Clark Mitchell Stanford is a Dean and Professor at the University of Iowa. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology (1984), D.D.S (1987), Ph.D. in Biology, and a Certificate in Prosthodontics (1992) - all from the UI. While working toward his degrees, he studied in the lab of his mentor, Michael Solursh, for both his B.S (1981-1983) and Ph.D. (1987-1992). His expertise area is implant dentistry with his main clinical research interests in implants, implant biomaterials, and dental materials. He is also interested in bone biology including biologically-mediated bone mineralization (implants), bone metabolism, osteoblasts, and isolating and characterizing human osteogenic cells. In 2006, he received the Board of Regents Award for Faculty Excellence, and in 2007, the Distinguished Scientist Award from the International Association for Dental Research. Dr. Stanford serves on the committees of several professional organizations including the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and is a member of many others.
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