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W. Borgnakke, DDS MPH PhD

W. Borgnakke, DDS MPH PhD

Senior Research Associate, Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine, University of Michigan School of Dentistry

Speaker Bio

Wenche (“Venke”) Borgnakke DDS MPH PhD is a senior research associate in the Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. Dr. Borgnakke has published eight book chapters and about 70 papers; is Principal Investigator for an eight-year study among people with diabetes; and has lectured nationally and internationally in Canada, Cuba, The Netherlands, Norway, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and The United Arab Emirates. The American Academy of Periodontology awarded her a 2012 Special Merit Award and the Clinical Research Award in 2013 and 2016. Dr. Borgnakke is a member of the CDC/AAP periodontitis surveillance workgroup whose clinical periodontitis case definitions increasingly are regarded the global standard.

Speaking Events

Systemic Effects of the Traveling Oral Microbiome and Periodontal Treatment
Saturday, April 29
1 - 4 p.m.


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