John S. Greenspan, BDS, PhD

John S. Greenspan, BDS, PhD

Distinguished Professor, Department of Orofacial Sciences, UCSF; Distinguished Professor, Department of Pathology and Director, AIDS Research Institute, UCSF

Phone: (415) 476-1690 (Asst); 415) 476-2220 (voice mail)
Box 0422, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-0422

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Royal Free Hospital Medical School, London, BSc(1st class Honors), 1959, Anatomy
Royal Dental School, London, BDS (Honors), 1963, Dentistry
Royal Postgraduate Medical School, London, PhD, 1967, Experimental Pathology
Royal College of Pathologists, MRCPath, 1971, Oral Pathology
Royal College of Pathologists, FRCPath, 1983, Oral Pathology

Professional Experience

  • 1963
    Fellow, Histochemistry, Royal Postgraduate Medical School, London
  • 1963-71
    Assistant Lecturer, through Senior Lecturer, Oral Pathology, Royal Dental Hospital School of Dental Surgery
  • 1969-71
    Fellow, Pathology, St. George's Hospital Medical School, London
  • 1972-73
    Visiting Associate Professor, Schools of Dentistry and Medicine, UCSF
  • 1971-76
    Senior Lecturer/Consultant Pathologist, Royal Dental Hospital School of Dental Surgery, University of London, Consultant to St. George's Hospital and Institute of Dermatology, London
  • 1976-present
    Professor, Oral Biology and Oral Pathology, School of Dentistry and Pathology, School of Medicine, UCSF
  • 1976-88
    Professor and Chair, Division of Oral Biology, School of Dentistry, UCSF
  • 1982-present
    Director, UCSF AIDS Specimen Bank
  • 1987-91
    Associate Director, UCSF Dental Clinical Epidemiology Program
  • 1987-2005
    Director, UCSF Oral AIDS Center
  • 1988-2001
    Professor & Chair, Department of Stomatology, School of Dentistry, UCSF
  • 1993-1999
    Director, UCSF AIDS Clinical Research Center (ACRC), School of Medicine, UCSF
  • 1999-2006
    Director, UCSF California AIDS Research Center (CARC), School of Medicine, UCSF
  • 2001-2006
    Leland A. and Gladys K. Barber Professor of Dentistry, UCSF
  • 2001-2009
    Dean for Research, School of Dentistry, UCSF
  • 2003-present
    Director, AIDS Research Institute at UCSF (ARI)
  • 2009-present
    Distinguished Professor, Schools of Dentistry and Medicine, UCSF

Honors & Awards

  • 1990
    Sc. D (h.c.) Georgetown University
  • 1995
    Member, Institute of Medicine
  • 1996-1997
    Royal Society of Medicine Foundation/Burroughs Wellcome Visiting Professor, London, UK
  • 1997-present
    Who's Who in America
  • 1998-present
    Fellow in Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • 2001-2006
    Leland A. and Gladys K. Barber Endowed Chair in Dentistry, UCSF
  • 2001
    Recognition Award, Academic Senate, UCSF
  • 2003-present
    Fellow, King's College London
  • 2006
    Mentor Award, National Student Research Group, AADR
  • 2008
    Positive Health Practice Award, 360: Positive Care Center at UCSF
  • 2009
    John Greene Society Faculty Research Award, UCSF

Selected Publications

  1. Greenspan JS, Williams DM, Mossey PA, Sgan-Cohen HD. Letter to the editor, "the ethical imperative of addressing oral health disparities: a unifying framework". J Dent Res. 2014 Apr; 93(4):423.
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  2. Greenspan JS. Global health and dental education: a tipping point? J Dent Educ. 2013 Oct; 77(10):1243-4.
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  3. De Souza YG, Greenspan JS. Biobanking past, present and future: responsibilities and benefits. AIDS. 2013 Jan 28; 27(3):303-12.
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  4. Baer AN, Gourin CG, Westra WH, Cox DP, Greenspan JS, Daniels TE. Rare diagnosis of IgG4-related systemic disease by lip biopsy in an international Sjögren syndrome registry. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2013 Mar; 115(3):e34-9.
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  5. Ryder MI, Nittayananta W, Coogan M, Greenspan D, Greenspan JS. Periodontal disease in HIV/AIDS. Periodontol 2000. 2012 Oct; 60(1):78-97.
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  6. Burbelo PD, Kovacs JA, Wagner J, Bayat A, Rhodes CS, De Souza Y, Greenspan JS, Iadarola MJ. The Cancer-Associated Virus Landscape in HIV Patients with Oral Hairy Leukoplakia, Kaposi's Sarcoma, and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. AIDS Res Treat. 2012; 2012:634523.
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  7. Shiboski SC, Shiboski CH, Criswell L, Baer A, Challacombe S, Lanfranchi H, Schiødt M, Umehara H, Vivino F, Zhao Y, Dong Y, Greenspan D, Heidenreich AM, Helin P, Kirkham B, Kitagawa K, Larkin G, Li M, Lietman T, Lindegaard J, McNamara N, Sack K, Shirlaw P, Sugai S, Vollenweider C, Whitcher J, Wu A, Zhang S, Zhang W, Greenspan J, Daniels T. American College of Rheumatology classification criteria for Sjögren's syndrome: a data-driven, expert consensus approach in the Sjögren's International Collaborative Clinical Alliance cohort. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2012 Apr; 64(4):475-87.
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  8. Malladi AS, Sack KE, Shiboski SC, Shiboski CH, Baer AN, Banushree R, Dong Y, Helin P, Kirkham BW, Li M, Sugai S, Umehara H, Vivino FB, Vollenweider CF, Zhang W, Zhao Y, Greenspan JS, Daniels TE, Criswell LA. Primary Sjögren's syndrome as a systemic disease: a study of participants enrolled in an international Sjögren's syndrome registry. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2012 Jun; 64(6):911-8.
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  9. Daniels TE, Cox D, Shiboski CH, Schiødt M, Wu A, Lanfranchi H, Umehara H, Zhao Y, Challacombe S, Lam MY, De Souza Y, Schiødt J, Holm H, Bisio PA, Gandolfo MS, Sawaki T, Li M, Zhang W, Varghese-Jacob B, Ibsen P, Keszler A, Kurose N, Nojima T, Odell E, Criswell LA, Jordan R, Greenspan JS. Associations between salivary gland histopathologic diagnoses and phenotypic features of Sjögren's syndrome among 1,726 registry participants. Arthritis Rheum. 2011 Jul; 63(7):2021-30.
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  10. Greenspan J. Opening remarks: retaining the passion. Adv Dent Res. 2011 Apr; 23(1):4-5.
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  11. Shiboski CH, Webster-Cyriaque JY, Ghannoum M, Greenspan JS, Dittmer D. Overview of the oral HIV/AIDS Research Alliance Program. Adv Dent Res. 2011 Apr; 23(1):28-33.
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  12. Whitcher JP, Shiboski CH, Shiboski SC, Heidenreich AM, Kitagawa K, Zhang S, Hamann S, Larkin G, McNamara NA, Greenspan JS, Daniels TE. A simplified quantitative method for assessing keratoconjunctivitis sicca from the Sjögren's Syndrome International Registry. Am J Ophthalmol. 2010 Mar; 149(3):405-15.
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  13. Shiboski CH, Patton LL, Webster-Cyriaque JY, Greenspan D, Traboulsi RS, Ghannoum M, Jurevic R, Phelan JA, Reznik D, Greenspan JS. The Oral HIV/AIDS Research Alliance: updated case definitions of oral disease endpoints. J Oral Pathol Med. 2009 Jul; 38(6):481-8.
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  14. Daniels TE, Criswell LA, Shiboski C, Shiboski S, Lanfranchi H, Dong Y, Schiødt M, Umehara H, Sugai S, Challacombe S, Greenspan JS. An early view of the international Sjögren's syndrome registry. Arthritis Rheum. 2009 May 15; 61(5):711-4.
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  15. Navazesh M, Mulligan R, Karim R, Mack WJ, Ram S, Seirawan H, Greenspan J, Greenspan D, Phelan J, Alves M. Effect of HAART on salivary gland function in the Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS). Oral Dis. 2009 Jan; 15(1):52-60.
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  16. Mulligan R, Seirawan H, Alves ME, Navazesh M, Phelan JA, Greenspan D, Greenspan JS, Mack WJ. Oral health-related quality of life among HIV-infected and at-risk women. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. 2008 Dec; 36(6):549-57.
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  17. Owotade FJ, Shiboski CH, Poole L, Ramstead CA, Malvin K, Hecht FM, Greenspan JS. Prevalence of oral disease among adults with primary HIV infection. Oral Dis. 2008 Sep; 14(6):497-9.
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  18. Chidzonga MM, Mwale M, Malvin K, Martin JN, Greenspan JS, Shiboski CH. Oral candidiasis as a marker of HIV disease progression among Zimbabwean women. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2008 Apr 15; 47(5):579-84.
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  19. Owotade FJ, Greenspan JS. Malaria and oral health. Oral Dis. 2008 May; 14(4):302-7.
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  20. Greenspan JS, Greenspan D. A global theme--poverty and human development. J Dent Res. 2007 Oct; 86(10):917-8.
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