Robert J. Berkowitz, D.D.S.

Robert J. Berkowitz, D.D.S.

Contact Information

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

Office: (585) 275-5251
Fax: (585) 442-7504
Administrative: (585) 276-3145

Professional Bio

A.B. 1967 Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts
DDS 1972 State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo NY
1972-1975 Pediatric Dentistry Resident, Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
1972-1975 Research Fellow in Pediatric Dentistry, Harvard University
1975-1976 Assistant Professor of Pediatric Dentistry, Universitiy of Maryland
1976-1980 Assistant Professor of Pediatric Dentistry, University of Pennsylvania
1981-1986 Assoc. Professor of Pediatric Dentistry, Case Western Reserve University
1986-1987 Assoc. Professor of Clinical Dentistry; Director, Division of Preventive
Dentistry, Columbia University
1987-1989 Associate Professor of Pediatric Dentistry, Director Pediatric Dentistry
Residency Program; University of Texas Dental Branch, Houston

1989-1992 Prof. of Pediatrics, George Washington University School of Medicine and
Assoc. Chair, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Children's National
Medical Center, Washington DC
1992-1996 Assoc. Professor and Director, Pediatric Program, Eastman Dental Center
Rochester, New York
1996-1997 Professor and Director, Pediatric Program, Eastman Dental Center
1993-1997 Adjunct Associate Professor of Clinical Dentistry and Pediatrics, University
of Rochester, Rochester, New York
1997-2006 Professor of Dentistry and Associate Professor of Pediatrics; Chair
Division of Pediatric Dentistry; Director - Pediatric Dentistry Residency
Program; University of Rochester, Rochester, New York
2006 Professor of Dentistry and Pediatrics; Chair, Division of Pediatric Dentistry;
to present Director - Pediatric Dentistry Residency Program; University of Rochester,
Rochester, New York

Awards & Honors (Local)

George Washington University - Academic Lifetime Tenure 1991
Case Western Reserve University - Academic Lifetime Tenure 1984
Fellowship, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry 1978
First Prize, Thesis Award, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry 1976

Patents

CariesPredict

United States Serial NO.: 11/464,378
Filed Date: August 14, 2006
Title: Antibodies and Methods for Predicting Dental Caries
Invented by: William Bowen, Anne Vacca Smith, Robert Berkowitz

Recent Journal Articles

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2011
Berkowitz RJ;* Amante A; Kopycka-Kedzierawski D; Feng C; Billings RJ (*Identifies the Communicating Author for all Journal Bibliiographic entries). ""Dental caries recurrence following clinical treatment for severe early childhood caries"". Pediatric Dentistry. 2011; 33(7): 510--514.
2009
Berkowitz RJ*; Koo H; McDermott M, Whelehan MT; Karp J; Billings RJ (* identifies the Communicating Author for all Journal Bibliographic entries). "Adjunctive chemotherapeutic suppression of mutans streptococci in the setting of severe early childhood caries". J Pub Health Dent (in press). 2009; .
2008
Karp J*; Berkowitz RJ. "Hot Topics: The Avulsed Tooth in Prepubertal Children (on line course)." PediaLink. American Academy of Pediatrics.. 2008; . Link
2008
Karp J; Berkowitz RJ*. "Clincal outcomes for severe early childhood caries". Clin Rev Pediatr. 2008; 4(3): 169-173 (online journal).
2007
Vacca Smith AM, Scott-Anne KM, Whelehan MT, Berkowitz RJ, Feng C, Bowen WH. "Salivary glucosyltransferase B as a possible marker for caries activity." Caries research. 2007 41(6):445-50. Epub 2007 Sep 07.

Current Appointments

Professor Emeritus - Department of Dentistry (SMD) - Primary
Professor of Clinical (Part-Time) - Department of Pediatrics (SMD)

Education

Certificate | Pediatric Dentistry | Children's Hospital1975
Post Doctoral Fellow, | Oral Microbiology | Forsyth Institue1975
DDS | Dentistry | St Univ at Buffalo1972
BA | Biology | Clark University1967

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Residency in Pedodontics at Boston Children s Hospital07/01/1972 - 06/30/1975