Karin Quick

Karin Quick

Academic Title

Associate Professor
Director, Division of Dental Public Health
Department of Primary Dental Care


Biology, BA, St. Olaf College, 1982
Health Services Research and Policy (minor in bioethics), Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1997
Other Education
Dentistry, Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS), University of Minnesota, 1986

Contact Info



Office Address

15-136F Moos Tower
515 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Bio Statement

Dr. Quick comes to the University of Minnesota, School of Dentistry from a rich academic and professional background. Her experience in private practice provides a foundation for teaching both on and off the clinic floor. She is inspired by her student’s enthusiasm for dentistry and finds teaching to be a great educational opportunity. Dr. Quick leads one of the pre-doctoral clinic groups and teaches clinical dental ethics to third and fourth year students. Dr. Quick’s research interests include the application of decision theory in dentistry and ethics. Current projects look at educational processes, hidden-curriculum, and relationship-centered care.

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