About the Dentist

DDS University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1968

US Air Force dental officer 1968 – 70

District of Columbia Air National Guard dental officer 1971 - 1974

Postgraduate certificate (completed residency) oral and maxillofacial pathology, University of Maryland Dental School, Baltimore, 1974

PhD (doctorate in microbiology) National Institutes of Health Training Grant, University of Maryland Graduate School, Baltimore 1975

Assistant Professor, Departments of Oral Pathology and Oral Biology, University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, 1974 – 1976.

Head and Neck Tumor Board, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Albert B. Chandler Medical Center, Lexington, Kentucky 1974 – 76.

Associate Professor, (tenured) Departments of Periodontology and Oral Biology,University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, Lexington Kentucky 1976 – 1980.

Postgraduate certificate periodontology (completed residency) University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, Lexington, KY 1979

Associate Professor (tenured) University of Maryland School of Dentistry, Baltimore 1980 -1982

Clinical Faculty, Pediatric Dentistry, Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC 1985 – 90

Clinical Faculty, Dental Department, Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore 1991 – 95.

Clinical Professor, Department of Periodontology and Oral Implantology, Kornberg School of Dentistry, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1998 – present

Numerous published papers, book chapters and abstracts in periodontics, microbiology and oral pathology.

Present research interest: destruction of periodontal microbial biofilms.

Full-time practice, periodontics, Howard County, Maryland, 1982 - present