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Robert J. Berkowitz, D.D.S.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Administrative: (585) 276-3145

Office: (585) 275-5251

Fax: (585) 442-7504

Biography

Professional Background

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

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Education

1967
BA | Clark University
Biology

1972
DDS | St Univ at Buffalo
Dentistry

1975
Certificate | Children's Hospital
Pediatric Dentistry

1975
Post Doctoral Fellow, | Forsyth Institue
Oral Microbiology

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1972 - 06/30/1975
Residency in Pedodontics at Boston Children s Hospital

Awards

1991
George Washington University - Academic Lifetime Tenure

1984
Case Western Reserve University - Academic Lifetime Tenure

1978
Fellowship, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

1976
First Prize, Thesis Award, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

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Publications

Journal Articles

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; .

Books & Chapters

2009
Chapter Title: Prevention of Dental Caries
Book Title: Textbook of Pediatric Care
Author List: Berkowtz RJ; Den Besten PK; Karp JM
Edited By: McInerny TK; Adam HM; Campbell D; Kamat DM: Kelleher KJ
Published By: American Academy of Pediatrics2009

2006
Chapter Title: Infectious Diseases
Book Title: The Handbook
Author List: Karp, J and Berkowitz, R.J.
Published By: American Academy of Pedatric Dentistry2006

2001
Chapter Title: Prevention of Dental Caries
Book Title: Primary Pediatric Care
Author List: Berkowitz, R.J. and DenBesten, P.K.
Edited By: R. Hoekelman
Published By: Mosby2001

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