Elliot Abt, D.D.S., M.S., M.Sc., received his master’s degree in evidence-based health care from the University of Oxford and his dental degree and master’s degree in oral pathology from the University of Illinois. He serves on the Critical Review Panel for the ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry and is a past-chair of the ADA Council on Scientific Affairs. Dr. Abt also teaches oral medicine at the University of Illinois and is on the attending staff at Illinois Masonic Medical Center.
Alonso Carrasco-Labra, D.D.S., M.Sc., Ph.D.(c), is a dentist who obtained his D.D.S. from the University of Chile. He also obtained a master's degree in clinical epidemiology from McMaster University. Currently he is a Ph.D. candidate in Health Research Methodology at the same institution, under the supervision of Dr. Gordon Guyatt. Since 2015, Dr. Carrasco-Labra has served as director of the ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry. He is a member of the Cochrane Patient Reported Outcome Methods Group, Applicability and Recommendation Methods Group, Wounds Group, the Oral Health Group, and the GRADE Working Group. Dr. Carrasco-Labra is an author of a series of 10 articles published in the Journal of the American Dental Association titled “A Practical Approach to Evidence-Based Dental Practice" and is a co-author of the Users' Guide to the Medical Literature (3rd edition, JAMA).
Richard Niederman, D.M.D., M.A., is a professor and chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion and director of the Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry at New York University College of Dentistry (NYUCD). He graduated magna cum laude from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, where he also received his periodontal specialty training. He received his evidence-based medicine certificate at the University of Oxford and is the founding U.S. editor of the journal Evidence-Based Dentistry.
Analia Veitz-Keenan, D.D.S., is a clinical associate professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Radiology, and Medicine at NYUCD. She teaches evidence-based dentistry to under- and postgraduate students, as well as coordinates and teaches EBD activities for faculty. She completed her training in Evidence-Based Practice at McMaster University and at the Centre for Evidence-Based Dentistry in Oxford, England.
Robert Weyant, D.M.D., Dr.P.H., M.P.H., is associate dean of public health and outreach and professor and chair of the Department of Dental Public Health and Information Management at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. He is also associate professor of epidemiology in the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. Dr. Weyant has been teaching evidence-based dentistry for more than 10 years to dental students and faculty. Dr. Weyant received his M.P.H. and his dental degree from the University of Pittsburgh and his doctorate in epidemiology from the University of Michigan.