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.

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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.

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College of Dentistry News

Dentist, veterinarian collaborate to help cat through unique dental procedure

November 19, 2014

A Siamese-mix cat named Darryl is recuperating well after receiving a metal prosthesis to correct a palate injury in his mouth, thanks to a unique collaborative dental procedure performed Oct....

First-year dental student wins national research award

November 7, 2014

Congratulations to first-year University of Florida College of Dentistry student, Amanda Francis, who won the National Students Research Group Award (NSRG) of the American Association for Dental...

El-Kerdani receives UF Faculty Enhancement Opportunity Award

November 5, 2014

Tarek El-Kerdani, clinical associate professor in the Department of Restorative Dental Sciences, received a University of Florida Faculty Enhancement Opportunity (FEO) Award to receive in-depth...