Norman Simmons
Norman Simmons (1915–2004) was a DNA research pioneer.Simmons worked with Dr. Elkan Blout on proteins and polypeptides and was also recognized for isolating a structurally pure form of DNA. This was, ...
Richard G. Whitehead
Richard G. Whitehead is an American dental surgeon who has been designated as Southern Virginia University's interim president.Whitehead has an associate degree from Dixie State College of Utah, a bac...
Carl E. Misch
Carl E. Misch is an American prosthodontist recognized internationally for his clinical and academic contributions to the field of implant dentistry.
Misch graduated magna cum laude in 1973 from t...
Hom-Lay Wang
Hom-Lay Wang is a Taiwanese-born periodontist and director of the graduate periodontal program at University of Michigan School of Dentistry.
Wang graduated from Taipei Medical College in Taiwan i...
Isaac Schour
Isaac Schour (1900–1964) was an internationally known dental scholar, educator, researcher, and administrator. He is best known for his tooth development chart. By studying the histolotgic sections of...
Charles G. Maurice
In a teaching career that spanned 37 years at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry, Dr. Charles G. Maurice (1911-1997) began in the old Department of Applied Materia Medica and T...
John Hyson
John Miller Hyson, Jr. (October 17, 1927 - September 26, 2009) was the former curator, director of curatorial services, and director of archives and history at the National Museum of Dentistry, an af...
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Alfred Fones
Alfred Civilion Fones (1869 – March 15, 1938) was an American dentist from Bridgeport, Connecticut, who has been called the founder of the profession of dental hygiene, starting in 1906. Fones created...
Earl W. Renfroe
Earl Wiley Renfroe (January 9, 1907 – November 14, 2000) was a history-maker in the field of orthodontics and in breaking down the barriers of racism.Dr. Renfroe taught at the University of Illinois a...
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Elsie Gerlach
Dr. Elsie Gerlach (1900-1967) was named the first superintendent of the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry Children's Clinic in 1927. Dr. Gerlach stayed for 38 years and became nat...
Bernard J. Cigrand
Bernard John Cigrand (October 1, 1866 – May 16, 1932), a dentist, has a strong claim to being considered the father of Flag Day in the United States.Born in Waubeka, Wisconsin, Cigrand practiced denti...
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Frank Abbott (dentist)
Frank Abbott (September 5, 1836 – April 20, 1897) was president of the American Dental Association (1888), president of the National Association of Dental Faculties (1895), a renowned dentist, a...
Frederick Bogue Noyes
Frederick Bogue Noyes (1872-1961) was an American dentist. His dental career began before the age of ten when he worked as an assistant to his dentist father. Noyes began dental practice before enteri...
Greene Vardiman Black
Greene Vardiman Black (1836–1915), commonly known as G.V. Black, is known as one of the founders of modern dentistry in the United States. He is also known as the father of operative dentistry. ...
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E. Lloyd Du Brul
E. Lloyd Du Brul (April 5, 1909 - July 24, 1996) was a world-renowned anatomist, physical anthropologist and educator, and the developer of the science of biomechanics of the head and neck.Du Brul, al...
Bernie Machen
James Bernard Machen (born March 26, 1944) is an American university professor and administrator. Machen is a native of Mississippi, and earned multiple academic degrees before becoming a university ...
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Frederick B. Moorehead
Dentist Dr. Frederick B. Moorehead (1875-1944) led the fight to make what is now the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry part of the University of Illinois.During his administration...
Edward Maynard
Edward Maynard (April 26, 1813 – May 4, 1891) was an American firearms inventor, most famous for his breechloading rifle design.
Edward Maynard was born in Madison, New York, on April 26, 1813. I...
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Chapin A. Harris
Chapin Aaron Harris (May 6, 1806 in Pompey, N.Y. – September 29, 1860 in Baltimore, Maryland) was an American physician and dentist and dentistry school founder.
At the age of 17 Harris studied m...
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Homer Judd
Homer Judd (March 28, 1820 - May 20, 1890) was president of the American Dental Association (1868-1869) and the first dean (1866-1874) of the Missouri Dental College (which later became the Washington...
James A. McNamara
James A. McNamara, Jr. (born in San Francisco) is an American-trained, board certified, orthodontist. He is known for his development of McNamara analysis, one of the more popular methods of cephalome...
Edward Angle
Edward Hartley Angle (June 1, 1855 – August 11, 1930) was an American dentist, widely regarded as the father of American orthodontics.Edward Angle is frequently described as "the father of American or...
G. Walter Dittmar
G. Walter Dittmar (1872-1949) was an American dentist. He was born in a log cabin in Derinda, Illinois, and was educated in a one room schoolhouse.He practiced dentistry, and went to Chicago to work w...
Maury Massler
Dentist Maury Massler (1912-1990) was a pioneer in developing two dental specialty areas.He established the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentis...
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Phil Northrup
Philip M. Northrup (c. 1904 – c. 1963) was an American track and field athlete. He won the NCAA javelin championship in 1925 and 1926 and tied for the NCAA championship in the pole vault in 1925.
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Donald Leake
Donald Lewis Leake (November 6, 1931 – December 31, 1997) was an oral surgeon, and inventor of the alloplastic tray, a method for reconstruction of jaws without the need for bone grafts. He gained his...
Herbert Schilder
Herbert Schilder (born in Brooklyn, New York, death in Newton, Massachusetts, 25 January 2006) was a dental surgeon. Schilder is best known for the improvements he made to root canal therapies (endodo...