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Violet                         Haraszthy

Violet Haraszthy 

Department of Restorative Dentistry

Associate Chair of Department of Resorative Dentistry/Professor, Department of Restorative Dentistry

Specialty/Research Focus

Esthetic Dentistry; Fixed Prosthodontics; Implant Dentistry; Operative Dentistry; Oral Biology; Periodontics; Prosthodontics; Prosthodontics; Removable Prosthodontics

 

Education and Training:
  • DDS, University at Buffalo (2002)
  • PhD, Molecular Biology, University at Buffalo (1999)
  • Cert, Prosthodontics, University at Buffalo (1997)
  • Cert, Periodontology, University at Buffalo (1994)
  • MS, Oral Sciences, University at Buffalo (1993)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Dental and Oral Medicine, University of Budapest, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Budapest, Hungary (1987)
  • DMD, Medical Dentistry, University of Szeged, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Szeged, Hungary (1984)
  • AMT, Nursing, Subotica Institute for Health Care School of Nursing Subotica, Yugoslavia (1979)
Employment:
  • Professor, University at Buffalo (2015-present)
  • Associate Chair of Department of Restorative Dentistry, Restorative Dentistry, University at Buffalo (2015-present)
  • Associate Professor, Restorative Dentistry, University at Buffalo (2007–2015)
  • Assistant Professor, Restorative Dentistry, University at Buffalo (1999–2007)
  • Post Doctoral Fellow, Oral Biology, University at Buffalo (1998–2000)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Restorative Dentistry, University at Buffalo (1998–1999)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Periodontics And Endodontics, University at Buffalo (1995–1998)
  • Clinical Instructor, Periodontics And Endodontics, University at Buffalo (1991–1995)
  • Dentist, City Hospital of Mezoehegyes, Hungary (1984–1987)
  • Dentist, Private Practice, Hungary (1984–1987)
Awards and Honors:
  • Featured speaker Periodontal Meeting, Szeged, Hungary (2012)
  • Featured speaker Congress of the National Univ. of Mexico (2011)
  • Invited Keynote Speaker for class of graduating dental implant specialists (2002)
  • Invited Speaker for the Chautauqua Dental Congress (2002)
  • Invited Keynote Speaker at the Annual Dental Conference Tabate University (2001)
  • Invited Keynote Speaker at the Annual South American Dental Conference (2000)
  • Invited Speaker for Commencement - Gama Filo Univ, Rio de Janeior (1997)
  • NIH Dentist-Scientist Award (DSA), University @ Buffalo (1993)
  • Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Szeged Hungary

Grants and Sponsored Research:
  • May 2010–June 2010
    Clinical Investigation to Evaluate the Effects of Brushing with two Commercial Dentifrices on Oral Bacteria
    Colgate Palmolive Co
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $106,000
  • January 2006–December 2006
    Microbiological testing for cross contamination in a diode laser handpiece
    Ivoclar Vivadent
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $4,000
  • January 2005–December 2005
    Microbiological effects of diode laser treatment of periodontal pockets
    Ivoclar Vivadent
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $14,800
  • July 2004–September 2005
    Clinical Studies of Antimicrobial Activity in Dental Restorative Materials
    Ivoclar Vivadent
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $4,051
  • July 2001–July 2003
    Identification and control of oral bacteria
    Colgate Palmolive Co.
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $43,254
  • July 2000–July 2003
    Microbiological effects of synergistic inactivation and disinfection (SIAD) on contaminaed Juices and water
    New York State Office of Science, Technology and Academic Research
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $71,300
  • July 2000–July 2001
    Construction of an Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans fur mutant
    American Fund for Dental Health
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $15,000
  • January 2012
    Clinical investigation to evaluate the effect of oral hygiene with commercial dentifrices on oral polymorphonuclear leukocytes (PMN)
    Colgate Palmolive Co.
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $130,000
  • January 2011
    The Clinical Efficacy After Brushing with a Fluoride Toothpaste on Oral Bacteria
    Colgate Palmolive Co.
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $30,000
  • January 2011
    A Pilot Clinical Study to Assess Effects of Oral Hygiene with a Probiotic Organism on Dental Plaque pH and Plaque Bacteria Including Streptococcus Mutans
    Colgate Palmolive Co.
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $85,000
  • January 2010
    Effect of Act mouthrinse on halitosis associated bacteria
    Chattem Co.
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $86,000
  • January 2010
    Effect of Act Dry Mouth Formulation mouthrinse on halitosis associated bacteria
    Chattem Co.
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $46,000
  • January 2009
    A clinical study to assess the antibacterial effect of dentifrices formulated with zinc oxide on salivery bacteria
    Colgate Palmolive Co.
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $180,000
  • November 2008
    Clinical study to assess the antibacterial effects of MaxFresh Nite dentifrices
    Colgate-Palmolive
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $50,000
  • January 2008
    Clinical Investigation to Examine the Effects of Mouthrinses on Oral Bacteria
    Colgate Palmolive Co.
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $20,820
  • January 2008
    The clinical efficacy after brushing witha fluoride toothpaste on oral bacteria
    Colgate Palmolive Co.
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $25,000
  • July 2007
    What is the effect of triclosan containing dentifrice on gingival inflammatory markers in gingibitis and chronic periodontitis
    Colgate Palmolive Co.
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $49,000
  • July 2007
    Clinical Investigation to Examine the Effects of Three Commercial Dentifrices on Oral Bacteria
    Colgate Palmolive Co.
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $159,000
  • July 2006
    The Effect of Triclosan-Containing Dentifrice on Bacteria Associated with Dental Implants
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $86,000
  • July 2006
    The Clinical efficacy of the triclosan/copolymer dentifrice and Colgate 360 toothbrush on Bacteria Associated with Halitosis in vivo
    Colgate Palmolive Co.
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $26,000
  • July 2005
    Antimicrobial effects of Oravive dentifrice on oral bacteria
    NovaMin Technology
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $7,078
  • July 2004
    Identificationof oral bacteria causing halitosis
    Colgate Palmolive Co.
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $157,436
  • July 2004
    Antimicrobial effects of new compounds on oral bacteria
    Colgate Palmolive Co.
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $86,594
  • The Effect of Triclosan-Containing Dentrifice on Bacteria Associated with Halitosis in vivo
    Colgate Palmolive
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $93,401
  • Antimicrobal Effects of Two New Compounds on Oral Bacteria
    Colgate Palmolive Co.
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $37,250
  • Identification of Oral Bacteria Causing Halitosis
    Colgate Palmolive Co
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $64,070
  • Clinical Studies of Halitosis
    Colgate Palmolive
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $49,892
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Journal Articles:
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Books and Book Chapters:
  • Zambon JJ, Haraszthy V. Other Anaerobic Bacteria: Bacteroides, Porphyromonas, Prevotella, Tannerella, and Fusobacterium. Practical Handbook of Microbiology. 2015; 2.
  • Zambon JJ, Grossi S, Dunford R, Haraszthy V, Preus, H, Genco RJ. Epidemiology of Subgingival Bacterial Pathogens in Periodontal Disease. Epidemiology of Subgingival Bacterial Pathogens in Periodontal Disease. 1994; (1).
  • Haraszthy V, Zambon JJ. Bacterial Classification. Basic and Applied Oral Microbiology and Immunolgoy. 1993; 4.
  • Zambon JJ, Haraszthy V. Mycoplasmas, Rickettsia and Chlamydia. Mycoplasmas, Rickettsia and Chlamydia. 1993; 20.
Abstracts:
  • Villoria P, Haraszthy V, Zambon JJ, Sreenivasan PK. Microbiological and Clinical Effects of an Oral Hygiene Regimen. J Dent Res. 2014.
  • Haraszthy V, Parkanyi L, Haraszthy GG, Zambon JJ. Disinfecting biofilm-contaminated titanium surfaces. J Dent Res. 2014.
  • Lis M, Zambon JJ, Sreenivasan PK, Haraszthy V. Rapid Assay for Microbial Viability and Antimicrobial Efficacy. J Dent Res. 2014.
  • Bhattachan, S., Sreenivasan, P.K., Lis, M., Zambon, J. J., Haraszthy, V. I.. ATP Luminesence Assay for Microbial Adherence to Titanium.. J Dent Res. 2014.
  • HARASZTHY,V.I., PARKANYI,L., HARASZTHY,G.G. and ZAMBON, J. J.. Disinfecting biofilm-contaminated titanium surfaces. J.Dent.Res.. 2014.
  • VILLORIA,P., HARASZTHY,V.I., SREENIVASAN,P.K., ZAMBON, J. J.. Microbiological and Clinical Effects of an Oral Hygiene Regimen. J Dent Res. 2014.
  • Sreenivasan, PK., Haraszthy, VI., Zambon JJ. Effect of Oral Hygiene on Bacteria Colonizing Oral Soft Tissues. Journal of Dental Research. 2013; 92(SpIsA).
  • Haraszthy V. Oral Biofilms - Clinical Relevance, Evaluation and Therapeutic considerations. Industry-sponsored Symposium. 2013.
  • Haraszthy V, Zambon JJ, Sreenivasan PK. Effects of oral hygiene on soft tissue bacteria. PER/IADR. 2013.
  • Haraszthy V, Zambon JJ, Lis M, Sreenivasan PK, Bhattachan S. ATP Luminesence Assay for Microbial Adherence to Titanium. J DENT RES. 2013.
  • G. FORGO 1, E. SILSBY 2, E. MONACO 2, T. MANG 3, K. NAGY 1, G. HARASZTHY 4, J. ZAMBON 5, and V.I. HARASZTHY. In vitro Comparison of Antimicrobial Protocols to Disinfect Dental Implants. J Dent Res. 2011.
  • K. CUDDY, E. SILSBY, D. DIPIRRO, J. ZAMBON, and V.I. HARASZTHY. Clinical Effects of Listerine on Oral Polymorphonuclear Leukocytes. J Dent Res. 2011.
  • P. VILLORIA, V.I. HARASZTHY, and J. ZAMBON. The Effect of a Chlorhexidine-Containing Mouthrinse on Oral Halitosis. J Dent Res. 2011.
  • Zambon JJ, Silsby E., Cuddy K., DiPirro D., Villoria P., Haraszthy V. Microbiological Effects of Listerine on Gingivitis and Halitosis.. J Dent Res. 2011.
  • Haraszthy V, Zambon JJ, Sreenivasan, P.K., DeVizio, W.. Reductions in Clinical Inflammation and Oral Neutrophils by Improving Oral Hygiene with a Triclosan/Copolymer Dentifrice.. Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Periodontology. 2010.
  • Sreenivasan, P.K., Vered, V., Zini, A., Mann, J., Kolog, H., Steinberg, D., Zambon J.J., Haraszthy, V.I., da Silva, M.P. and DeVizio, W.. Effects of the Triclosan/Copolymer Dentifrice on Clinical and Microbiological Parameters of Natural Teeth and Dental Implants: A Six Month Clinical Study.. Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Periodontology. 2010.
  • Haraszthy V, Shah C, Clark B, Gerber DS, Haraszthy G, Sreenivasan PK, Zambon JJ. Antimicrobial Efficacy of a 0.05 Cetylpyridinium Chloride Mouthrinse. J Dent Res. 2009; 88.
  • Shah C, Haraszthy V, Clark B, Gerber DS, Sreenivasan PK, Zambon JJ. Alterations in Oral Microecology Following Mechanical Plaque Control. J Dent Res. 2009; 88.
  • Clark B, Haraszthy V, Gerber DS, Shah C, Zambon JJ. Polymorphonuclear Leukocytes and Periodontal Status. J Dent Res. 2009; 88.
  • Haraszthy VI, Gerber DS, Clark B, Shah C, Zambon JJ. Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a Dental School Population. J Dent Res. 2009; 88.
  • Moses P, Clark B, Haraszthy V, Sreenivasan PK, Zambon JJ. Effect of Triclosan Dentrifice and Tongue Cleaning on Oral Halitosis. J Dent Res. 2008; 87.
  • Clark, B, Moses, P, Haraszthy V, Sreenivasan, PK, Zambon JJ. Prevalence of Solobacterium moorei in Subjects with and without Halitosis. J Dent Res. 2008; 87.
  • Zambon JJ. 15-year Survey of Triclosan Efficacy on Supragingival Plaque. 18th European Cong of Clin Micro and Infec Diseases. 2008.
  • Haraszthy V, Zambon J, Sreenivasan, P, DeVizio, W. Antimicrobial Efficacy of Commercial Dentrifices with Triclosan or Stannous Fluoride. 18th European Congress of Clin Microbiology and Inectious Diseases, Barcelona, Spain. 2008.
  • Haraszthy V, Zambon JJ, Sreenivasan P, DeVizio W. A 17 Year Survey of Triclosan Efficacy on Supragingival Plaque. J Dent Res. 2008; 87.
  • Haraszthy V, Zambon JJ, Sreenivasan PK, DeVizio W, Mann J. Comparison of Bacteria Colonizing Dental Implants and Natural Teeth. J Dent Res. 2008; 87.
  • Zambon JJ, Moses P, Clark B, Haraszthy V, Sreenivasan PK, DeVizio W. Triclosan Dentrifice and Tongue Cleaner in the Treatment of Malodor. J Dent Res. 2008; 87.
  • Haraszthy V, Zambon JJ, Sreenivasan P, DeVizio WA. A Study Examining the Antimicrobial Efficacy of Three Dentrifices. J Dent Res. 2008; 87.
  • Zambon JJ, Moses P, Clark B, Haraszthy V, Sreenivasan P, DeVizio W. Microbiological effects of a triclosan dentrifice and tongue cleaner in the treatment of oral malodour. 18th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID). 2008.
  • Vieth, EM, Haraszthy V, Zambon JJ. Examination of Laser Fiber Sterility. J Dent Res. 2007; (1163).
  • Gerber, DS, Haraszthy V, Zambon JJ. Characterization of Solobacterium moorei Strains from Subjects with Halitosis. J Dent Res. 2007; (1124).
  • Haraszthy V, Jordan, SF, Zambon JJ. Characterization of a-Enolase in Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans. J Dent Res. 2007; (0060).
  • Jordan, SF, Haraszthy V, Zambon JJ. Defining Iron-Limited Media for Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans. J Dent Res. 2007; (0616).
  • Haraszthy V, Zambon JJ. Tongue Bacteria Associated with Oral Halitosis Identified by Direct Amplification of Nucleic Acids. 7th Int Conf of the Int Soc for Breath Odor Research. 2007.
  • Lee KY, Jordan SF, Haraszthy VI. The Role of Fur in Modulating Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans Defense Mechanisms. J Dent Res. 2007; 86.
  • Zambon JJ, Gerber, DL, Haraszthy V. Variability of Solobacterium moorei Strains in Subjects with Oral Halitosis. 7th Int Conf of the Int Soc of Breath Odor Research. 2007.
  • Haraszthy V, Jordan SF. Enolase is an iron/Fur-regulated gene in Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans. J Dent Res. 2006; 85.
  • Haraszthy V, Ciancio SG, Kazmierczak M, Zambon JJ, Baumgartner S, Bessinger MA. A clinical and microbiological evaluation of diode laser treatment of periodontal pockets. J Periodontol. 2006.
  • Haraszthy V, Zambon M, Ciancio SG, Zambon JJ. Microbiological effects of diode laser treatment of periodontal pockets. J Dent Res. 2006; 85.
  • Haraszthy V, Jordan SF, Zambron MR, Zambon J. Identification of potentially novel iron regulated proteins in Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans. J Dent Res. 2005; 84.
  • Zambon, MM, Gerber, D, Haraszthy V, Zambon JJ. Bacterial Culture and Broad Range PCR for Halitosis-Associated Bacteria. J Dent Res. 2005; (61430).
  • Goldstein, B, Haraszthy V, Monaco EA, Zambon JJ. In Vitro Antimicrobial Effects of Triclosan-Containing Polymethylmethacrylate. J Dent Res. 2005; (62851).
  • Rego, RO, Oliveira, CA, Santos Pinto, A, Cirelli, JA, Haraszthy V, Zambon JJ. Influence of Orthodontic Appliance on Periodontal Indices and Microbiological Status. J Dent Res. 2004; 82(1093).
  • Jordan, S, Haraszthy V, Zambon JJ. Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans for Mutation by Manganese Resistance. J Dent Res. 2004; 83(1577).
  • Bonavoglia, AV, Haraszthy V, Jordan, SF, Zambon, MM, Zambon JJ. Identification of Fur-regulated Genes in Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans. J Dent Res. 2003; 82(1064).
  • Jordan, SF, Haraszthy V, Zambon, MM, Zambon JJ. Comparison of Micro-organisms in Atheromas Sampled by Endarterectomy and Angioplasty from Diferent Patient Populations. J Dent Res. 2003; 82(0521).
  • Shibli, JA, Martins, MC, Jordan, SF, D'Avila, S, Haraszthy V, Zambon JJ, Marcantonio Jr, E. Peri-implant Disease Progression: Clinical and Microbiolgocal Evaluation in an Experimental Canine Model. J Dent Res. 2003; 82(1853).
  • Haraszthy V, Zambon JJ, Jordan SF, Zafiropoulos GG, Mastragelopulos N, Zambron MR. Periodontal pathogens in carotid atheromas from a German population. J Dent Res. 2002; 81.
  • Haraszthy V, Jordan SF, Zafiropoulos GG, Mastragelopulos N, Zambon JJ. Periodontal pathogens in atheromas from a German population. J Dent Res. 2002; 81(A-126).
  • Sposto, MR, Shibli, JA, D'Avila, S, Haraszthy V, Jordan, JR, Marcantonio, JJ, Zambon JJ. Microbiological Findings in Brazilian HIV-seropositive Patients with Peridontal Disease. Brazilian Dental Meeting. 2002.
  • Jordan, SF, Haraszthy V, Cortelli, JR, Cortelli, SC, Tinoco, EMB, Zambon JJ. Detection of Periodontal Pathogens in a Brazilian Population using a Nucleic Acid Based Approach. J Dent Res. 2002; 81(796).
  • Haraszthy V, Jordan, SF, Zafiropoulos, GG, Mastragelopulos, N, Zambon JJ, Genco RJ. Periodontal Pathogens in Atheromas from a German Population. Journal of Dental Research. 2002; 81(833).
  • Haraszthy V, Lally ET, Zambon JJ. Molecular cloning and expression of a periplasmic protein regulated by the Fur protein. J Dent Res. 1999; 78(515).
  • Kimizuka R, Haraszthy V, Zambon JJ. Detection of a Congo red binding protein in Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans. J Dent Res. 1999; 78(515).
  • Haraszthy V, Zambon JJ, Trevis M, Shah R, Zeid MY, Genco RJ. Identification of periodontal pathogens in atheromatous plaques. J Dent Res. 1998; 77(A).
  • Haraszthy V, Lally ET, Zambon JJ. Molecular cloning of the fur from Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans. J Dent Res. 1997.
  • Zambon JJ, Haraszthy V, Grossi S, Genco RJ. Identification of Periodontal Pathogens in Atheromatous Plaques. J Dent Res. 1997; (3159).
  • Haraszthy V, Hariharan G, Lally ET, Demuth DR, Zambon JJ. Association of highly toxic Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans with localized juvenile periodontitis. J Dent Res. 1996.
  • Reynold HS, Haraszthy V, Zambon JJ, Lamster I. Novel subgingival Clostridial species associated with injecting drug users. J Dent Res. 1996.
  • Abbott DM, Haraszthy V, Wilson ME. Genetically determined variations in neutrophil IgG Fc receptors in LJP. J Dent Res. 1996.
  • Haraszthy V, Haraszthy G, Hillman, V, Zambon JJ. Studies of the 23S rRNA "Gap" region in Campylobacter rectus. J Dent Res. 1995.
  • Hariharan G, Haraszthy V, Zambon JJ. Molecular Epidemiology of periodontal pathogens by AP-PCR. J Dent Res. 1995.
  • Haraszthy V, Gillespie MJ, Zambon JJ. Genetic studies of Campylobacter rectus toxin. J Dent Res. 1994; 73(374).
  • Haraszthy V, Gillespie MJ, Lally, ET, Zambon JJ. Molecular Cloning of a Campylobacter rectus toxin. J Dent Res. 1992; 71(933).
  • Preus, HR, Haraszthy V, Zambon JJ. Amplification of Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans DNA polymorphisms using PCR and random primers. J Dent Res. 1992; 71(130).
  • Haraszthy V, Sundy GJ, Motly, T, Zambon JJ. Identification and analysis of the hidden break in the 23S ribosomal subunit in Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans. Unknown. 1991.
  • Scannapieco FA, Haraszthy V, Cho M, Levine M. Identification and characterization of a Streptococcus gordonii G9B amylase-binding antigen.. Cariology for the Nineties. 1991.
  • Haraszthy V, Sundy GJ, Motly T, Zambon JJ. Cleavage Site of the Atypical 23S Ribosomal RNA Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans. J Dent Res. 1990; 69(2139).
  • Sunday GJ, Motley T, Haraszthy V, Zambon JJ. Absence of the 23S ribosomal RNA subunit in Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans. J Dent Res. 1989; 68(A).
  • Violet Haraszthy, Kruchio, L.. Treatment alternatives after root fracture of adolescent incisors. Unknown. 1986.
  • Violet Haraszthy, Kruchio, L.. Overview of internal granulomatous lesions. Unknown. 1985.
  • Haraszthy V. Internal granuloma - a histological study. Unknown. 1983.
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Professional Memberships:
  • American Dental Association (2002–present)
  • American Dental Education Association (2002–present)
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (2002–present)
  • American Society for Microbiology (1998–present)
  • American Academy of Periodontology (1993–present)
  • American Association of Dental Research (1988–present)
  • American College of Dentistry
Presentations:
  • "Clinical Perspective of Periodontal and Restorative Interations" Congress of the National University of Mexico (UNAM), Szeged, Hungary (2015)
  • "Periodontal and Restorative Interaction" Chautauqua, NY Meeting (2014)
  • "Biofilm" Perspectives in Periodontics, Szeged, Hungary (2013)
  • "Oral Biofilms - Clinical Relevance, Evaluation and Therapeutic considerations" Industry-sponsored Symposium, Colgate-Palmolive Co., Colgate-Palmolive Co. (2013)
  • "Perils of Periodontitis-" Perspectives in Periodontics, Szeged, Hungary (2012)
  • "Perils of Periodontitis" Congress of the National University of Mexico (UNAM) (2011)
  • "Prosthetic Therapy in Periodontal Diseases" Semmelweis University Faculty of Dentistry (2004)
  • "Periodontal-Restorative Interrelationship from an Esthetic Standpoint" University of Pecs (2003)
  • "The Relationship Between Periodontal Infection and Systemic Diseases" Faculdade de Odontologia de Araraquara (2003)
  • "Clinical Perspective of Periodontal and Restorative Interactions" Chautauqua Dental Congress (2002)
  • "Implant Dentistry" Implant Seminar, Gama Filo University (2002)
  • "Etiology of periodontal disease" Annual Dental Conference (2001)
  • "Transmission of Dental Pathogens. THe role of highly toxic Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans in juvenile periodontitis, Periodontal Pathogens in Atheromas" Tabate University Annual Dental Conference (2001)
  • "Clinical Perspective of Periodontics and Restorative Interactions" Watertown (2001)
  • "Epidemiology of Subgingival Bacterial Pathogens; A Practical Approach to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Periodontic Disease" Annual South American Dental Conference (2000)
  • "Restorative and Periodontal Interrelationships" Unigranrio, Duque de Caxias, Brazil (1999)
  • "Genetic Approach to the Epidemiology and Virulence of Oral Pathogens" Unigranrio Duque de Caxias (1998)
  • "Molecular Cloning of the fur Gene from Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans" Microbiology and Immunology Meeting (1997)
  • "Detection of Periodontal Pathogens" Gama Filo University, Gama Filo University (1997)
  • "Genetic and Biochemical Studies of Campylobacter rectus toxin" University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine, University of Philadelphia (1994)
  • "Genetic studies of Campylobacter rectus toxin" Bridge the Gap Symposium (1994)
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Service Activities:
  • School of Dental Medicine Faculty, Student, Staff Committee; Chair (2005)
  • School of Dental Medicine Nominating Committee; Member (2003)
  • School of Dental Medicine Executive Council; Member (2000)
  • School of Dental Medicine Faculty Awards Committee; Member (2000)
  • School of Dental Medicine Curriculum Committee; Member (1999)
  • School of Dental Medicine Student Progress and Promotions Committee; Member (1999)
  • Bylaws Committee; Member (2015–present)
  • Curriculum Committee; Member (2015–present)
  • Dean Search Committee; Member (2015–present)
  • Progress and Promotion Committee; Member (2015–present)
  • Voting Faculty; Chair (2014–present)
  • AADR Constitution Committee Members; Committee Member (2013–2017)
  • Voting Faculty; Vice-Chair (2013–present)
  • Voting Faculty; Secretary (2012–present)
  • Faculty Student and Staff Committee; Chair (2005–2008)
  • Search Committee for Director of Implant Faculty; Member (2005–present)
  • Search Committee for Restorative Dentistry Faculty; Member (2004–present)
  • Nominating Committee; Member (2003–present)
  • Search Committee for Oral Diagnostic Sciences Faculty; Member (2001–present)
  • Executive Council (2000–2006)
  • Awards Committee; Member (2000–present)
  • Student Progress and Promotions COmmittee; Member (1999–2009)
  • Curriculum Committee; Member (1999–2005)
  • Student Research Committee; Member (1999–2001)

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