Zoya Kurago

Professor

Zoya Kurago

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

  • BMBS 5504

    Bioclinical Seminar IV
  • BMFN 5102

    Biomedical Foundations II
  • DSCP 5701

    Clinicopathological Conference
  • 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
  • SPDS 5001

    Special Dental Studies
  • OBMP 9210

    Invest of Problem
  • 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
  • OBPR 8002

    Topics in Oral Biology II

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