Ray Williams, DMD

Ray Williams

Ray C. Williams, DMD is Professor of Periodontology and Dean of the Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine in Stony Brook, New York. He received his DMD with honors from the University of Alabama School of Dentistry and his certificate in Periodontology and Oral Medicine from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow in microbiology at the Forsyth Institute in Boston. Dr. Williams is a member of the American and International Associations of Dental Research, the American Dental Education Association, the American Dental Association, the American and International College of Dentists and the American Academy of Periodontology. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Academy of Periodontology. His major research interests are clinical and translational research in both pharmacological modification of the host response and in anti-infective approaches to treat periodontal disease. He also works in the area of the oral health and general health relationship. Dr. Williams has authored 140 papers on a variety of periodontal and dental implant topics.