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Joana Cunha-Cruz

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Research Associate Professor and Adjunct Research Associate Professor, Health Services
Research Associate Professor, Oral Health Sciences (primary appt.)

Associate Director
Northwest Center for Public Health Practice


Education

PhD   State University of Rio de Janeiro, 2006   (Epidemiology)
MPH   State University of Rio de Janeiro, 2002   (Epidemiology)
DDS   Federal University of Pernambuco, 1999

Contact Info

email:   silvajcc@uw.edu

campus box:   357475
voice:   206-685-6397

Oral health services; Latino health


Senturia K, Fiset L, Hort K, Huebner C, Mallott E, Milgrom P, Nelson L, Parrish C, Cunha-Cruz J. Dental health aides in Alaska: A qualitative assessment to improve paediatric oral health in remote rural villages. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. 2018 Jun 4. doi: 10.1111/cdoe.12385. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 29863284    PMCID: PMC6035099
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Oliveira BH, Cunha-Cruz J, Rajendra A, Niederman R. Controlling caries in exposed root surfaces with silver diamine fluoride: A systematic review with meta-analysis. J Am Dent Assoc. 2018 May 24. pii: S0002-8177(18)30232-0. doi: 10.1016/j.adaj.2018.03.028. [Epub ahead of print] Review.  PMID: 29805039    PMCID: PMC6064675
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Conrad DA, Milgrom P, Shirtcliff RM, Bailit HL, Ludwig S, Dysert J, Allen G, Cunha-Cruz J. Pay-for-performance incentive program in a large dental group practice. J Am Dent Assoc. 2018 May;149(5):348-352. doi: 10.1016/j.adaj.2017.11.018. Epub 2018 Mar 8.  PMID: 29526260
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Carmo CDS, Ribeiro MRC, Teixeira JXP, Alves CMC, Franco MM, Fran├ža AKTC, Benatti BB, Cunha-Cruz J, Ribeiro CCC. Added Sugar Consumption and Chronic Oral Disease Burden among Adolescents in Brazil. J Dent Res. 2018 May;97(5):508-514. doi: 10.1177/0022034517745326. Epub 2018 Jan 17.  PMID: 29342369
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Cunha-Cruz J, Milgrom P, Huebner CE, Scott J, Ludwig S, Dysert J, Mitchell M, Allen G, Shirtcliff RM. Care delivery and compensation system changes: a case study of organizational readiness within a large dental care practice organization in the United States. BMC Oral Health. 2017 Dec 20;17(1):157. doi: 10.1186/s12903-017-0448-4.  PMID: 29262822    PMCID: PMC5738825
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