Mark Marunick, DDS, MS
Biologic & Materials Sciences
Adjunct Clinical Professor
Dr. Marunick received his DDS from the University of Michigan in 1975. He then entered the US Public Health Service, completed a General Practice Residency at Staten Island, NY, and served as Chief Dental Officer of a USPHS Dental Clinic on Eglin AFB in Florida for two years. He received his MS in Prosthodontics from the University of Michigan in 1980 and completed a Residency in Maxillofacial Prosthetics at UCLA in 1981 before going into private practice in Toledo, OH. In 1986, he accepted a full-time position in the Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at Wayne State University School of Medicine where he is a Professor. He is Chief of Dentistry at the Detroit Medical Center and is Director of Maxillofacial Prosthetics at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Comprehensive Cancer Center. He is a Consultant to the John Dingell VA Medical Center in Detroit and to the Henry Ford Health System. He is an Adjunct Clinical Professor in the Department of Biologic and Material Science, Division of Prosthodontics at the University of Michigan where he teaches Maxillofacial Prosthetics to the Prosthodontic Graduate Residents.
Dr. Marunick has been involved in NIH funded research studying rehabilitation of Head and Neck Cancer patients and is a past recipient of the American Cancer Society Clinical Oncology Career Development Award. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics and of the American College of Prosthodontists, a member of the International Society for Maxillofacial Rehabilitation, Academy of Osseointegration, and the Michigan Section of the American College of Prosthodontists. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics.
Dr. Marunick teaches maxillofacial prosthodontics to the University of Michigan prosthodontic graduate residents.