Zoya Kurago

Associate Professor

Zoya Kurago

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Oral Health and Diagnostic Sciences

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Oral Biology

The Graduate School
Department of Graduate Studies

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Pathology

  • (706) 721-4814
  • GC 2250

Education

  • Ph.D., Oral Pathology Specialty University of Iowa, 1997

  • DDS, Dental/Oral Surgery Specialty University of North Carolina S, 1989

Certifications

  • DEN Georgia Secretary of State, 2013

  • North Carolina Dental License 1989

  • American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology 1998

Awards & Honors

  • The Best of the US 2006

  • Mentor of the Year AADR Student Research Group , 2005

  • Dentist Scientist Trainee Award NIDCR, 1990

  • Oral Pathology Award American Academy of Oral Pathology, 1989

  • 10th Annual Award for excellence in oral pathology UNC School of Dentistry, 1989

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • DPAT 5001

    Appl Pathology for Dentistry
  • ODOM 5001

    Introduction to Oral Medicine
  • OBMP 9210

    Invest of Problem
  • OBMP 9100

    Journal Club in Oral Biology
  • OBPR 9100

    Journal Club in Oral Biology
  • DPAT 5004

    Oral Pathology Board Review
  • PERR 7001

    Periodontal Therapy Seminar
  • DPAT 5002

    Clinical Pathology Conferences
  • RADD 5002

    Dental Radiologic Interpretati
  • TMDT 5001

    Diag/Treat of Temporomandibula
  • OBPR 8540

    Advanced Oral Pathology I
  • DMIC 5003

    Cariology
  • DPAT 5003

    Oral Pathology
  • OBMP 9300

    Research
  • OBMP 8002

    Topics in Oral Biology 2
  • OBMP 9002

    Topics in Oral Biology II
  • OBPR 8002

    Topics in Oral Biology II

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Diagnosis of oral lichen planus: a position paper of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. , 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Metformin inhibits salivary gland adenocarcinoma growth through cell cycle arrest and apoptosis. , 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Role of Microorganisms in Oral and Oropharyngeal Squamous cell Carcinoma., 2015
    Book, Chapter in Non-Scholarly Book-Revised
  • Unusual presentation of extranodal diffuse large B-cell lymphoma in the head and neck: description of a case with emphasis on radiographic features and review of the literature., 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Periluminal Distribution of HIV-Binding Target Cells and Gp340 in the Oral, Cervical and Sigmoid/Rectal Mucosae: A Mapping Study. , 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

College Service

  • 2016 - Present

  • Curriculum taskforce 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Student Professional Development 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Master's committee for Dr. Jonathan Lane 2015 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member
  • 2015 - 2016

    Role: Other

University Service

  • Graduate College Faculty Council 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • IRB-C 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - Research 2017 - Present

    Role: Chairperson
  • American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - Research 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • OOOO journal 2014 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • peer review journals (13) 2000 - Present

    Role: Reviewer