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Joyce Flores

  • Joyce Flores
  • Instructor
  • Dental Hygiene
  • 2011 Health Sciences Bldg
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-4308
  • jdowns@odu.edu
  • First year instructor with 5 years experience as a PhD student teaching/research assistant. Clinical dental hygiene practitioner for over 14 years. Recent publications reflect original research findings and various interest topics.
  • Education

    Old Dominion University, 2008
    Major: Dental Hygiene
    Degree: M.S.
    Old Dominion University, 1996
    Major: Dental Hygiene
    Degree: B.S.
  • Research Interests

    Bisphenol A and Pharmacokinetics Medical Modeling & Simulation Computational Epidemiology Oral Cancer & Human Papilloma Virus
  • Expertise

    Dental Hygiene
    Modeling and Simulation (M&S) applications in healthcare as pedagogical and research tools.
  • 2011: Shining Star Teaching Award , ODU, Office of the Dean of Students and Executive Director of Student Affairs
  • 2008: Lindsay L. Rettie Research Award, ODU, College of Health Sciences/ODU Research Exposition
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    BrushOff! Promoting Oral Hygiene with a Videogame (Game as Behavioral Intervention)
    Sponsoring Organization: NIH/NIDCR
    Date: September, 2013 - September, 2015
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Jacobson, D.; Downs, J.; Leong, T.; Lourenco, S.; Jacobson, J.; Gray, T.; Chergi, S.; Robinson, L.; Gonzalez, H.; Gensler, A.; Jacobson, R. L.; Dubin, J.
    MODELING AND SIMULATION FOR JUNIOR DENTAL HYGIENE STUDENTS
    Sponsoring Organization: CLT
    Date: January, 2011
    Awarding Organization: Old Dominion University
    Investigators:Morrow, K.; Lemaster, M. F.; Downs, J.