Pamela Jurgens-Toepke, DDS

Clinical Assistant Professor

Education & Career

  • University of Illinois at Chicago, DDS, 1984
  • UIC, Master Degree in Education (currently pursuing)
  • Member, American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society, Will County Dental Association, Academy of Operative Dentistry, American Academy of Forensic Science, American Society of Forensic Odontology, Cook County Disaster Response Team, Will County Forensic Odontologist and the American Dental Educators Association

Scholarly Interests

Dr. Jurgens-Toepke has particular interest in the areas of Forensics, Small group learning and Objectively Structured Clinical Examination.


“Intentional Biological Terrorism: Will Dental Students Assist Medical and Mortuary Personnel In The Event Of a Mass Disaster?” - Journal of Forensic Sciences 2-10.

“Forensic Odontologists Armamentarium For Dental Identification in a Rural Setting” - Journal of Forensic Sciences 2-09.

“Where Oh Where Did The Maxilla Go?” - Journal of Forensic Sciences 2-08.

“Insurance Fraud or Sloppy Charting?” - Journal of Forensic Sciences 2-03