Sangeeta Gajendra, D.D.S., M.P.H.

Sangeeta Gajendra, D.D.S., M.P.H.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 683
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 273-4763
Fax: (585) 756-5577
Administrative: (585) 275-5007

Bio

The biographical information for Sangeeta Gajendra, D.D.S., M.P.H. is not currently available.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Basil G. Bibby Award for Outstanding Scientific Merit | American Association of Dental Research- Rochester Section | Rochester, NY 2003
Certificate of Award for Outstanding Contributions in Genetics, Newborn Screening, SIDS and Oral Health | Office of Health Promotion, Illinois Department of Public Health | Springfield, IL 2001
Certificate of Honor for being selected to Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges | University of Illinois | Springfield, IL 2001
Certificate of Honor for outstanding contributions to cultural understanding and international friendships | University of Illinois | Springfield, IL 2001
Certificate of Honor for outstanding contributions to cultural understanding and international friendships | University of Illinois | Springfield, IL 2000
Best Sportsmanship Team at Springfest | University of Illinois | Springfield, IL 2000
Second Rank in 2nd Year B.D.S | A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences | Mangalore, India 1993
Third Rank in 1st Year B.D.S | University of Mangalore | Karnatak, India 1992

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 6 available »

2011 Feb
Gajendra S; Ossip DJ; Panzer RJ; McIntosh S. "Implementing a Smoke-Free Campus: A Medical Center Initiative". J Community Health. 2011; (in press; Available Online). Link
2011
Telleen S; Kim YOR; Chavez N; Barrett R; Hall W; Gajendra S. "Access to Oral Health Services for Urban Low-Income Latino Children: Social Ecological Influences." J Public Health Dentistry (accepted for publication). 2011; . Link
2006
Gajendra S, Cruz GD, Kumar JV. "Oral cancer prevention and early detection: knowledge, practices, and opinions of oral health care providers in New York State." Journal of cancer education : the official journal of the American Association for Cancer Education. 2006 21(3):157-62.
2005 May
Cruz GD; Ostroff JS; Kumar JV; Gajendra S. "Oral Cancer Prevention and Early Detection: Oral Health Care Providers' Readiness to Provide Tobacco Cessation and Alcohol Abuse Counseling and Oral Cancer Examinations". Journal of American Dental Association. 2005; 136(5): 576-8. Link
2004 May
Koerber A, Gajendra S, Fulford RL, BeGole E, Evans CA. "An exploratory study of orthodontic resident communication by patient race and ethnicity." Journal of dental education. 2004 May; 68(5):553-62.

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Dentistry (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Dentist-Dental Public Health - American Board of Dental Public Health

Education

MS | Business Administration (Medical Management) | Simon School of Business, University of Rochester2012
MPH | Public Health | Univ of Illinois-Springfield2001
BDS | Dentistry | India-A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore1996

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Residency at Simon Business School09/01/2010 - 03/15/2012
Residency in Dentistry at Eastman Dental School01/01/2002 - 12/31/2003
Residency at NYS Department of Health (NYSDOH)09/01/2001 - 12/31/2002
Fellowship at SUNY at Albany08/01/2001 - 12/31/2002
Internship in Genetics at University of Illinois- Springfield08/15/1999 - 07/31/2002
Internship in Dentistry at A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Science08/01/1995 - 07/31/1996