Mary Owen

Mary Owen

Academic Title

Clinical Specialist
Division of Comprehensive Care
Department of Primary Dental Care


BS, University of Minnesota, 1980
Oral Health Services for Older Adults, MS, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, 1997
Other Education
Dentistry, Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS), University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, 1986 - Advanced Education in General Dentistry, Certificate, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, 1987

Contact Info




Office Address

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


Inductee, Minnesota State Softball Hall of Fame 1996

First Prize in the Fifth Annual Saul Kamen Scientific Report Research Award Competition 1994

Original Inductee University of Minnesota Women's Softball Hall of Fame 1985

School of Dentistry Honor Student University of Minnesota 1983-1986

Honored Athlete of the Year University of Minnesota Women's Intercollegiate Sports 1979

Patty Berg Outstanding Graduating Senior Award 1979


Owen, Mary K. Prevalence of Oral Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in an Institutionalized Veterans Population. Special Care in Dentistry 14(2):75-29, March/April 1994.

Owen, M.K., Shuman, S.K., Thurn, J.R. Oral Carriage of Methicillin-resistant S. Aureus in Institutionalized Adults. Journal of Dental Research 73(Special Issue):336, 1994. Poster presented at the 72nd Annual meeting of the IADR/AADR in Seattle, Washington, March 1994.

Shuman, S.K., McCusker, M.D., Owen, M.K. Enhancing Infection Control for Elderly and Medically Compromised Patients. Journal of the American Dental Association 124:76-84, September 1993.

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