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DeRouen Center Team Travels to Kenya for D71 Grant

May 23, 2022 - In February 2022, the University of Washington (UW) Timothy A. DeRouen Center team travelled to Kenya as part of our National Institute of Health’s D71 Grant entitled “TABASAMU: A multidisciplinary collaboration on building up research capacity in oral health and HIV/AIDS.”
Read more about Kenya D71 Grant

JOOTRH HIV Clinic

JDR Clinical & Transitional Research journal

Children and adolescents living with HIV have poorer oral health-related quality of life

May 23, 2022 - Children and adolescents living with HIV (CALHIV) have a higher risk of oral tissue diseases than those without HIV. Increasing awareness regarding the need to integrate oral health within medical care among pediatric HIV populations is crucial.
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The challenges of oral health in the United States

April 21, 2022 - A 2021 report by the U.S. National Institutes of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) at the Department of Health and Human Services entitled “Oral Health in America: Advances and Challenges” examines the current state of oral health in the United States, and the progress that has been made over the past twenty years.
Read more about the challenges of oral health in the US

Dental digital dashboard

Map of Ukraine

Refugee displacement and public health systems

April 21, 2022 - The war currently raging in Ukraine has created one of the largest refugee crises in modern history, according to the latest data from the Pew Research Center.
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Past Events

Feasibility of integrating oral health in the primary care of HIV-positive pediatric patients in a low-resource setting

Fogarty Fellow: Catherine Lutalo Mwesigwa

University of Washington + Makerere University

Funded by Fogarty International Center – NIH – 2020

The Association Between Levels of Salivary Antimicrobial Peptides and the Presence of Periodontal Disease in HIV-infected Adolescents

Fogarty Fellow: Ashley Karczewski

Indiana University + University of Nairobi

Funded by Fogarty International Center – NIH – 2019

Global Oral Health Awareness Fundraiser Breakfast at UW Botanic Gardens

UW Timothy A. DeRouen Center for Global Oral Health

Aug 29th, 2019

Integrating oral health into the pediatric HIV care continuum: Baseline data of oral and systemic inflammation

UW Timothy A. DeRouen Center for Global Oral Health + UW Global Health

Awarded by SunStar Preventive Award Kick Off Clinical Trial February 2019

2017 Sunstar Preventative Dentistry Award

UW Timothy A. DeRouen Center for Global Oral Health

Awarded September 18, 2017

InterACTION Labs: Piloting an interdisciplinary health program with an informal settlement in the Peruvian Amazon

UW Landscape Architecture + UW Environment + UW Dentistry

Awarded by UW Population Health Initiative 2017

6th International Workshop on Clinical Research Methods in Oral Health

Chiang Rai, Thailand

Funded by Fogarty International Center – NIH – 2016

Calibration on Pediatric Oral Manifestations of HIV in Kenya

University of Nairobi – University of Washington

Awarded by Global Innovation Fund – 2015