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Last Updated: August 07, 2012
|Leadership Administrative Staff:||Departmental Executive Officer
Graduate Program Director- Pediatric Dentistry
|Primary Activity Coordinators:||
|Specialty Resource Contacts:||Training Director - Pediatric Dentistry|
|Project/Program/Clinic Contacts:||Pediatric Dentistry Service|
|AUCD Council Membership:||
No Council Membership
|Research:||Caries risk assessment.
Genetics of dental disease.
Genetic education for dentistry.
|Education:||Earlham College, B.A. 1980
University of Iowa College of Engineering, M.S. 1983
University of Iowa College of Dentistry, D.D.S. 1992
University of Iowa College of Dentistry, Cert. Pediatric Dentistry 1998
University of Iowa College of Medicine, PhD in Genetics 1998
|Service:||AAPD/Head Start State Leader for Iowa
Executive committee, Section on Oral Health and Pediatric Dentistry, Academy of Pediatrics
Chair, Scientific Advisory Board, National Children's Oral Health Foundation
Rebecca L. Slayton Curriculum Vita Professional Employment: Appointments (most recent first) Mo./Yr. Rank/Title Institution 5/2008 - Professor and Head Department of Pediatric Dentistry present University of Iowa College of Dentistry 7/2007 - Interim Clinical Director Department of Dental Medicine 6/2008 Children?s Hospital and Regional Medical Center 8/2006 - Associate Interim Director Department of Dental Medicine 6/2008 Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center 1/2006 ? Graduate Program Director Department of Pediatric Dentistry 6/2008 University of Washington 10/2004 - Director, Early Childhood Department of Pediatric Dentistry 2005 Oral Health Program University of Washington 3/2004 - Associate Professor Department of Pediatric Dentistry 6/2008 University of Washington 8/2002 - Associate Professor Department of Pediatric Dentistry 2/2004 and Chair Oregon Health & Science University 7/98-8/2002 Assistant Professor University of Iowa College of Dentistry Certification and Licensure (Eligibility, stage of completion) Board Date Dental License State of Iowa 1992-2006; 2008-present State of Washington 2004 - present Board Central Regional Dental Testing Service (CRDTS) May 1992 Board Certified ? American Board of Pediatric Dentistry 2002 - present Professional Appointments (consultantships, editorships, review panels, etc.; most recent first Year Title 2008-present Head Start Oral Health Consultant ? State of Iowa Representative 1/2005- Region X Head Start, Oral Health Consultant 6/2008 2004-2006 Associate Editor, Journal of Dentistry for Children Journal Articles (include initial and final page numbers) Ramos-Gomez FJ, Crall J, Gansky SA, Slayton RL, Featherstone JD. Caries Risk Assessment Appropriate for the Age 1 Visit (infants and toddlers). J Calif Dent Assoc 2007; 35(10):687-702. Zakhary, G.M., Clark, R.M., Bidichandani, S., Owen, W.L., Slayton, R.L., and Levine, M. The PRH1 Allele Db and Caries in Young African-Americans and Caucasians. J Dent Res 2007; 86(12):1176-1180. Lewis C, Mouradian W, Slayton R, Williams A. Dental Insurance and its Impact on Preventive Dental Care Visits for US Children. JADA 2007;138 369-380. Slayton, R.L., Bryers, J.D., Milgrom, P. Biotech and biomaterials research to reduce the caries epidemic. BMC Oral Health Jun 15;6 Suppl 1:S1, 2006. Warren, J.J., Slayton, R.L., Yonezu, T., Bishara, S.E., Levy, S.M., Kanellis, M.J. Effects of Non-Nutritive Sucking Habits on Occlusal Characteristics in the Mixed Dentition. Pediatr Dent 27(6): 445-450, 2006. Slayton, R.L., Cooper, M.E., Marazita, M.L. Tuftelin, Mutans Streptococci and Dental Caries Susceptibility. J Dent Res 84(8):711-4, 2005. Slayton, R.L., Williams, L., Murray, J.C., Wheeler, J.J., Lidral, A.C., Nishimura, C.J., Genetic association studies of cleft lip and/or palate with hypodontia outside the cleft region. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 40(3): 274?279, 2003. Nowak, A.J., Slayton, R.L. Trauma to primary teeth: Setting a steady management course for the office. Contemporary Pediatrics, 19(11): 99-118, 2002. Slayton, R.L., Kanellis, M.J., Levy, S.M., Warren, J.J., Islam, M. Frequency of reported dental visits and professional fluoride applications in a cohort of children ages 0-3 years followed from birth. Pediatric Dentistry, 24(1):64-68, 2002. Slayton, R.L., Damiano, P.C., Willard, J.C. Perceived dental needs of children enrolled in Iowa?s Medicaid Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Health Plan, Journal of Dentistry for Children May-June 68(3):206-210, 2001. Slayton, R.L., Warren, J.J., Kanellis, M.J., Levy, S.M. and Islam, M. Prevalence of enamel hypoplasia and isolated opacities in the primary dentition. Pediatric Dentistry 23:32-36, 2001. Slayton, R.L. Treatment alternatives for sublingual traumatic ulceration (Riga-Fede disease). Pediatric Dentistry 22(5): 413-414, 2000. Slayton, R.L., Deschenes, S.P., Willing, M.C. Nonsense mutations in the COL1A1 gene preferentially reduce nuclear levels of mRNA but not hnRNA in osteogenesis imperfecta type I cell strains. Matrix Biology 19:1-9, 2000. Books and/or Chapters Berg, J.H. and Slayton, R.L., Ed., Early Childhood Oral Health, 1st Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Ames, IA, 2008. Slayton, R.L. and Brickhouse, T.H. ?Infant Oral Health? in Nowak, AJ and Casamassimo, P., The Handbook, 3rd Edition, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Chicago, IL, 2006. Slayton, R.L. ?Congenital Genetic Disorders and Syndromes? in Pinkham, J.R., Casamassimo, P., Fields, H., McTigue, D.J., Nowak, A. Pediatric Dentistry: Infancy through Adolescence, 4th Edition, W.B. Saunders Co., 2005.