John J. Sauk

University of Louisville, USA


John J. Sauk received his D.D.S. degree from the University of Detroit, and the M.S. degree in pathology from the University of Minnesota. He served at the Naval Dental Research Institute, and later joined the University of Minnesota faculty, having the rank of Professor at the Department of Orofacial Genetics and Pathology. He was subsequently named the Chairperson of Pathology and Associate Dean for Research and Training at the School of Dentistry, as well as Professor of pathology at the School of Medicine and the Greenebaum Cancer Center, University of Maryland. He is a Fellow of the American Head and Neck Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and currently serves as the Dean for the School of Dentistry, University of Louisville. He is a Member of the James Graham Brown Cancer Center. Dr. Sauk has been a strong advocate for biomedical research. He served as a cohort, advocating the US Congress for dental research. Moreover, he served as a Consultant for basic sciences and research for the Commission on Dental Education, and twice on the Advisory Committee of the Commission of Dental Accreditation for Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. He further served on a number of study-sections for the PHS including the Cancer Biomarkers Study Section. In addition, he served as a Consultant to the Veterans Administration, United Cerebral Palsy Center, American Brittle Bone Society, American Fund for Dental Health, Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences, The Smithsonian Institution, Hong Kong Research Grants Council, Wellcome Trust, and the Council of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Biography Updated on 19 June 2008

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