Lorena Baccaglini, DDS, PhD


University of Nebraska Medical Center
College of Public Health

Professional Summary

  •  2012 – present  Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center
  •  2009 – 2012  Graduate Faculty Member, Genetics Institute, University of Florida
  •  2008 – 2012  Affiliate Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, College of Medicine, UF
  •  2006 – 2012  Affiliate Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, UF
  •  2005 – 2012  Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, College of Dentistry, UF
  •  2003 – 2005  Assistant Professor of Oral Medicine, School of Dentistry, UTHSCSA
  •  2002 Statistician, School of Business, North Carolina Central University
  •  2001 – 2003  Graduate Research Assistant, Biostatistical Core Unit, Injury Prevent. Res. Ctr, UNC-CH
  • 2000 – 2003  Doctoral Research Fellow, Oral Epidemiology, UNC-CH
  •  1997 – 2000 Clinical Fellow, National Institutes of Health (NIH/NIDCR) 


  •  CCRP Certified Clinical Research Professional, 2011
  •  PhD   Epidemiology, Biostatistics minor, UNC-CH, 2004
  •  DABOM Diplomate, American Board of Oral Medicine, 2003
  •  Certificate Oral Medicine, National Institutes of Health, NIDCR, 2000
  •  Certificate Advanced Education in General Dentistry, UCSF, 1997
  •  DDS   Magna cum Laude, Dentistry, Medical College of Virginia, 1995
  •  MS   Prosthodontics, Marquette University, 1993
  •  DDS  Dentistry, University of Milan, 1990

Research Interests

Clinical research, evidence–based medicine, systematic reviews, epidemiological methods, genetic epidemiology, oral and systemic diseases, wound healing, growth factors, head and neck injuries

Selected Publications

  • Baccaglini L, Thongprasom K, Carrozzo M, Bigby M. Urban legends series: Lichen planus. Accepted; Oral Dis 2012.
  • Lalla RV, Choquette LE, Feinn RS, Zawistowski H, Latortue MC, Kelly ET, Baccaglini L. Multivitamin therapy for recurrent aphthous stomatitis: A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial. J Am Dent Assoc 143(4):370-6;2012.
  • Baccaglini L, Lalla RV, Bruce AJ, Sartori-Valinotti JC, Latortue MC, Carrozzo M, Roy S. Rogers III RS. Urban legends series: Recurrent aphthous stomatitis. Oral Dis 17(8):755-70;2011.
  • Baccaglini L, Shuster JJ, Cheng J, Theriaque DW, Schoenbach VJ, Tomar SL, Poole C. Design and statistical analysis of oral medicine studies: Common pitfalls. Oral Dis 16(3):233-41;2010.

Contact Lorena Baccaglini
Lorena Baccaglini - UNMC College of Public Health

984395 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-4395
Phone: 402-552-6634
Fax: 402-559-7259
Email: lorena.baccaglini@unmc.edu