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GIF Award Advances Research on Predicting Tooth Spacing among African-descent adolescents

January 24, 2022 - The DeRouen Center manuscript publishing class for junior researchers in Kenya is steadily moving forward, making strides in the publication process.
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Kenya Biovax Institute paves way for vaccines

January 24, 2022 - The government of Kenya has established a company named Kenya Biovax Institute Ltd, in order to manufacture vaccines and other biologics within the country.
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Check-in on Refugee Project in Washington State

December 20, 2021 - Washington state ranks third in the United States in the number of refugees it accepts. As a leader in the resettlement of refugees, identifying and addressing severe oral health disease is vital to early treatment and preventing further deterioration.
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Refugee update in the United States

December 20, 2021 - The current US administration aims to resettle 125,000 refugees in fiscal year 2022, up from 62,500 in fiscal year 2021, doubling the number of refugees allowed to resettle in the United States.
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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