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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

Cohen wins Pankey scholarship

September 9, 2016

“My hands and mind were made for dentistry."

Gold elected to two oral health leadership roles

September 7, 2016

Congratulations to Jaana Gold, D.D.S., M.P.H., C.P.H., Ph.D., an adjunct associate professor in the UF department of community dentistry and behavioral science, who was elected to the Leadership...

Pereira to direct new master’s in operative dentistry program

August 18, 2016

The University of Florida College of Dentistry has announced a new graduate education program in the Department of Restorative Dental Sciences for general dentists who want to earn a master’s...