Shin-Mey Rose Yin Geist

Shin-Mey Rose Yin  Geist

Associate Professor

Shin-Mey Rose Yin Geist
Contact Info:
Campus: Corktown Campus
Building: School of Dentistry
Room: DC 441
Phone: 313-494-6673
Shin-Mey Rose Yin Geist
Oral Diagnosis
Oral Pathology
Oral Medicine


  • D.D.S., University of Detroit
  • M.S., Indiana University


Prof. Geist teaches Oral Diagnosis, Radiology and Oral Medicine courses to dental students. She is also involved in teaching Health Assessment and Special Patient Care to dental hygiene students. Additional responsibilities include Oral Medicine/Oral Pathology consultation for undergraduate and graduate dental clinics. She has been a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Medicine since 1992 and provides diagnosis and management services for referred patients with various oral diseases. Her interests focus on educational research in integrated oral health. She has published numerous papers and book chapters. Prof. Geist holds a Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Detroit and Master of Science from Indiana University. She joined the university in 2004.

Research Activity

Current areas of research interests include the efficiency in teaching and service in providing comprehensive and coordinated oral healthcare to medically complex dental patients.

Complete list to published works: Prof. Shin-Mey Rose Yin Geist