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John Randall Zuniga, DMD Interim Division Director at Children's Health Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

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UTSW Physician Practicing at Children's Health


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Board Certification American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Languages Spoken: English
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Education and Training

Education and Training

Medical School

Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (1978)

Residency

Strong Mem Hosp Univ of Rochester (1986), Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Strong Mem Hosp Univ of Rochester (1979), Dentistry

Graduate School

Univ of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry (1985)
Departments & Programs

Departments & Programs

Oral Surgery
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

  • Effect of facial sensory retraining on sensory thresholds, Essick G, Phillips C, Zuniga JR Journal of Dental Research 2007 86 571-575
  • Chemosensory and somatosensory regeneration after lingual nerve repair in humans, Zuniga JR, Chen M, Phillips C Journal Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 1997 55 2-13
  • Research Summitt: At the forefront of innovation, Cunningham L, Dodson T, Feinberg S, Le A, Wohlford M, Zuniga J Journal Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2008 66 215-222
  • The analgesic safety and efficacy of intra-articular morphine and mepivacaine following termporomandibular joint arthroplasty, Zuniga JR, Ibanez C, Kozacko M Journal Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2007 65 1477-1485

Awards & Honors

Awards & Honors

  • William J. Gies Award in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for the Advancement of Dentistry - merit award in oral and maxillofacial surgery (2012)
  • William J. Gies Award for Clinical Research - annual award for publication recognition in Journal of Dental Research (2008)
  • US FDA Advisory Committee Service Award - distinguished service recognition (2006)
  • Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation Research Recognition Award - merit in oral and maxillofacial surgery research (2002)
  • Daniel M. Laskin Award for Most Outstanding Publication - annual award for publication recognition (1998)
  • Buonocore Research Award - merit in oral and maxillofacial surgery research (1985)