Joseph J. Zambon

Joseph Zambon

Joseph J. Zambon

SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor

Department of Periodontics And Endodontics

School of Dental Medicine


Specialty/Research Focus

Microbiology; Oral Biology; Periodontics

Contact Information
222A Foster Hall
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Buffalo, New York 14214
Phone: (716) 829-3940
Fax: (716) 833-3517
jjzambon@buffalo.edu



Education and Training:

  • PhD, State University of New York at Buffalo (1984)
  • Certificate, State University of New York at Buffalo (1983)
  • Certificate, General Practice Residency, US Navy Regional Medical Center (1975)
  • Dental Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo (1974)
  • BS, Biology, St. John Fisher College (1973)

Employment:

  • SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor of Periodontology and Oral Biology, Periodontics And Endodontics, State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine (2008-present)
  • Faculty Practice, SUNY at Buffalo (1985-present)
  • Graduate Faculty, State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine (1985-present)
  • Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine (1995–2010)
  • Professor of Periodontology and Oral Biology, State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine (1990–2008)
  • Director of Advanced Education in Periodontology, State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine (1989–1994)
  • Dental Staff, Walter Reed Army Medical Center (1989–1992)
  • Associate Professor of Periodontics and Oral Biology, State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine (1985–1990)
  • Assistant Professor of Periodontology and Oral Biology, State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine (1982–1985)
  • Research Fellow, State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine (1978–1982)
  • Dental Officer, U. S. Navy Dental Corps (1974–1978)
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Awards and Honors:

  • Dean's Award (2010)
  • Dental Educator of the Year (2008)
  • Alan J. Gross Award for Excellence in Teaching (2007)
  • Exceptional Scholar Award (2003)
  • Charles Lipani Award (2002)
  • Dental Educator of the Year (1997)
  • Richard A Powell Award (1996)
  • R. Earl Robinson Periodontal Regeneration Award (1995)
  • Clinical Research Award (1995)
  • Lundquist Memorial Lectureship (1989)
  • U.S. Public Health Service (1981)
  • William Tucker Predoctoral Dental Scholarship (1973)
  • United Health Foundation of Western New York (1973)

Research Expertise:

  • Periodontics, Oral microbiology

Patents:

  • Direct Binding Assay A Direct Binding Assay fr the Determination of a Bacteroides Organism. (1993)
  • Monoclonal Antibodies Monoclonal Antibodies useful in the Identification of Microorganisms causing Periodontal Disease (Bacteroides Gingivalis)European Patent no. AT79677T (1992)
  • Pharmaceutical Composition Pharmaceutical Composition for the treatment of Periodontitis (1991)
  • Colorimetric Method Colorimetric Method for Detection of Bacteroides gingivalis (1991)
  • Monoclonal Antibodies Antibodies Useful in the Identification of Microorganisms causing Periodontal Disease. Canadian patent no. 1282691-4/9/1991 Commonwealth of Australia patent no. 602881-02/12/1987 (1988)


Professional Memberships:

  • American College of Dentists; Fellowship (1997–present)
  • International College of Dentists; Fellowship (1989–2008)
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon; National Dental Honor Society (1989–2007)
  • American Academy of Periodontists; Member (1985–2001)
  • International Association of Dental Research; Member (1985–2000)
  • American Association of Dental Research; Member (1985–2000)
  • American Dental Education Association; Member (1985–present)
  • American Dental Association (1975–present)
  • New York State Dental Association (1975–present)
  • Eighth District Dental Society (1975–present)

Presentations:

  • "Diagnosis and Treatment of Oral Infections" University at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine, Dental Continuing Education (2010)
  • "Multidisciplinary Diagnosis, Management & Restorative Therapy for Pulpally Involved Teeth" University at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine, Dental Continuing Education; University at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine (2009)
  • "Tobacco Cessation Counseling: Role of the Dental Team" Spring Meeting, Eighth District Dental Society / UB School of Dental Medicine; Eighth District Dental Society / UB School of Dental Medicine (2009)
  • "Oral Care Dynamics at the Biofilm Frontier: Biofilm: Impact on Oral Disease" American Dental Association, Annual Session; American Dental Association (2008)
  • "Oral Infections and the Risk for Systemic Disease" Washington University, School of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology; Washington University; School of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology (2008)
  • "The Oral-Systemic Connection...Separating Science Fact from Science Fiction" 13th Annual Shepard Lecture, Washington University; Washington University (2008)
  • "How Bad is Bad Breath?" Erie County Dental Society; Erie County Dental Society (2008)
  • "The Oral-Systemic Connection" University of Maryland, The Linda DeVore Memorial Lecture; University of Maryland, The Linda DeVore Memorial Lecture; School of Dentistry (2007)
  • "The Oral-Systemic Connection...Separating Science Fact from Science Fiction" 28th Annual Chautauqua Dental Congress, Continuing Education; Chautauqua Dental Congress (2007)
  • "What Lives in Peoples Mouths" SUNY Buffalo, Continuing Education; SUNY Buffalo (2005)
  • "Update on Periodontics" Yankee Dental Congress, Continuing Education; Yankee Dental Congress (2005)
  • "Systemic/Oral Relationships" SUNY Buffalo, Continuing Education; SUNY Buffalo (2003)
  • "Update on Periodontics" ADA Annual Session; ADA Annual Session (2002)
  • "Diagnosis and Treatment of Tobacco Related Illness in the Oral Cavity" SUNY Buffalo, Continuing Education; SUNY Buffalo (2002)
  • "Periodontics in the New Millenium" Chautauqua Dental Congress, Continuing Education; Chautauqua Dental Congress (2001)
  • "Periodontics and Restorative Interactions" Watertown, NY, Continuing Education; Watertown, NY (2001)
  • "Periodontal Diagnosis and Treatment" Meeting of the Columbian Society of Periodontology; Meeting of the Columbian Society of Periodontology (1998)
  • "Total Antibacterial Effects" US Food and Drug Administration; US Food and Drug Administration (1997)
  • "Clinical Periodontology and Immunology" 4th Congresso Naziionale Del "Collegio dei Docenti di Odontoiatria"; 4th Congresso Naziionale Del "Collegio dei Docenti di Odontoiatria" (1997)
  • "Update on Periodontics" University of Pittsburgh, School of Dentistry, Continuing Education; University of Pittsburgh, School of Dentistry (1997)
  • "New Developments in Periodontal Microbiology" AAP 82nd Annual Meeting; AAP 82nd Annual Meeting (1996)
  • "Periodontics and Endodontics Update" James Sims Institute for Continuing Dental Education; James Sims Institute for Continuing Dental Education (1996)
  • "Local Drug Delivery Using Liposomes, Gels, and Fibers" AAP 81st Annual Mtg; AAP 81st Annual Mtg (1995)
  • "Multidisciplinary Diagnosis, Mngmt, and Restor Therapy for Pulpally Involved Teeth:Periodontology" Onondaga County Dental Society, Continuing Education; Onondaga County Dental Society (1995)
  • "The Relation of Periodontal Infections to Systemic Diseases: The Effects of Smoling on the Periodontal Microflora" SUNY Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, Symposium in Honor of the 30th Anniversary of the Oral Biology PhD Program; SUNY Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, Symposium in Honor of the 30th Anniversary of the Oral Biology PhD Program (1995)
  • "Microbiological and Risk Factor Assessment in Periodontics" National Naval Dental Center; National Naval Dental Center (1994)
  • "Clinical Applications in Dentistry: Periodontics" SUNY Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine; SUNY Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine; Lasers in Dentistry (1994)
  • "Immune Respones to Porphyromonas gingivalis Prevotella intermedia, and Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans" German Society for Periodontology Annual Mtg; German Society for Periodontology Annual Mtg; Periodontal Immunology (1994)
  • "Oral Pathogens: the Changing Pattern of Orofacial Infections" 1994 Symposium, University at Buffalo; 1994 Symposium, University at Buffalo; Clinical Dentistry (1994)
  • "Periodontal Diagnosis, New Diseases, New Therapies" Bi-County Dental Society and SUNY Buffalo; Bi-County Dental Society and SUNY Buffalo; Periodntics and Endodontics (1994)
  • "Microbiology of Periodontal Disease" Teleconference on Actisite Tetracycline Fiber; Teleconference on Actisite Tetracycline Fiber (1994)
  • "New Diagnostics in Periodontics" Chautauqua Dental Congress, Continuing Education; Chautauqua Dental Congress (1994)
  • "Current Periodontal Therap for the General Practictioner" SUNY Buffalo, Continuing Education; SUNY Buffalo (1994)
  • "Diagnosis of Periodontal Disease" SUNY Buffalo, Continuing Education; SUNY Buffalo (1994)
  • "Old and New Forms of Periodontal Disease" First Annual Symposium for Dental Hygienists, Continuing Education; Symposium for Dental Hygienists (1994)
  • "Surgical Periodontal Therapy" SUNY Buffalo, Continuing Education; SUNY Buffalo (1994)
  • "Disease Activity: Microbial Tests" AAP Periodontal Disease Management Conference; AAP Periodontal Disease Management Conference (1993)
  • "Ecology, Transmission, and Epidemiology of Periodontal Organisms, Molecular Baiss for Pathogenesis and Molecular Targeting in Periodontal Diseases" Centennial Symposium, SUNY Buffalo; Centennial Symposium, SUNY Buffalo; School of Dental Medicine (1993)
  • "Laser Safety and Lasers in Periodontics" Ninth District Dental Society Meeting, Continuing Education; Ninth District Dental Society (1993)
  • "Studies of the Subingival Microflora in HIV Infection" Second International Workshop on the Oral Manifestations of HIV Infection; Second International Workshop on the Oral Manifestations of HIV Infection (1993)
  • "Campbylobacter rectus in the Pathogenesis of Human Periodontal Disease" University of North Carolina, Dental Research Institute; University of North Carolina, Dental Research Institute (1992)
  • "Refractory Periodontitis" AAP; AAP (1992)
  • "Periodontics Update" Erie Canal Dental Conference, Continuing Education; Erie Canal Dental Conference (1992)
  • "Molecular Biology in the Characterization of Oral Bacterial Species" Anthony Rizzo Memorial Symposium: Molecular Mechanisms of Plaque Development. AADR; Anthony Rizzo Memorial Symposium: Molecular Mechanisms of Plaque Development. AADR (1992)
  • "Periodontal Update" Clifford Fox Dental Study Club; Clifford Fox Dental Study Club (1991)
  • "New Periodontal Diagnostic for the 1990s and Beyond" 132nd Annual Session, ADA, Scientific Program, Course #307, Continuing Education; 132nd ADA Scientific Program (1991)
  • "DNA and Enzyme Analysis and Comparison of Assays" ADA Conference on Methodologies in Evaluation of Periodontal Therapy; ADA Conference on Methodologies in Evaluation of Periodontal Therapy (1991)
  • "Measuring Microbial Pathogens" ADA Conference on Methodologies in Evaluation of Periodontal Therapy; ADA Conference on Methodologies in Evaluation of Periodontal Therapy (1991)
  • "Microbial Assays for Dental Plaque" IADR Scientific Transfer Symposium; IADR Scientific Transfer Symposium (1991)
  • "The Oral Microflora in AIDS" Georgetown University, School of Medicine; Georgetown University, School of Medicine; Dept. of Microbiology (1991)
  • "Microbial Pathogens in Periodontal Disease" Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Periodontology, Continuing Education; American Academy of Periodontology (1990)
  • "Juvenile Periodontitis: A Key to Periodontal Pathogens" The Second Annual Benjamin Tanenbaum Lecture, Columbia University; The Second Annual Benjamin Tanenbaum Lecture, Columbia University; School of Dental and Oral Surgery (1990)
  • "Recent Studies of A. actinomycetemcomitans" University of Pennsylvania; University of Pennsylvania; School of Dental Medicine (1990)
  • "Adances in the Investigation of Bacterial Virulence Factors" IADR Minisymposium, Continuing Education; IADR (1990)
  • "Current Status of Microbial Tests Available to Practitioners. What is on the Horizon?" AADS; AADS; Periodontics (1990)
  • "Oral Manifestations of AIDS" The Seneca Nation of Indians Health Dept, Aids Education, Continuing Education; The Seneca Nation of Indians Health Dept (1990)
  • "Periodontology in the 90s" Ontario Society of Dental Hygienists, Continuing Education; Ontario Society of Dental Hygienists (1989)
  • "Current Research in Oral Infections" City-Wide Infectious Disease Research Conference, UB; City-Wide Infectious Disease Research Conference, UB; Department of Medicine (1989)
  • "Recent Studies of Periodontal Pathogens" Dental Research Center, University of North Carolina; Dental Research Center, University of North Carolina; School of Dentistry (1989)
  • "Lundquist Memorial Lectureship" Northwestern University, School of Dentistry, Continuing Education; Northwestern University, School of Dentistry (1989)
  • "Juvenile Periodontitis" IADR Annual Meeting, Lunch and Learning, Continuing Education; IADR (1989)
  • "Microbial Predictors of Periodontal Disease" Northeastern Society of Periodontology Annual Mtg, Continuing Education; Northeastern Society of Periodontology (1989)
  • "Juvenile Periodontitis" University of Connecticut; University of Connecticut; School of Dental Medicine (1989)
  • "Molecular Epidemiologyof Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans" AAP Annual Meeting, Research Forum, Continuing Education; American Academy of Periodontology (1988)
  • "Clinical Microbiology in Periodontal Disease" Fourth Gordon Research Conference on Periodontal Diseases; Fourth Gordon Research Conference on Periodontal Diseases (1988)
  • "Modulation of the Subgingival Microflora in Response to Systemic Antibiotic Therapy" Fourth Gordon Research Conference on Periodontal Diseases; Fourth Gordon Research Conference on Periodontal Diseases (1988)
  • "Determination of the Minimal Inhibitory Concentration of AG-34, a Novel Antimicrobial Agent, Against Oral and Enteric Microorganisms" Eastman Pharmaceuticals Co; Eastman Pharmaceuticals Co (1988)
  • "Is Periodontitis a Specific Infection?" University of Oslo; University of Oslo; School of Dentistry (1988)
  • "Periodontal and Microbiologic Studies of the Oral Cavity in AIDS Patients" NIDR; NIDR; Task Force on AIDS (1988)
  • "Overview of periodontal lesions and studies of the subgingival microflora in HIV-infected individuals" Symposium on Perspectives on Oral manifestations of AIDS: Diagnosis and management of HIV-associated infections; Symposium on Perspectives on Oral manifestations of AIDS: Diagnosis and management of HIV-associated infections (1988)
  • "Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans in Oral and Extra-oral Infections" University of Vermont, School of Medicine; University of Vermont, School of Medicine; Dept. of Microbiology (1987)
  • "Localized Juvenile Periodontitis" AAP Annual Meeting, Symposium on "The Diagnosis of Periodontal Disease: Clinically Relevant Tests", Cont Educ.; American Academy of Periodontology (1987)
  • "Adhesion of Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans to Human buccal epithelial cells" The 40th Annual Conference on Engineering in Medicine and Biology; The 40th Annual Conference on Engineering in Medicine and Biology (1987)
  • "Risk Management and the Periodontal Patient" 10th Annual Greater Niagara Dental Meeting, Continuing Education; Greater Niagara Dental (1987)
  • "Juvenile Periodontitis" Children's Hospital of Buffalo; Children's Hospital of Buffalo; Pediatric Dentistry (1987)
  • "A. actinomycetemcomitans in Human Periodontal Disease" Virginia Commonwealth University; Virginia Commonwealth University; Medical College of Virginia (1987)
  • "Current Perspectives in Periodontics: Diagnosis and Treatment" Alpha Omega International Fraternity; Alpha Omega International Fraternity; Buffalo Gilead Alumni Chapter (1987)
  • "The Role of B. gingivalis and A. actinomycetemcomitans as Periodontal Pathogens" Biotechnica Diagnostics Symposium, "Microbiological Diagnostics and Applications in Clin Perio", Cont Educ.; Yankee Dental Congress (1987)
  • "Control of Subgingival Dental Plaque" Academy of General Dentistry; Academy of General Dentistry; Western NY Chapter (1986)
  • "Diagnosis and Treatment of Localized Juvenile Petiodontitis" National Naval Dental Center; National Naval Dental Center (1986)
  • "Haemophilus actinomycetemcomitans in the Pathogenesis of Human Periodontal Disease" Sunstar Portside Symposium; Sunstar Portside Symposium (1986)
  • "Microbiological Monitoring of Subgingival Dental Plaque" Greater Washington Society of Periodontology, Continuing Education; Greater Washington Society of Periodontology (1986)
  • "Haemophilus actinomycetemcomitans in Human Periodontal Disease" University of Missouri at Kansas City; University of Missouri at Kansas City; School of Dentistry (1986)
  • "Haemophilus actinomycetemcomitans in Human Periodontal Disease" University of Rochester; University of Rochester; School of Medicine and Dentistry (1986)
  • "Diagnosis of Periodontal Disease Using Rapid Methods" James English Symposium, 9th Annual Greater Niagara Dental Meeting; Greater Niagara Dental (1986)
  • "Fluorescence Antibody Techniques for Identification of Cariogenic and Periodontopathic Bacteria" NIDR; NIDR; Conference in Microbiological Diagnosis in Dental Caries and Periodontal Disease (1986)
  • "The Role and Significance of Periodontopathic Organisms in the Etiology of Periodontal Diseases. The Role and Significance of Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans." IADR; IADR; Periodotnal Reserch Group Symposium (1986)
  • "Bacterial Invasion in Periodontal Disease" US-Spain Joint Committee for Scientific and Technological Cooperation Workshop; US-Spain Joint Committee for Scientific and Technological Cooperation Workshop (1986)
  • "Oral Pathogens of Importance in Clinical Periodontics" NY University Dental Center; NY University Dental Center (1986)
  • "Rapid Methods for the Detection of Periodontal Pathogens" University of Toronto; University of Toronto (1986)
  • "Use of Laboratory Findings in Management of Periodontal Disease. Methodology and Clinical Significance of Rapid Assays for Periodontal Pathogens" AADR; AADR (1986)
  • "Recent Research and the Role of Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans in Human Periodontal Disease" University of Connecticut; University of Connecticut; School of Dental Medicine (1985)
  • "Adherence among Oral Bacteria" American Society for Microbiology; American Society for Microbiology; Western NY Chapter (1985)
  • "Use Of Antibiotics in Early-Onset and Localized Juvenile Periodontitis" Allegheny County Dental Society, Continuing Education; Allegheny County Dental Society (1985)
  • "Current Concepts in Periodontal Therapy" Tri-County Dental Society; Tri-County Dental Society (1985)
  • "Rapid Identification of Periodontal Pathogens" University of Washington; University of Washington (1985)
  • "Rapid Methods of Detection of Periodontopathogens - Findings in Clinical and Epidemiological Studies" Third Gordon Research Conference on Periodontal Disease; Third Gordon Research Conference on Periodontal Disease; Periodontics (1985)
  • "Studies of the Predominant Cultivable Subgingival Microflora in Type II Diabetic Pima Indians" Third Gordon Research Conference on Periodontal Disease; Third Gordon Research Conference on Periodontal Disease; Peridontics (1985)
  • "The Case for Actinobacillus as a Periodontal Pathogen" University of Alabama (1985)
  • "Rapid Identification of Periodontal Pathogens" Navy Dental Center; Navy Dental Center (1985)
  • "Local and Systemic Antimicrobial Agents in the Treatment of Periodontal Disease" The Western Society of Periodontology, 32nd Annual Scientific Session, Cont Educ; The Western Society of Periodontology (1985)
  • "Evidence for Specific Microorganisms in the Etiology of Human Periodontal Disease" Georgetown University; Georgetown University (1984)
  • "Microbial Diagnosis of Periodontal Diseases" Symposium; Fairleigh Dickinson University (1984)
  • "Evidence Implicating Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitansin localized juvenile periodontitis" IADR Research Meeting; IADR Research Meeting; Lake Ontario Section (1984)
  • "The role of A. actinomycetemcomitans in Periodontitis" Emory University; Emory University (1984)
  • "Diagnosis of Periodontal Disease" Navy Regional Medical Center; Navy Regional Medical Center (1983)
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Service Activities:

  • Curriculum Committee; Chair (2014–present)
  • Executive Council; Member (2013–present)
  • Reviewer Journal of Periodontal Research; Reviewer (2012)
  • Reviewer Letters in Applied Microbiology; Reporter (2012)
  • University Distinguished Ranks Committee; Member (2011–2013)
  • Curriculum Committee; Member (2011–2012)
  • Promotion and Tenure Committee; Member (2011–present)
  • ByLaws Committee; Member (2011–present)
  • Distinguished Series/Chancellor's Awards Selection Committee; Member (2011)
  • Reviewer, “American Journal of Infection Control” review paper submitted to the "American Journal of Infection Control"; Reviewer (2011)
  • Reviewer, “Obstetrics & Gynecology" review paper submitted to the journal "Obstetrics & Gynecology"; Reviewer (2010–present)
  • National Science Foundation; ARI-R2 Bio Panel 2 (Ecology/Evolution); Reviewed grant applications for research facility construction;; Grant Reviewer (2009)
  • Year Committee; Member (2009–present)
  • ADA Council on Scientific Affairs; Consultant (2009–2010)
  • Standard 2, Instruction, Accreditation Subcommittee; Chair (2008–2010)
  • Accreditation Steering Committee; Chair (2008–2010)
  • "Access" Editiorial Board; Board Member (2008–2010)
  • "The Open Dentistry Journal"; Editorial Board Member (2008–2010)
  • "Open Dentistry Reviews"; Editorial Board Member (2008–2010)
  • "Open Dentistry Letters"; Editorial Board Member (2008–2010)
  • Search Committee for Director of Implant Dentistry; Chair (2008)
  • Reviewer Journal of the American Dental Association review papers submitted to JADA; Reviewer (2007–present)
  • Erie County Allied Health Care Response Team Eighth District Dental Society; Member (2007–2009)
  • Academic Health Center ad hoc Curriculum Comittee; Member (2007–2008)
  • Interdisciplinary Research Development Fund (IRDF) Clinical and Behavioral Sciences Panel; Member (2007)
  • Clinical Practice Management Plan Governing Board; Chair (2006–2008)
  • NIH; A Member Conflict Panel, Center for Scientific Review, Oral Microbiology an;; Panel Member (2006–present)
  • ADA Council on Scientific Affairs; Consultant (2005–2007)
  • University Instructional Facilities Physical Characteristics Task Group; Member (2005–2007)
  • NIDCR; NIDCR Special Emphasis Panel;; Chair (2005–present)
  • University Space Management and Facilities Planning Committee; Member (2004–2008)
  • Commission on Dental Accreditation; Consultant (2004–2007)
  • UB 2020, Academic Support Planning Committee; Member (2004–2007)
  • NIH; Center for Scientific Review, Dental Small Business Applications; Special Emphasis Panel;; Panel Member (2004–2006)
  • Campus Facilities and Space Planning Director Search Committee; Member (2004–2005)
  • NIH; Center For Scientific Review, In Vitro Models of HIV Infection; Special Emphasis Panel;; Panel Member (2004–present)
  • Accreditation Steering Committee; Chair (2001–2003)
  • NIH; NIDCR Special Emphasis Panel;; Chair (2001–present)
  • State of Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; Texas Advanced Research/Advanced Technology Program;; Panel Member (2001–present)
  • Faculty Senate Facilities Comittee; Chair (2000–2007)
  • Faculty Senate; Member (2000–2006)
  • Faculty Senate Executive Council; Member (2000–2004)
  • University Classroom Quality and Attributes Committee; Chair (2000–2003)
  • Federal Court, Southern District of NY Expert Witness, Periodontology and Oral Microbiology; Other (1999)
  • Predoctoral Year Committees; Chair (1998–2009)
  • Electronic Curriculum Project; Co-Chair (1998–2008)
  • University Classroom Steering Committee; Member (1998–2003)
  • Department of Oral Health Services and Informatics; Chair (1998–2000)
  • Curriculum Committee; Chair (1996–2003)
  • Curriculum Committee; Member (1995–1996)
  • Communications Committee; Member (1995–2009)
  • Student Progress and Promotions Committee; Member (1995–2009)
  • Executive Council; Member (1995–2009)
  • Accreditation Steering Committee; Member (1994–present)
  • National Research Council National Needs for Biomedical and Behavioral Research Personnel; Member (1993–1994)
  • NIH; NIDCR Special Dental Study Section;; Panel Member (1993–present)
  • Subcommittee on Research Submissions American Academy of Periodontology; Chair (1992–1993)
  • National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine Career Paths for Clinical Research, Task Force on Clinical Research in Dentistry; Member (1992)
  • AADR Publications Committee; Chair (1991–1992)
  • NIDR; Small Business Innovative Grants Review Committee;; Grant Reviewer (1991–present)
  • AADR William J Gies Award; Member (1990–1992)
  • AAP Working Group II Revise Postdoctoral Accreditation Standards; Chair (1990–1991)
  • Northwestern University Organizing Committee Methodologies in Evaluation of Periodontal Therapy; Organizing Committee Member (1990–1991)
  • US Navy; US Navy Biomedial Research Program;; External Reviewer (1990–present)
  • Journal of Periodontal Research; Editorial Board Member (1989–2000)
  • ADA Council on Dental Therapeutics Consultant; Consultant (1989–1991)
  • Clinical Committee for the Development of AIDS Curricula AADS; Member (1989–1991)
  • NIH; Oral Biology and Medicine II Study section;; Panel Member (1989–1991)
  • NIDR; Long-Range Research Plan for the Nineties, Salivary, Soft Tissue and AIDS P; Panel;; Panel Member (1989–present)
  • Journal of Periodontics; Associate Editor (1988–2000)
  • Department of Periodontics Graduate Programs Admissions Committee; Chair (1988–1994)
  • Advanced Dental Education Committee; Member (1988–1994)
  • Graduate Group in Microbial Pathogenesis; Member (1988–1992)
  • Strategic Planning and Policy Committee; Member (1988–1992)
  • Academic Advisory Board Dentist-Scientist Program; Advisory Board (1988–1992)
  • UB AIDS Education and Training Program; Member (1988–1990)
  • Student Appeals Board; Member (1988–1990)
  • ByLaws Committee; Member (1988–1989)
  • Graduate Committee; Member (1987–1994)
  • Search Committee for Chairman; Member (1987–1988)
  • Scientific Review Board of the Dental Research Institute in Oral Biology; Board Member (1987–1988)
  • Admission Committee; Chair (1986)
  • Executive Committee Dentist-Scientist Program; Member (1985–1988)
  • Pew Foundation Application Committee Pew Foundation; Member (1985–1986)
  • Search Committee; Chair (1984–1994)
  • Consultant in Periodontology US Veterans Administration; Consultant (1984–1992)
  • NIH; NIDR Special Grants Review Committee;; Grant Reviewer (1984–1988)
  • AAP Committee on Pharmacotherapeutics; Member (1984–1985)
  • Steering Committee; Member (1983–1994)
  • Coordinator for Microbiology Periodontal Disease Clinical Research Center, SUNY at Buffalo; Program Coordinator (1983–1994)
  • Dental School Admissions Committee; Member (1983–1984)
  • Medical Research Council of Canada;; External Reviewer (1982–present)

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222A Foster Hall
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Buffalo, New York 14214
Phone: (716) 829-3940
Fax: (716) 833-3517
jjzambon@buffalo.edu