BUFFALO, N.Y. — The appointment of Michael Glick, D.M.D., as dean of the School of Dental Medicine at the University at Buffalo was announced today by David L. Dunn, M.D., Ph.D., UB vice president for health sciences.
Glick is professor of oral medicine and associate dean for oral and medical sciences at the School of Osteopathic Medicine at A. T. Still University (ATSU) in Arizona and editor of the premier peer-reviewed journal on dentistry and dental science, The Journal of the American Dental Association.
Known for his innovative, medicine-oriented approach to dental care, Glick is a proponent of having dental students think of themselves as health care professionals first, and dentists second. His research interests are focused primarily on the care of the medically complex dental patient, and he has published extensively and lectured worldwide on this topic.
His appointment is effective Dec. 1.