Aubri Kottek

Program Manager

Aubri Kottek holds a Master of Public Health degree and is a research and program manager at UCSF with expertise in understanding how health equity manifests. She conducts mixed methods research investigating oral health inequities, innovations in dental care delivery, and oral health workforce issues. As the COHTAC program manager, she serves as the primary point of contact for LOHPs, coordinates and prioritizes COHTAC’s strategic technical assistance, and evaluates COHTAC’s efforts.


Practice patterns of postgraduate trained dentists in the United States.

Journal of dental education

Mertz EA, Bates T, Kottek A, Jura M, Werts M, Munson B, Vujicic M

Trends in postgraduate dental training in the United States.

Journal of dental education

Bates T, Jura M, Werts M, Kottek A, Munson B, Vujicic M, Mertz EA

American Indian/Alaska Native, Black, and Hispanic dentists' experiences of discrimination.

Journal of public health dentistry

Fleming E, Mertz E, Jura M, Kottek A, Gates P

Dental Therapists in the United States: Health Equity, Advancing.

Medical care

Mertz E, Kottek A, Werts M, Langelier M, Surdu S, Moore J

Tracking oral health in a standardized, evidence-based, prevention-focused dental care system.

Journal of public health dentistry

White JM, Brandon RG, Mullins JM, Simmons KL, Kottek AM, Mertz EA

Developing and Testing Electronic Health Record-Derived Caries Indices.

Caries research

White JM, Mertz EA, Mullins JM, Even JB, Guy T, Blaga E, Kottek AM, Kumar SV, Bangar S, Vaderhobli R, Brandon R, Santo W, Jenson L, Gansky SA

Constructing Matched Groups in Dental Observational Health Disparity Studies for Causal Effects.

JDR clinical and translational research

Cheng J, Gregorich SE, Gansky SA, Fisher-Owens SA, Kottek AM, White JM, Mertz EA

The Impact of Federal and State Policy on Oral Health Care Delivery in Long-Term Care Settings.

Journal of health care for the poor and underserved

Walgama K, Wides C, Kottek A, Mertz E

Underrepresented Minority Dentists: Quantifying Their Numbers And Characterizing The Communities They Serve.

Health affairs (Project Hope)

Mertz EA, Wides CD, Kottek AM, Calvo JM, Gates PE

A fully automated microfluidic femtosecond laser axotomy platform for nerve regeneration studies in C. elegans.

PloS one

Gokce SK, Guo SX, Ghorashian N, Everett WN, Jarrell T, Kottek A, Bovik AC, Ben-Yakar A

The role of TGF-β and myofibroblasts in the arteritis of Kawasaki disease.

Human pathology

Shimizu C, Oharaseki T, Takahashi K, Kottek A, Franco A, Burns JC

Kawasaki disease in monozygotic twins.

The Pediatric infectious disease journal

Kottek A, Shimizu C, Burns JC