Paul H. Krebsbach, DDS, PhD
Paul Krebsbach, DDS, PhD, was appointed Dean of the UCLA School of Dentistry on June 30, 2016. He also holds a Professor appointment in the school’s Section of Periodontics. Additionally, he serves as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Biologic and Materials Sciences at the School of Dentistry University of Michigan.
Prior to his appointment at UCLA, he was a member of the faculty at the University of Michigan for 20 years. He was the Roy H. Roberts Professor of Dentistry and a Professor of Biomedical Engineering. He also served as Chair of the Department of Biologic and Materials Sciences and Division of Prosthodontics for over 10 years.
He is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. He was awarded the William J. Gies Award by the International Association for Dental Research/American Association for Dental Research; an Independent Scientist Award by the NIH and NIDCR; and was also the recipient of the International Association for Dental Research’s 2010 Distinguished Scientist Award for Basic Research in Biological Mineralization. In 2016, he completed a term as president of the AADR, and he is a member of the American Dental Association, the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research and the IADR.