An interview with Sylvia Frazier-Bowers

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Edition V20N02 | Year 2015 | Editorial Interview | Pages 22 to 28

Dr. Frazier-Bowers is an associate professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (UNC-CH), in the Department of Orthodontics. She received a BA from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and a DDS from the University of Illinois, Chicago. Ater completing the NIH Dentist-Scientist Program at UNC-CH in Orthodontics (Certiicate, 97’) and Genetics and Molecular Biology (PhD, 99’), she completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston (UTHSC), in the Department of Orthodontics. Leadership positions include president of local NC-AADR (North Carolina (2005-2006); director of the AADR Craniofacial Biology group (CBG) 2004-2007; IADR/AADR councilor for NC-AADR (2007, 2008, 2012) and for the CBG (2012-2015); member of Southern Association of Orthodontists Scientiic Afairs Committee (2005-2013) and the American Association of Orthodontists Council on Scientiic Afairs (2014 – Present). Dr. Frazier-Bowers also serves various editorial boards including the Journal of Dental Research and the Scientiic Advisory board for the Consortium on Orthodontic Advances in Science and Technology. Her current role as faculty at UNC-CH includes conducting human genetic studies to determine the etiology of inherited tooth disorders, mentoring students at all levels, teaching graduate and pre-doctoral level Growth and Development courses and treating patients in the UNC School of Dentistry faculty practice in Orthodontics.



Frazier-Bowers S. An interview with Sylvia Frazier-Bowers. Dental Press J Orthod. 2015 Mar-Apr;20(2):22-8. DOI: http://dx.doi. org/10.1590/2176-9451.20.2.022-028.int

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