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Bassim, Carol BW


Carol Bassim is the Scientific Manager for the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA). She graduated Dental School in 2004 from the University of Florida, then spent several years with the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Washington, D.C., and the NIDCR of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as a Clinical Research Fellow. Carol’s research explores oral health in older adults and the interdependent relationships between tooth loss, food choice, weight loss and frailty. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact at McMaster University and a Section Editor for the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.


B.S., M.S., University of Florida, Materials Science B.SC., M.SC.
DMD, University of Florida, School of Dentistry DMD
License, Virginia State, Dental License Number 04-01411156
DC Residency, General Practice Residency, Washington
Resident, Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC)
Fellowship, Clinical Research Fellow, Washington, DC VAMC Fellow
Fellowship, Clinical Research Fellow, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Clinical Research Center (CRC)
MHS, Master’s Program Clinical Research, NIH CRC, Duke University School of Medicine

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