About Me

Full Name

Iwasaki R Laura

Professional Experience and Education
2018-Present Chair and Professor (Provisional), Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), USA
2007-2018 Leo A. Rogers Chair and Associate Professor, Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics; Associate Professor, Oral and Craniofacial Sciences (joint appointment); School of Dentistry; Graduate Faculty, School of Graduate Studies; University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), USA
2006-Present Research Assistant Professor (2006-2019), Research Associate Professor (2019-Present), Oral Diagnostic Sciences (volunteer appointment), School of Dental Medicine, University at Buffalo, USA
1996-2006 Assistant Professor, Growth & Development, College of Dentistry, University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), USA
1999-2006 Graduate Faculty, Graduate College, University of Nebraska, USA
1992-1996 Assistant Professor, Preventive Dental Science, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Manitoba, Canada
1992 PhD (Interdisciplinary Studies), Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Manitoba, Canada
1987 MSc (Preventive Dental Science) and Orthodontic Certification, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Manitoba, Canada
1983-1984 Residency (General Dentistry), Vancouver General Hospital/University of British Columbia, Canada
1983 DDS, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Alberta, Canada
1981 BSc (Dental Sciences), Faculty of Science, University of Alberta, Canada

Honors and Awards
2019 Eugene and Pauline Blair Distinguished Service Award, American Association of Orthodontists Foundation (AAOF)
2018 GAC International Corporate Center Award, AAOF
2007 American Association of Orthodontists Orthodontic Faculty Development Award
2005 3M Unitek Corporate Center Award, AAOF
2000 BF Dewel Memorial Biomedical Research Award, AAOF

Research Interests
Biomechanics and behaviors of the human craniomandibular complex with special interests in the TMJ, jaw muscles, and tooth movement



Mechanobehavior to predict temporomandibular joint growth and degeneration

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Mechanobehavior to predict temporomandibular joint growth and degeneration

Iwasaki R Laura
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