UNLV School of Dental Medicine
Office of Research

Our Mission

The Office of Research in the UNLV School of Dental Medicine is dedicated to promote scientific discovery essential to the goals of the School as they relate to education, scholarly activity, and professional development.


Congratulations to the following students representing UNLV School of Dental Medicine at the conferences listed below.

ADA Dentsply Student Clinician Research Conference - Samuel Oh

ADA Foundation Paffenbarger Research Center - Javid Osafi

Hinman Student Research Symposium - Juan Fabrega

Dr. Karl Kingsley was presented with the Outstanding Mentor award for 2013 at the Graduate Professional Student Association (GPSA) Research Symposium. His recognition is well deserved as the three students listed above were mentored by Dr. Kingsley.

Sabina Dragan won the GPSA Science and Engineering Award.

Dr. Christina Demopoulos was also recognized for her outreach efforts in the February 2013 issue of Las Vegas Woman's Issue. She was awarded the 2013 Silver ACE Award Achieving Chronic Disease Prevention Excellence, Outstanding Surveillance/ Data for Seal Nevada South.

Check out the article: http://lvwomanmagazine.com/2013/future-smiles/


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Connie Mobley, PhD, RD

Associate Dean of Research
Professor, Nutrition
PhD: Texas A&M University (1993)
MS: Florida International University (1981)
BS: University of Southern Louisiana (1964)


Karl Kingsley, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences
PhD: University of Nevada, Las Vegas (2001)
BBA: New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM (1991)
BA: New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM (1991)