About the Center

Welcome to the Southeast Center for Research to Reduce Disparities in Oral Health (SCRRDOH), a multi-disciplinary center at the University of Florida College of Dentistry.

Built on strong community partnerships and led by principal investigator Henrietta Logan, Ph.D., the center aims to reduce disparities in oral health among Florida’s rural populations through community based research and intervention projects based on the best science available and community participation.

Local residents are involved in all phases, from designing research to collecting data to publicizing results and influencing public policy.

Read More...

SCRRDOH News and Events

Center’s Publication Featured on Medical News Site!

Jun 19th, 2014

Dr. Guo and other Center investigators publication “Health Literacy:A Pathway to Better Oral Health” is featured on the “Medical News Today” site.

DrLoganOralCancerWalk Oral Cancer Walk a Great Success!

Jun 3rd, 2014

The 2nd Annual UF Oral Cancer Foundation Walk/Run was held on May 31st. Pictured is Dr. Logan and Shelly Taylor, UF dental student and event coordinator.

Henrietta L. Logan, Professor and Director, SE Center for Research to Reduce Disparities in Oral Health Dr. Henrietta Logan featured in The Post

Apr 24th, 2014

Dr. Logan is featured in a wonderful article in The Post. You can read more about her “true grit” here.

New SCRRDOH Publication Now Available Online

Aug 9th, 2013

“Selecting a Sample Size for Studies with Repeated Measures” is now available online.

Bronson Research SCRRDOH Team at Work

Jun 27th, 2013

The SCRRDOH research team on assignment in Bronson, Florida. Pictured from left to right are Danielle Agyemang, Adam Dzedzy, Juan Rivera and our community liaison Cynthia Clark. The research team […]

» more

College of Dentistry News

New Medicaid policy increases the rate of children receiving vital oral health care in Florida

September 17, 2014

New Medicaid policy increases the rate of children receiving vital oral health care in Florida GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Children on Medicaid and their parents may have a reason to smile […]

Isabel Garcia to lead the UF College of Dentistry

September 15, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Isabel Garcia, D.D.S., M.P.H., has been named dean of the University of Florida College of Dentistry. Garcia, currently the deputy director of the National Institute of Dental...

Pediatric dental resident Jimmy Lapnawan one of two who helped save a woman’s life

September 15, 2014

Jimmy Lapnawan, 29, is a first-year resident in the UF College of Dentistry’s pediatric dental program. He was one of two local citizens who helped save a woman’s life on […]