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Be Part of a Toothpaste Study
COSH is currently enrolling for the COHESION study. 

Updates from COSH Scientist/Chair of AMIA Dental Informatics Working Group
The past few years have witnessed a rapid growth in the field of informatics, creating new surge of activities in healthcare. Dental Informatics as a potential core discipline is yet in its infancy. Dr. Neel Shimpi, COSH Associate Scientist and the Chair of Dental Informatics Working Group (DI-WG) has been actively involved in expanding this domain.

COSH Hosts Oral Health Booths for Science Festival
More than 200 children attended the Wisconsin Science Festival interactive event hosted by Marshfield Clinic Health System October 13, 2018, in the Erdman Lobby at Marshfield Clinic Research Institutute.

Project Scientist attends World Workshop on Oral Medicine (WWOM) VII Intiative in Sweden
In June of 2017, Dr. Glurich accepted an invitation from the WWOM leadership to serve as section leader to the Oral Precision Medicine Workgroup. This international collaborative seeks to train young and mid-career level oral medicine practitioners and dentists on how to conduct systematic literature review that will evaluate the literature base in the Oral Medicine domain.  

Low Oral Health Literacy Can Lead to Emergency Visits for Dental Care
New research has found that patients with a poor understanding of oral health go to the dentist less, and the emergency department more, for dental needs.

The research was conducted by Jeffrey VanWormer, Ph.D., and Dr. Amit Acharya from the Center for Oral and Systemic Health at Marshfield Clinic Research Institute, and was recently published in the Journal of Rural Health.

COSH Associate Research Scientist to Chair National Working Group
Neel Shimpi, B.D.S, Ph.D., associate research scientist at the Center for Oral and Systemic Health at Marshfield Clinic Research Institute, has been selected as the chair of the national Dental Informatics Working Group.

COSH & FHC Provide Free Oral Cancer Screening to Participants at Wisconsin Farm Technology Days 2018 
Center for Oral and Systemic Health (COSH) and Family Health Center (FHC) of Marshfield participated in community outreach by providing free oral cancer screenings to participants at the Wisconsin Farm Technology Days (WFTD) in Marshfield, WI, July 10-12, 2018.

Dental Quality Analytics Dashboard Has Been Selected by the American Association’s Dental Quality Alliance to be Highlighted as one of the National Quality Innovators Spotlight (QIS)
Quality Innovators Spotlight (QIS) is a series of documents that make up the resources being developed by the National Implementation and Evaluation Committee (IEC) and highlight champions in the quality improvement arena. The purpose of QIS is to recognize leaders in the quality improvement arena so that others may use examples to create their own quality improvement projects.

Center for Oral and Systemic Health Welcomes Three Summer Interns
COSH welcomes three interns this summer, two through the Summer Research Internship Program (SRIP), Sailee Tambe and Logan Zhang, and one IT Intern, Pamela Christie.

COSH Scientists and Staff Present at the 2018 American Association for Dental Research (AADR) Annual Meeting
Dr. Neel Shimpi, Dr. Adham Abdelrahim and Mr. Harshad Hegde presented their research from Marshfield Clinic Health System at the 47th Annual meeting of American Association of Dental Research (AADR).  The AADR Annual Meeting was held in Fort Lauderdale, FL from March 21-2 4, 2018.

COSH Welcomes Kelly Schroeder, Dental Hygienist-Research, to the Team
Kelly Schroeder joined the Center for Oral and Systemic Health on March 14 as a Dental Hygienist- Research. She brings over 12 years of clinical dental hygiene experience, has a bachelor’s degree in Communicative Disorders from UW Oshkosh, a master’s degree in Dental Hygiene Public from Idaho State University.