The Department of Oral Health Sciences, formed through the merger of Oral Biology and DPHS, has revamped its seminar series, offered under the course heading of Oral Biology 575.  In addition to traditional basic research, this new seminar series will cover topics in the clinical sciences, public health, epidemiology, and health services research.  If you are interested in presenting in this series or have suggestions for speakers, please contact Sue Herring ( or Richard Presland (, the co-directors of the course.

Mondays 12:30 to 1:20 p.m., Room: RR-134.

Oral Health Sciences 575 Winter 2019 Seminar Series
Jan    7 The Hidden Double-Identities of Developing Neurons Eric Turner, MD, PhD
Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Jan  14 Innovations in Assessment and Treatment of Pediatric Chronic Pain Tonya Palermo, PhD 
Professor, Anesthesiology
Jan  21 Holiday
Jan  28 New Bonding Agents and Cements—Evidence for Selection Glen Johnson, DDS, MS
Professor Emeritus, Restorative Dentistry
Feb    4 TBA Bruce Clurman, MD, PhD
Professor, Medicine & Oncology
Feb   11 Genetic Subtypes of Autism and Links to Craniofacial Abnormalities Evan Eichler, PhD
Professor, Genome Sciences
Feb  18 Holiday
Feb  25 Towards a Structural Information Framework for Organizing and Integrating Biomedical Data and Knowledge: A Brief History of the UW Structural Informatics Group James Brinkley, MD, PhD
Professor, Biological Structure
Mar  4 Peri-implantitis: Latest Updates on Risk Indicators and Treatment Diane Daubert, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Periodontics
Mar  11 The Prehistoric Context of Human Malocclusion: Epidemiological Transitions Robert Corruccini, PhD
Professor Emeritus, Anthropology
Southern Illinois University
Mar 18 Exam week, no seminar