Eni Obadanudoh, DDS, MPH, DSc

Title(s)Associate Professor, Preventive & Restor Dent Sci
SchoolSchool of Dentistry
Address95 Kirkham Street, #130
San Francisco CA 94122
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    Harvard University, School of Dental MedicineDr. Med. Sc.2016Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology
    Harvard University, School of Dental MedicineAGE Certificate (Dental Public Health)2015Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology
    Harvard University, T.H. Chan School of Public HealthMPH2011Healthcare Management and Policy
    University of Lagos, NigeriaDDS2007School of Dentistry

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    Clinical and Translational Research Innovation in Dental Schools (ClinTrain-RIDeS)
    NIH U01DE033240Sep 13, 2023 - Jun 30, 2028
    Role: MPI
    Improving the Oral Health of Vulnerable, Underserved, and Rural Children in California: A Collaboration Between Pediatric Dentistry and Dental Public Health
    HRSA Postdoctoral Training in General, Pediatric and Public Health Dentistry and Dental Hygiene 1 D88HP375530100Jul 1, 2020 - Jun 30, 2025
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Description: The overall goal of this project is to improve the oral health of vulnerable, underserved, and rural children in California (CA) by expanding and enhancing the postdoctoral training programs in pediatric dentistry (PD) and dental public health (DPH).
    Understanding Diagnostic Failures in Dentistry
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Award) P0540851Jul 1, 2020 - Jun 30, 2024
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Description: This proposal seeks to expand the depth and breadth of knowledge about factors that underlie diagnostic failures within the dental care setting.
    Patient Engagement in Quality and Safety Activities at the Dental Office: An Exploratory Study
    Hellman Fellows Fund Jul 1, 2018 - Jun 30, 2020
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Testing DQA Oral Health Performance Measures for the Adult Population
    Dental Quality Alliance (DQA)-American Dental Association A130687-01Feb 15, 2018 - Feb 14, 2020
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Measuring Occurrence of and Disparities in Dental Clinic Adverse Events
    NIH R01HS024406Sep 30, 2015 - Sep 29, 2018
    Role: Co-Investigator
    Implementing Dental Quality Measures in Practice
    NIH R01DE024166Mar 1, 2015 - Jun 30, 2026
    Role: Co-Investigator
    A whole systems approach to implementing standardized dental diagnostic terms
    NIH R01DE023061Sep 19, 2013 - Aug 31, 2018
    Role: Co-Investigator
    Developing A Patient Safety System For Dentistry
    NIH R01DE022628Mar 1, 2013 - Nov 30, 2018
    Role: Co-Investigator

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    1. Dental patients as partners in promoting quality and safety: a qualitative exploratory study. BMC Oral Health. 2024 Apr 10; 24(1):438. Obadan-Udoh E, Sundararajan V, Sanchez GA, Howard R, Chandrupatla S, Worley D. PMID: 38600495; PMCID: PMC11005277.
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    2. Patients' Experiences of Dental Diagnostic Failures: A Qualitative Study Using Social Media. J Patient Saf. 2024 Apr 01; 20(3):177-185. Obadan-Udoh E, Howard R, Valmadrid LC, Walji M, Mertz E. PMID: 38345377.
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    3. Testing dental quality measures: Emergency department visits for nontraumatic dental conditions and subsequent follow-up dental visits. J Am Dent Assoc. 2023 06; 154(6):507-518. Obadan-Udoh E, Herndon JB, Kohli R, McKernan S, Jura M, Momany E, Arora G, Sehgal HS, Yansane AI, Mertz E, Ojha D, Amundson C. PMID: 37140496.
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    4. Dental patients' perceptions of and desired content from patient health portals. J Am Dent Assoc. 2023 04; 154(4):330-339.e3. Amirkiai S, Obadan-Udoh E. PMID: 36822909.
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    5. Changes in dental and medical visits before and during the COVID-19 pandemic among U.S. children aged 1-17 years. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. 2023 06; 51(3):483-493. Karande S, Chong GTF, Megally H, Parmar D, Taylor GW, Obadan-Udoh EM, Agaku IT. PMID: 36326121; PMCID: PMC9877772.
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    6. Development of an Inventory of Dental Harms: Methods and Rationale. J Patient Saf. 2022 09 01; 18(6):559-564. Kalenderian E, Lee JH, Obadan-Udoh EM, Yansane A, White JM, Walji MF. PMID: 35771964; PMCID: PMC9391256.
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    7. A longitudinal cohort study of opioid prescriptions associated with nonsurgical dental visits among Oregon and New York state Medicaid beneficiaries, 2014-2016. J Am Dent Assoc. 2022 05; 153(5):460-469. Obadan-Udoh E, Jura M, Wang S, Werts M, Martiniano R, Muench U, Mertz E. PMID: 35151429.
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    8. Caries Risk Documentation And Prevention: eMeasures For Dental Electronic Health Records. Appl Clin Inform. 2022 01; 13(1):80-90. Bangar S, Neumann A, White JM, Yansane A, Johnson TR, Olson GW, Kumar SV, Kookal KK, Kim A, Obadan-Udoh E, Mertz E, Simmons K, Mullins J, Brandon R, Walji MF, Kalenderian E. PMID: 35045582; PMCID: PMC8769809.
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    9. Perspectives of Dental Patients About Safety Incident Reporting: A Qualitative Pilot Study. J Patient Saf. 2021 12 01; 17(8):e874-e882. Obadan-Udoh EM, Gharpure A, Lee JH, Pang J, Nayudu A. PMID: 34009866.
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    10. Burnout, Engagement, and Dental Errors Among U.S. Dentists. J Patient Saf. 2021 12 01; 17(8):e1050-e1056. Yansane A, Tokede O, Walji M, Obadan-Udoh E, Riedy C, White J, Kalenderian E. PMID: 32251244.
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    11. Quantifying Dental Office-Originating Adverse Events: The Dental Practice Study Methods. J Patient Saf. 2021 12 01; 17(8):e1080-e1087. Tokede O, Walji M, Ramoni R, Rindal DB, Worley D, Hebballi N, Kumar K, van Strien C, Chen M, Navat-Pelli S, Liu H, Etolue J, Yansane A, Obadan-Udoh E, Easterday C, Enstad C, Kane S, Rush W, Kalenderian E. PMID: 29206706; PMCID: PMC10941983.
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    12. Patient-Reported Dental Safety Events: A South African Perspective. J Patient Saf. 2021 12 01; 17(8):e866-e873. Obadan-Udoh E, Van der Berg-Cloete S, Ramoni R, Kalenderian E, White JG. PMID: 29369072.
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    13. Dental public health post-graduate trainees in the US: Experiences, challenges, and opportunities-A qualitative study. J Public Health Dent. 2022 Sep; 82(4):415-425. Banava S, Obadan-Udoh E, Mertz E. PMID: 34561873; PMCID: PMC8948095.
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    14. Classifying Adverse Events in the Dental Office. J Patient Saf. 2021 09 01; 17(6):e540-e556. Kalenderian E, Obadan-Udoh E, Maramaldi P, Etolue J, Yansane A, Stewart D, White J, Vaderhobli R, Kent K, Hebballi NB, Delattre V, Kahn M, Tokede O, Ramoni RB, Walji MF. PMID: 28671915; PMCID: PMC5748012.
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    15. Measuring sealant placement in children at the dental practice level. J Am Dent Assoc. 2020 10; 151(10):745-754. Kumar SV, Yansane A, Neumann A, Johnson TR, Olson GW, Bangar S, Kookal KK, Kim A, Obadan-Udoh E, Mertz E, Simmons K, Mullins J, White JM, Kalenderian E, Walji MF. PMID: 32979953; PMCID: PMC8259312.
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    16. Are Dental Patients Concerned About Safety? An Exploratory Study. J Evid Based Dent Pract. 2020 09; 20(3):101424. Obadan-Udoh E, Panwar S, Yansane AI, Nayudu A, Pang J, White J, Kalenderian E. PMID: 32921378.
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    17. Assessing the Patient Safety Culture in Dentistry. JDR Clin Trans Res. 2020 10; 5(4):399-408. Yansane A, Lee JH, Hebballi N, Obadan-Udoh E, White J, Walji M, Easterday C, Rindal B, Worley D, Kalenderian E. PMID: 31923373.
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    18. Finding Dental Harm to Patients through Electronic Health Record-Based Triggers. JDR Clin Trans Res. 2020 07; 5(3):271-277. Walji MF, Yansane A, Hebballi NB, Ibarra-Noriega AM, Kookal KK, Tungare S, Kent K, McPharlin R, Delattre V, Obadan-Udoh E, Tokede O, White J, Kalenderian E. PMID: 31821766; PMCID: PMC7298886.
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    19. Adverse Events in Pediatric Dentistry: An Exploratory Study. Pediatr Dent. 2019 Nov 15; 41(6):455-467. Calvo JM, Obadan-Udoh E, Walji M, Kalenderian E. PMID: 31882032.
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    20. Number of Pregnant Women at Four Dental Clinics and the Care They Received: A Dental Quality eMeasure Evaluation. J Dent Educ. 2019 Oct; 83(10):1158-1165. Neumann A, Obadan-Udoh E, Bangar S, Kumar SV, Tokede O, Kim A, Yansane A, Mertz E, Panwar S, Gharpure A, Kookal KK, Mullins J, Even JB, Simmons K, White JM, Walji MF, Kalenderian E. PMID: 31235503; PMCID: PMC8259307.
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    21. Improving Oral-Systemic Healthcare through the Interoperability of Electronic Medical and Dental Records: An Exploratory Study. Appl Clin Inform. 2019 05; 10(3):367-376. Simon L, Obadan-Udoh E, Yansane AI, Gharpure A, Licht S, Calvo J, Deschner J, Damanaki A, Hackenberg B, Walji M, Spallek H, Kalenderian E. PMID: 31141831; PMCID: PMC6541474.
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    22. Opioid prescribing patterns after dental visits among beneficiaries of Medicaid in Washington state in 2014 and 2015. J Am Dent Assoc. 2019 04; 150(4):259-268.e1. Obadan-Udoh E, Lupulescu-Mann N, Charlesworth CJ, Muench U, Jura M, Kim H, Schwarz E, Mertz E, Sun BC. PMID: 30922457; PMCID: PMC6519087.
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    23. Unintended consequences and challenges of quality measurements in dentistry. BMC Oral Health. 2019 03 01; 19(1):38. Obadan-Udoh EM, Calvo JM, Panwar S, Simmons K, White JM, Walji MF, Kalenderian E. PMID: 30823894; PMCID: PMC6397478.
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    24. Authors' response. J Am Dent Assoc. 2019 01; 150(1):5-6. Walji MF, Kumar SV, Bangar S, Neumann A, Kookal KK, Yansane A, Tokede O, Obadan-Udoh E, Mertz E, Simmons K, Even J, Mullins J, White J, Kalenderian E. PMID: 30611326.
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    25. Tobacco screening and cessation efforts by dental providers: A quality measure evaluation. J Public Health Dent. 2019 03; 79(2):93-101. Neumann A, Kumar S, Bangar S, Kookal KK, Spallek H, Tokede O, Simmons K, Even J, Mullins J, Mertz E, Yansane A, Obadan-Udoh E, White J, Walji M, Kalenderian E. PMID: 30566752; PMCID: PMC6570416.
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    26. Utilization and Validity of the Dental Diagnostic System over Time in Academic and Private Practice. JDR Clin Trans Res. 2019 04; 4(2):143-150. Yansane A, Tokede O, White J, Etolue J, McClellan L, Walji M, Obadan-Udoh E, Kalenderian E. PMID: 30931711; PMCID: PMC7068742.
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    27. Feasibility of Electronic Health Record-Based Triggers in Detecting Dental Adverse Events. Appl Clin Inform. 2018 07; 9(3):646-653. Kalenderian E, Obadan-Udoh E, Yansane A, Kent K, Hebballi NB, Delattre V, Kookal KK, Tokede O, White J, Walji MF. PMID: 30134473; PMCID: PMC6105337.
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    28. Assessing the validity of existing dental sealant quality measures. J Am Dent Assoc. 2018 Sep; 149(9):756-764.e1. Kumar SV, Bangar S, Neumann A, Kookal KK, Yansane A, Tokede O, Obadan-Udoh E, Mertz E, Simmons K, Even J, Mullins J, White J, Kalenderian E, Walji M. PMID: 29980245; PMCID: PMC8259311.
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    29. Dental Providers' Perspectives on Diagnosis-Driven Dentistry: Strategies to Enhance Adoption of Dental Diagnostic Terminology. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017 07 13; 14(7). Obadan-Udoh E, Simon L, Etolue J, Tokede O, White J, Spallek H, Walji M, Kalenderian E. PMID: 28703751; PMCID: PMC5551205.
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    30. Gap Analysis of Older Adults With Type 2 Diabetes Receiving Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy. J Evid Based Dent Pract. 2017 Dec; 17(4):335-349. Obadan-Udoh E, Jordan S, Mudah O, Borgnakke W, Tavares M. PMID: 29197435.
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    31. Lessons learned from dental patient safety case reports. J Am Dent Assoc. 2015 May; 146(5):318-26.e2. Obadan EM, Ramoni RB, Kalenderian E. PMID: 25925524; PMCID: PMC4418181.
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    32. Association between unmet dental needs and school absenteeism because of illness or injury among U.S. school children and adolescents aged 6-17 years, 2011-2012. Prev Med. 2015 Mar; 72:83-8. Agaku IT, Olutola BG, Adisa AO, Obadan EM, Vardavas CI. PMID: 25575801.
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    33. Tobacco-free schools as a core component of youth tobacco prevention programs: a secondary analysis of data from 43 countries. Eur J Public Health. 2015 Apr; 25(2):210-5. Agaku IT, Obadan EM, Odukoya OO, Olufajo O. PMID: 25488975.
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    34. Case reports hailed. J Am Dent Assoc. 2014 Sep; 145(9):912, 914. Obadan E, Kalenderian E, Ramoni RB. PMID: 25169991.
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