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(Boston) – Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter announced today that Dr. George Huang has accepted an appointment as the Herbert Schilder Chair in Endodontics and Director of the Postdoctoral Program in Endodontics at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM). Dr. Huang will assume his duties on September 1, 2009.
Dr. Huang holds a DDS from Taipei Medical College and a Certificate in Endodontics, a Master of Science in Dentistry, and a Doctor of Science in Oral Biology, all from GSDM. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics.
Dr. Huang has extensive experience teaching in both clinical and didactic settings. Since beginning his academic career Dr. Huang has held faculty positions at Boston University, the University of California (San Diego and Los Angeles), the University of Maryland, Kaohsiung Medical University, and most recently Columbia University, where he is currently an Associate Professor and the Director of the Division of Endodontics.
In addition, Dr. Huang has held several research positions, including at the NIH/NIDCR Intramural Oral Infection and Immunity Branch and at the NIH/NIAMS Intramural Cartilage Biology and Orthopedics Branch. He is currently engaged in research funded by the NIDCR and the AAE at over $2.7M. He is the author of 30 peer reviewed articles and numerous book chapters, and he lectures nationally and internationally.
The mission of Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine is to provide excellent education to dental professionals throughout their careers; to shape the future of dental medicine and dental education through research; to offer excellent health care services to the community; to participate in community activities; and to foster a respectful and supportive environment.