Dr. Lawrence Gettleman, BA, DMD, MSD, FAGD, FADM, FACD, FAAMP

Lawrence Gettleman, BA, DMD, MSD, FAGD, FADM, FACD, FAAMP

Lawrence Gettleman, DMD, MSD, received his DMD in 1966 from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine and attended St. Louis University (MSD 1968) for post-doctoral work. He was recruited for an active duty research position with the US Public Health Service in San Francisco, then returned to the Harvard faculty as assistant professor from 1971-76. He moved to the LSU School of Dentistry and Gulf South Research Institute in New Orleans before joining the University of Louisville faculty in 1990. He has maintained a private practice of restorative dentistry and prosthodontics, and has 72 research publications, 7 book chapters, 143 research abstracts, and 3 patents.

Lawrence Gettleman attended Rutgers College (psychology BA, 1962), the Harvard School of Dental Medicine (DMD, 1966), and St. Louis University (MSD 1968) for post-doctoral work. He was recruited for an active duty research position with the US Public Health Service in San Francisco and returned to the Harvard faculty as assistant professor from 1971-1976. He moved to the LSU School of Dentistry and Gulf South Research Institute in New Orleans before joining the University of Louisville faculty in 1990. Dr. Gettleman has maintained a private practice of prosthodontics and restorative dentistry, and has 83 research publications, 7 book chapters, 144 research abstracts, and 3 patents. He has mentored 32 pre- and post-doctoral degree students and is a fellow of 4 honor societies. Dr. Gettleman is a reviewer for NIH study sections and is on the editorial boards of 11 professional biomaterials and prosthodontic journals. He was the principal investigator of the NIH grants that developed NOVUS, and a $2.9 million multicenter randomized, controlled, double-blind clinical trial research grant in maxillofacial prosthetics from 2003-2009.