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Periodontics and Oral Medicine

Marita Rohr Inglehart, Dr. phil. habil.

mi photoProfessor of Dentistry 

Division of Prevention and Geriatrics
Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine
University of Michigan School of Dentistry
1101 N. University Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1078
734-763-8073 Fax: (734) 763-5503
mri@umich.edu
 
Recent Publications


Education

1972 - Vordiplom (BA equivalent), Psychology (Minor: Education), University of Mannheim, West Germany
1975 - Dipl. psych. (MA equivalent), Psychology, University of Mannheim, West Germany
1978 - Dr. phil., Psychology (Minor: Education), University of Mannheim, West Germany
1983 - Dr. phil. habil. (venia legendi: Psychology) (Minor: Education), University of Mannheim, West Germany

Honors and Awards

1972-1975 - Undergraduate fellowship for gifted students, Cusanuswerk, West Germany
1984-1985 - Postdoctoral Research Award, German Research Council (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft)
1986 - European Community, Research Award for Young Researchers
1995 - AADS Award for Best New Program in Dental Education (with Tedesco & Woolfolk)
1995 - SROP Distinguished Mentor Award from the Committee on Institutional Cooperation
1998 - Ida Gray Award, School of Dentistry, University of Michigan
1998 - Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, Diversity Narrative Award Winner
1999 - ADEA Award for Best New Program in Dental Education (together with Katcher, Woolfolk, Ester, Tedesco & Robinson)
2001 - Certificate of Appreciation from the Council for Disability Concerns at the University of Michigan
2003 - ADEA Award for Best New Program in Dental Education (together with Chung, Pelok & Richards)
2004 - Certificate of Appreciation from the Council for Disability Concerns at the University of Michigan
2005 - Honorary Member of the Dental Honors Society OKU
2008 - Senior author with P. Kanjirath and M. Peters, award for best paper from junior faculty member in the Journal of Dental Education
2008 - Dentsply/Harold Slavkin Oral Health Science Education Award, FNIDCR

Academic Appointments and Professional Experience

1993-present - Associate Professor, Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine, School of Dentistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

1993-present - Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

1997-1999 - Director, 21st Century Program, LS&A, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

1986-1993 - Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

1986-1993 - Senior Research Associate, Center for Research on Learning and Teaching (CRLT), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

1984-1986 - Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

1983-1989 - Private dozent in the Department of Psychology, University of Mannheim, West Germany

1979-1983 - Research Scientist at the Center for Research on Decision Making (SFB24) and Adjunct Assistant Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Mannheim, West Germany

1975-1979 - Assistant Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Mannheim, West Germany

Research Interests

Research interests are related to exploring how oral health disparities could be reduced. Efforts focus on (a) educational research and (b) behavioral/clinical research related to oral health disparities. The educational research addresses the question how dental and dental hygiene education can be used to create truly patient centered and culturally sensitive future practitioners who enjoy working in interdisciplinary teams and have a clear sense of civic responsibility. The behavioral/clinical research focuses on understanding the role of motivational communication as a tool to strengthen prevention efforts and on explaining how oral health affects the quality of life of underserved patients.

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Recent Publications

Inglehart MR, Migliore N, Gutta A, Briskie D. Socio-Economically Disadvantaged Parents and Oral Health-Related Information Seeking Behavior – An Exploration. Oral Health and Preventive Dentistry, in press.

Inglehart MR, Schneider BK, Bauer P, Dharia MM, McDonald NJ. Providing Care for Underserved Patients: Endodontic Residents’, Faculty Members’ and Endodontists’ Educational Experiences and Professional Attitudes and Behavior. J Dent Educ, in press.

Petrova EG, Hyman M, Estrella MR, Inglehart MR. Pediatric Patients with Special Health Care Needs – Parents’ Perceptions of the Patients’ Level of Functioning and Oral Health. Ped Dent, in press.

Rohra AK, Piskorowski WA, Inglehart MR. Community-based Dental Education and Dentists’ Attitudes and Behavior Concerning Underserved Patients. J Dent Educ, in press

Taichman LS, Gomez G, Inglehart MR. Oral Health-Related Complications of Breast Cancer Treatment: Assessing Dental Hygienists’ Knowledge and Professional Practice. J Dent Hyg., in press.

Inglehart MR, Widmalm SE, Syriac PJ. Occlusal Splints and Quality of Life – Does the Quality of the Patient-Provider Relationship Matter? Oral Health and Prev. Dentistry, in press.

Taylor GW, Stumpos M, Kerschbaum W, Inglehart MR. Educating Dental Students about Diet-related Behavior Change – Does Experiential Learning Work? J Dent Educ, in press.

Tatarakis N, Kinney JS, Inglehart MR, Braun TM, Shelburne C, Lang NP, Giannobile WV, Oh TJ. Risk factors for oral implant bone loss in patients with diabetes mellitus: A feasibility cohort study. Clinical Oral Implants Research. In press.

Johnson KP, Woolflok MW, May KB, Inglehart MR. Dental Admission Test (DAT) – Do Standardized Test Preparation Programs Work? J Dent Educ, in press.

Bates L, Buehler A, Boynton J, Majewski R, Inglehart MR. Pediatric Dentists’ Job Satisfaction –
Results of a National Survey". Pediatric Dentistry, in press.

Weil TN, Inglehart MR. Three- to 21-year-old patients with autism spectrum disorders: parents' perceptions of severity of symptoms, oral health, and oral health-related behavior. Ped Dent, 2012;34(7):473-479. PMID: 23265164.

Arruda AO, Raghavendra SK, Inglehart MR, Rezende CT, Sohn W. Fluoride Varnish Application among School Children in Rural Brazil: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Community Dentistry Oral Epidem, 2012:40(3):267-76.

Kim JS, Boynton JR, Inglehart MR. Parents’ Presence in the Operatory During their Child’s Dental Visit: A Person-Environmental Fit Analysis of Parents’ Responses. Ped. Dent, 2012;34(5):337-343.

Formicola AJ, Andrieu SC, Buchanan J, Schneider Childs G, Gibbs M, Inglehart MR, Kalenderian E, Pyle MA, D’Abreu K, Evans L. Interprofessional Education in U.S. and Canadian Dental Schools: An ADEA Team Study Group Report. J Dent Educ. 2012;76 1250-1268.

Lanzon J, Edwards S, Inglehart MR. Choosing academia vs. private practice: Factors affecting oral maxillofacial surgery residents' career choices. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 2012;70(7).

Albino JEN, Inglehart MR, Tedesco LA. Dental Education and Changing Oral Health Care Needs: Disparities and Demands. J Dent Educ 2012; 76(1):75-88.

Olsen JA, Inglehart MR. Malocclusions and Perceptions of Attractiveness, Intelligence and Personality, and Behavioral Intentions: An Experimental Exploration. AJODO 2011;140(5):669-679.

Munz SM, Edwards SP, Inglehart MR. Adolescents with Cleft Lip/Palate: Quality of Life and Satisfaction with Treatment and Treatment Outcomes. International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 2011, 40:790-96.

Valentine AE, Inglehart MR. Medicaid Patients in Dental School Clinics: Do Personal and Professional Experiences Matter? Journ Dent Educ, 2011; 75(9):1225-35.

Kanjirath PP, Kim SE, Inglehart MR. Diabetes and oral health – The importance of oral health-related behavior. Journal of Dental Hygiene 2011; 85(4):264-272.

Shah ND, Arruda AO, Inglehart MR. Orthodontic Treatment Need, Quality of Life, and Smiling Patterns – An Analysis of Adolescent Patient, Parent, and Provider Responses. Journ Public Health Dentistry. 71(1):62-70, 2011.

Brown B, Inglehart MR. Orthodontic Care for Underserved Patients - Professional Attitudes and Behaviors of orthodontic residents and Orthodontists. The Angle Orthodontist 2011;81(6):1090-6.

Bagramian RA, Taichman RS, McCauley L, Green TG, Inglehart MR. Mentoring of Dental and Dental Hygiene Faculty – A Case Study. Journ Dent Educ, 2011 Mar;75(3):291-9.

Vainio L, Krause M & Inglehart MR. Patients with Special Health Care Needs: Dental Students’ Educational Experiences, Professional Attitudes and Behavior. Journ Dent Educ, 2011 Jan;75(1):13-22.

Weil TN, Bagramian RA, Inglehart MR. Treating Patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder – Specialists’ Perspectives. Spec Care Dentist 31(1): 8-17, 2011.

Ananaba N, Malcheff S, Briskie D, Inglehart MR. Infant Oral Health Examinations – General and Pediatric Dentists’ Attitudes and Professional Behavior. Journal of Michigan Dental Association. 92(12):38-43, 2010 Dec.

McFarland M, Inglehart M. Depression, Self Efficacy, and Oral Health – An Exploration. Oral Health and Dental Management in the Black Sea Countries (OHDMBSC), 2010; 9(4):214-222.

Weil TN, Inglehart MR. General and Pediatric Dentists’ Professional Attitudes and Behavior Concerning Patients with Autism – Does Dental Education Matter? Journ Dent Educ, 2010; 74(12):1294-307.

Garfinkle AJ, Richards PS, Inglehart MR. Providing Care for Underserved Patients – Periodontists’ and Periodontal Residents’ Educational Experiences, Attitudes and Behavior. Journal of Periodontology, 81(11):1-9, 2010.

Krause M, Vainio L, Zwetchkenbaum S, Inglehart MR. Dental Education about Patients with Special Needs – A Survey of Dental School Programs. Journal of Dent Educ, 74(11):1179-1189, 2010, Nov.

Bennett D, Lee JH, Richards PS, Inglehart MR. General Dentists and Periodontal Referrals. Journal of the Michigan Dental Association, 92(9):45-51, Sept 2010.

Gavaldon I, Bagramian RA, Inglehart MR. Objective and Subjective Oral Health and Quality of Life of Migrant Farm Workers in the USA. Oral Health and Dental Management in the Black Sea Countries (OHDMBSC), 9(2):79-88, 2010.

Wang SJ, Briskie D, Hu J, Majewski R, Inglehart MR. Illustrated Information for Parent Education - Parent and Patient Responses. Pediatr Dent, 32(4):295-303, 2010, Aug.

Meade EA & Inglehart MR. Young Patients’ Treatment Motivation and Satisfaction with Orthognathic Surgery Outcomes - The Role of Possible Selves. American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, 137(1):26-34, 2010, Jan.

Anderson LE, Arruda AO, Inglehart MR. Adolescent Patients’ Treatment Motivation and Satisfaction with Orthodontic Treatment - Do Possible Selves Matter? Angle Orthodontist. 79(5):821-7, 2009 Sep. PMID: 19705953.

Krukemeyer A, Arruda AO, Inglehart MR. Pain and Orthodontic Treatment. Angle Orthodontist, 79(6):1175-81, 2009 Nov. PMID: 19852612.

Daniels AS, Seacat JD & Inglehart MR. AS. Orthodontic Treatment Motivation and Cooperation – A Cross Sectional Analysis of Adolescent Patients’ and Parents’ Responses. American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics, 136(6):780-7, 2009 Dec. PMID: 19962600.

Brown BR, Inglehart MR. Orthodontists’ and Orthodontic Residents’ Education about Treating Underserved Patients – Effects on Professional Attitudes and Behavior. J Dent Educ, 2009; 73(5):550-562. PMID: 19433530.

Kanjirath PP, Coplen A, Chapman J, Peters MC, Inglehart MR. Effectiveness of Gloves and Infection Control - Student and Provider Perspectives. J Dent Educ, 2009; 571-580. PMID: 19433532.

Malcheff S, Pink TC, Sohn W, Inglehart MR & Briskie D. Infant Oral Health Examinations – Pediatric Dentists’ Professional Behavior and Attitudes. Pediatric Dentistry. 31(3):117-124; 2009 May/June. PMID: 19552224.

Lee JH, Bennett DE, Richards PS, Inglehart MR. Periodontal Referral Patterns of General Dentists – Lessons for Dental Education. J Dent Educ, 73(2): 199-210, February 2009. PMID: 19234076.

Anderson JI, Patterson AN, Temple HJ, Inglehart MR. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Issues in Dental School Environments: Dental Student Leaders’ Perceptions. J Dent Educ, 73(1):105-18, 2009 Jan. PMID: 19126771.

Christopherson EA, Briskie D & Inglehart MR. Objective, Subjective, and Self Assessment of Preadolescent Orthodontic Treatment Need - A Function of Age, Gender, and Ethnic / Racial Background? Journal of Public Health Dentistry, 2009; 69(1):9–17. PMID: 18662255.

Christopherson EA, Briskie D & Inglehart MR. Preadolescent Orthodontic Treatment Need: Objective and Subjective Provider Assessments and Patient Self Reports. American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. 2009, 135(4)Supplement:S80-S86. PMID: 19362271.