School of Dental Medicine

Faculty and Staff

Linc J. Conn, DDS, MPH

Department Chair, General Dentistry
Associate Professor, General Dentistry

3119 Ledyard E. Ross Hall

MPH - Community Health, University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, TX, 2003
DDS - University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 1991
BS - Biology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, 1983

Society Memberships
American Dental Association
American Dental Education Association
North Carolina Dental Society
Fifth District Dental Society
East Central Dental Society
American / International Association for Dental Research
American College of Dentists
Omicron Kappa Upsilon
Texas Dental Association

Biographical Information
Born and raised in Texas, Dr. Linc Conn is a dental graduate of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio where he also completed a post- graduate program in General Dentistry (AEGD). He received a Masters in Public Health from University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Public Health, San Antonio.

Dr. Conn joins ECU from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School where he was an Associate Professor in the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry. During his 21 years at San Antonio, he taught in both post- doctoral and pre-doctoral clinical education and participated actively in the Dental School Research and Development Program (Faculty Practice). His research interests varied over the years; from materials testing, to clinical materials research, and health services research. Through collaborative research grants, Dr. Conn has been associated with over 6 million dollars in funding from research grants and service contracts.

Dr. Conn is a member of many professional organizations including the American Dental Association, American Dental Education Association, American / International Association for Dental Research, and Omicron Kappa Upsilon. Other honors/awards include; Fellowship in the American College of Dentists and 2000 Summer Institute in Clinical Dental Research Methods, Fellow, University of Washington.

Dr. Conn and his wife, Dana, have two children. His interests include golf, classic cars, home repair / remodeling, fishing, and the shooting sports. Dr. Conn joins the East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine as Associate Professor and the Division Chair of General Dentistry, and will be focused on educating dentists to care for the citizens in underserved parts of our state.

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