Zoya Kurago

Associate Professor

Zoya Kurago

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Oral Biology and Diagnostic Sciences

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Pathology

The Graduate School

  • (706) 721-4814
  • GC 2250

Education

  • Ph.D., Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Residency Program University of Iowa, 1997

  • DDS, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program University of North Carolina S, 1989

Certifications

  • DEN Georgia Secretary of State, 2013

  • North Carolina Dental License 1989

  • Georgia Dental License 2013

  • American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology 1998

Awards & Honors

  • Nominated for Teaching Excellence Award Fall 2020 DCG Class of 2022, 2020

  • Nominated for Teaching Excellence Award AU DCG, 2018

  • Curriculum Committee Revision Task Force Service Award AUDCG, 2018

  • Research Advisory Committee Service Award AUDCG, 2018

  • The Best of the US 2006

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • OBPR 8540

    Advanced Oral Pathology I
  • BMHS 5401

    Hematopoietic System
  • OMSR 6032

    OMS - Pathology Conference II
  • OMSR 8032

    OMS - Pathology Conference VI
  • OMSR 9032

    OMS - Pathology Conference VII
  • OMSR 7032

    OMS Pathology Conference IV
  • DSOM 5402

    Oral Diagnostic Sciences II
  • SPDS 5001

    Special Dental Studies
  • OBPR 8002

    Topics in Oral Biology II
  • BMBS 5504

    Bioclinical Seminar IV
  • BMFN 5102

    Biomedical Foundations II
  • BMMS 5301

    Integ & Musculo Sys I
  • BMOM 5101

    Intro to the Oral Microenviro
  • OMSR 6022

    OMS - Pathology Conference I
  • OMSR 7022

    OMS - Pathology Conference III
  • OMSR 8022

    OMS - Pathology Conference V
  • OMSR 9022

    OMS - Pathology Conference VI
  • DSOM 5301

    Oral Diagnostic Sciences I
  • DPAT 5004

    Oral Pathology Board Review

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Circumventing AKT-Associated Radioresistance in Oral Cancer by Novel Nanoparticle-Encapsulated Capivasertib, 2020
  • Expanded Expression of TLR2 in Proliferative Verrucous Leukoplakia. , 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Does the germline deficiency in Toll-Like Receptor (TLR)2 affect the 4-Nitroquinolone N-oxide (4-NQO)-induced carcinogenesis in the upper aerodigestive tract? , 2018
    Abstract
  • Oral Pathology Specialty Scan, 2018
    Newsletter
  • Removal of matrix-bound zoledronate prevents post- extraction osteonecrosis of the jaw by rescuing osteoclast function, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

College Service

  • Mason Trust Post-Kidney Transplant Clinical Advisory Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Academic Affairs 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Accreditation Document Writing Team 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Editorial Board, Head and Neck Pathology journal 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • 2016 - Present

University Service

  • IRB-C 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Graduate College Faculty Council 2014 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • CTOR journal Innovation 2018 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • CTOR (Consortium for Translational Orthodontic Research) 2017 - Present

    Role: Board of Advisors of a Company
  • American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - Research 2017 - Present

    Role: Chairperson
  • Nominations Committee, AAOMP 2017 - Present

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

    Role: Committee Member