University of Colorado
Aurora Colorado UNITED STATES

Judith Albino, PhD, is a behavioral scientist who has been active in dental research for 40 years.  As director of the NIDCR-funded Center for Native Oral Health Research, her most recent work focuses on prevention of early childhood caries in American Indian children.  She began her academic career at the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, where she worked with a multidisciplinary team of oral health researchers to study the prevention of caries. Dr. Albino also is active in the Colorado Clinical and Translational Science Institute, where she directs the Leadership for Innovative Team Science (LITeS) program, a year-long leadership program that has trained more than 200 scientists for leading team science research efforts. She is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and has been active in the AADR, having served as a president of the BEHSR Group. In 2013, Dr. Albino was recognized as the Distinguished Psychologist in Management by the Society of Psychologists in Management, and in 2016, she was named Distinguished Female Mentor by the IADR Women in Science. A former president of the University of Colorado, she currently is Professor in the Colorado School of Public Health on the Anschutz Medical Campus of that university.  Dr. Albino also consults nationally on organizational development in higher education and maintains an executive coaching practice with a special focus on supporting the development of leaders in medicine and the academic health professions.