UCLA Geriatrics and Gerontology Research


Janet G. Bauer, DDS, MSEd, MSPH, MBA

UCLA School of Dentistry
10833 Le Conte Avenue, CHS 23-088E
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1668
Phone: (310) 825-6987
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Associate Professor of Dentistry/Geriatric Dentistry, UCLA School of Dentistry

MBA, Health Administration in Aging, University of Judaism, 1997
Certificate in Geriatric Medicine and Dentistry, U.S. Bureau of Health Professions, Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine & Gerontology, VAMC at Sepulveda and WLA, 1990
MS in Public Health, UCLA School of Public Health, 1988
Certificate in Medical Education, University of Southern California, 1979
MS in Education, University of Southern California, 1979
DDS, University of Southern California, 1975
BA in Zoology, University of California, Los Angeles, 1971

Professional Fellowships:
American College of Dentists, 1988
International College of Dentists, 1987
Pierre Fauchard Academy, 1984
Academy of Dentistry International, 1984
Academy of Dental Materials, 1983
Academy of General Dentistry, 1981

Educational Fellowships:
Distinguished Faculty and Service Awards, UCLA School of Dentistry, 1980, 1995, 2006 – 2007
Mid-Career Fellow in Geriatric Dentisry, 1989
Dental Health Services Research Program, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 1986
Academy of General Dentisry Clinician Workshop, 1985

Evidence-based Dentistry
Geriatric Dentistry
Restorative Dentistry

Functional status
Long-term care
Oral health
Physical functioning
Practice redesign
Reorganizing health care delivery
Quality improvement
Quality of care in nursing homes
Social support/social integration

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Bauer J: Probability-Utility Model for Managing Evidence-based Central Database. The Open Dentistry Journal, 2010; In press.

Bauer J: The Translation Evidence Mechanism. The Compact between Researcher and Clinician. The Open Dentistry Journal, 2010; In press. Bauer, Janet G. and Caputo, Angelo A.: The Surface of Composite Resin Finished with Instruments and Matrices. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry Vol. 50(3): 351-357, September, 1983.

Bauer JG, Spackman S, Dong J, Garret N: Predictor Model of Root Caries in Older Adults: Reporting of evidence to the Translational Evidence Mechanisms. The Open Dentistry Journal, 2010; 4: In press.

Bauer JG, Spackman S, Chiappelli F, Prolo P, Stevenson RG: Making clinical decisions using a clinical practice guideline. CDA Journal, 2006; 34(7):519-527.

Bauer JG, Spackman S, Chiappelli F, Prolo P, Stevenson RG: Evidence-based dentistry: A clinician's perspective. CDA Journal, 2006; 34(7):511-517

Bauer J, Chiappelli F, Spackman S, Prolo P: Evidence-based dentistry: Fundamentals for the Dentist. CDA Journal, 2006; 34(6):427-432.

Bauer J, Spackman S: Financing dental care in the US: Best practice model. Braz J Oral Sci April/June 2003, 2(5):195-199.

Prolo P, Chiappelli F, Cajulis E, Bauer J, Spackman S, Romeo H, Carrozzo M, Gandolfo S, and Christensen R: Psychoneuroimmunology in oral biology and medicine: The model of Oral Lichen Planus. Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 966: 429-440, 2002.

Chiappelli F, Bauer JG, Spackman S, Prolo P: Dental Needs of the Elderly in the 21st Century. Gen Dent. 2002 Jul-Aug; 50(4):358-363

Bauer J, Spackman S: Financing dental care in the US: A contest of means not thought. Braz J Oral Sci April/June 2003, 2(5):187-194.