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Wenjian Zhang, DDS, MS, PhD

Title: Associate Professor
Office: SOD-5366
Phone: 713-486-4154
Department/Administrative Area: Diagnostic and Biomedical Sciences
PhD | Biomedical Sciences, University of Connecticut Health Center, 2006
MS | Oral Medicine, Wuhan University, China, 1997
DDS | Xian Jiaotong University, 1994

Dr. Wenjian Zhang received her DDS degree from Xian Jiaotong University, China, in 1994. She received her MS degree in Oral Medicine from Wuhan University, China, in 1997. In 2006, she graduated from the University of Connecticut with a PhD degree in Biomedical Sciences and certificate in Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology. Dr. Zhang is currently a diplomate of American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology.

Dr. Zhang has over 30 peer-reviewed publications and abstracts, and has given over 20 oral or poster presentations at national or international conferences. Dr. Zhang currently has one active NIH RO3 grant. She was invited to serve as an oral session chair in the IADR Annual Session in 2011.

Dr. Zhang’s main research interest includes:

  • Odontoblast apoptosis and dentinogenesis
  • Molecular mechanism of periodontal pathogen induced alveolar bone loss
  • Clinical research related to Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology