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Denise Laronde

DipDH, MSc (Dental Science), PhD
Associate Professor
Acting Director, BC Oral Cancer Prevention Program
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Office:
Rm: JBM 170
Tel: 604-822-8433
Fax: 604-822-3562



Research Areas:

Oral cancer screening; oral epithelial dysplasia; malignant transformation; risk prediction; access to care for oral health services; head and neck cancer survivorship

Teaching Areas:

Oral pathology; DHYG integration


Education
Dr. Laronde earned her BA (Psychology) and MSc (Dental Science) from UBC, her Dip DH from VCC and her PhD (Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology) from SFU.  
 
Teaching
Dr Laronde is the Co-Director of the Dental Hygiene Degree Program (curriculum). She teaches in both the DHYG and DMD programs. 
 
Research
As Acting Director of the BC Oral Cancer Prevention Program, Dr Laronde's research interests include oral cancer screening, assessing risk of malignant transformation, access to care issues associated with oral health and cancer screening. and head and neck cancer survivorship.