Michael Glick

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Michael Glick is an American dentist, professor and researcher. He is the editor of the Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA) and was dean of the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine.[1] He concluded his service as dean on August 14, 2015.


Glick, whose father was a dentist,[2] was born in Sweden and was trained in dentistry at the Hebrew University Hadassah School of Dental Medicine in Jerusalem, Israel and Temple University Dental School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.[3] He completed graduate work in oral medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine.[2] After finishing his training he founded one of the first dental clinics in the US dedicated to treating patients infected with HIV.[4]

Before being appointed dean of SUNY Buffalo Dental School, Glick was professor of oral medicine and associate dean for oral and medical sciences at the A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Mesa, Arizona from January 1, 2007. Prior to that, he was professor and chair of oral diagnostic sciences at New Jersey Dental School and on the faculty at UPenn Dental in the department of oral medicine.[1] Glick was a practicing dentist in Delaware and Pennsylvania for 15 years.[5]

In December 2005, Glick was chosen as the editor of JADA, having been the associate editor for dentistry and medicine since 1998.[2] He also served as president of the American Board of Oral Medicine.[3] Glick has given more than eight hundred presentations in more than thirty different countries.

Glick is the editor of ten textbooks on dental management and oral medicine, and has published over three hundred articles on health-related topics.[2][5]


  1. ^ a b "Dr. Michael Glick named dean of UB Dental School," JADA 2009;140(11):1350.
  2. ^ a b c d "Introducing your new JADA editor, Dr. Michael Glick" JADA 2005;136(1):12-13.
  3. ^ a b "Michael Glick Named Dean of UB Dental School", October 15, 2009
  4. ^ https://www.nytimes.com/1989/09/13/us/amid-fear-over-aids-one-dentist-offers-care.html, NYT article, Sept. 13, 1989
  5. ^ a b Renowned educator joins ATSU Archived 2010-05-27 at the Wayback Machine, February 14, 2007