Anne Koerber, PhD, DDS

Director of Behavioral Science
UICollaboratory Profile

Research Interests

Dr. Koerber is interested in models of oral health behavior, dental professionals' behavior regarding counseling about health behavior, motivational interviewing, and tobacco cessation.


Koerber A, Graumlich S, Punwani IC, Berbaum ML, Burns JL, Levy SR, Cowell JM, Flay BR. 2006. Covariates of tooth-brushing frequency in low-income African Americans from grades 5 to 8. Pediatr Dent 28(6):524-30.

Koerber A, Peters KE, Kaste LM, Lopez E, Noorullah K, Torres I, Crawford JM. 2006. The views of dentists, nurses and nutritionists on the association between diabetes and periodontal disease: a qualitative study in a Latino community. J Public Health Dent 66(3):212-5.

Chung MH, Kaste LM, Koerber A, Fadavi S, Punwani I. 2006. Dental and medical students' knowledge and opinions of infant oral health. J Dent Educ 70(5):511-7.

Koerber A. 2006. Chapter 12: Influencing patient behavior: education, compliance, & motivational interviewing. Behavioral Dentistry, Mostofsky DI, Forgione AG, Giddon DB (Eds). Blackwell Publishing, Ames, Iowa.

Koerber A, Burns J, Berbaum M, Punwani IC, Levy SR, Cowell J, Flay B. 2005. Toothbrushing patterns over time in at-risk metropolitan African-American 5th 8th graders: A brief communication. J Public Health Dentistry 65(4): 240-3.