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Hugh James Silk, M.D.

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  1. Savageau JA, Sullivan K, Hargraves JL, Silk H. Oral health curriculum evaluation tool (OHCET) for primary care training programs. J Dent Educ. 2021 Jul 26. PMID: 34312837.
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  2. Silk H. Oral and Dental Injury Prevention in Children and Adolescents. Am Fam Physician. 2021 03 15; 103(6):328. PMID: 33719383.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  3. Ahern J, Simon L, Barrow J, Silk H. Building bridges with dentistry: NICE guideline supports collaborative practice between GPs and dentists. Br J Gen Pract. 2020 09; 70(698):461. PMID: 32855144.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  4. Silk H. Oral Health Care Is an Important Issue for Military Veterans. Am Fam Physician. 2020 Apr 15; 101(8):452. PMID: 32293853.
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  5. Nowak SM, Silk H, Ilankovan V. New approach for the anchorage of nasal implants without osseointegration using the Epiplating system for a magnetic prosthesis. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2020 05; 58(4):488-490. PMID: 32127216.
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  6. Bannon AL, Silk HJ. Engaging a state medical society in oral health: a community action report. J Public Health Dent. 2019 12; 79(4):320-323. PMID: 31392729.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  7. Savageau JA, Sullivan KM, Sawosik G, Sullivan E, Silk H. Status of Oral Health Training in U.S. Primary Care Programs: A Qualitative Study to Define Characteristics and Outcomes. J Dent Educ. 2019 Aug; 83(8):865-877. PMID: 31371427.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  8. Glicken AD, Savageau JA, Flick TA, Lord CB, Harvan RA, Silk H. Integrating Oral Health: Physician Assistant Education in 2017. J Physician Assist Educ. 2019 Jun; 30(2):93-100. PMID: 31124806.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  9. Haber J, Dolce MC, Hartnett E, Savageau JA, Altman S, Lange-Kessler J, Silk H. Integrating Oral Health Curricula into Midwifery Graduate Programs: Results of a US Survey. J Midwifery Womens Health. 2019 Jul; 64(4):462-471. PMID: 31034757.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  10. Dalal M, Savageau JA, Silk H, Isong I. Oral Health Training in Pediatric Residency Programs: Pediatric Program Directors' Perspectives. J Dent Educ. 2019 Jun; 83(6):630-637. PMID: 30804170.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  11. Thompson L, Jiang T, Savageau JA, Silk H, Riedy CA. An Assessment of Oral Health Training Among Geriatric Fellowship Programs: A National Survey. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019 05; 67(5):1079-1084. PMID: 30693943.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  12. Silk H. Two Titles for the Family Medicine Board Review. Fam Med. 2018 Oct; 50(9):718-719. PMID: 30308680.
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  13. Simon L, Silk H, Savageau J, Sullivan K, Riedy C. Oral Health Training in Osteopathic Medical Schools: Results of a National Survey. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2018 Jul 01; 118(7):463-471. PMID: 29946664.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  14. Silk H, Savageau JA, Sullivan K, Sawosik G, Wang M. An Update of Oral Health Curricula in US Family Medicine Residency Programs. Fam Med. 2018 06; 50(6):437-443. PMID: 29933443.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  15. Silk H. Needless Suffering: How Society Fails Those With Chronic Pain. Fam Med. 2018 Mar; 50(3):235-236. PMID: 29537472.
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  16. Silk H. Discuss Oral Health with All Women of Child-Bearing Age. Am Fam Physician. 2018 01 01; 97(1):7. PMID: 29365246.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  17. Silk H. The Expanding Dental Workforce: The Impact of Nondental Providers. Dent Clin North Am. 2018 04; 62(2):195-206. PMID: 29478453.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  18. Silk H. The Future of Oral Health Care Provided by Physicians and Allied Professionals. J Dent Educ. 2017 Aug; 81(8):eS171-eS179. PMID: 28765469.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  19. Silk H, Sachs Leicher E, Alvarado V, Cote E, Cote S. A multi-state initiative to implement pediatric oral health in primary care practice and clinical education. J Public Health Dent. 2018 12; 78(1):25-31. PMID: 28590563.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  20. Clark M, Quinonez R, Bowser J, Silk H. Curriculum influence on interdisciplinary oral health education and practice. J Public Health Dent. 2017 Jun; 77(3):272-282. PMID: 28369904.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  21. Silk H. When Breath Becomes Air. Fam Med. 2017 Mar; 49(3):237-238. PMID: 28346631.
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  22. Silk H, Kwok A. Addressing Adolescent Oral Health: A Review. Pediatr Rev. 2017 Feb; 38(2):61-68. PMID: 28148703.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  23. Silk H. Listening for Grace. Fam Med. 2016 Oct; 48(9):734-735. PMID: 27740676.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  24. Silk H. Spring Chicken: Staying Young Forever (Or Die Trying). Fam Med. 2016 Jun; 48(6):485-6. PMID: 27272429.
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  25. Sievers K, Silk H. Fluoride Varnish for Preventing Dental Caries in Children and Adolescents. Am Fam Physician. 2016 May 01; 93(9):743-4. PMID: 27175951.
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  26. Veno M, Silk H, Savageau JA, Sullivan KM. Evaluating One Strategy for Including Reflection in Medical Education and Practice. Fam Med. 2016 Apr; 48(4):300-4. PMID: 27057609.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  27. Silk H. Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End. Fam Med. 2016 Feb; 48(2):148-9. PMID: 26950790.
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  28. Silk H, McCallum W. Fluoride: The Family Physician's Role. Am Fam Physician. 2015 Aug 01; 92(3):174-9. PMID: 26280136.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  29. Silk H. Emphasizing Oral Health Care in Children with Down Syndrome. Am Fam Physician. 2015 Jul 01; 92(1):8. PMID: 26132119.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  30. Silk H, Deutchman M. Offering oral health services in your office. Fam Pract Manag. 2014 Jul-Aug; 21(4):21-4. PMID: 25078008.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  31. Silk H. Letters on preconception counseling and care. Am Fam Physician. 2014 Jun 01; 89(11):847. PMID: 25077382.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  32. Silk H. Diseases of the mouth. Prim Care. 2014 Mar; 41(1):75-90. PMID: 24439882.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  33. Silk H. Never asking patients for money. Fam Med. 2014 Feb; 46(2):141. PMID: 24573528.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  34. Curtis M, Silk HJ, Savageau JA. Prenatal oral health education in U.S. dental schools and obstetrics and gynecology residencies. J Dent Educ. 2013 Nov; 77(11):1461-8. PMID: 24192411.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  35. Silk H, King R, Bennett IM, Chessman AW, Savageau JA. Assessing oral health curriculum in US family medicine residency programs: a CERA study. Fam Med. 2012 Nov-Dec; 44(10):719-22. PMID: 23148005.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  36. Silk H. Medical education and geriatric oral health. Am J Public Health. 2012 Sep; 102(9):e3; author reply e3-4. PMID: 22742064.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  37. Silk H. The role of the pediatric medical provider. J Mass Dent Soc. 2012; 61(3):37. PMID: 23311044.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  38. Silk H. Fluoride is an essential element of childhood oral health. Am Fam Physician. 2011 Nov 01; 84(9):968. PMID: 22046932.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  39. Isong IA, Silk H, Rao SR, Perrin JM, Savageau JA, Donelan K. Provision of fluoride varnish to Medicaid-enrolled children by physicians: the Massachusetts experience. Health Serv Res. 2011 Dec; 46(6pt1):1843-62. PMID: 21762142.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  40. Ferullo A, Silk H, Savageau JA. Teaching oral health in U.S. medical schools: results of a national survey. Acad Med. 2011 Feb; 86(2):226-30. PMID: 21169775.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  41. Silk H. The family practice pledge. Fam Med. 2011 Feb; 43(2):126-7; author reply 127. PMID: 21305432.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  42. Silk H. Making oral health a priority in your preventive pediatric visits. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2010 Feb; 49(2):103-9. PMID: 20080516.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  43. Silk H, Gusha J, Adler B, Leicher ES, Finison LJ, Huppert ME, Stille S, Yost JB. The Central Massachusetts Oral Health Initiative (CMOHI): a successful public-private community health collaboration. J Public Health Dent. 2010; 70(4):308-12. PMID: 20663048.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  44. Silk H, O'Grady Stille S, Baldor R, Joseph E. Implementation of STFM's "Smiles for Life" oral health curriculum in a medical school interclerkship. Fam Med. 2009 Jul-Aug; 41(7):487-91. PMID: 19582633.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  45. Silk H, Weber CM, Dubreuil M. Enhancing the hospice curriculum within the family medicine clerkship. Fam Med. 2009 Apr; 41(4):240-2. PMID: 19343550.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  46. Douglass AB, Deutchman M, Douglass J, Gonsalves W, Maier R, Silk H, Tysinger J, Wrightson AS. Incorporation of a national oral health curriculum into family medicine residency programs. Fam Med. 2009 Mar; 41(3):159-60. PMID: 19259833.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  47. Wheelock C, Savageau JA, Silk H, Lee S. Improving the health of diabetic patients through resident-initiated group visits. Fam Med. 2009 Feb; 41(2):116-9. PMID: 19184689.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  48. Silk H. Teaching learners about pediatric caries prevention. Fam Med. 2009 Jan; 41(1):11-2. PMID: 19132564.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  49. Silk H. Responses to abortion training. Fam Med. 2008 May; 40(5):311. PMID: 18465274.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  50. Silk H, Douglass AB, Douglass JM, Silk L. Oral health during pregnancy. Am Fam Physician. 2008 Apr 15; 77(8):1139-44. PMID: 18481562.
    Citations: 61     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  51. Silk H. Teaching learners to care for children with special needs. Fam Med. 2007 May; 39(5):310; author reply 310-1. PMID: 17476599.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  52. Weber CM, Silk H. Movies and medicine: an elective using film to reflect on the patient, family, and illness. Fam Med. 2007 May; 39(5):317-9. PMID: 17476603.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  53. Silk H, Thiede S, Trojian T. Counseling about vitamin D supplementation for infants: results of a survey of pediatric and family medicine physicians in Connecticut. Conn Med. 2007 Mar; 71(3):133-7. PMID: 17405394.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  54. Douglass AB, Gonsalves W, Maier R, Silk H, Stevens N, Tysinger J, Wrightson AS. Smiles for Life: A National Oral Health Curriculum for Family Medicine. A model for curriculum development by STFM groups. Fam Med. 2007 Feb; 39(2):88-90. PMID: 17273948.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  55. Silk H, Agresta T, Weber CM. A new way to integrate clinically relevant technology into small-group teaching. Acad Med. 2006 Mar; 81(3):239-44. PMID: 16501264.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  56. Douglass JM, Douglass AB, Silk HJ. Infant oral health education for pediatric and family practice residents. Pediatr Dent. 2005 Jul-Aug; 27(4):284-91. PMID: 16317967.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  57. Douglass JM, Douglass AB, Silk HJ. A practical guide to infant oral health. Am Fam Physician. 2004 Dec 01; 70(11):2113-20. PMID: 15606059.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  58. Silk H, Zora J, Goldstein J, Tinkelman D, Schiffman G. Response to pneumococcal immunization in children with and without recurrent infections. J Asthma. 1998; 35(1):101-12. PMID: 9513589.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic HealthCTClinical Trials
  59. Tinkelman D, Smith F, Cole WQ, Silk HJ. Compliance with an allergen immunotherapy regime. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 1995 Mar; 74(3):241-6. PMID: 7889380.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  60. Silk HJ. Clinical problem-solving: the appropriate degree of diagnostic certainty? N Engl J Med. 1995 Feb 23; 332(8):539. PMID: 7695748.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  61. Silk HJ. Immunodeficiency syndromes and reactive airway disease. J Asthma. 1994; 31(4):231-41. PMID: 8040149.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  62. Zora JA, Silk HJ, Tinkelman DG. Evaluation of postimmunization pneumococcal titers in children with recurrent infections and normal levels of immunoglobulin. Ann Allergy. 1993 Apr; 70(4):283-8. PMID: 8466092.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  63. Silk HJ. Sinusitis and asthma: a review. J Asthma. 1990; 27(1):5-9. PMID: 2407712.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  64. Silk HJ, Ambrosino D, Geha RS. Effect of intravenous gammaglobulin therapy in IgG2 deficient and IgG2 sufficient children with recurrent infections and poor response to immunization with Hemophilus influenzae type b capsular polysaccharide antigen. Ann Allergy. 1990 Jan; 64(1):21-5. PMID: 2297141.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  65. Tinkelman DG, Silk HJ. Clinical and bacteriologic features of chronic sinusitis in children. Am J Dis Child. 1989 Aug; 143(8):938-41. PMID: 2502908.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  66. Silk H, Geha RS. Asthma, recurrent infections and IgG2 deficiency. Ann Allergy. 1988 Feb; 60(2):98, 134-6. PMID: 3341617.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  67. Silk HJ, Guay-Woodford L, Perez-Atayde AR, Geha RS, Broff MD. Fatal varicella in steroid-dependent asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 1988 Jan; 81(1):47-51. PMID: 3339190.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  68. Silk HJ. Association of pneumococcal osteomyelitis and IGG subclass deficiency. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 1987 Dec; 6(12):1140-1. PMID: 3431989.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  69. Berkowitz EM, Silk H. Methylation of chromosomal DNA by two alkylating agents differing in carcinogenic potential. Cancer Lett. 1981 May; 12(4):311-21. PMID: 7306935.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
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