Dr. Teresa Marshall
Director of the Dental Student Research Program, Professor, Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, Registered Dietitian. Dr. Marshall's research interests focus on nutrition, oral heal, and systemic health. Current research efforts include diet, growth, and oral health in young children and nutrition and oral health in the elderly.
Dr. Justine Kolker
Assistant Director of the Dental Student Research Program, Associate Professor, Department of Operative Dentistry. Dr. Kolker's research interests include early caries clinical detection and root caries classification using the International Caries Detection and Assessment System (ICDAS). Dr. Kolker also incorporates ICDAS into the dental curriculum at Iowa.
Dr. Satheesh Elangovan
Assistant Director of the Dental Student Research Program, Associate Professor, Department of Periodontics. Dr. Elangovan's primary research interest is bone tissue engineering using novel gene and transcript delivery systems. He is also interested and involved in evidence-based dentistry research and clinical/health outcomes research pertaining to the field of periodontology and implant dentistry.