Contact Information


The Indiana University (IU) School of Dentistry (IUSD) research capabilities are supported by highly qualified research faculty and exist as part of the IU and Purdue University comprehensive research life sciences campus, located on the Indianapolis and other respective campuses throughout the state. Many of the IUSD researchers have substantive collaborations with the School of Medicine, School of Science and Engineering and Technology, School of Nursing.

Multi-disciplinary research resources create an environment that facilitates IUSD researchers in meeting their research challenges.

For specific questions of the Oral Health Research Institute (OHRI) or any of the specialized research facilities, please contact the specific program director.

Faculty research programs and collaborations

Domenick T. Zero, DDS, MS
Associate Dean for Research
Professor and Department Chair, Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry
Director, Oral Health Research Institute
415 Lansing St., Indianapolis, IN 46202

Telephone: (317) 274-8822
Fax: (317) 274-5425


Student research programs

Richard L. Gregory, PhD
Director, Student Research Programs
Graduate Program in Dental Services
Professor, Department of Oral Biology
415 Lansing St., Indianapolis, IN 46202
Telephone: (317) 274-9949
Fax: (317) 278-1411


Research contract, agreement negotiation and fiscal management information

Jude Wilkinson, JD
Fiscal Officer
Research and Industrial Liaison
415 Lansing St., Indianapolis IN 46202
Telephone: (317) 274-8822
Fax: (317) 274-5425