Raul Garcia, DMD
Professor
Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine
Dept of Health Policy & Health Svcs Research

MMedSc, Harvard University
DMD, Harvard University



Major Research Interests:
• Causes of oral health disparities and interventions to eliminate oral health disparities
• Relationship of oral conditions to systemic disease and health-related quality of life
• Longitudinal studies of oral health in aging and the analysis of treatment outcomes in dentistry: The VA Dental Longitudinal Study and the VA Normative Aging Study

Studies encompass the areas of oral epidemiology, health services research, and health policy. The work involves a variety of population studies with a special interest on underserved populations.

Chair
Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine
Health Policy & Health Svcs Research




Using Social Networks to Improve Oral Health
09/18/2015 - 08/31/2018 (PI)
NIH/National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research
5UH2DE025505-02

Center for Research to Evaluate & Eliminate Dental Disparities
09/24/2008 - 08/31/2017 (PI)
NIH/National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research
5U54DE019275-07

Center for Research to Evaluate and Eliminate Dental Disparities
06/01/2014 - 09/09/2016 (PI)
NIH/National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research
3U54DE019275-07S3

Oral Conditions and Health Outcomes in Frail Elders
07/01/2000 - 06/30/2005 (Co-PI)
PI: Michelle Henshaw, DDS
NIH/National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research
5 K23 DE00454 05

Oral Conditions and Health Outcomes in Frail Elders
07/01/2000 - 06/30/2005 (Dept Sponsor)
NIH/National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research
1 K23 DE00454 01

Periodontal Intervention for Cardiac Events; Pilot Trial
07/15/2001 - 06/30/2004 (Co-PI)
Research Foundation of SUNY at Buffalo NIH NIDCR

Program for Refugee Oral Health
12/01/2000 - 11/30/2003 (PI)
Massachusetts Delta Dental Foundation

Oral Health and Quality of Life
07/01/2001 - 12/31/2001 (Dept Sponsor)
NIH/National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research
1 F32 DE05742 01A1




Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2016 Using Social Networks to Improve Oral Health 5UH2DE025505-02
2016 Center for Research to Evaluate & Eliminate Dental Disparities 3U54DE019275-07S3 24
2015 Using Social Networks to Improve Oral Health 1UH2DE025505-01
2015 Center for Research to Evaluate &Eliminate Dental Disparities 3U54DE019275-07S2 24
2014 Center for Research to Evaluate & Eliminate Dental Disparities 3U54DE019275-07S1 24
2014 Center for Research to Evaluate &Eliminate Dental Disparities 5U54DE019275-07 24
2014 Research Program and Administrative Center 5U54DE019275-07-9001 24
2013 Center for Research to Evaluate &Eliminate Dental Disparities 5U54DE019275-06 24
2013 Research Program and Administrative Center 5U54DE019275-06-9001 24
2012 Center for Research to Evaluate &Eliminate Dental Disparities 5U54DE019275-05 24
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  1. Henshaw MM, Garcia RI, Weintraub JA. Oral Health Disparities Across the Life Span. Dent Clin North Am. 2018 Apr; 62(2):177-193.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29478452.
     
  2. Heaton B, Sharma P, Garcia RI, Dietrich T. Evaluating periodontal disease misclassification mechanisms under partial-mouth recording protocols. J Clin Periodontol. 2018 Apr; 45(4):422-430.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29385644.
     
  3. Singelis TM, Garcia RI, Barker JC, Davis RE. An Experimental Test of the Two-Dimensional Theory of Cultural Sensitivity in Health Communication. J Health Commun. 2018; 23(4):321-328. PMID: 29509068.
     
  4. Bowley JF, Kaye EK, Garcia RI. Theoretical axial wall angulation for rotational resistance form in an experimental-fixed partial denture. J Adv Prosthodont. 2017 Aug; 9(4):278-286.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28874995.
     
  5. Garcia RI. Securing Our Future. J Dent Res. 2017 Jul; 96(7):723-724. PMID: 28631950.
     
  6. Garcia RI, Kleinman D, Holt K, Battrell A, Casamassimo P, Grover J, Tinanoff N. Healthy Futures: Engaging the oral health community in childhood obesity prevention - Conference summary and recommendations. J Public Health Dent. 2017 Jun; 77 Suppl 1:S136-S140. PMID: 28621818.
     
  7. Albino J, Tiwari T, Gansky SA, Henshaw MM, Barker JC, Brega AG, Gregorich SE, Heaton B, Batliner TS, Borrelli B, Geltman P, Kressin NR, Weintraub JA, Finlayson TL, Garcia RI. The basic research factors questionnaire for studying early childhood caries. BMC Oral Health. 2017 May 19; 17(1):83.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28526003.
     
  8. Garcia RI, Blue Spruce G, Sinkford JC, Lopez MJ, Sullivan LW. Workforce diversity in dentistry - current status and future challenges. J Public Health Dent. 2017 Mar; 77(2):99-104. PMID: 28497850.
     
  9. Heaton B, Crawford A, Garcia RI, Henshaw M, Riedy CA, Barker JC, Wimsatt MA. Oral health beliefs, knowledge, and behaviors in Northern California American Indian and Alaska Native mothers regarding early childhood caries. J Public Health Dent. 2017 Sep; 77(4):350-359.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28449292; DOI: 10.1111/jphd.12217;.
     
  10. Bernstein J, Gebel C, Vargas C, Geltman P, Walter A, Garcia R, Tinanoff N. Listening to paediatric primary care nurses: a qualitative study of the potential for interprofessional oral health practice in six federally qualified health centres in Massachusetts and Maryland. BMJ Open. 2017 Mar 29; 7(3):e014124.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28360245; DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-014124;.
     
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Bar chart showing 144 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 11 publications in 2006

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