Gene E. Watson, D.D.S., Ph.D.

Gene E. Watson, D.D.S., Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 683
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 275-URMC (8762)

Patient Care Bio

Dr. Watson, who has been with the Faculty Practice for more than 20 years, performs research in dry mouth, cavities, and the positive and negative effects of dental drugs. He has published and lectured nationally and internationally, and has served as a consultant to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and American Dental Association Council on Scientific Affairs. In addition to dentistry, Dr. Watson is jointly appointed in the Department of Environmental Medicine and the Department of Pharmacology and Physiology at the University of Rochester Medical Center.

Awards & Honors (National)

National Research Service Award | NIDCR | University of Rochester 1987 - 1993

Awards & Honors (Local)

University of Rochester Medical Center 2007 Excellence in Research Award 2007

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Dentistry (SMD) - Primary
Associate Professor - Department of Environmental Medicine (SMD)
Associate Professor - Department of Pharmacology and Physiology (SMD)

Education

PhD | Pharmacology | University of Rochester1995
MS | Pharmacology | Univ Rochester Sch Med/Dent1992
DDS | Dentistry | West Virginia University1980
BA | Biology | West Virginia University1975

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

University of Rochester, Department of Dental Research NIDCR - Cariology Training Program 1993