Dr. Jonathan A. Ship, Professor of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, Radiology & Medicine, and Director of the Bluestone Center for Clinical Research, has been named a third editor of the 11th edition of Burket’s Oral Medicine: Diagnosis and Treatment, the classic textbook that has been in print for over five decades and has been translated across the globe.
The other two editors are Dr. Martin S. Greenberg, Chief of the Oral Medicine Division of the University of Pennsylvania Health System, and Dr. Michael Glick, Professor of Oral Medicine at the Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health, Associate Dean for Oral-Medical Sciences at the College of Osteopathic Medicine, Mesa, and Editor of the Journal of the American Dental Association, who jointly edited the 10th edition in 2003.
Dr. Ship is also a contributor to the 11th edition, along with three other NYUCD faculty members: Dr. Ross Kerr, Clinical Associate Professor of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, Radiology & Medicine; Dr. Joan Phelan, Professor and Chair of the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, Radiology & Medicine; and Dr. David Sirois, Associate Professor of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, Radiology & Medicine and Associate Dean for Graduate Programs.
In addition, Dr. Ship was honored in May with the Alumni Award of Merit by his alma mater, the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. The award cited Dr. Ship for focusing his attention on gaining better understanding of the influence of aging, systemic diseases, and medications on oral health and function.