Zoya Kurago

Associate Professor

Zoya Kurago

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Oral Biology and Diagnostic Sciences

The Graduate School

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

  • Curriculum Committee Revision Task Force Service Award AUDCG, 2018

  • Research Advisory Committee Service Award AUDCG, 2018

  • The Best of the US 2006

  • Mentor of the Year AADR Student Research Group , 2005

  • Dentist Scientist Trainee Award NIDCR, 1990

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • DPAT 5001

    Appl Pathology for Dentistry
  • IDSR 8005

    Clinical Pathological Conf
  • IDSR 9005

    Clinical Pathological Conferen
  • IDSR 7005

    Clinical-Pathological Conf I
  • PTSR 5901

    Introduction to Patient Servic
  • OBMP 9100

    Journal Club in Oral Biology
  • OBPR 9100

    Journal Club in Oral Biology
  • OMSR 8022

    OMS - Pathology Conference V
  • OMSR 9022

    OMS - Pathology Conference VI
  • DPAT 5004

    Oral Pathology Board Review
  • DPAT 5002

    Clinical Pathology Conferences
  • RADD 5002

    Dental Radiologic Interpretati
  • OBMP 9210

    Invest of Problem
  • OBMP 5003

    Special Topics in Oral Biology
  • DMIC 5003

    Cariology
  • DPAT 5003

    Oral Pathology
  • OBMP 8004

    Topics in Oral Biology 4
  • OBPR 8004

    Topics in Oral Biology IV

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Oral Pathology Specialty Scan, 2018
    Newsletter
  • GPR81, a cell-surface receptor for lactate, is essential for the immunotolerant phenotype of the mucosal immune system in colon. , 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Removal of matrix-bound zoledronate prevents post- extraction osteonecrosis of the jaw by rescuing osteoclast function, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Toll-Like Receptor 2 Induces Adenosine Receptor A2a and Promotes Human Squamous Carcinoma Cell Growth via Extracellular Signal Regulated Kinases ½. , 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Oral Pathology Specialty Scan, 2017
    Newsletter

College Service

  • 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

  • Curriculum taskforce 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Graduate College Faculty Council 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • IRB-C 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • 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
  • OOOO journal 2014 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member