EIOH Resident Spotlight - Dr. Qirong Huang

Jun. 9, 2023

Qirong Huang, DDS, MS is graduating from the GME AEGD program, after completing a two-year AEGD program in 2022 and a Research Fellowship in 2020.

portrait of Dr. Huang
Dr. Qirong Huang

Q. Where are you from? 

A. China

Q. Any papers published while you were at EIOH?

  1. Huang Q, Rasubala L, Gracely RH, Khan J, Eliav E, Ren Y. Comparison of Analgesic Prescriptions for Dental Pain and Patient Pain Outcomes Before vs After an Opioid Reduction Initiative. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 Aug 1/jamanetworkopen.
  2. Huang Q, Marzouk T, Cirligeanu R, Malmstrom H, Eliav E, Ren YF. Ventilation Assessment by Carbon Dioxide Levels in Dental Treatment Rooms. J Dent Res. 2021 Jul; 10.. Epub 2021 May 11.
  3. Ren YF, Huang Q, Marzouk T, Richard R, Pembroke K, Martone P, Venner T, Malmstrom H, Eliav E. Effects of mechanical ventilation and portable air cleaner on aerosol removal from dental treatment rooms. J Dent. 2021 Feb; Epub  2020  Dec  31.  

Q. Any presentations at conferences? 

  1. Trend in opioids prescribing for dental pain: 2011 to 2022. Qirong Huang, Linda Rasubala, Eli Eliav, Hans Malmstrom, Yan-fang Ren, J Dent Res. 102:(Spec Iss A): 3829186  
  2. Air Filtration and Evacuation for Aerosol Control in Open-bay Clinics. Qirong Huang, Tamer Marzouk, Hans Malmstrom, Yan-fang Ren, J Dent Res. 101:(Spec Iss B): 1218  
  3. Carbon Dioxide Levels and Ventilation in Dental Offices. Qirong Huang, Tamer Marzouk, Hans Malmstrom, Eli Eliav, Yan-fang Ren. J Dent Res. 100:(Spec Iss A): 0489  
Dr. Huang, her husband and daughter on a beautiful fall day.
Dr. Huang credits her family for so much support during her residencies.

Q. In what way did your EIOH experience allow you to grow professionally?

A. The clinical resources are fabulous in EIOH and we’re able to perform comprehensive treatment and gain advanced training and rotation in Oral Surgery, Orafacial Pain, Prosthodontics and Periodontics and Orthodontics.

Q. In what way did your EIOH experience allow you to grow personally?

A. My residency makes me strong. 

Q. What are next steps after you graduate? 

A. I will become a clinician and a faculty member at EIOH's clinic downtown.

Q. What’s the best advice you ever received? 

A. Treat others the way you want to be treated.

Chinese painting of plum flower blossoms
This Chinese painting of plum flower blossoms was created by Dr. Huang's husband and daughter.

Q. Favorite part of Rochester? 

A. Friendly people in the community.

Q. Last time you were in awe? 

A. The moment I saw the PLUM Blossom that my husband and daughter drew in the Chinese watercolor painting class.

Q. The one thing you can’t live without? 

A. My lovely family. I cannot reach where I am without their support and love.

Q. A person who has inspired you? 

A. My mom. She is always optimistic about the future, and she told me that "Your destiny isn't written in the stars, but held in your hands."

Q. The one thing you’ve always wanted to do but never have:

A. Travel all around the world, enjoy the nature and food and different culture.

Q. If you could change one thing about yourself, it would be:

huang at water cropped web
Dr. Huang's mom told her, "Your destiny isn't written in the stars, but held in your hands."

A. Apply to the AEGD program at an earlier time. 

Q. Any recognitions during your residency? 

A.  Strong Stars recognized by my patients 

Q. Best memory of your EIOH residency?

A. I was verbally named the favorite dentist by a dental assistant.