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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

What Should a Dentist Know about Oral and Pharyngeal Cancer?

This question is answered in a SCRRDOH publication recently featured in Today’s FDA.

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

College of Dentistry News

Progulske-Fox named NAI Fellow

July 13, 2016

Ann Progulske-Fox Ph.D., a distinguished professor in the University of Florida department of oral biology, was honored by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) when she was inducted as a […]

Esquivel-Upshaw receives $3.2 million NIH grant

July 11, 2016

Josephine Esquivel-Upshaw, D.D.S., M.S., and Arthur Clark, D.D.S., professors in the department of restorative dental sciences, division of prosthodontics, and their team received a $3.2 million,...

Guelmann appointed interim associate dean for clinical affairs and quality

June 17, 2016

His responsibilities will include overseeing all aspects of patient care and clinical operations within the college and ensuring that patient care is delivered in an effective, safe environment.