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The UNMC College of Dentistry has faculty and staff who are subject matter experts on a variety of oral health topics. To connect with an expert for your story or question, contact Erin Wirth ( 

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James K. Wahl, III, PhD
Interim Chair of Oral Biology Department & Interim Associate Dean for Research
Epithelial cell-cell adhesion, cell biology, cell migration and metastasis

Thomas M. Petro, PhD
Immune system, infectious diseases, microbiology, virology

Jeffrey B. Payne, DDS, MDentSc
Oral health research - periodontics, oral and systemic disease

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