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William V. Giannobile Named Dean of Harvard School of Dental Medicine

William V. Giannobile,DDS, MS, DMedSc, an educator and leader in the field of periodontology and an internationally recognized scholar in oral regenerative medicine, tissue engineering, and precision medicine, has been named dean of the Harvard School of Dental Medicine.

William V. Giannobile,DDS, MS, DMedSc, an educator and leader in the field of periodontology and an internationally recognized scholar in oral regenerative medicine, tissue engineering, and precision medicine, has been named dean of the Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM), according to The Harvard Gazette

Giannobile  is an alumnus of HSDM, with an advanced degree in periodontology and oral biology. He is a contributor to Dimensions of Dental Hygiene and Decisions in Dentistry, has served as an HSDM faculty member and worked at the affiliated Forsyth Institute early in his career.

Giannobile was formerly the Najjar Endowed Professor and chair of the Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. He has served as chair of the department for the past 8 years and was also a professor of biomedical engineering in the university’s College of Engineering.

Giannobile will assume the role of HSDM dean on Sept. 1, 2020. 

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