Douglas Ramsay, DMD, PhD, MSD
Professor and Chair, Oral Health Sciences
Professor, Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, Adjunct Professor, Psychology
Doug is a professor of Orthodontics, Oral Health Sciences, Orthodontics, and Pediatric Dentistry. In addition to receiving numerous NIH research grants, he was also the recipient of a Research Career Development Award from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR). Doug is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and a member of the Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontists. Doug is the Director of the UW’s Regional Clinical Dental Research Center and is currently the Director of the T90/R90 NIDCR-supported institutional training grant at the UW School of Dentistry. Doug has directed courses in the predoctoral dental and graduate dental specialty programs, supervised patient care in the graduate orthodontics clinic, and been Chair of numerous thesis committees.
- Ramsay, D.S., Kaiyala, K.J and Woods, S.C. Individual Differences in Biological Regulation: Predicting Vulnerability to Drug Addiction, Obesity, and Other Dysregulatory Disorders. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 28, 388–403, 2020. [doi:10.1037/pha0000371].
- Ramsay, D.S. and Woods, S.C. Physiological regulation: How it really works. Cell Metabolism, 24, 361-364, 2016.
- Ramsay, D.S., Rothen, M., Scott, J., and Cunha-Cruz, J; on behalf of the Northwest PRECEDENT network. Tooth wear and the role of salivary measures in general practice patients. Clinical Oral Investigations, 19, 85-95, 2015.
- Ramsay, D.S., Al-Noori, S., Shao, J., Leroux, B.G. and Woods, S.C., Kaiyala, K.J. Predicting addictive vulnerability: Individual differences in initial responding to a drug’s pharmacological effects. PLoS ONE, 10(4), e0124740-e0124740, 2015. [doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0124740].
- Ramsay, D.S. and Woods, S.C. Clarifying the roles of homeostasis and allostasis in physiological regulation. Psychological Review, 121 , 225-247, 2014.
- Ramsay, D.S., Woods, S.C. and Kaiyala, K.J. Repeated nitrous oxide exposure in rats causes a thermoregulatory sign-reversal with concurrent activation of opposing thermoregulatory effectors. Temperature [Special Issue on Temperature and Toxicology with Focus on Drugs of Abuse], 1, 257-267, 2014.
- Ramsay, D.S., Woods, S.C. and Kaiyala, K.J. Drug-induced regulatory overcompensation has motivational consequences: Implications for homeostatic and allostatic models of drug addiction. Temperature [Special Issue on Temperature and Toxicology with Focus on Drugs of Abuse], 1, 248-256, 2014.
- Ramsay, D.S. Patient compliance with oral hygiene regimens: A behavioural self-regulation analysis with implications for technology. International Dental Journal, 50, 304-311, 2000.
- Ramsay, D.S. and Woods, S.C. Biological consequences of a drug administration: Implications for acute and chronic tolerance. Psychological Review, 104, 170-193, 1997.
- Ramsay, D.S., Årtun, J., and Martinen, S.S. Reliability of pulpal blood flow measurements utilizing laser Doppler flowmetry. Journal of Dental Research, 70, 1427-1430, 1991.