparities in oral health among Florida’s rural populations through community based research and intervention projects based on the best science available and community participation.

Local residents are involved in all phases, from designing research to collecting data to publicizing results and influencing public policy.

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SCRRDOH News and Events

Is America Getting Healthier?

The 10 signs that America is getting healthier.

New Center Publication now Available Online

Evaluating Tablet Computers as a Survey Tool in Rural Communities

Center’s Publication Featured on Medical News Site!

Dr. Guo and other Center investigators publication “Health Literacy:A Pathway to Better Oral Health” is featured on the “Medical News Today” site.

DrLoganOralCancerWalk

Oral Cancer Walk a Great Success!

The 2nd Annual UF Oral Cancer Foundation Walk/Run was held on May 31st. Pictured is Dr. Logan and Shelly Taylor, UF dental student and event coordinator.

College of Dentistry News

University of Florida Health breaks ground for new hospitals

January 23, 2015

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida Health broke ground today for the UF Health Heart & Vascular Hospital and the UF Health Neuromedicine Hospital, a $415 million project that will...

Kashtwari earns Diplomate status with the ABOMR

January 16, 2015

Congratulations to Deeba Kashtwari, B.D.S., a clinical assistant professor in the University of Florida Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Diagnostic Sciences. She earned Diplomate status of the...

Administrative transitions

January 15, 2015

The University of Florida College of Dentistry announced several administrative transitions. Effective February 12, 2015, Frank Catalanotto, D.M.D., is stepping down as chair of the Department of...