Dr. Jeff Wang is a Clinical Assistant Professor and discipline coordinator for Predoctoral Periodontics in the Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. Dr. Chin-Wei (Jeff) Wang received his DDS from Taipei Medical University in Taiwan. Dr. Wang also served as a medical officer in the Marine before completing an intense two-year general practice residency in Wan Fang Medical Center. He later came to US and enrolled into a dual training program at Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) to earn his certificate in Periodontology and a Doctor of Medical Science (DMSc) degree in Oral Biology. During the program, Dr. Wang was selected as a Presidential Scholar and he graduated as the recipient of the James H. Shaw Award, which is an honorable recognition for excellence in biomedical research. He came to Michigan and joined the Department in 2015.
Dr. Wang is a board-certified periodontist with a active faculty practice limited to Periodontics and implant surgeries. He is also a clinical scientist conducting clinical trails on peri-implantitis, clinical/translational studies on interdisciplinary care and host response/modulation, as well as educational studies. His interests and passion in interdisciplinary collaboration have led to novel synergistic approach for adult orthodontics and implant dentistry. Additionally, he is currently working on translational development of novel pro-resolving Maresin therapeutics to control inflammation and promote regeneration. Dr. Wang authored more than 30 peer-reviewed publications and won the first place in the Research Forum during the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) annual meeting. He also received the Educator Award (2015), AAL ITL Fellowship (2016), and Bud & Linda Tarrson Fellowship (2016) from the AAP Foundation (AAPF).