Ann Arbor, MI — December 5, 2012 — Paul Krebsbach, chair of the Department of Biologic and Materials Sciences at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, has been elected vice president by members of the American Association for Dental Research, the largest division of the International Association for Dental Research.
He will take office next March and serve a one-year term. In 2014 he will advance to the office of president-elect and become AADR president in 2015.
Krebsbach joined IADR/AADR in 1986. He has served on AADR’s Board of Directors as treasurer (2007-2010) and in other roles including the Finance Committee, Constitution Committee, and the Hatton Award Committee.
AADR has a membership of 3,500 scientists. Its mission is to advance research and increase knowledge to improve oral health, to support and represent the oral health research community, and to facilitate the communication and application of research findings.
The University of Michigan School of Dentistry is one of the nation’s leading dental schools engaged in oral health care education, research, patient care, and community service. General dental care clinics and specialty clinics providing advanced treatment enable the School to offer dental services and programs to patients throughout Michigan. Classroom and clinic instruction prepare future dentists, dental specialists, and dental hygienists for practice in private offices, hospitals, academia, and public agencies. Research seeks to discover and apply new knowledge that can help patients worldwide. For more information about the School of Dentistry, visit us on the Web at: www.dent.umich.edu.