||Harvard University School of Dental Medicine (1972)
||Certificate in Periodontology and Oral Medicine, Harvard University School of Dental Medicine; Certificate in Immunology, Forsyth Dental Center
||Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology (1979)
||Periodontics, including: dental implants, esthetic surgery, regenerative procedures and non-surgical treatment methods
||Dental implants, biomimetics/tissue engineering, periodontal medicine
Director of Postdoctoral Education, School of Dental Medicine; Director, Advanced Specialty Education Program in Periodontics; Director, Department Implantology Program.
Associations: American Academy of Periodontology (AAP): Past President; Past Periodontics Commissioner for the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA); CODA Task Force on the Revision of Specialty Standards: Past Chair; Academy of Osseointegration (AO): Past President, Co-Chair of both the 2006 AO Workshop on the State of the Science on Implant Dentistry and the 2010 AO Silver Anniversary Summit on the Impact of Biological and Technological Advances on Implant Dentistry; Council of Hospitals and Advanced Education Programs (COHAEP) of American Dental Education Association (ADEA): Past Chair; COHAEP Summit on the Convergence of Dental Disciplines in Advanced Education; International Academy of Periodontology (IAP): Past President; Northeastern Society of Periodontists (NESP): Past President; American Board of Periodontology (ABP): Director; American Academy of Periodontology Foundation (AAPF): President.
Editorial Boards: Periodontal Clinical Investigations: Editor; Member of the Editorial Advisory/Review Boards of the Journal of Periodontology, Clinical Advances in Periodontics, and Oral and Craniofacial Tissue Engineering.
Consultantships: Consultant for the development of a dental curriculum at the University of Salerno, Italy; Member of the American Dental Association (ADA)/Council on Dental Education and Licensure committee to define the scope and specific aims of a comprehensive study of the current dental education model.
Honors and Awards: Recipient of membership in Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the Isadore Hirschfeld Award and Irwin Scopp Award from the NESP, the Oral Research Award and Fellowship from the AO, the Charles W. Finley Scholar from the AAP Foundation and the Presidential Award and Gold Medal from the AAP.
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