Devon Allison
University of Maryland
School of Dentistry
Investigation of the Application of RNA-Seq in Quantitation of Gene Expression by Microbial Populations in Patients with Agressessive Periodontitis
Principal Investigators
Mark Shirtliff, PhD
Kuei-Ling Hsu, DDS

Brittney Ciszek
University of North Carolina at
Chapel Hill School of Dentistry
Implementation of a Prenatal Oral Health Program: Benefits, Barriers, and
Goals for the Future
Principal Investigator
Rocio Quinonez, DMD, MS, MPH

Ariana Dela Cruz
Boston University Henry M. Goldman
School of Dental Medicine
Decoding Early Molecular Changes in Sjögren’s Syndrome
Principal Investigator
Maria Kukuruzinska, PhD

Anusha Etikala
University of Michigan School of Dentistry
Epigenetic Regulatory
Mechanisms in Human Periodontitis
Principal Investigator
Rogerio Castilho, DDS, MS, PhD

Savannah Lancaster
University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry
Effect of Hydrochloric Acid on Surface Roughness on Glazed CAD/CAM Ceramics
Principal Investigators
Alexander Dozier, BS
James Simon, DDS, MS
Mojdeh Dehghan, DDS
Brian Morrow, BS
Mohammad Shafter, PhD
Franklin Garcia-Godoy, DDS, MS, PhD

Ji Yoo Lee
Indiana University School of Dentistry
Effect of Various Concentrations of
Double Antibiotic Paste on Biofilm Formation Induced by Oral Bacterial Species and Nicotine
Principal Investigator
Richard L Gregory, PhD

Chrystopher Perez
Western University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine
Anxiety Reduction and Oral Health Promotion for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Principal Investigator
Yawen Peng, DMD

Mengyi Shi
University of Alabama at
Birmingham School of Dentistry
Periodontal Inflammation Changes in
Women with Pregnancy Gingivitis
Principal Investigator
Mia Geisinger, DDS, MS

Nancy Epstein
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
Brand Matched Effect on Fluoride Release of Restorative Materials through Bonding Agents
Principal Investigators
Steven Eisen, DMD

Eugenia Monaghan
University of North Carolina School of Dentistry
Effects of a Caspase-1 Inhibitor on the Inflammatory Process in Experimental Periodontitis
Principal Investigator
Julie T. Marchesan, DDS, PhD