Iowa Section of the American Association for Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research

The American Association for Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research (AADOCR) is the premier research organization for advancing oral science, dental, and craniofacial research. The Iowa Section of the AADOCR promotes these core areas of research, provides support to researchers in Iowa, and conducts an annual meeting to publicize important important findings and research in the region.  

Mission

As the Iowa Section of the American Association for Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research, we are dedicated to advancing dental, oral, and craniofacial research in Iowa and beyond.

69th Annual Meeting of the Iowa Section of the AADOCR

69th Annual Meeting of the Iowa Section of the AADOCR

Persevering through the Pandemic and Achieving Excellence in Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research

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November 1, 2021

Abstract Portal Opens

December 17, 2021

Abstract Portal Closes

January 7, 2022

Abstract Acceptance Notification

February 15, 2022

69th Annual Meeting of the Iowa Section of the AADOCR

Dr. Pete Damiano

Keynote Speaker

Peter C. Damiano, DDS, MPH, is the director of the Public Policy Center and the Bernstein Professor in the Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry. As a health services researcher and public policy expert on access to and quality of primary care services, he has secured numerous grants on health care reform, health insurance coverage, health disparities and health care for underserved populations, resulting in more than 200 journal articles and research monographs.

Leo Marchini

Featured Speaker

Leonardo Marchini, DDS, MSD, PhD is an associate professor in the Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry who specializes in dental care for older adults. In a growing field of study, Marchini's work on ageism in dental education and improving care for older adults has secured several grants resulting in numerous publications. 

Officers of the Iowa Section of the AADOCR

The officers of the Iowa Section of the AADR are elected each year by our members.

Carolina Cucco

Carolina Cucco

President
Iowa Section of the AADOCR
 

Brian Howe

Brian Howe

Past President
Iowa Section of the AADOCR

Emily Lanzel

Emily Lanzel

President-Elect
Iowa Section of the AADOCR

Sara Miller

Sara E. Miller

Director of Communications and Finance
Iowa Section of the AADOCR

Sukirth Ganesan

Sukirth Ganesan

Vice President
Iowa Section of the AADOCR

Kyungsup Shin

Kyungsup Shin

Councilor
Iowa Section of the AADOCR