Sylvia Frazier-Bowers DDS, PhD

Dr. Sylvia Frazier-Bowers received her Bachelor’s and DDS degrees from the University of Illinois, her Orthodontics Certification and PhD in Genetics and Molecular Biology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and continued post-doctoral studies at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Department of Orthodontics. She has held various national leadership positions including secretary, vice-president, president and councilor for the local NC-AADR chapter, a craniofacial biology group director; CBG councilor; Southern Association of Orthodontists Scientific Affairs Committee member, and board member of the Consortium for Orthodontic Advances in Science and Technology. She is currently an associate professor in the Department of Orthodontics at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and adjunctly appointed in the Carolina Center for Genome Sciences, which includes teaching graduate and pre-doctoral level growth and development courses, conducting human genetic studies relevant to orthodontics, supervising graduate clinical orthodontics, and treating patients in the UNC School of Dentistry Faculty Practice.