Homa Amini, DDS, MPH, MS :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Homa Amini, DDS, MPH, MS

Homa Amini, DDS, MPH, MS

Clinical Researchers
Principal Investigator

Dentistry
Section Chief

Contact Information

OCC Dentistry
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-5651
FX: (614) 722-5671

Location Information for Patients

Main Campus

Biography

Homa Amini, DDS, MS, MPH, is Chief of the Section of Pediatric Dentistry at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and a Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatric Dentistry at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. She graduated from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry with a dental degree and a master’s in public health. She received her specialty training in pediatric dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her interest is public dental health and health policy.

Gender:

  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Farsi

Education and Training

Residency

  • University of Illinois at Chicago College of Denti
    Date Completed: 06/30/1997

Department:

  • Dentistry

Section:

  • Pediatric Dentistry

Specialty:

  • Pediatric Dentistry

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 11/18/1997

Publications

  • Ralstrom, E; da Fonseca, M; Rhodes, M; Amini, H. 2014. The Impact of Sickle Cell Disease on Oral Health-Related Quality of Life.  Pediatric Dentistry. Vol. 36, no. 1. (January): 24-28.
  • Hammersmith KJ, Siegal MD, Casamassimo PS, Amini H. 2013. Ohio dentists' awareness and incorporation of the dental home concept.  Journal of American Dental Association. Vol. 144, no. 6. (June): 645-53.
  • Lopez-Cepero M, Amini H, Pagano G, Casamassimo P, Rashid R. 2013. Advocacy practices among U. S. Pediatric dentists.  Pediatric Dentistry. Vol. 35, no. 2. (March): 49-53.
  • Shenkin, J and Amini, H. 2012. Dental Public Health Issues in pediatric dentistry. In Pediatric Dentistry: Infancy through Adolescence, 5e (PEDIATRIC DENISTRY). Philadelphia: Elsevier.
  • Thikkurissy S, Glazer K, Amini H, Casamassimo PS, Rashid R. 2012. The comparative morbidities of acute dental pain and acute asthma on quality of life in children.  Pediatric Dentistry. Vol. 34, no. 4. (July): e77-80.
  • Amini, H; Casamassimo, P. 2012. Infant oral health and Prenatal cases. Clinical Cases in Pediatric Dentistry. In Clinical Cases in Pediatric Dentistry. West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • S.Thikkurissy, PS Casamassimo, H Amini, R Rashid. 2012. The comparative impact of acute dental caries-related pain and acute asthma in children on quality of life. In The comparative impact of acute dental caries-related pain and acute asthma in children on quality of life
  • Amini, H. 2012. Pregnancy. In AAPD Handbook of Pediatric Dentistry, 4th ed. Edited by American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Chicago: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
  • Amini, H & Walker P. 2012. Endocrinology. In AAPD Handbook of Pediatric Dentistry, 4th ed. Chicago: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
  • Amini, H and Casamassimo, P. 2010. Prenatal dental care: A Review.  General Dentistry. Vol. 58, no. 3. (January): 176-180.
  • da Fonseca MA, Evans M, Teske D, Thikkurissy S, Amini H. 2009. The impact of oral health on the quality of life of young patients with congenital cardiac disease.  Cardiol Young. Vol. 14, no. April: 1-5.
  • Amini H, Casamassimo PS, Lin HL, Hayes JR. 2008. Advocacy training in US advanced pediatric dentistry training programs.  Pediatr Dent. Vol. 30, no. 2. (March): 141-146.
  • Amini, H, Lin H, Casamassimo P, Hayes, J. 2007. Readability of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Patient Education Materials.  Pediatric Dentistry. Vol. 29, no. 5. (September): 431-435.
  • Homa Amini. 2007. Pregnancy. In Handbook of Pediatric Dentistry.: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
  • Homa Amini. 2007. Endocrinology. In Handbook of Pediatric Dentistry.: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
  • Amini, H. 2007. Pregnancy. In AAPD Handbook of Pediatric Dentistry, 3rd ed. Edited by American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Chicago: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
  • Amini, H & Walker P. 2007. Endocrinology. In AAPD Handbook of Pediatric Dentistry, 3rd ed. Chicago: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
  • Kumar, A., Amini, H., Casamassimo, P., McTigue, D., Beck, MF. 2005. Board Certification Status and Pediatric Dentists Practice Characteristics.  Pediatric Dentistry. Vol. 27, no. 1. (January): 12-18.
  • Ngan, P., Amini, H. 1998. Self-confidence of General Dentists in Diagnosing Malocclusion and Referring Patients to Orthodontists.  J. Clinical Orthodontics.
  • Ngan, P., Wilson, S., Amini, H., Shanfeld, J. 1994. The Effect of Ibuprofen on the Level of Discomfort of Patients Undergoing Orthodontic Treatment.  Am. J. Ortho. Dento. Orothoped.
  • Amini, H; Kumar, A; Boynton, J. Dental Trauma. In The Color Atlas of Pediatrics.
  • Amini H, Lin H, Casamassimo PS, Hayes J. Readability of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Patient Education Materials. Pediatric Dentistry 29: 431-5, 2007.
  • Amini H, Walker PO. Endocrinology. In: The Handbook of Pediatric Dentistry. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, 2007.
  • Amini H. Pregnancy. In: The Handbook of Pediatric Dentistry. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, 2007.
  • Amini H, Price J, Casamassimo PS, Hayes NB. Oral Health Status of Immigrants in Ohio. Journal of Dental Research 86(B), 2007.
  • Amini H, Price J, Casamassimo PS, Noel B, Hayes J. Access to Dental Care for the Immigrants in Central Ohio. Public Health Dentistry, 67(5), 2007.
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