James K. Hartsfield

University of Kentucky, USA


James K Hartsfield received his D.M.D. degree from the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA; his M.S. degree in medical genetics from Indiana University (IU), Bloomington, Ind, USA; his M.M.S. degree in oral biology from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM), Boston, Mass, USA; his Ph.D. degree in medical sciences from the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine, Tampa, Fla, USA. He completed his residencies in medical/clinical genetics at the IU School of Medicine and the USF College of Medicine, and in orthodontics at the HSDM. He also completed a Research Fellowship in pediatrics (Embryology-Teratology Unit) in the Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Hartsfield is a diplomate of the American Board of Medical Genetics and the American Board of Orthodontics (ABO). He is a Fellow in the American College of Medical Genetics, the College of Diplomates of the ABO, The World Federation of Orthodontists, the American College of Dentists, and the International College of Dentists. Dr. Hartsfield serves as a Professor and E. Preston Hicks Endowed Chair in Orthodontics and Oral Health Research at the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry; Research Scientist and Director of the Hereditary Genomics Laboratory in the Center for Oral Health Research; Professor in the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Biology. Dr. Hartsfield also holds an Adjunct Professor appointment in the IU School of Dentistry, Department of Orthodontics and Oral Facial Genetics; the IU School of Medicine, Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics; the University of Illinois-Chicago, Department of Orthodontics. Dr. Hartsfield has been an ad hoc reviewer for 31 journals and served on the Journal of Dental Research editorial review board. He is currently on the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, and Angle Orthodontist editorial review boards.

Biography Updated on 2 November 2012

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