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Heidi                          Crow

Heidi C. Crow 

Department of Oral Diagnostic Sciences

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus

Temporomandibular Disorders

 

Education and Training:
  • MS, Oral Sciences, SUNY at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine (1991)
  • Fellowship, National Research Service Award (NRSA) (1990)
  • Cert, University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital (1986)
  • DMD, Dentistry, University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine (1985)
  • BS, Biology & Chemistry, Allegheny College (1981)
Employment:
  • Chair, Oral Diagnostic Sciences, University at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine (2014-present)
  • Associate Professor with tenure, Oral Diagnostic Sciences, SUNY at Buffalo (2006-present)
  • Director, TMD and Orofacial Pain Program, TMD and Orofacial Pain Program, SUNY at Buffalo (2004–2015)
  • Associate Dean, Advanced Education, Oral Diagnostic Sciences, SUNY at Buffalo (2010–2014)
  • Staff Dentist, Kaleida Health (2005–2011)
  • Chief of Service, Adult Dentistry, Kaleida Health (2005–2011)
  • Acting Associate Dean for Advanced Education, Oral Diagnostic Sciences, SUNY at Buffalo (2009–2010)
  • Assistant Dean, Postdoctoral General Dentistry Programs, SUNY at Buffalo (2004–2010)
  • Director, General Practice Residency, SUNY at Buffalo (2005–2008)
  • Associate Professor, Oral Diagnostic Sciences, SUNY at Buffalo (2004–2006)
  • Associate Professor with tenure, Department of Oral Surgery & Hospital Dentistry, Indiana University, School of Dentistry (2004)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Surgery, Medicine & Pathology, Indiana University, School of Dentistry (1997–2004)
  • Director, Orofacial Pain Clinic, Indiana University, School of Dentistry (1996–2004)
  • Staff Dentist, Wishard Memorial Hospital (1996–2004)
  • Staff Dentist, Indiana University Medical Center (1996–2004)
  • Director, General Practice Residency Program, Indiana University, School of Dentistry (1996–2004)
  • Dental Clinic Director, Indiana University, School of Dentistry (1996–2000)
  • Director, Division of Medicine, Department of Oral Surgery, Medicine, and Pathology, Indiana University, School of Dental Medicine (1997–1998)
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Surgery, Medicine & Pathology, Indiana University, School of Dentistry (1996–1997)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Medicine, Pathology, and Surgery, Section of Hospital Dentistry, University of Michigan (1994–1995)
  • General Practice Residency Program Director for Hospital Dentistry, University of Michigan, School of Dentistry (1993–1995)
  • Staff Dentist, University of Michigan Hospitals (1993–1995)
  • Lecturer, Department of Oral Medicine, Pathology, and Surgery, Section of Hospital Dentistry, University of Michigan (1993–1994)
  • Dentist, Orofacial Medicine Clinic, Sisters of Charity Hospital (1991–1993)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo (1989–1993)
  • Staff Dentist, Erie County Medical Center (1989–1993)
  • Staff Dentist, Sisters of Charity Hospital (1989–1993)
  • Assistant Professor, Erie Community College (1988–1993)
  • Associate Director, TMD and Orofacial Pain Research Center, SUNY at Buffalo (1991–1992)
  • Clinical Instructor, TMD and Orofacial Pain Research Center, SUNY at Buffalo (1990–1991)
  • Clinical Instructor, Periodontics And Endodontics, SUNY at Buffalo (1988–1989)
  • Dentist, Rural Health and Human Services Association, Andover Dental Center (1986–1989)
  • Dentist, Private Practice, Q Dental Group (1986–1987)
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Awards and Honors:
  • Diplomate, Special Care Dentistry (2009)
  • ADEA/Colgate-Palmolive/National Dental Association Dr. Jeanne C. Sinkford (2009)
  • Fellow, American Association of Hospital Dentists (2008)
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honorary Dental Society (2002)
  • Teaching Excellence Recognition Award (2000)
  • Career Development Award (1995)
  • Diplomate of the Northeast Regional Board States (1985)

Grants and Sponsored Research:
  • July 2003–July 2004
    Prevalence of antidepressant medication use among patients with temporomandibular disorders
    NIH Student Research Training Fellowship
    Role: Contributor
    $4,000
  • May 2004–June 2004
    fMRI analysis of cortical activity in bruxer and nonbruxer individuals
    Radiology Research Pilot Study Funds, Indiana University
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $3,500
  • January 2002–March 2002
    A Phase III, Randomized Multicenter, Parallel-group, Double-masked, Placebo-controlled Study of the Safety and Efficacy of a Single Dose of Diclofenac Potassium Softgel 25mg, 50mg, or 100mg in the Treatment of Post-operative Dental Pain
    AAI International, Clinical Trials Division
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $103,000
  • May 2000–December 2001
    Do Panoramic Radiographs Aid Diagnosis of Temporomandibular Disorders?
    NIH Student Research Training Fellowship
    Role: Contributor
    $3,765
  • July 1997–June 2000
    Residency Training in the General Practice of Dentistry
    PHS Department of Health and Human Services
    Role: Contributor
    $193,926
  • May 1997–December 1998
    Evaluation of the Effects of Low-Dose Amitriptyline on Myofascial Pain
    NIH Student Research Training Fellowship
    Role: Contributor
    $2,877

Journal Articles:
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Books and Book Chapters:
  • Crow HC. Chapter 2: Curricular Plan. Guide for Developing an Accredited Postdoctoral General Dentistry Program. 2007.
  • Brysh S, Crow HC. Chapter 1-Section 4: Selection, Orientation and Evaluation of Residents. Guide for Developing an Accredited Postdoctoral General Dentistry Program. 2007.
  • Crow HC. Diagnostic Tests for Temporomandibular Disorders. Clinical Dentistry. 1995; 2(35A).
Abstracts:
  • Crow HC, Hine W. Outcome Assessment in General Practice Residency. ADEA. 2006.
  • Crow HC, Hine Jr WC, Davis E. GPR outcomes: Evaluation of self assessed competency and knowledge acquisition. J Dent Res. 2006.
  • Campbell JH, Coates DB, Summerlin D-J, Crow HC, Tomich CE. Are Third Molar Symptoms Associated with the Presence of Dentigerous Cysts?. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2005.
  • Froerer J, Crow HC. Evaluation of Antidepressant Use in TMD Patients. J Dent Res. 2005; 84.
  • Froerer J, Crow HC. Evaluation of Antidepressant Use in TMD Patients. IUSD Research Day. 2004.
  • Stucki DS, Crow HC, Parks ET, Campbell J. Do paoramic radiographs aid diagnosis of temporomandibular disorders?. ADA Annual Meeting. 2001.
  • Stucki DS, Crow HC, Parks ET, Campbell J. Do panoramic radiographs aid diagnosis of temporomandibular disorders?. IUSD Student Research Presentation. 2001.
  • Schoof M, Crow HC, Hine W. Special Care in a Community Health Center Environment: Patient Characteristics and Clinical Experiences. Spec Care Dentist. 1999.
  • Geyman B, Crow HC. Occlusal force after free tissue transfer oromandibular reconstruction. IUSD Student Research Presentation. 1999.
  • Geyman B, Crow HC. Myofascial Pain. IUSD Student Research Presentation. 1998.
  • Crow HC, Ship JA. Jaw Function Head and Neck Radiotherapy for Cancer. J Dent Res. 1996; 75.
  • Crow HC, Ship JA. Tongue strength and endurance in different aged individuals. J Dent Res. 1995; 74.
  • Crow HC, Campbell JH, Natiella J. Special Care Outpatient Dental Services in a Community Hospital: Educational and Clinical Assessment of Need.. J Dent Ed. 1994; 58(2).
  • Crow HC, Ship JA. Salivary Gland Flow Rates Related to Periodontal Condition in Different Age Groups. J Dent Res. 1994; 73.
  • Ohrbach R, Crow HC, Kamer A. Experimenter expectancy and pressure pain threshold measurements.. J Dent Res. 1991; 70(A).
  • Kamer AR, Crow HC, Ohrbach R. Inter-rater and inter-instrument reliability of pressure pain thresholds in normal muscle.. J Dent Res. 1990; 69(A).
  • Crow HC, Chutkow JG, Flanagan PM, McCall WD. Jaw force in stroke patients and normal subjects. J Dent Res. 1990; 69.
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Evaluative Studies and Case Reports:

Professional Memberships:
  • American Academy of Orofacial Pain (2005–present)
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honorary Dental Society (2002–present)
  • American Academy of Oral Medicine (1998–present)
  • American Association of Hospital Dentists (1995–present)
  • American Dental Education Association (1994–present)
  • Association of University TMD and Orofacial Pain Programs (1992–present)
  • International Association for Dental Research (1989–present)
  • American Dental Association (1986–present)
  • Academy of General Dentistry (1986–1993)
  • Psi Omega Dental Fraternity (1983–present)
Presentations:
  • "Outcome assessment for program evaluation in AEGD/GPR programs: A workshop." American Dental Education Association, Council of Hospitals and Advanced Education Programs (2015)
  • "Oral Cancer: Early Detection, Management and Rehabilitation. Trismus." RPCI Partners in Practice Symposium (2014)
  • "Outcome assessment for program evaluation in AEGD/GPR programs: A workshop." American Dental Education Association annual meeting, American Dental Education Association, Council of Hospitals and Advanced Education Programs (2014)
  • "Orofacial Pain and TMD: From Research to Clinical Practice: Burning Mouth Syndrome" Buffalo Niagara Dental Meeting (2013)
  • "One on one with accreditation experts" Special Care Dentistry Annual Meeting, Special Care Dentistry, American Association of Hospital Dentists (2012)
  • "After the Smoke Clears.....Dysplasia, Cancer and Beyond" 26th Annual Chautauqua Dental Congress, Continuing Education, Chautauqua Dental Congress (2005)
  • "Facial Pain Management in General Practice" SUNY at Buffalo, Continuing Education, SUNY at Buffalo, (2005)
  • "Controversies in Orofacial Pain" Southeastern Indiana Dental Society, Continuing Education, Southeastern Indiana Dental Society (2004)
  • "Controversies in Orofacial Pain" Illinois District Dental Society, Continuing Education, Illinois District Dental Society (2003)
  • "Geriatric Dentistry" IU Geriatric Conference, IU Geriatric Conference (2003)
  • "Nonsurgical Management of Temporomandibular Disorders" Department of Otolaryngology Conference Series, Department of Otolaryngology (2003)
  • "Postdoctoral General Dentistry Programs, Necessary for licensure, vital for access" Postdoctoral General Dentistry Section, ADEA annual meeting, American Dental Education Association (2003)
  • "Early Recognition, Diagnosis and Treatment of Pre-Malignant and Cancerous Lesions" Indiana University School of Dentistry, Continuing Education, Indiana University School of Dentistry (2002)
  • "Whiplash and TMJ" Association of TMD and Orofacial Pain Programs Annual Meeting, Association of TMD and Orofacial Pain Programs (2002)
  • "Common Problems of the Oral Cavity" Ambulatory Resident Conference, Ambulatory Resident Conference (2001)
  • "Update on Strategies for Maintaining Resident Census" Postdoctoral General Dentistry Section, American Dental Education Association annual meeting, American Dental Education Association (2001)
  • "Dental Issues in Head and Neck Surgery" Department of Otolaryngology Conference Series, Department of Otolaryngology (2000)
  • "Medicolegal Aspects of Temporomandibular Disorders" Indiana Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Continuing Education, Indiana Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (2000)
  • "Temporomandibular Disorders and the Medicolegal Arena" American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (2000)
  • "Developing Problem-Based Learning Cases for Post-Doctoral Dental Programs" American Association of Dental Schools Annual Meeting, American Association of Dental Schools (2000)
  • "Strategies for Maintaining Resident Census in a Booming Economy" Post-Doctoral General Dentistry Section Program, AADS Annual Meeting, American Association of Dental Schools (2000)
  • "Resident Selection-Recruiting and Selecting Residents" Special Care Issues in Dentistry, Federation of Special Care Organizations in Dentistry Annual Meeting, Federation of Special Care Organizations in Dentistry (2000)
  • "Retinoic Acid Treatment of Premalignant Conditions in the Oral Cavity" ENT/Radiation Oncology Conference, ENT/Radiation Oncology Conference (1999)
  • "Temporomandibular Disorders and the Medicolegal Arena" American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (1999)
  • "Comprehensive Dental Management of the Oral Cancer Patient" IUSD and Winona Memorial Hospital, Continuing Education, IUSD and Winona Memorial Hospital (1998)
  • "Controversies in TMD" Oral Surgery, Medicine & Pathology Noon Seminar, Indiana University (1998)
  • "Osteoradionecrosis" ENT/Radiation Oncology Conference, ENT/Radiation Oncology Conference (1998)
  • "Temporomandibular Disorders and the Medicolegal Arena" American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (1998)
  • "Current Controversies in the Management of TMD" Indiana Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Continuing Education, Indiana Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (1997)
  • "Differential Diagnosis of TMD, Current Concepts of Treatment, Physiotherapy for TMD" Academy of General Dentistry, Temporomandibular Disorders, Continuing Education, Indiana University School of Dentistry (1997)
  • "Diagnosis and Management of Facial Pain" Indiana University School of Dentistry Alumni Association Program, Continuing Education, Indiana University School of Dentistry Alumni Association (1996)
  • "Women in Dentistry" Women Dentists Student Association, University of Michigan (1994)
  • "Diabetes and Oral Health" University of Michigan Diabetes Support Group Seminar Series, University of Michigan Diabetes Support Group (1993)
  • "SUNY at Buffalo Educational Exhibit" American Association of Dental Schools, American Association of Dental Schools (1993)
  • "A Problem Solving Workshop: Differential Diagnosis of Temporomandibular Disorders" SUNY at Buffalo, Continuing Education, SUNY at Buffalo (1992)
  • "Development of Computer-Mediated Problem-Based Learning in TMD and Orofacial Pain" Second Educational Conference to Develop the Curriculum in Temporomandibular Joint Disorders and Orofacial Pain, Temporomandibular Joint Disorders and Orofacial Pain (1992)
  • "Topics in Orofacial Medicine: Differential Diagnosis of Temporomandibular Disorders" SUNY at Buffalo,and Sisters of Charity Hospital, Continuing Education, SUNY at Buffalo,and Sisters of Charity Hospital (1992)
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Service Activities:
  • School of Dental Medicine Advanced Dental Education Committee; Chair (2009–2014)
  • School of Dental Medicine Executive Council; Member (2005)
  • ADEA, COHAEP; Board Member (2013–present)
  • Search Committee, Associate Dean for Clinics; Committee Member (2011–2012)
  • Special Care Dentistry Association; Finance Team Leader (2011–present)
  • Ad Hoc Committee to develop standards for Advanced General Dentstry Education Programs in Orofacial Pain; Chair (2008)
  • Commission on Dental Accreditation; Commissioner; Member (2005–2009)
  • Commission on Dental Accreditation, Postdoctoral General Dentistry, Review Committee; Chair (2005–2009)
  • ADEA, Post Doctoral General Dentistry Section; Councilor; Counselor (2004–2010)
  • Association of University TMD and Orofacial Pain Programs; President (2004)
  • Health Resources and Services Administration, Peer Review Panel; Chair (2004)
  • Student Education and Training Committee; Indiana Area Health Education Center Program; Member (2003–2004)
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation, Review Committee; Committee Member (2003–2009)
  • ADEA, Post Doctoral General Dentistry Programs Section; Chair (2003)
  • Association of University TMD and Orofacial Pain Programs; President-Elect; President (2003)
  • Faculty Council; IUSD; Secretary (2002–2004)
  • ADEA, Post Doctoral General Dentistry Section; Chair-Elect (2002)
  • Association of University TMD and Orofacial Pain Programs; Secretary (2002)
  • Health Resources and Services Administration, Peer Review Panel; Chair (2002)
  • ADEA, Council of Hospitals and Advanced Educational Programs; Delegate (2002–present)
  • Executive Committee; Wishard Health Services; Member (2001–2004)
  • ADEA, Post Doctoral General Dentistry Section; Secretary (2001)
  • Curriculum Assessment Committee; Indiana University School of Dentistry; Committee Member (2000–2003)
  • Search Committee, staff oral and maxillofacial surgeon; Department of Oral Surgery and Hospital Dentistry, Indiana University; Committee Member (2000–2001)
  • Bureau of Health Professionals, Health Resources and Services Admin, US Dept of Health and Human Services; Consultant (1999–2008)
  • American Association of Hospital Dentists, Region V; Regional Vice President; Vice President (1999–2004)
  • American Association of Hospital Dentists, Region V; Regional Vice President; Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsion; Vice President (1999–2004)
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation; Consultant (1999–present)
  • Roudebush Veterans Administration Medical Center; Consultant (1998–2004)
  • Search Committee, staff oral and maxillofacial radiologist; Dept. Oral Surgery, Medicine, and Pathology, Indiana University; Committee Member (1997)
  • Faculty Council; Indiana University; Member (1996–2004)
  • American Association of Dental Schools, Section on Postdoctoral General Dentistry Programs; Member at Large; Member (1996–2000)
  • Dental Faculty Association, Participant Advisory Committee; University of Michigan; Member (1994–1995)
  • Clinical Directors Committee; Hospital Dentistry/OMFS, University of Michigan Hospitals; Committee Member (1993–1995)
  • Graduate Studies Committee; University of Michigan, School of Dentistry; Committee Member (1993–1995)
  • AADR, Ethics Committee; Committee Member (1992–1995)
  • Institutional Review Board; Erie Community College, School of Dental Hygiene; Board Member (1990–1993)
  • Joint SUNY/Buffalo General Hospital Advisory Committee for Temporomandibular Joint Research Studies; Member (1990–1993)
  • IADR, Neuroscience Group; Member (1989–present)

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Phone: 716-829-3555
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Email: hccrow@buffalo.edu


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