Sena Narendran, BDS, MSc, DDPH

Associate Professor
Department of Community Dentistry
School of Dental Medicine
Director
Residency in Dental Public Health
School of Dental Medicine
Director
DMD-MPH Program

Research Information

Recent Funding

Title: Northeastern Ohio Pre-Doctoral Training in General, Pediatric, and Public Health Dentistry
Role: Principal Investigator
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Professions/Health Resources and Services Administration
Amount: $1,294,653
Project Period: 07/2011 - 12/2016

Title: Northeastern Ohio Post-doctoral Training in General, Pediatric, and Public Health Dentistry
Role: Principal Investigator
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Professions/Health Resources and Services Administration
Amount: $1,294,654
Project Period: 07/2011 – 12/2016

Awards and Honors

Special Merit Award
2009
American Association of Public Health Dentistry (AAPHD)
Outstanding Service Award for Promoting Optimal Oral Health Care for All
2005
American Association of Public Health Dentistry (AAPHD)
Epidemiologist
2005
Natural Disaster - Katrina Evacuation Center, Houston
Excellence in Teaching Award
2003
National Dental Association
Graduate Student Travel Fellowship
1986
American Association for Dental Research (AADR)
National Research Service Award for Training in Epidemiology
1988
School of Public Health, University of Michigan

Professional Memberships

Diplomate, American Board for Dental Public Health

External Appointments

Member, Patient Management Test Construction Committee, National Boards Dental Examination Part II, 2002-06

Education

Specialty Training
Epidemiology
University of Michigan
Residency
Dental Public Health
University of Michigan
Master of Science
Dental Public Health
University of London
Diploma
Dental Public Health
Royal College of Surgeons of England

Residencies, Internships and Fellowships

Residency in Dental Public Health
University of Michigan

Additional Information

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS DEVELOPED

•    Residency in Dental Public Health, Case Western Reserve University, 2012
•    Combined Degree Program in Doctor of Dental Medicine and Master’s in Public Health (DMD-MPH), Case Western Reserve University, 2011
•    Family First: An Inter-Professional Education Program/A Cornerstone Experience (ACE), Case Western Reserve University, 2010
•    Residency in Dental Public Health, Dental Branch, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, 1995
•    Residency in Dental Public Health, School of Dentistry, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, 1992

STUDENT AWARDS (MOST RECENT 25 OF 78)

•    Alisha Jimenez-Thompson, First Place, Outstanding Oral Presentation, Ohio Public Health Association (OPHA), 2019
•    Jodie Smith, Honorable Mention, Dental Student Merit Award, American Association of Public Health Dentistry (AAPHD), 2019
•    Alisha Jimenez-Thompson, First Place, Dental Student Merit Award, AAPHD, 2019
•    Alisha Jimenez-Thompson, Greater Cleveland Dental Society Community Service Award, CWRU- School of Dental Medicine Professionals Day, 2019
•    Alisha Jimenez-Thompson, Excellence in Public Health – Dual Degree Student, CWRU-MPH Program, 2018
•    Mohamed Elsalhy, Excellence in Public Health - MPH-Dedicated, CWRU-MPH Program, 2017-18
•    Tayyaba Ahmed, Honorable Mention, Graduate Student Merit Award, AAPHD, 2017
•    Jagan Baskaradoss, Honorable Mention, Graduate Student Merit Award, AAPHD, 2016
•    Troy Steinhilber, Anthony Westwater Jong Memorial Community Dental Health
Pre-Professional Award, American Public Health Association (APHA), 2016
•    Troy Steinhilber, Second Place, Dental Student Merit Award, AAPHD, 2016
•    Liny Cheeran, Honorable Mention, Graduate Student Merit Award, AAPHD, 2015
•    William Jacobson, Anthony Westwater Jong Memorial Community Dental Health
Pre-Professional Award, Oral Health Section, APHA, 2014
•    William Jacobson, American Dental Education Association (ADEA)/Johnson and Johnson Preventive Dentistry Scholarship, 2014
•    William Jacobson, Second Place, Dental Student Merit Award, AAPHD, 2014
•    William Jacobson, Best Dual Degree Student, CWRU-MPH Program, 2014
•    Liny Cheeran, Graduate Student Merit Award, OPHA, 2014
•    Liny Cheeran, First Place, Graduate Student Poster Presentation, OPHA, 2014
•    Liny Cheeran, Student of the Year, CWRU-MPH Program, 2013-14
•    Liny Cheeran, Honorable Mention, Graduate Student Merit Award, AAPHD, 2014
•    Anusuya Bharadwaj, First Place, Oral Presentation, CWRU-School of Dental Medicine Professionals Day, 2014
•    Anusuya Bharadwaj, DENTSPLY Student Clinician American Dental Association Award, CWRU-School of Dental Medicine Professionals Day, 2014
•    Adam Kennedy, American Dental Education Association (ADEA)/ American Association for Dental Research/Gies Academic Dental Career Fellowship, 2013
•    Hussameldin Ahmed, ADEA/Johnson and Johnson Preventive Dentistry Scholarship, 2013
•    Jennifer Sanders, First Place, Dental Student Merit Award, AAPHD, 2011
•    Jennifer Sanders, Anthony Westwater Jong Memorial Community Dental Health Pre-Professional Award, Oral Health Section, APHA, 2010