Evanthia Lalla

Professor of Dental Medicine
630 W. 168th Street, PH7E-112, New York, NY 10032
+1 212 305 9283
  • Basic Science
  • Clinical Science
Key word or phrase descriptors for area of expertise: 
Periodontal diseases, diabetes mellitus, atherosclerosis, RAGE (Receptor for Advanced Glycation Endproducts), interprofessional education and practice
Education/Training - Institution/ Location/ Degree: 
D.D.S., Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
M.S. in Periodontics, Columbia University, New York, NY
D.D.S., Columbia University, New York, NY
-- Title: Integrating diabetes screening in dental care settings; PIs: C. Kunzel, E. Lalla, I.B. Lamster; Source: New York State Health Foundation; Dates: 11/01/10 - 09/30/12
-- Title: Screening for undiagnosed diabetes in a dental setting: a new paradigm for dental practice; PIs: C. Kunzel, E. Lalla, I.B. Lamster; Source: Colgate-Palmolive; Dates: 11/01/08 - 09/30/12
-- Title of grant: Reframing the academic medical center through inter-professional effectiveness; PI: R. Charon; Source: The Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation; Title of project 3: Redefining dentistry within an inter-professional primary health care environment; Dates (project 3): 07/01/11 - 06/30/14; Role: Project 3 Co-Investigator
Selected Peer-reviewed Publications - Three selected citations: 

-- Pollreisz A, Hudson BI, Chang JS, Qu W, Cheng B, Papapanou PN, Schmidt AM, Lalla E. Receptor for Advanced Glycation Endproducts mediates proatherogenic responses to periodontal infection in vascular endothelial cells. Atherosclerosis 2010; 212:451-456 -- Lalla E, Kunzel C, Burkett S, Cheng B, Lamster IB. Identification of unrecognized diabetes and pre-diabetes in a dental setting. Journal of Dental Research 2011; 90:855-860 -- Lalla E & Papapanou PN. Diabetes mellitus and periodontitis: a tale of two common interrelated conditions. Nature Reviews Endocrinology 2011; 7:738-748

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