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School of Dental Medicine

Cheen Loo

Professor and Chair

Cheen Loo

Cheen Loo

Professor and Chair

Phone (617) 636 3859
1 Kneeland Street, Boston, MA 02111
Biography: 

She is a Professor, Chair and Postdoctoral Program Director in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry in TUSDM. Cheen Loo receive her BDS and PhD from the University of Sydney, Australia. She completed her MPH and certificate in Pediatric Dentistry at Boston University and her DMD at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (TUSDM). She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry (ABPD). Dr. Loo is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and a member of the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and the Academy of Dental Education Association. She is a member of the Executive Committee of the Massachusetts Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the Examination Subcommittee of the ABPD.

Education: 
Doctor of Dental Medicine, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, 2010
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study, specializing in Pediatric Dentistry, Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, 2006
Master of Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Boston University, 2004
Doctor of Philosophy, Discipline of Oral Biology,School of Dentistry, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia, 1995
Bachelor of Dental Surgery, School of Dentistry,University of Sydney, NSW, Australia, 1988
Professional Experience: 
2015-Present:

Chair and Professor, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

2010-Present:

Director of Postdoctoral Pediatric Dentistry Program, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

2013-2015:

Interim Chair, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

2011-2015:

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

2006-2011:

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

2008-2010:

Director of Predoctoral Pediatric Dentistry Program, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

2000-2004:

Research fellow, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Boston University School of Dental Medicine

1996-2000:

Postdoctoral Fellow, The Forsyth Institute, Boston, MA

1989-1994:

Clinical instructor in Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia

1992-1993:

Instructor in Biology, School of Dentistry, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia

Selected Honors and Awards: 
Foundation Research Award, Healthy Smiles Healthy Children, 61stAAPD Annual Session, Washington D.C., 2008
Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health, 2004
Certificate of Merit for Service to Scholarship and Teaching Programs in Restorative Dentistry, University of Sydney, 1993
Dental Postgraduate Scholarship awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council, 1990-1993
Colgate Travel Award, IADR, 1992
Professional Memberships: 
2007-Present: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Fellow
2007-Present: American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, Diplomate
2007-Present: College of Diplomates of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, Member
2006-Present: Academy of Dental Education Association, Member