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M. Beth Miloro, DDS, MPH

Director, Oral Medicine and Facial Pain Clinic, Clinical Assistant Professor

Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences


Building & Room:



801 S. Paulina Street, IL 60612


Biographical sketch

A native Iowan, Dr. Miloro attended the University of Iowa, where she received her undergraduate and dental degrees. Following dental school, she attended an Oral Pathology Fellowship at The Ohio State University. She has held academic positions at the University of Iowa and Creighton University. Since arriving at the University of Illinois, she earned a Masters of Public Health degree with emphasis in Health Policy and Administration. Her research interests are oral cancer and oral mucosal disorders.  She is director of the Oral Medicine and Facial Pain Clinic in addition to teaching General Pathology and Oral Pathology, and serves as a manuscript reviewer for the Journal of Dentistry for Children. She has participated in multiple community outreach events with students involving oral cancer education and oral cancer screenings.


Research Interests

  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral Mucosal Disorders (Lichen planus, pemphigoid, xerostomia)
  • Community Health/Health Policy



General Pathology and Oral Pathology

Selected Publications

Miloro MB, Vujicic M. Physicians dissatisfied with current referral process to dentists. Health Policy Institute Research Brief. American Dental Association. March 2016.

 Kolokythas, A, Miloro MB, Olsson A, Miloro M. Metastatic pancreatic adenocarcinoma to the mandibular condyle: a rare clinical presentation. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 72(1); 83-88, 2014

Schuchmann MB, Miloro M, Allen CA.  Asymptomatic parapharyngeal mass. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol 83(4): 420-422, 1997.


BS Psychology – University of Iowa
DDS – University of Iowa College of Dentistry
Fellowship in Oral Pathology – The Ohio State University
MPH – The University of Illinois at Chicago

Selected Presentations

Anderson, J, Miloro MB. Hemangiolymphangioma of the Tongue: A Case Report. University of Illinois, College of Dentistry, Clinic and Research Day 2018, Chicago, IL, March

Possible Cluster Incidence of Aerodigestive Cancers in Chicago Wards and Midwestern States. University of Illinois, College of Dentistry, Clinic and Research Day 2018/19, Chicago, IL, March