Jon B. Suzuki, DDS, Ph.D

Professor / Department Chairman / Associate Dean
Periodontology & Oral Implantology
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Positions/Appointments: Associate Dean for Graduate Education, School of Dentistry Professor of Periodontology and Oral Implantology Director, Graduate Periodontology Specialty Program Professor of Oral Biology, and Director, Oral Biology Graduate Program, Temple University Graduate School Professor of Microbiology/Immunology, Temple University School of Medicine Education/Credentials: BA in Biology and Chemistry, Illinois Wesleyan University (1968) Ph.D. in Microbiology, Illinois Institute of Technology (1971) Specialist status in Public Health and Medical Microbiology, American College of Microbiology (1972) DDS, Loyola University of Chicago School of Dentistry (1978) Postgraduate National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Fellowship in Immunology, University of Washington Schools of Dentistry and Medicine (1978-1980) Postgraduate Certificate in Periodontics, University of Maryland School of Dentistry (1982) Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology (1987) Advanced Dental Implant Training Certificate (Surgical), Misch International Implant Institute (1997) MBA, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Business (2000) Fellowship, American College of Dentists (1988) Fellowship, International College of Dentists (1989) Fellowship and Diplomate, International Congress of Oral Implantologists Professor of Periodontics and Microbiology, University of Maryland School of Dentistry (1986-1990) Dean (1989-1999), and Professor of Periodontics and Microbiology (1989-2004), University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine Director, Postgraduate Periodontics Program, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine (1989-1992, 1999-2003) Member, National Dental Advisory Research Council, National Institutes of Health (NIH) (1994-1997) Member (2002-present) and Chairman (2004-2006, 2014-2018), United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Dental Products Panel, Associate Dean for International Relations, Temple University School of Dentistry (2004-2008). Research Interests/Special Expertise: immunology, periodontal diagnosis and classification, regeneration, and periodontal diagnosis.