Marc A. Rosenblum, PhD, DMD
|New Jersey Dental School|
Dr. Marc Rosenblum is Associate Professor and Director of General Dentistry and Biomaterials Research in the Department of Restorative Dentistry, New Jersey Dental School. He received a Ph.D. degree in Ceramic Engineering from Rutgers University in 1971, and received a D.M.D. degree from New Jersey Dental School in 1979. He has been a member of the American and International Association of Dental Research since 1971 and he has been actively involved in dental materials research since that time in both private industry and the university setting. He had an active general dentistry practice from 1979 to 1999. In 1980 he developed a new program for teaching dental biomaterials at Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery, where he was a faculty member for nine years. Since 1989, he has been at UMDNJ and has continued to teach the course in dental biomaterials. He also conducts laboratory research in the area of dental ceramics, and clinical research in the areas of tooth whitening and tooth sensitivity. In the last six years he has received over $1 million in research funding from the NIH and industrial sources. He currently serves on the IRB at UMDNJ, the Dental School Curriculum Committee, and he is Chairman of the Research Committee and the Restorative Materials Assessment Committee. He received the Excellence in Teaching Award of New Jersey Dental School for the 2001-2002 Academic Year, and was inducted into the UMDNJ Master Educators Guild in 2003. His primary research interests are in the area of dental biomaterials (both laboratory and clinical research). He is also actively involved in course development and new teaching methodologies for preclinic training of dental students.