Brian Howe

Assistant Professor

Brief Professional Resume: 

Dr. Howe was in private practice in Madison, Wisconsin, from 2006-2011 and in Iowa City, Iowa, from 2013-2015. He was an adjunct faculty in the Department of Family Dentistry from 2013-2015.

Clinical Activities: 

Dr. Howe participates in the intramural dental practice in the Department of Family Dentistry.

Research Activities: 

Dr. Howe's research interest is in dental caries, dental anomalies and their patterns in children with cleft lip and/or palate.


Veerasamy A, Loch C, Adam L, Howe BJ, Brunton PA. Challenges in clinical teaching investigated: towards sustainable staff recruitment and retention in dentistry. Epub ahead of print 03/11/2018. Euro J Dental Edu. PMCID: 29527760. DOI: 10.1111/eje.12336.

Jonsson L, Magnusson TE, Thordarson A, Jonsson T, Geller F, Feenstra B, Melbye M, Nohr EA, Vucic S, Dhamo B, Rivadeneira F, Ongkosuwito EM, Wolvius EB, Leslie EJ, Marazita ML, Howe BJ, Moreno Uribe LM, Alonso I, Santos M, Pinho T, Jonsson R, Audolfsson G, Gudmundsson L, Nawaz MS, Olafsson S, Gustafsson O, Ingason A, Unnsteinsdottir U, Bjornsdottir G, Walters GB, Zervas M, Oddsson A, Gudbjartsson DF, Steinberg S, Stefansson H, Stefansson K.. Rare and Common Variants Conferring Risk of Tooth Agenesis. Epub ahead of print J Dent Res. 2018. PMID: 29364747

Howe BJ, Allareddy V, Barwacz CA, Parker IR, Straub-Morarend CL, Holmes DC. Retention and recruitment of general dentists in an adjunct teaching model-A pilot study. PLoS One. 2017;12(7):e0181602, PMID: 28715479; PMCID: PMC5513532.

Howe BJ, Cooper ME, Wehby GL, Resick JM, Nidey NL, Valencia-Ramirez LC, Lopez-Palacio AM, Rivera D, Vieira AR, Weinberg SM, Marazita ML, Moreno Uribe LM. Dental Decay Phenotype in Nonsyndromic Orofacial Clefting. J Dent Res. 2017 Sep;96(10):1106-1114. PubMed PMID: 28535364; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5582684

Howe BJ, Cooper ME, Vieira AR, Weinberg SM, Resick JM, Nidey NL, Wehby GL, Marazita ML, Moreno Uribe LM. Spectrum of dental phenotypes in nonsyndromic orofacial clefting. J Dent Res. 2015 Jul;94(7):905-12. PMID: 26082386.

Howe BJ. Expanding the dental phenotype of non syndromic orofacial clefting. Thesis (M.S. oral biology, 2013), University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa.

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National or International Professional Appointments and Activities: 

Dr. Howe is a member of the American Dental Association, Iowa Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Education Association, and the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association.