Professor of Oral Biology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Pro to the question "Is Drinking Milk Healthy for Humans?"
"Mothers seem to have a ubiquitous knowledge of the ability of dairy products to deliver calcium to the actively growing bones of adolescents and can be tenacious in their promotion of these benefits. While there is certainly an abundance of data to support this notion, the other health benefits of milk consumption have yet to incorporate themselves into the psyche of the general public."
"Milk Helps Build Strong Teeth and Promotes Oral Health for Life," Journal of the California Dental Association, May, 2006
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Involvement and Affiliations:
Professor of Oral Biology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Biology at the UCLA School of Dentistry
Cowritten with Merritt, J., Zheng L, and Tsang P, Shi W, "Construction of a Counterselectable In-frame Deletion System for Genetic Studies of Streptococcus mutans," Oral Microbiology and Immunology, 2007
Cowritten with Merritt, J., and Wenyuan, S., "Milk Helps Build Strong Teeth and Promotes Oral Health for Life," Journal of the California Dental Association, May 2006
Cowritten with Merritt, J., Goodman SD, Anderson MH, and Shi W., "Mutation of luxS Affects Biofilm Formation in Streptococcus mutans," Infection and Immunity, 2003
Cowritten with Merritt, J., P. W. Caufield, and W. Shi, "The ciaRH Two-component System in Streptococcus mutans Regulates Mutacin Production and Affects Competence Development," Journal of Bacteriology, 2002