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Charles Bertolami


The Thirty-first President of the AADR, 2002-03

  • Born December 31, 1949, Lorain, Ohio

  • Inaugural address delivered in San Diego, CA, March 6, 2002
    “Disquieting Change–Extraordinary Challenge”
    (J Dent Res 81:366, 2002)

  • DDS, Ohio State University, Summa cum laude, 1974
    DMedSc, Harvard University, 1979

  • Chief Resident, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital: 1979-1980
    Faculty, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Connecticut: 1980-1983
    Faculty, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Harvard School of Dental Medicine: 1983-1989
    Appointed Chair, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, UCLA: 1989
    Various Professorships, Associate Dean, Section Chair, UCSF (1989-1995)
    Dean, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Dentistry: 1995-2007
    Dean, NYU College of Dentistry: 2007-present