Jane Weintraub is alumni distinguished professor and former dean at the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry and adjunct professor in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Dental Public Health and past president of the American Association of Public Health Dentistry. Widely known for her expertise in oral epidemiology, dental public health and clinical research, she is a leader in research to understand and prevent oral health disparities. She received her DDS at Stony Brook University and her MPH and public health training at Harvard University. From 2001-11, she was the founding director and principal investigator of the NIH-funded Center to Address Disparities in Children’s Oral Health at the UCSF School of Dentistry.
Jane’s first AADR presentations were as a college senior and then dental student. She has been President and AADR Councilor of the Behavioral Sciences and Health Services Research Group of the IADR, President of the AADR San Francisco and North Carolina Sections, AADR Board Member-at-Large, and member of inaugural class of AADR Fellows. Her awards include the 2009 IADR H. Trendley Dean Distinguished Scientist Award for her research in oral epidemiology and dental public health and the 2010 American Dental Association’s Norton Ross Award for Excellence in Clinical Research. She recently completed a term on the NIH National Advisory Dental and Craniofacial Research Council. Her current research cuts across the lifespan with a focus on prevention and relationships among oral health, healthcare, and systemic disease.
2:00 pm–4:00 pm Mar 20
12:00 pm–1:15 pm Mar 21