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Schroth, Robert web

Robert Schroth DMD, MSc, PhD

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Current Position

Associate Professor, (cross-appointed), Department of Community Health Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Manitoba; Associate Professor with Tenure, Department of Preventive Dental Science, College of Dentistry, University of Manitoba; Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics & Child Health, College of Medicine, University of Manitoba Associate Professor (cross-appointment), Department of Oral Biology, College of Dentistry, University of Manitoba

History

Current Positions Held

  • Associate Professor (cross-appointed), Department of Community Health Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Manitoba
  • Associate Professor with Tenure, Department of Preventive Dental Science College of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba
  • Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, College of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba
  • Associate Professor (cross-appointment), Department of Oral Biology, College of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Centre Leader, Canadian Child Health Clinician Scientist Program (CCHCSP)
  • Research Scientist, the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba
  • Staff Dentist, Mount Carmel Clinic, Dental Department
  • Staff Dentist, Centre for Community Oral Health, College of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Access Downtown (formerly Health Action Centre)
  • Active Staff Member, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority – Oral Health Program, Department of Surgery, Section of General Dentistry; HSC Consultation Privileges

Training, Education & Background

2003 -2010 Doctor of Philosophy Program, University of Manitoba Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine

2003 -2007 Canadian Child Health Clinician Scientist Program (CIHR STIHR Program) Funded Doctoral Trainee

2005 Core Curriculum Certificate of Achievement

2002 -2003 Harry Medovy Post-Doctoral Fellowship the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba

2001 -2002 Post-Doctoral Fellowship the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba Inc.

2000 -2003 Master of Science, University of Manitoba, Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine

1992 – 1996 Doctor of Dental Medicine, University of Manitoba, Faculty of Dentistry

1990 – 1992 Pre-Dental Education, Faculty of Science, University of Winnipeg

Awards:

2014 Manitoba Dental Association President’s Award of Merit (Highest honour given by the association in recognition of significant personal contribution to the welfare of your fellow dentists and the patients they serve) (January 25, 2014)

Manitoba Medical Service Foundation/Manitoba Health Research Council Clinical Research Professorship in Population Medicine (2010 – 2013)

2013 Outreach Award Recipient received for his outstanding community involvement on Wednesday, November 13, 2013.

2012 Rh Award for outstanding contributions to scholarship and research in the Health Sciences. University of Manitoba & the Winnipeg Rh Institute Foundation Inc.

Research Focus:

Dr. Schroth’s main research interests include Early Childhood Caries (ECC) and the role that nutrition and prenatal factors have on infant and preschool oral health. Two major studies are investigating the relationship between vitamin D deficiencies and both enamel hypoplasia and ECC in an urban Aboriginal population. He has also been involved in other ECC epidemiological work involving Aboriginal, rural, and Hutterite preschool populations. Dr. Schroth is a key participant in the Healthy Smile Happy Child Project (The Manitoba Collaborative Project for the Prevention of Early Childhood Tooth Decay), a Manitoba Health grant funded project guided by the pillars of community-development, oral health promotion/education, and research/evaluation. This project has partnered with communities to produce needed oral health promotion resources and has undertaken both quantitative and qualitative studies relating to preschool oral health in Manitoba. He also has an interest in health policy and Aboriginal health. In addition to his research program he practices part-time at two community clinics where he cares for many young children with ECC.

Oral Health and the Aboriginal Child Knowledge Transfer Site http://oralhealth.circumpolarhealth.org/

WRHA Early Child Tooth Decay (Healthy Smile happy Child resources)http://www.wrha.mb.ca/healthinfo/preventill/oral_child.php