University of Washington Announces School of Dentistry Leadership Change

James D. Johnson, DDS, MS, FICD, interim dean of University of Washington School of Dentistry

James D. Johnson, DDS, MS, FICD, clinical professor and chair of the University of Washington (UW) School of Dentistry’s Endodontics Department, has been appointed as the school’s interim dean. He replaces Joel Berg, DDS, MS, who stepped down as dean October 23 to devote more time to teaching, research and clinical practice. Johnson’s term as interim dean began October 25.

Johnson has led the UW School of Dentistry’s Endodontics Department since 2003, and serves as the program director for the Advanced Specialty Education Program in Endodontics at UW. He served as a U.S. Air Force dental officer at bases and hospitals in California, Vietnam and Colorado. Johnson retired from the U.S. Navy Dental Corps in 2003 at the rank of captain.

Johnson is a member of the American Dental Association, the American Association of Endodontists, the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Endodontics, the American Dental Education Association, the International Association of Dental Research, the International Association of Dental Traumatology, and is past president of the U.S. Navy Association of Endodontists.

His research interests include surgical and nonsurgical endodontics, pulpal / periradicular biology and pathology, and instrumentation of the root canal system.

 

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