Jane Weintraub 3x4
Rozier Douglass Distinguished Professor in Dental Public Health and former Dean
Chapel Hill North Carolina UNITED STATES

Jane Weintraub is the first recipient of the Rozier Douglass distinguished professor in dental public health, alumni distinguished professor and former dean at the University of North Carolina Adams 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. 


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, Denver Professor Rena D'SouzaAssistant 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 FrancaAssociate Professor, Head of Dental Materials Division, atUniversity of Manitoba Leslie FriedenExtramural Training Officer atNational Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research Dr. Mark GenuisCEO atICE Health Systems Inc Dr. Effie IoannidouProfessor atUConn Health Dr. Maria KukuruzinskaProfessor, Associate Dean for Research atBoston University Dr. Purnima KumarProfessor atThe Ohio 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 Pittsburgh 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 Institute Martha SomermanDirector atNIDCR Dr. Heiko Spallek, DMD, PhD, MSBA(CIS)Head of School and Dean atThe University of Sydney School of Dentistry Dr. Shannon WalletAssociate Professor atUniversity of Florida Jason WanNIDCR/NIH Dr. Darien WeatherspoonProgram Director atNIDCR/NIH 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