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School of Dental Medicine

Carroll Ann Trotman

Professor and Chair
Associate Dean of Faculty Development

Dr. Trotman

Carroll Ann Trotman

Professor and Chair
Associate Dean of Faculty Development

Phone (617) 636-0846
1 Kneeland Street, Boston, MA 02111
Biography: 

Dr. Trotman received her dental degree from Dundee University, Scotland and her Orthodontic Degree and MA in Oral Biology from Columbia University, NY. She then completed a Fellowship in Craniofacial Anomalies at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. Subsequently, she was appointed Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthodontics at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. During her tenure at Michigan, she obtained an MS in Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis from the Horace Rackham School of Graduate Studies. Dr. Trotman then was appointed Associate Professor in the Department of Orthodontics at the University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Dentistry. Subsequently, she was promoted to Professor and served as the Interim Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and then Assistant Dean for Graduate Education at UNC. She then was appointed Professor and Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. Dr. Trotman was an American Council on Education Fellow, is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, and maintains and active research program funded by NIH with a focus on craniofacial anomalies. 

Education: 
Fellowship in Clinical Dental Research Methods, Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, 1996
M.S., Clinical Research Design and Statisitical Analysis, Horace Rackham School of Graduate Studies, University of Michigan, 1995
Fellowship in Craniofacial Anomalies, Orthodontic Division, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada, 1990
M.A., Oral Biology, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Columbia University, 1989
Certificate in Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, Columbia University, 1989
Primary Fellowship in Dentistry, Royal College of Surgeons, London, England, 1985
B.D.S. (equiv to D.D.S.), Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Dundee Dental School, University of Dundee, Scotland, 1982
Professional Experience: 
2014-Present:

Interim Director, Advanced and Graduate Education, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine 

2013-Present:

Chair, Department of Orthodontics, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

2013-Present:

Professor (Tenure), Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

2007-Present:

Adjunct Professor, School of Dentistry, The University of North Carolina 

2009-2013:

Orthodontist, Service Plan Associates, The University of Maryland Faculty Dental

2008-2013:

Associate Dean, Office of Academic Affairs, The University of Maryland School of Dentistry

2007-2013:

Associate Dean, Office of Academic & Student Affairs, The University of Maryland School of Dentistry

2007-2013:

Professor (Tenure), The University of Maryland School of Dentistry

2007:

Assistant Dean, Graduate Education & Academic Development, School of Dentistry, The University of North Carolina

2006-2007:

Professor (Tenure), School of Dentistry, The University of North Carolina

Selected Honors and Awards: 
Best Abstract-American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Group, International Association for Dental Research 93rd General Session & Exhibition, 2015
Fellow, American Council on Education, 2002
Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU), Upsilon Upsilon Chapter, 2002
ADEA NDAF/Colgate Faculty Recognition Award for Research, 2000
Sigma Si, 1998
Unitek Award for Clinical Excellence, Columbia University, 1988
Birnberg Day Postgraduate Prize, Columbia University, 1987
Seventh Day Adventist Award for Clinical Excellence in Dentistry, 1983
Alexander Robb Mechan Prize in Dentistry, Dundee University, 1982
Certificate of Merit in Oral Surgery, Dundee University, 1982
Professional Memberships: 
2016-Present: American Academy of Dental Science, Inc., Member
2004-Present: Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontists (Eastern Component), Member, President (2015-2016)
2002-Present: American Council on Education
2002-Present: Omicron Kappa Upsilon
2000-Present: American Dental Education Association
1998-Present: American Association for Dental Research
1995-Present: American Association of Orthodontists
1995-Present: American Dental Association
1991-Present: American Cleft Palate Association