Factors Contributing to Oral Health Disparities in Appalachia


Principal Investigator:  Mary Marazita, Dental Medicine

UCSUR Investigators:

  • Scott Beach, SRP
  • Stephen Strotmeyer, SRP

Funder: National Institutes of Health

Period: 4/2011 – 3/2015

Description: Conduct prenatal of five post-birth follow-up telephone interviews of 1,000 new mothers — 500 in Pittsburgh and 500 in West Virginia — to explore factors related to childhood oral health disparities.