Elizabeth B. Kapral (Lozier) none

Elizabeth B. Kapral (Lozier)
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Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Oral Diagnostic Sciences

School of Dental Medicine


Specialty/Research Focus

Community Dentistry

Contact Information
355 Squire Hall
3435 Main St.
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: (716) 829-2241
Fax: (716) 829-3554
ekapral@buffalo.edu, KapralEB@gmail.com



Education and Training:

  • Residency, Dentistry, Erie County Medical Center (2015)
  • DDS, Dentistry, University at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine (2013)
  • MS, Natural Science, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (2008)
  • BS, Biology, State University of New York at Geneseo (2006)

Employment:

  • Director of Special Needs Dentistry, Department of Dentistry, Division of Oral Oncology & Maxillofacial Prosthetics, Erie County Medical Center (2015-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Oral Diagnostic Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo (2014-present)

Awards and Honors:

  • American Academy of Orofacial Pain Award – University at Buffalo (2013)
  • American Academy of Oral Medicine Award – University at Buffalo (2013)

Grants and Sponsored Research:

  • July 2021
    HRSA Postdoctoral Training in General, Pediatric and Public Health Dentistry and Dental Hygiene
    HRSA
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $2,500,000
  • July 2017
    HRSA Clinician Educator Career Development Award
    HRSA
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $763,626

Journal Articles:


Professional Memberships:

  • American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry (2021–present)
  • Special Care Dentistry Association (2018–present)
  • American Dental Education Association (2018–present)
  • American Academy of Oral Medicine (2016–present)
  • American Dental Association (2013–present)
  • New York State Dental Association (2013–present)
  • Eighth District Dental Society (2013–present)
  • American Student Dental Association (2009–2013)

Presentations:

  • "Special Needs Dentistry: Treating the Nation's Most Underserved Population" Buffalo Niagara Dental Meeting, Buffalo NIagara Dental Meeting, None (2022)
  • "Dentistry for Patients with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities" Federal Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry, Federal Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry, None (2021)
  • "Lessons Learned and Perspectives on Evaluation Methods in Special Needs Dentistry" Harvard Macy Institute Program for Educators in Health Professions, Harvard Macy Institute, None (2021)
  • "Current Concepts in Head & Neck Cancer for the Dental Team: Examination, Prevention, & the Role of HPV" Rhode Island Dental Association Annual Meeting, Rhode Island Dental Association, None (2020)
  • "HRSA Clinician Educator Career Development Award for Special Needs Dentistry" Special Care Dentistry Association Annual Meeting 2020, Special Care Dentistry Association, None (2020)
  • "A Multidisciplinary Approach to Oral Cancer" Eighth District Dental Society, Eighth District Dental Society, None (2019)
  • "Vaping and Tobacco Dependence" SUNY at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine Public Health Dentistry Club, SUNY at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine Public Health Dentistry Club, None (2019)
  • "Special Needs Dentistry at Erie County Medical Center" HRSA K02 Mini Conference, HRSA, None (2019)
  • "Head and Neck Cancer & Tobacco Cessation" NYS Dental Foundation, NYS Dental Foundation, None (2019)
  • "Special Needs Dentistry in the Operating Room" The Resource Center Symposium, The Resource Center, None (2018)
  • "HPV and Its Role in Head & Neck Cancer" SUNY at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, Dental School, Oral Pathology (2017)
  • "Association Between Dental Compliance and Smoking Cessation" Hauptman-Woodward Institute Research Day, Hauptman-Woodward Institute (2011)
  • "Association of Dental Compliance and Smoking Cessation Among School of Dental Medicine Patients" Student Research Day, University at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine (2011)
  • "Evaluation of Two Smoking Cessation Protocols in the Dental Setting" IADR General Session, IADR (2008)
  • "Evaluation of Success Rates between an Established Referral System and Pharmacological Intervention to Assist Dental Patients to Quit Smoking" , Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Roswell Park Cancer Institute Mirand Library (2008)
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Service Activities:

  • American Dental Association; 2nd District Delegate, Alternate Delegate; Delegate (2020–present)
  • 8th District Dental Society; Local dental society NYSDA representative, Medicaid committee representative, Committee on Pregnancy Chair; Delegate (2014–present)
  • New York State Dental Association; Delegate, ADA Delegate; Delegate (2014–present)

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Contact Information

355 Squire Hall
3435 Main St.
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: (716) 829-2241
Fax: (716) 829-3554
ekapral@buffalo.edu, KapralEB@gmail.com