Evanthia Lalla, DDS, MS
Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated
- Professor of Dental Medicine
- Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Development
Dr. Lalla received dental degrees from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece and from Columbia University in New York City, and a Masters in Periodontics from Columbia University. Upon completion of her specialty training in Periodontics, she joined the full time faculty at Columbia. She received University Tenure and is currently a Professor of Dental Medicine and the Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Development at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine.
Her research has primarily focused on the field of periodontal infections and their link with diabetes mellitus and atherosclerosis, and has been supported by the National Institutes of Health, as well as industry and foundations. She is the recipient of prestigious awards, including the Antony A. Rizzo Young Investigator Award from the International Association for Dental Research and the World Periodontal Research Award from the Sunstar Foundation for Oral Health Promotion. Dr. Lalla is the immediate past president of the Periodontal Research Group of the International Association for Dental Research. She has published several articles in high impact medical and dental journals and has lectured extensively in the United States and internationally.
Dr. Lalla provides services in all areas of periodontal and implant therapy.
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ORAL IMMUNE ACTIVATION AND ALVEOLAR BONE LOSS IN HIV-INFECTED POSTMENOPAUSAL WOMEN (Federal Gov)
Apr 1 2017 - Jan 31 2022
SECONDARY ANALYSIS OF EHR DATA TO ENHANCE CARE OF DENTAL PATIENTS WITH DIABETES (Federal Gov)
Mar 1 2015 - Feb 28 2017
REFRAMING THE ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTER THROUGH INTERPROFESSIONAL EFFECTIVENESS: TOWARD JUSTICE, SAFETY, AND KINDNESS (Private)
Jul 1 2011 - Jun 30 2015
PILOT STUDY: DIAGNOSING UNDIAGNOSED DIABETES IN DENTAL OFFICES (Private)
Nov 1 2008 - Jun 30 2014
INTEGRATING DIABETES SCREENING IN DENTAL CARE SETTINGS (Private)
Nov 1 2010 - Sep 28 2012
PERIODONTITIS, ATHEROSCLEROSIS AND THE HOST RESPONSE (Federal Gov)
Aug 1 2003 - Jul 31 2010
DIABETES MELLITUS, PERIODONTAL DISEASE, CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS (Federal Gov)
Aug 1 2002 - Apr 30 2008