Scott L Tomar

Scott L Tomar

Professor

Department: PHHP-COM EPIDEMIOLOGY
Business Phone: (312) 413-7365
Business Email: stomar@dental.ufl.edu

About Scott L Tomar

Dr. Scott Tomar is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Community Dentistry and Behavioral Science at the University of Florida College of Dentistry. He currently serves as Associate Dean for Prevention and Public Health Sciences at the University of Illinois Chicago College of Dentistry. Dr. Tomar has more published more than 150 journal articles and book chapters, contributed to seven reports of the US Surgeon General, and is as a consultant for numerous governmental agencies and professional organizations. He is the Immediate Past Chair of the American Public Health Association’s Oral Health Section and has served as President of the American Association of Public Health Dentistry (AAPHD) and the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) Behavioral, Epidemiologic and Health Services Research Group. Dr. Tomar is a former editor of Journal of Public Health Dentistry and Journal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice. He has received a number of awards, including IADR’s H. Trendley Dean Distinguished Scientist Award and AAPHD’s Distinguished Service Award. He received his B.A. and D.M.D. degrees from Temple University, M.P.H. degree from Columbia University, and certificate in Dental Public Health and Dr.P.H. degree in Oral Epidemiology from The University of Michigan. Dr. Tomar is a graduate of CDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Service and is a diplomate of the American Board of Dental Public Health.

Accomplishments

Jack Hein Public Service Award
2019 · American Association for Dental Research
Term Professorship Award
2017-2020 · University of Florida
Presidential Oral Health Hero Award
2017 · Florida Dental Hygienists’ Association
Community Service Award
2014 · University of Florida Health Science Center
H. Trendley Dean Distinguished Scientist Award
2011 · International Association for Dental Research
Distinguished Service Award
2004 · American Association of Public Health Dentistry

Board Certifications

  • Dental Public Health
    American Board of Dental Public Health

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0002-3108-1945

Publications

2019 Journal of the American Dental Association (1939)
2019 Journal of the American Dental Association (1939)
2017 American journal of preventive medicine
2016 Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology
2015 Journal of the American Dental Association (1939)
2015 Journal of the American Dental Association (1939)
2015 Journal of the American Dental Association (1939)
2012 European journal of dental education : official journal of the Association for Dental Education in Europe
2011 American journal of preventive medicine
2010 The journal of pain : official journal of the American Pain Society
2010 Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica
2010 Journal of public health dentistry
2009 The Journal of the American College of Dentists
2008 Journal of cancer education : the official journal of the American Association for Cancer Education
2008 American journal of health behavior
2008 Today's FDA : official monthly journal of the Florida Dental Association
2008 Dental clinics of North America
2008 The journal of evidence-based dental practice
2008 Special care in dentistry : official publication of the American Association of Hospital Dentists, the Academy of Dentistry for the Handicapped, and the American Society for Geriatric Dentistry
2007 Journal of the American Dental Association (1939)
2007 Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco
2006 The journal of evidence-based dental practice
2006 The journal of evidence-based dental practice
2004 The journal of pain : official journal of the American Pain Society
2004 Journal of the American Dental Association (1939)
2003 Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco
2003 Journal of public health dentistry
2003 Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco
2003 The American journal of the medical sciences
2002 American journal of preventive medicine
2002 Journal of public health dentistry
2002 Today's FDA : official monthly journal of the Florida Dental Association
2001 Journal of public health dentistry
2001 Journal of the American Dental Association (1939)
1999 MMWR. CDC surveillance summaries : Morbidity and mortality weekly report. CDC surveillance summaries
1999 Journal of the American Dental Association (1939)
1999 The American journal of medicine
1998 Journal of public health dentistry
1998 Journal of cancer education : the official journal of the American Association for Cancer Education
1997 Advances in dental research
1996 Journal of the American Dental Association (1939)
1996 Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.)
1995 Epidemiologic reviews
1994 MMWR. CDC surveillance summaries : Morbidity and mortality weekly report. CDC surveillance summaries
1982 Indian pediatrics

Grants

Sep 2018 – May 2020
Access to Preventive Dental Care for Children in the United States
GEORGIA INST OF TECH · Principal Investigator
Sep 2016 – Sep 2020
The Child Health Quality (CHeQ) Partnership Program
AGCY HEALTHCARE RES AND QUALITY · Project Manager
Sep 2014 – Aug 2018
Evaluating Florida's Oral Health Needs and Workforce Capacity
US HLTH RESOURCES AND SERV ADMN ·

Contact Details

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