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  1. 1. CURRICULUM VITAE I. PERSONAL DATA Name: Clemencia M. Vargas Address: Program in Pediatric Dentistry Department of Health Promotion and Policy Baltimore College of Dental Surgery Dental School University of Maryland 666 W. Baltimore St, Room 3-E-11 Baltimore, Maryland 21201-1586 Office telephone: 410 706 2678 Office facsimile: 410 706 3028 Electronic mail: cmv001@dental.umaryland.edu II. EDUCATION 1994 - 1996 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Hyattsville, MD 20782 Certificate: Epidemiology 1990 - 1994 Arizona State University Tempe, Arizona 85287 Degree: Ph.D. in Medical Sociology 1986 Universidad de Antioquia Facultad Nacional de Salud Publica Medellin, Colombia Degree: Especialist in Epidemiology 1974 - 1982 Universidad de Antioquia Facultad de Odontologia (Dental School) Medellin, Colombia Degree: Odontologa (DDS) 1
  2. 2. III. EXPERIENCE IN HIGHER EDUCATION 2004 - Present Adjunct Assistant Professor Department of Dental Ecology University of North Carolina, School of Dentistry Chapel Hill, North Carolina 2001 - Present Associate Member Graduate Faculty University of Maryland Graduate School Baltimore, Maryland 1999 - Present Assistant Professor Program in Pediatric Dentistry Department of Health Promotion and Policy Baltimore College of Dental Surgery Dental School University of Maryland Baltimore, Maryland 1998 - 1999 Clinical Associate Professor Volunteer Department of Oral Health Care Delivery Baltimore College of Dental Surgery Dental School University of Maryland Baltimore, Maryland 1990 – 1994 Teaching Assistant Arizona State University Tempe, Arizona 1986 - 1988 Equivalent to Assistant Professor (Part time) Department of Prevention and Social Dentistry Universidad de Antioquia Dental School Medellin, Colombia 1984 - 1986 Instructor Center for Health Services Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje (SENA) (Post-secondary education) Medellin, Colombia A. TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES – GRADUATE/POST-GRADUATE 2003 - Present Research Advisor Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry Dr. Brian Dunston: Pediatric patients reporting dental pain. Dr. Andrew Horng: Oral health care needs and availability in Baltimore, MD. Graduate School University of Maryland, Baltimore 2002 - 2003 Thesis Committee Chair Master of Science (Pediatric Dentistry) Dr. Saba Sarraf Title: Low birth weight and caries in primary dentition. Graduate School University of Maryland, Baltimore 2
  3. 3. III. EXPERIENCE IN HIGHER EDUCATION (continued) A. TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES – GRADUATE/POST-GRADUATE (continued) 2001 - 2003 Lecturer Pediatric Dentistry, PEDS 586A Seminar: Reading Scientific Literature 1999 - Present Advisor Humanities Seminars Program in Pediatric Dentistry Department of Health Promotion and Policy Baltimore College of Dental Surgery Dental School B. TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES -- UNDERGRADUATE 2004 Externship Supervisor Department of Dental Ecology University of North Carolina, School of Dentistry Chapel Hill, North Carolina 2003 Research Advisor Julie Lin: “Patient Care Satisfaction in the Undergraduate Pediatric Clinic”. Presented as Clinic Table 2002 - Present Director (Designed and implemented) Pediatric Dentistry Junior Clerkship Program in Pediatric Dentistry Department of Health Promotion and Policy Baltimore College of Dental Surgery Dental School 2001 - Present Lecturer (Primary Dentition) Restorative, REST 511 Department of Restorative Dentistry Baltimore College of Dental Surgery Dental School 2001 - Present Discussion Leader Ethics Year 1 – DCJS 512 Conjoint Sciences Baltimore College of Dental Surgery Dental School 2001 - Present Discussion Leader Ethics Year 3 – DCJS 538 Conjoint Sciences Baltimore College of Dental Surgery Dental School 2001 - Present Advisory Committee Membership Senior Dental Student Project Daniel Biederman Jonathan Leung Andrew Horng Roya Nakhgevany Christina Lin Grace Yum Yuka Tanabe Shawn Bruening Julie Lin Nyasha Scott Richee Leftenant 3
  4. 4. III. EXPERIENCE IN HIGHER EDUCATION (continued) B. TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES – UNDERGRADUATE (continued) 2000 - Present Course Director Pediatric Dentistry – PEDS 522 Program in Pediatric Dentistry Department of Health Promotion and Policy Baltimore College of Dental Surgery Dental School 2000 - Present Director Pediatric Dentistry Senior Clerkship, DCJS 558 and DCJS 559 Program in Pediatric Dentistry Department of Health Promotion and Policy Baltimore College of Dental Surgery Dental School 2000 - Present Lecturer (Anatomy of Primary Teeth and Caries Prevention) Pediatric Dentistry – PEDS 522 Program in Pediatric Dentistry Department of Health Promotion and Policy Baltimore College of Dental Surgery Dental School 2000 - Present Lecturer (Social Setting of Children and Adolescents) Pediatric Dentistry – PEDS 538 Program in Pediatric Dentistry Department of Health Promotion and Policy Baltimore College of Dental Surgery Dental School 2000 - Present Clinical Faculty Pediatric Dentistry Clinic PEDS 538 and PEDS 548 Program in Pediatric Dentistry Department of Health Promotion and Policy Baltimore College of Dental Surgery Dental School 2000 - Present Clinical Faculty Pediatric Dentistry – PEDS 522 Program in Pediatric Dentistry Department of Health Promotion and Policy Baltimore College of Dental Surgery Dental School 2000 - Present Discussion Leader Pediatric Dentistry – PEDS 538 Program in Pediatric Dentistry Department of Health Promotion and Policy Baltimore College of Dental Surgery Dental School 1990 - 1992 Teaching Assistant (Statistics) Sociology Department Arizona State University Tempe, Arizona 4
  5. 5. III. EXPERIENCE IN HIGHER EDUCATION (continued) B. TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES – UNDERGRADUATE (continued) 1986 - 1988 Course Director and Solo Lecturer Biostatistics and Research Methods Department of Prevention and Social Dentistry Universidad de Antioquia Dental School Medellin, Colombia 1986 - 1988 Lecturer (Infection Control in Dental Clinics) Department of Prevention and Social Dentistry Universidad de Antioquia Dental School Medellin, Colombia 1986 - 1988 Clinical Faculty Extramural practice I and II Department of Prevention and Social Dentistry Universidad de Antioquia Dental School Medellin, Colombia 1984 - 1986 Director Oral Health Component, Dental Hygiene Program Center for Health Services Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje (SENA) (Post-secondary education) Medellin, Colombia 1984 - 1986 Lecturer (Oral Health Component) Center for Health Services Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje (SENA) (Post-secondary education) Medellin, Colombia 1984 - 1986 Clinical Faculty Center for Health Services Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje (SENA) (Post-secondary education) Medellin, Colombia C. TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES – CONTINUING EDUCATION 2002 “Oral health data in NHIS 1999” National Center for Health Statistics Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2001 “Oral health status of Head Start children in Maryland, 2000” Department of Oral Health Care Delivery Baltimore College of Dental Surgery Dental School 2000 “Scientific Evidence for Fluoride Varnishes Use” Department of Pediatric Dentistry Faculty Baltimore College of Dental Surgery Dental School 2000 “Disparities in Oral Health Status for 2010 Oral Health Objectives by Race/ Ethnicity and Income or Education” Department of Oral Health Care Delivery Baltimore College of Dental Surgery Dental School 1999 “Oral Health Data in National Surveys” Department of Oral Health Care Delivery Baltimore College of Dental Surgery Dental School 5
  6. 6. III. EXPERIENCE IN HIGHER EDUCATION (continued) C. TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES – CONTINUING EDUCATION (continued) 1986 - 1988 “Infection Control in the Dental Practice” Universidad de Antioquia Dental School Medellin, Colombia 1984 - 1988 “Oral Health Education in the Community” Universidad de Antioquia Dental School Medellin, Colombia 1984 - 1986 “Radiology and Occupational Health” National Association of Dental Hygienist and Dental Assistants Medellin, Colombia 1984 - 1988 “Ergonomics in the dental office” Universidad de Antioquia Dental School Medellin, Colombia 1978 - 1988 “Prevention of Oral Disease in Communities” Latin American Dentistry Day Celebration Universidad de Antioquia Dental School Medellin, Colombia IV. EXPERIENCE OTHER THAN IN HIGHER EDUCATION 2000 - 2003 Guest Researcher National Center for Health Statistics, CDC 1996 -1999 Health Statistician National Center for Health Statistics, CDC Responsible for oral health activities at the Center: Initiation and completion of research projects Data analyses Responding to data requests Survey development of oral health component Providing technical assistance for reports Specific assignments Represented NCHS in committees working for: Healthy People 2010 Surgeon General National Oral Health Surveillance System National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999 Member of the committee planning the oral health component Chaired the subcommittee designing the oral health household questionnaire Participated in the design of the acculturation section. National Health Interview Survey NHIS 1999, participated in the design of the oral health questionnaire NHIS 1997 and NHIS 1999, Beta tested the oral health questions NHIS 2000, participated in the design of the acculturation section 6
  7. 7. IV. EXPERIENCE OTHER THAN IN HIGHER EDUCATION (continued) National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III: Provided technical and instrumental assistance in the editing of the oral health data. Trends in the well-being of America’s children and youth Designed and provided data on untreated dental caries by race/ethnicity and poverty status. Health US 1999, 2000, and 2001. Designed table and provided data on trends in untreated dental caries by race/ethnicity and poverty status. Health US is the report on health that the Secretary of Health and Human Services presents each year to the President and Congress. Health US 2001. Health in Rural America Chartbook. Designed and provided data for figures and bullets on dental visits and total tooth loss Technical assistance and bullets for distribution of dentists. Health US 2000. Adolescents Health Chartbook. Designed and provided data for figure and bullets on untreated dental caries. Health US 1999. Health and Aging Chartbook. Data for two figures and bullets on oral health: prevalence of untreated dental caries and trends in edentulism. Health US 1998. Socioeconomic Status and Health Chartbook. Data for figure and bullets on dental care. Healthy People 2000 Data updates for Healthy People 2000 Healthy People 2010 Member of the committee designing oral health objectives Provided baseline data for several objectives and accompanying text Oral health America white paper: Provided data and information on dental visits 1989 - 1990 Health Educator Concilio Latino de Salud Phoenix, Arizona Responsibilities Developed and disseminated educational material on HIV-AIDS for Latino population. Provided HIV-AIDS education in Latino health fairs. 7
  8. 8. IV. EXPERIENCE OTHER THAN IN HIGHER EDUCATION (continued) 1986 - 1988 Dentist Comfenalco (similar to HMO) Medellin, Colombia Responsibilities Designed and implemented dental care in Comfenalco’s Health Centers in coordination with preventive program. Managed dental office with 2 assistants and 2 hygienists. 1985 - 1988 Public Health Dentist Comfenalco (similar to HMO) Medellin, Colombia Responsibilities Designed and implemented oral health promotion program for Comfenalco affiliated children. In 3 years program increased from 900 to 10,000 children. Preventive and educational activities were conducted in a park twice a year 1983 - 1986 Dentist Dental Private PracticeColombia Envigado, Colombia Responsibilities Solo practitioner, concentrated in children Managed dental office. 1982 - 1983 Rural Dentist Clinical and Public Health Dentist. Provided general care for children and emergency care for adults. Managed dental office and public health activities. El Retiro and Granada, Colombia V. PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES A. MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS 2003 - Present American Pain Society 2001 - Present American Society of Dentistry for Children 2001 - Present Hispanic Dental Association 2001 - Present American Dental Education Association 1998 - Present EIS (Epidemic Intelligence Service) Alumni Association 1995 - Present American Association of Public Health Dentistry. - Member of the editorial board of the American Journal of Public Health Dentistry, 2000-2003. 1992 - Present American Public Health Association. - Annual meeting booth coordinator 2002-2003 - Oral Health Section: Section Council 1999-2002. 1992 – 1997 American Sociological Association 8
  9. 9. V. PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES (continued) B-1 PROGRAM PARTICIPATION -- PAPERS PRESENTED State, National, and International Programs 2004 Vargas CM, Scott RR. Reason for dental visits as an indicator of dental pain among children in the United States. 2nd Joint Scientific Meeting of the American Pain Society and the Canadian Pain Society. Vancouver, BC. 2003 Vargas CM, Scott RR, Li Y. Oral health system in Cuba: A visit in April 2003. American Public Health Association. Annual meeting, San Francisco, CA 2003 Vargas CM. Data issues among Hispanics: Lumping or splitting. Invited panel participant. Hispanic Dental Association. Annual meeting, Washington, DC. 2003 Vargas CM. Oral health indicators of the rural US population. Invited panel participation. National Oral Health Conference. Milwaukee, WI. 2003 Vargas CM, Li Y. Oral health delegation to Cuba, April 2003. Round table presentation at the National Oral Health Conference. Milwaukee, WI. 2001 Vargas CM. Barriers to oral health among Hispanic population in the US. Invited panel participation. Hispanic Dental Association. Philadelphia, PA. 2001 Vargas CM, Monajemy N, Khurana P, Tinanoff N. Oral health status of children attending Head Start centers in Maryland, 2000. Oral presentation, Annual Meeting of the Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Atlanta, GA. 2001 Vargas CM. Oral health status of the American rural population. Invited presentation to the Annual Meeting of the National Association for Rural Health. Dallas, TX. 2000 Vargas CM, Dye BE. Periodontal indicators and need of periodontal treatment by sociodemographic characteristics among adolescents; United States 1988-1994. Oral presentation, Annual meeting of the American Association of Public Health. Boston, MA. 2000 Dye BA, Vargas CM. The use of a modified CPITN approach to estimate periodontal treatment needs among adults aged 20-79 years by sociodemographic characteristics in the United States, 1988-94. Poster presentation, Annual meeting of the American Association of Public Health. Boston, MA. 2000 Vargas CM, Drury T, Horowitz AM, Lockwood SA, Jones C. Disparities in Oral Health Status for 2010 Oral Health Objectives by Race/Ethnicity and Income or Education. Poster presentation at the Launching of Healthy People 2010, Washington DC and Annual meeting of the American Public Health Association. Boston MA. 1999 Crall JJ, Vargas CM, Isman RE. Comparison of dental and medical insurance coverage among Hispanic children. Oral presentation, National Conference on Health Statistics. Washington DC. 1999 Montoya ID, Vargas CM. Risk factors for marijuana use among Mexican- American youth. Oral presentation, National Conference for Health Statistics. Washington DC. 1999 Macek MD, Manski RJ, Vargas CM, Moeller J. A comparison of dental utilization estimates from three national surveys. Oral presentation, Annual Health Services Research Meeting. Chicago, IL. 9
  10. 10. V. PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES (continued) B-1 PROGRAM PARTICIPATION -- PAPERS PRESENTED (continued) 1998 Vargas CM, Manski RJ, Canto MT. Dental expenditures among Latinos in the United States. Poster presentation, Hispanic Dental Association meeting in San Francisco, CA. 1998 Macek MD, Vargas CM, Porter KS. The association between lack of dental insurance and oral health care access problems. Oral presentation, Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association. 1998 Obisesan TO, Vargas CM, Gillum RF. Geographic variation in stroke risk in the United States. Region, urbanization, and hypertension in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Poster presentation, Annual Conference on Cardiovascular Diseases. Santa Fe, NM. 1997 Vargas CM, Macek MD, Marcus SE. Tooth pain and socioeconomic status among adults. Oral presentation, Annual meeting of the American Public Health Association. Indianapolis, IN. 1997 Vargas CM, Marcus SE. Trends in dental care utilization among Mexican-Americans, 1982-84 and 1988-94. Oral presentation, Annual Meeting of the American Association for Dental Research. Minneapolis, MN 1997 Vargas CM, Macek MD. Reason for last dental visit by sociodemographic characteristics. Oral presentation, Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association. Indianapolis, IN. 1997 Macek MD, Silbersiepe KA, Vargas CM. The edentulous elderly and oral cancer screening: findings from the National Health Interview Survey. Oral presentation, Annual EIS Conference, Atlanta, GA. 1996 Vargas CM, Burt VL, Ingram DD, Pamuk ER, Gillum RF. Revisiting the association of hypertension with education and poverty status in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys. Oral presentation, Annual EIS Conference. Atlanta, GA. 1995 Vargas CM, Burt VL, Gillum RF, Pamuk ER. Validity of self-reported hypertension in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III, 1988-1991. Oral presentation, Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Diego, CA. 1995 Burt VL, Vargas CM. Socioeconomic determinants of hypertension and its control: Data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Oral presentation, Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hypertension, New York, NY. 1994 Santana S, Novak J, Prybylski D, Vargas C. Validity of birth certificate information: comparison with hospital medical records in Maricopa County, Arizona. Oral presentation, Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Washington DC. B-2 PROGRAM PARTICIPATION – PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS 2001 Ronzio CR, Vargas CM. Policy implications of pediatric dental care utilization and oral health needs. Pediatric Research 2001;49:142A. 2000 Vargas CM, Isman RE, Crall JJ. Comparison of children’s medical and dental insurance coverage, United States 1995. Journal of Public Health Dentistry 2000;60:102. 10
  11. 11. V. PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES (continued) B-2 PROGRAM PARTICIPATION – PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS (continued) 1999 Vargas CM, Ronzio CR. The inverse care law in oral health care among children. U.S. 1988-94. Journal of Public Health Dentistry. 1998 Kington RS, Obisesan T, Vargas CM. Race, southern birth, and blood pressure: Evidence from NHANES III. The Gerontologist 1998;Special Issue, 38:317. 1998 Vargas CM, Obisesan TO, Gillum RF. Serum ionized calcium and blood pressure in the U.S. elderly population in NHANES III. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 1998;46:281. 1997 Vargas CM, Gillum RF. Association of serum albumin and blood pressure in a multi-ethnic population. Hypertension 1997;30:485. 1997 Vargas CM, Ingram DD, Gillum RF. Incidence of hypertension and educational attainment. The NHANES I Epidemiologic Followup Study. Canadian Journal of Cardiology 1997, Suppl B; 13:171B. B-3 PROGRAM PARTICIPATION – TABLE CLINICS 2003 Lin J, Vargas CM. “Patient Satisfaction with Dental Care in the Pediatric Clinic. University of Maryland Dental School.” Student Research Day. Baltimore, MD 1977-87 Vargas CM. Prevention in oral health. Table clinics on caries prevention presented during the Pan American Day of Dentistry, October 3rd., every year from 1977 to 1987. Medellin, Colombia 1978 Vargas CM, Botero FJ, Matías P. Types of fluorides for community use. National Conference on Dentistry. Pereira, Colombia. 1978 Vargas CM, Botero FJ, Matías P. Oral health education and caries prevention. Latin American Congress of Pediatric Dentistry. Bogota,Colombia. B-4 PROGRAM PARTICIPATION -- ADMINISTRATION 2002-03 Organized the Oral Health Section’s booth and oral health screening at the American Public Health Association (APHA) meeting. Won the 2nd and 1st place in the exhibitors’ competition each year respectively. 2003 APHA, Moderated a session on “Aging and Oral Health” 1998 Organized a session on health of Hispanic population for the National Conference on Health Statistics. 1998 Moderated a session on “Oral epidemiology” at the annual meeting of the American Association of Public Health Dentistry. C. PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE 2000 - Present Dental Teaching License, Maryland 1983 - Present Dental License, Colombia 11
  12. 12. V. PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES (continued) D. OTHER 2001-2003 Member Editorial Board American Journal Public Health Dentistry Reviewer for: American Journal Public Health Dentistry, Rural Health, Journal of Pain VI. SERVICE ACTIVITIES AND COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS A. UNIVERSITY-WIDE ACTIVITIES 2002 - Present Faculty Advisor Maryland Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Student Chapter 2002 - Present Admissions and Recruitment Committee 2001 - Present Faculty council 2001 Clinical Director’s Search Committee 2000 - Present Research Committee 2000 - Present Quality Improvement Committee 2000 - Present Faculty Advisor Hispanic Dental Students Association B. STATE AND NATIONAL SERVICE ACTIVITY 2004 Member Special Emphasis Panel in charge of reviewing R-21 applications to NIDCR, NIH. 2003 - Present National Oral Health Surveillance System, consultant 2001 - Present Member of the NIH Center for Scientific Review’s Health Services Organization and Delivery (HSOD) Study Section, formerly SNEM-4. 2000 - 2002 National Oral Health Surveillance System, member of the Advisory Committee, member of subcommittees identifying oral health indicators for surveillance. 1999 - 2000 Surgeon General’s Report on Oral Health: member of the Planning Group for Partnership Forum, and represented NCHS’ director to the Federal Coordinating Committee. Provided technical review to final full report and several chapters in progress; provided data on dental insurance and dental care utilization. 1997 - 2000 Healthy People 2010: member of the Work Group in charge of developing the oral health objectives. Participated in the definition of objectives, designed and provided data, and participated in editing of text. C. COMMUNITY SERVICE 2002 - Present Co-organized oral health fair in Marydel, MD and supervised Hispanic Dental Association students. 12
  13. 13. VI. SERVICE ACTIVITIES AND COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS (continued) C. COMMUNITY SERVICE (continued) 2001 - Present Organized oral health component for Langley Park Annual Festival and supervised dental students activities during the festival. 2000 - 2001 Special Olympics Healthy Smiles, screener 2001 Presentations on oral health and dental professions at: Garfield Elementary School, Phoenix, AZ Northwestern High School, Hyattsville, MD. 2001 Mentored Jonathan Leung (DDS 2002), junior dental student, in organizing screening and education activity at Barrister Elementary School (350 children, 20 dental students). VII. HONORS AND AWARDS 2003 Certificate of appreciation in recognition for dedicated service to the Oral Health Section American Public Health Association 1998 Outstanding Performance National Center for Health Statistics, CDC 1998 On-the-Spot Award for work on Healthy People 2000 Oral Health Objective National Center for Health Statistics, CDC 1998 Merit promotion National Center for Health Statistics, CDC 1997 Outstanding Performance, Quality Step Increase National Center for Health Statistics, CDC 1996 Outstanding Performance National Center for Health Statistics, CDC 1977 Scholarship Award, Dental School Universidad de Antioquia VIII. PUBLICATIONS, PATENTS, AND OTHER CREATIVE EFFORTS A. PUBLICATIONS Dissertation and Thesis 1994 PhD Dissertation, Arizona State University Vargas CM. "Blood pressure and the declining significance of race among African Americans." 1986 Thesis for specialist degree in epidemiology (equivalent to MPH). Universidad de Antioquia. Arboleda M, Bravo MJ, Gutierrez LG, Vargas CM, Velez LM. "Coverage, use and acceptance of prenatal, delivery, and post-partum care by women residing in the Community Health Service Unit of Santa Cruz catchment’s area, Medellín, Colombia, 1986." Collective thesis; authors are listed in alphabetical order. 13
  14. 14. VIII. PUBLICATIONS, PATENTS, AND OTHER CREATIVE EFFORTS (continued) Peer Reviewed Publications 2003 Vargas CM, Ronzio CR, Hayes KL. Oral health status of children and adolescents residing in rural areas in the US. Journal of Rural Health. 2003;19(3):260-268. 2003 Vargas CM, Yellowitz JA, Hayes KL. Oral health status of older adults by rural residence. Journal of the American Dental Association. 2003;134:479-486. 2003 Vargas CM, Dye BE. Oral health utilization by US rural residence, National Health Interview Survey 1999. Journal of Public Health Dentistry 2003;63(3):150-157. 2002 Vargas CM, Dye BE, Hayes KL. The oral health of rural adults in the United States. Journal of the American Dental Association. 2002;133:1672-1681. 2002 Dye BE, Vargas CM. Using a modified CPITN method to determine periodontal treatment needs among adults in the United States, 1988-94. Community Dental Health 2002;19:215-223. 2002 Vargas CM, Ronzio CR. Relationship between dental needs and dental care utilization. U.S. 1988-94. American Journal of Public Health 2002;92(11):1816-1821. 2002 Tinanoff N, Kanellis MJ, Vargas CM. Current understanding of the epidemiology, mechanisms and prevention of dental caries in preschool children. Pediatric Dentistry 2002;24:543-551. 2002 Vargas CM, Monajemy N, Khurana P, Tinanoff N. Oral health status of preschool children attending Head Start in Maryland, 2000. Pediatric Dentistry 2002;24(2):257-263. 2002 Macek MD, Manski RJ, Vargas CM, Moeller J. A comparison of dental utilization estimates from three national surveys. Health Services Research 2002;37(2):499-521. 2002 Vargas CM, Isman RE, Crall JJ. Comparison of children’s medical and dental insurance coverage, United States 1995. Journal of Public Health Dentistry. 2002;62(1):38-44. 2000 Vargas CM, Macek MD, Marcus SE. Tooth pain and socioeconomic status among adults. United States, 1989. Pain 2000;85:87-92. 2000 Vargas CM, Ingram DD, Gillum RF. Incidence of hypertension and educational attainment. The NHANES I Epidemiologic Followup Study. American Journal of Epidemiology 2000;152:272-278. 2000 Obisesan TO, Vargas CM, Gillum RF. Geographic variation in stroke risk in the United States. Region, urbanization, and hypertension in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Stroke 2000;31:19-25. 1999 Vargas CM, Manski RJ. Dental expenditures and source of payment by race/ethnicity and other sociodemographic characteristics. Journal of Public Health Dentistry 1999;59:33-38. 1998 Vargas CM, Crall JJ, Schneider DA. Sociodemographic distribution of pediatric dental caries. NHANES III 1988-94. Journal of the American Dental Association 1998;129:1229-1238. 1998 Vargas CM, Obisesan T, Gillum RF. Association of serum albumin concentration, serum ionized calcium concentration, and blood pressure in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 1998;51:739-746. 14
  15. 15. VIII. PUBLICATIONS, PATENTS, AND OTHER CREATIVE EFFORTS (continued) Peer Reviewed Publications (continued) 1997 Vargas CM, Burt VL, Gillum RF. Cardiovascular disease in the NHANES III. Annals of Epidemiology 1997;7:523-525. 1997 Vargas CM, Burt VL, Gillum RF, Pamuk ER. Validity of self-reported hypertension in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III, 1988-1991. Preventive Medicine. 1997;26:678-685. 1995 Vargas CM, Burt VL, Gillum RF, Pamuk ER. Hypertension among Mexican-Americans, United States, 1982-84 and 1988-91. MMWR, 1995; 44(34 Sept 1):635-639. Federal Publications 2001 Vargas CM, Kramarow EA, Yellowitz JA. The oral health of older Americans. Aging Trends No. 3. National Center for Health Statistics. 1997 Vargas CM, Schober SE, Gift HC. Operational definitions for year 2000 objectives: Priority area 13, oral health. National Center for Health Statistics. Healthy People 2000 Statistical Notes; no 12. Hyattsville, Maryland. 1998 Brett KM, Ofstedal MB, Pamuk ER, Vargas CM, Weeks JA. Chartbook: Women’s health, United States, 1995. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 1994 Vargas CM, Burt VL, Gillum RF, Pamuk ER. Hypertension among Mexican-Americans, United States, 1982-84 and 1988-91.MMWR, 44(34 Sept 1):635-639. Manuscript Submitted for Review 2004 Vargas CM, Sansbury L, Klabunde CN, Breen N. Cancer test use among U.S. Hispanics: Results from the 2000 National Health Interview Survey. Submitted to: Cancer. 2004 Vargas CM, Macek MD, Goodman H, Wagner ML. Dental pain in school children in Maryland. Accepted: American Journal of Public Health Dentistry. Manuscript in Clearance at NCHS 2004 Vargas CM, Dye BE. Oral health care in the United States, 1999 NHIS. Manuscripts in Progress 2003 Vargas CM, Scott RR, Dye BA. Social environment as a determinant for caries prevalence in children, NHANES III. 2003 Vargas CM, Crall JJ. Calculating state dental needs of Medicaid children using national data. Instructional Media 1979 Vargas CM, Botero FJ, Matías P. Programa de prevencion y educacion para la salud oral. Audiovisual. Medellín, Colombia, 1979 15
  16. 16. VIII. PUBLICATIONS, PATENTS, AND OTHER CREATIVE EFFORTS (continued) B. GRANTS AND CONTRACTS Title: Sociodemographic issues around dental pain in children. Source: Bio-Medical Sciences Department, University of Maryland Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Role: Faculty in Long Term Training Period: 2004-2005. Amount: Support 80% of time Title: Attitudes of dental hygienists towards tobacco intervention for children and adolescents in Maryland Source: Maryland State Health Network Role: Co-Investigator (Goodman PI) Period: 2004 - 2005 Amount: $63,600 Title: Calculating state dental needs of Medicaid children using national data. Source: Columbia University, Center for Policy Research Role: Principal Investigator Period: 2003 - 2004 Amount: $15,000 Title: How acculturation, SES, and access to health care shape cancer screening among immigrants and nonimmigrant Hispanics. Source: National Cancer Institute, NIH Role: Principal Investigator Period: 2003 - 2004 Amount: $6,600 Title: Sociodemographic issues around dental pain in children. Source: Bio-Medical Sciences Department, University of Maryland Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Role: Faculty in Training Period: 2003 (3 months, renewed: T32 DE07309-06 and T32 DE7309-07. Amount: Support 25% of time. Title: Attitudes of dentists towards tobacco intervention for children and adolescents in Maryland Source: Maryland State Health Network Role: Co-Investigator (Goodman PI) Period: 2002 - 2003 Amount: $63,600 Title: Cancer tests among US Hispanics: results from the 2000 NHIS Source: National Cancer Institute, NIH Role: Principal Investigator Period: 2002 - 2003 Amount: $5,400 16
  17. 17. VIII. PUBLICATIONS, PATENTS, AND OTHER CREATIVE EFFORTS (continued) B. GRANTS AND CONTRACTS (continued) Title: Estimating dental needs of Maryland’s Medicaid children Source: Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Role: Principal Investigator Period: 2002 Amount: $2,160 Title: Pediatric patients’ travel reimbursement to keep dental appointments Source: Department of Pediatric Dentistry Harris Fund Role: Co-Principal Investigator Period: 2002 Amount: $1,080 Title: Oral health in rural populations presented in four scientific papers Source: Health Resources Services Administration Role: Principal Investigator Period: 2000 - 2001 Amount: $51,849 Title: Intra-governmental Personnel Act of 1970 (IPA) Source: National Center for Health Statistics, CDC Role: Principal Investigator Period: 2000 - 2001 Amount: $23,118 C. RESEARCH EFFORTS IN PROGRESS 2004 Applied to Mayday Fund for support to provide urgent dental care to Baltimore school children. TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: I certify that this curriculum vitae is a current and accurate statement of my professional record. ___________________________ Clemencia M. Vargas, DDS, PhD ______________ Date 17

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