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Faculty Information

Robert G. Norman, Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor
Epidemiology and Health Promotion
Room PAS Dental Center, 421 First Avenue
Fax: 212-995-4568



1978, B.S., SUNY at Stony Brook

1999, M.S., New York University

2003, Ph.D., New York University


Research Interests / Professional Overview:

Dr. Norman's main research interest is in the novel application of statistical methods to the analysis of data in both Dentistry and Sleep Medicine.


Representative Publications:

Djukic M, Kovner C,  Budin WC, Norman R. Physical Work Environment Testing an Expanded Model of Job Satisfaction in a Sample of Registered Nurses. Nursing Research. 59(6):441-451, 2010.

 Dasanayake AP, Brar BS, Matta S, Ranjan VK, Norman RG. Are procedures performed by dental auxiliaries safe and of comparable quality? A systematic review. CDA Jourrnal 40(1):65-78, 2012.

 Somia M, Taxin Z, Keating J, Mooney AM, Norman RG, Rapoport DM, Ayappa I. Sleep quality, short term and long term CPAP adherence. J Sleep Med. 8(5):489-500, 2012.

 Nassry D, Phelen JA, Ghookasian M, Barber CA, Norman RG, Lloyd MM, Schenkel AB, Abrams WR, Malamud D. Patient and Provider Acceptance Of Oral HIV Screening in a Dental School Setting, J Dental Ed. 76(9):1150-1155, 2012.

 Karkanechi M, Chow D, Sipkin J, Sherman D, Boylan RJ, Norman RG, Craig RG, Cisneros GJ. Periodontal status of adult patients treated with fixed buccal appliances and removable aligners over one-year of active orthodontic therapy. Angle Orthodontist, In Press 2012.

 Young, LR, Taxin ZH, Norman RG, Walsleben JA, Rapoport DM, Ayappa A. Response to CPAP withdrawal in patients with mild versus severe obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome. Sleep, in Press 2012

 Fleisher KE, Jolly A, DeepthiChippadaVenkata U, Norman RG, Saxena D, Glickman RS. ONJ Onset Times are Based on the Route of Bisphosphonate Therapy. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, In Press, 2012

 Brar BS, Norman RG, Dasanayake A. Involvement of ayurvedic practitioners in oral health care in the United States. JADA 143(10):1120-1126, 2012

 Liu G, Saxena D, Chen Z, Norman RG, Phelan JA, Laverty M, Fisch GS, Corby PM, Abrams W, Malamud D, Li Y. HIV infection affects Streptococcus mutans levels, but not genotypes.. J Dent Res. 91(9):834-40, 2012.