Hom-Lay Wang

The University of Michigan, USA


Hom Lay Wang is a Collegiate Professor of periodontics and a Professor and the Director of Graduate Periodontics at the University of Michigan. Dr. Wang received his D.D.S. degree from Taipei Medical College, Taipei, Taiwan, D.D.S. and M.S.D. degrees from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, and Ph.D. degree from Hiroshima University, Japan. He published more than 22 book chapters/invited reviews and more than 250 scientific articles. Dr. Wang serves as a Chair of Website Educational Committee for the Academy of Osseointegration, is a Diplomate and a former Cochair and Director of the American Board of Periodontology, is the Diplomate and former President and Board Director of the ICOI, and is a Fellow of the American College of Dentists. He was a former President of the Midwest Society of Periodontology, a former Consultant for the ADA Commission on Dental Accreditation, and a past Editor-in-Chief for the Open Dentistry Journal. He serves as an Associate Editor for The International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants, eJournal of Oral & Maxillofacial Research, and International Chinese Journal of Dentistry, and he is a Founding Editorial Board Member for newly introduced Clinical Advances in Periodontics and an Editorial Board Member for the Journal of Periodontology, Clinical Oral Implants Research, International Journal of Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry, Journal of Clinical Periodontolog, Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry, and many others. Dr. Wang is the recipient of the following awards/honors: AADS Clinical Research Fellowship Award (1992), Best Faculty Award (2003), The Charles E. English Annual Award in Clinical Science and Techniques (2004), Best Papers in Journal of Oral Implantology (2004) and Implant Dentistry (2004), Morton L. Perel Annual Award for Dental Implant Educator (2007), and AAP University of Michigan Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring in Periodontics (2010).

Biography Updated on 19 January 2012

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