Robert Weyant
Associate Dean of Public Health and Outreach
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania UNITED STATES

Robert Weyant, professor and chair of the Department of Dental Public Health at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine and professor of epidemiology in the Graduate School of Public Health. Dr. Weyant is a former Navy Dental Officer and VA dentist. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Dental Public Health, past president of the American Association for Public Health Dentistry, and current editor-in-chief of the Journal of Public Health Dentistry. Weyant’s research focuses on social epidemiology with an emphasis on oral health disparities and social determinants.  Weyant also is involved in research in evidence-based dental practice as part of the ADA Center for Evidence Based Dentistry, with a focus on implementation science.  He is presently co-PI on several NIH-funded studies of oral disease etiology and health disparities in Appalachia and project director for a HRSA funded residency in combined pediatric dentistry and dental public health. Weyant received his MPH and his dental degree from the University of Pittsburgh and his doctorate in epidemiology from the University of Michigan.  He has authored over 150 scientific papers.


Hands-on Workshop

12:00 pm–1:15 pm Mar 21

CC, Hall D

Dr. Robert BurneDistinguished Professor atUniversity of Florida Clifton CareyUniversity of Colorado Professor Rena D'SouzaAssociate Vice Provost for Research and Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs, Health Sciences atUniversity of Utah Pamela Den BestenUniversity of California - San Francisco Dena FischerDirector of the Clinical and Practice-Based Research Program and Acting Director of the Center for Clinical Research atNIDCR/NIH Prof. Rodrigo FrançaAssociate Professor, Head of Dental Materials Division, atUniversity of Manitoba, College of Dentistry, Winnipeg, Canada. Leslie FriedenExtramural Training Officer atNational Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research Dr. Mark GenuisCEO atICE Health Systems Inc Dr. Effie IoannidouAssociate Professor atUniversity of Connecticut Dr. Maria KukuruzinskaProfessor, Associate Dean for Research atBoston University Purnima KumarAssociate Professor atOhio State University Dr. Mary MacDougallDean atUniversity of British Columbia Dr. Daniel McNeilEberly Distinguished Professor atWest Virginia University Dobrawa NapieralaAssociate Professor at the Center for Craniofacial Regeneration atUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham Steven OffenbacherUniversity of North Carolina Deborah PhilpDirector of the NIDCR Office of Education atNIDCR/NIH Donald RindalSenior Research Investigator & Associate Dental Director for Research atHealthPartners Martha SomermanDirector atNational Institutes of Health Dr. Heiko Spallek, DMD, PhD, MSBA(CIS)Acting Head of School and Dean, School of Dentistry atUniversity of Pittsburgh Dr. Shannon WalletAssociate Professor atUniversity of Florida Jason WanNIDCR/NIH Dr. Darien WeatherspoonProgram Director atNational Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) Dr. Jane WeintraubRozier Douglass Distinguished Professor in Dental Public Health and former Dean atUniversity of North Carolina Dr. Robert WeyantAssociate Dean of Public Health and Outreach atUniversity of Pittsburgh