Scott L Tomar

Scott L Tomar

Professor

Department: PHHP-COM EPIDEMIOLOGY
Business Phone: (352) 273-5968
Business Email: stomar@dental.ufl.edu

About Scott L Tomar

Dr. Scott Tomar is Professor in the Department of Community Dentistry and Behavioral Science at the University of Florida 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
2019 Journal of the American Dental Association
2017 American Journal of Preventive Medicine
2015 Journal of the American Dental Association
2011 American Journal of Preventive Medicine
2010 Notes et etudes documentaires
2010 Acta Obstetricia Et Gynecologica Scandinavica
2008 Dental Clinics of North America
2008 American Journal of Health Behavior
2006 Journal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice
2006 Journal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice
2002 American Journal of Preventive Medicine
2001 Journal of the American Dental Association

Grants

Sep 2018 ACTIVE
Access to Preventive Dental Care for Children in the United States
GEORGIA INST OF TECH · Principal Investigator
Sep 2016 ACTIVE
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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