Christine Wu

Professor of Pediatric Dentistry


Christine Wu

Christine Wu (Photo: Jenny Fontaine/UIC)

To Christine Wu, raisins, prunes, cranberries, honey and green and black tea are a recipe for good oral health.

Wu has performed extensive research on functional foods — a food or ingredient that affects functions or systems in the body — and how they may influence diseases in the mouth.

Wu has been a consultant to the FDA and a grant reviewer for the National Institutes of Health. She was the UIC College of Dentistry’s associate dean for research from 2002-2007.


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