Dr. Slayton, Chair of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Washington, holds a BA in biology from Earlham College and an MS in engineering, a DDS, a certificate in pediatric dentistry and a PhD in genetics, all from the University of Iowa. Dr. Slayton was professor and chair of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Iowa since 2008 and was at the UW from 2004 to 2008 as associate professor and graduate program director in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry. She served as chair of the school’s faculty council and on numerous committees, and was also interim clinical director of the Department of Dental Medicine at Seattle Children’s hospital from 2007 to 2008. From 2002 to 2004, she was chair of pediatric dentistry at Oregon Health & Science University. She is a consultant to the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, an ad hoc reviewer for several leading dental journals and a member of the Executive Committee, Section on Oral Health for the American Academy of Pediatrics.
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