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Alan G. Lurie, D.D.S., Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Diagnostic Sciences
Chair, Section of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
Hospital Staff Member, Department of Dentistry
Hospital Staff member, Department of Radiology
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Section of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
Oral Health and Diagnostic Sciences
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-1605
Phone: 860-679-4049
Fax: 860-679-4760

Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology

Dr. Lurie is professor and chair of the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Diagnostic Sciences and chair of the Section of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Department of Oral Health and Diagnostic Sciences, at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. He has John Dempsey Hospital appointments in the Departments of Dentistry and Diagnostic Imaging. He has been a full-time member of the dental school faculty since 1973, during which time he has done R0-1 research on radiation carcinogenesis, administered predoctoral and graduate educational programs, performed clinical research, led students on service trips to South America, and performed imaging care on patients in both dental and medical radiology settings.

He is past president of the School of Dental Medicine Council, co-founder of the UConn Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Clinic, and a member of numerous dental school and institutional committees. He is also an active member of his specialty nationally, being a fellow and having served as president of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, and past president of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology. Dr. Lurie has more than 100 publications in the refereed literature, and numerous presentations to local, state, national and international organizations.

Dr. Lurie is presently co-chair of the National Committee for Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP) Scientific Committee 4-5 which just issued a new NCRP Report, Report No. 177, Radiation Protection and Safety in Dentistry and OMF Radiology. He was co-founder and head of the dentistry section of the Image Gently Campaign.

D.D.S.UCLA School of DentistryDentistry
Ph.D.University of RochesterRadiation Biology and Biophysics

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
FellowshipAmerican Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
Year 2001/2002 Alumni Appreciation AwardUniversity of Connecticut Health Center Alumni Association
Omicron Kappa Upsilon (Phi Chi Chapter)UConn Health Center
Elected MemberSigma Xi
The Arthur H. Wuehrmann Prize, Presented to the Publication in OOOOE Judged to Be the Best of the YearAmerican Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
FellowInternational Union Against Cancer (UICC)
Public Service Awards,1979, 1981. American Cancer Society
International Cancer Research Technology Transfer,(Fellowship to Study Morphologic Vascular Changes in Epithelial During Chemical Carcinogenesis: Department of Pathology, Nagoya City University Hospital, Nagoya, Japan)International Union Against Cancer
C.V. Mosby AwardUCLA School of Dentistry
Edward H. Hatton Award, First Place, Pre-Doctoral Division International Association for Dental Research
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
The Alliance for Radiation Safety in Pediatric Dentistry: Image Gently in DentistryProfessional/Scientific OrganizationDirector, Image Gently in DentistryExternalInternational20112016
UConn Health Center Appeals CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity20032006
American Dental AssociationProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMember; Consultant; CODA Appeals CommitteeExternalNational20002015
American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial RadiologyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationDirector; Vice President; PresidentExternalNational19901995
Radiologic Society of North AmericaProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational19802015
School of Dental Medicine Council/SenateAdvisory CommitteeMember multiple times; Chair 1998-2000UConn HealthUniversity19752000
Radiation Safety CommitteeOtherMember since 1975; Chair 1993-1995UConn HealthUniversity19752015
American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial RadiologyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationFellow, Councillor, PresidentExternalNational19732015
International Association for Dental Research/American Association for Dental ResearchProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMember; Chair, Diagnostic Systems GroupExternalInternational19732015

Dosimetry and radiation risk of conventional and CBCT oral and maxillofacial imaging procedures.

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