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

Opening Doors Health Resources & Services Administration Grants

August 17, 2017

The members of the Office of Admissions have focused tirelessly on securing scholarship funding for dental students.

Frias-Lopez Studies the Ecology of the Human Microbiome

August 14, 2017

The search for greater understanding about the human microbiome fuels Frias-Lopez and his research team to find answers.

Pediatric Dentistry Residents Perfect on ABPD Qualifying Examination

July 26, 2017

All 11 UFCD pediatric dentistry residents in the graduating class of 2017 achieved a 100 percent success rate on the recent QE of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.