Woosung Sohn, DDS, DrPH
Adjunct Associate Professor
Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine
Dept of Health Policy & Health Svcs Research

DPH/DrPH, University of Michigan School of Public Health
PhD, Yonsei University
MS, Yonsei University
DDS, Yonsei University

Dr. Sohn is a graduate of Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea, and of the University of Michigan School of Public Health, where he received his DrPH degree. He came to GSDM from the University of Michigan where he held a joint faculty appointment as Associate Professor at the School of Dentistry and Director of the Dental Public Health Program in the Department of Epidemiology at the School of Public Health.

Dr. Sohn has attained national and international recognition as a leading scholar in oral epidemiology and health services research, with particular interests in oral health disparities research. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Public Health and was a Fellow of the ADEA Leadership Institute in 2009-2010. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Public Health Dentistry and a member of the Advisory Board of Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. In 2009, he was honored by the International Association for Dental Research with its Aubrey Sheiham Award for Distinguished Research in Dental Public Health Sciences.

Currently, Dr. Sohn is Chair of Population Oral Health in the University of Sydney School of Dentistry, where he conducts population oral health research.

Postdoctoral Training in General, Pediatric and Public Health Dentistry and Dental Hygiene
07/01/2015 - 06/30/2020 (PI of Sub-Project / SP)
PI: Athanasios Zavras, DDS, DMD, DScM
HHS/Health Resources and Services Administration
5 D88HP28505-05-01

Analysis of complex Caries life course Data in Inner City African American Children
09/10/2014 - 08/31/2016 (Subcontract PI)
Michigan State University NIH NIDCR

Dental Public Health Residency Training
09/30/2000 - 08/31/2012 (PI)
HHS/Health Resources and Services Administration


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  1. Balasubramanian M, John Spencer A, Sohn W, Brennan DS. The Practice of Dentistry by Australian- and Overseas-Trained Dentists in Australia: Discriminant Analysis of key Predictors. Int Dent J. 2021 Feb 17. PMID: 33610308
  2. Kaye E, Heaton B, Aljoghaiman EA, Singhal A, Sohn W, Garcia RI. Third-Molar Status and Risk of Loss of Adjacent Second Molars. J Dent Res. 2021 07; 100(7):700-705.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33541172
  3. Marcus K, Balasubramanian M, Short S, Sohn W. Barriers and facilitators to oral health care utilization in culturally and linguistically diverse mothers: a mixed methods systematic review protocol. JBI Evid Synth. 2020 11 02; 19(3):669-674. PMID: 33141803
  4. Dang RR, Brar B, Pasco JM, Rebhun C, Sohn W, Salama A. Dental Practice Patterns for Oral Care in Medical Oncology Patients-a Survey-Based Assessment of Massachusetts Dentists. J Cancer Educ. 2020 Aug 06.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32761443
  5. Samman M, Kaye E, Cabral H, Scott T, Sohn W. The effect of diet drinks on caries among US children: Cluster analysis. J Am Dent Assoc. 2020 Jul; 151(7):502-509.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32593352
  6. Heaton B, Cherng ST, Sohn W, Garcia RI, Galea S. Complex Systems Model of Dynamic Mechanisms of Early Childhood Caries Development. J Dent Res. 2020 05; 99(5):537-543.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32122213; PMCID: PMC7174800; DOI: 10.1177/0022034520909841;
  7. Kaye EA, Sohn W, Garcia RI. The Healthy Eating Index and coronal dental caries in US adults: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2011-2014. J Am Dent Assoc. 2020 Feb; 151(2):78-86.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31837744; PMCID: PMC6995431; DOI: 10.1016/j.adaj.2019.09.009;
  8. Lino PA, Sohn W, Singhal A, Martins MAP, Silva MESE, Abreu MHNG. A national study on the use of opioid analgesics in dentistry. Braz Oral Res. 2019 Aug 15; 33:e076.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31432927
  9. Khalid I, Chandrupatla SG, Kaye E, Scott T, Sohn W. Dental Sealant Prevalence Among Children with Special Health Care Needs: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2013 to 2014. Pediatr Dent. 2019 May 15; 41(3):186-190.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31171069
  10. Sim E, Sohn W, Choi ES, Noh H. Sugar-sweetened beverage consumption frequency in Korean adolescents: based on the 2015 Youth Risk Behavior Web-Based Survey. Int Dent J. 2019 Oct; 69(5):376-382. PMID: 31077367
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