Research Funding

  • August 1, 1993 - December 31, 2019 - The Connie Wofsy Women's HIV Study , Co-Investigator . Sponsor: NIH, Sponsor Award ID: U01AI034989
  • August 8, 2005 - December 31, 2009 - The Oral Mucosa in HIV Disease: Innate Immunity , Co-Investigator . Sponsor: NIH, Sponsor Award ID: P01DE016839
  • April 1, 1987 - April 30, 2007 - ORAL MANIFESTATIONS OF AIDS , Co-Investigator . Sponsor: NIH, Sponsor Award ID: P01DE007946


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

Honors & Awards

  • 1978-79
    Fellow, National Cancer Institute, Department of Oral Medicine and Hospital Dentistry, University of California, San Francisco
  • 1984-now
    Faculty Member, Rho Rho Chapter, Omicron Kappa Upsilon, Dental Honor Society, President 1996-7
  • 1986
    Award for Teaching Excellence in Oral Medicine from Class of 1987
  • 1986
    Woman of Distinction Award, London, UK
  • 1988-now
    Fellow, American College of Dentists
  • 1988
    Meritorious Award for Distinguished Service, American Academy of Oral Medicine
  • 1988
    Annenberg Lecture. Alpha Omega Dental Society. London, England.
  • 1989
    Samuel Charles Miller Award, American Academy of Oral Medicine
  • 1989
    Seymour J. Kreshover Lecture, National Institute of Dental Research
  • 1989
    Assistant Secretary for Health, Certificate of Commendation
  • 1990
    ScD(hc). Honorary Degree, Doctor of Science, Georgetown University, Washington DC
  • 1991-now
    Honorary Lecturer, United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy's and St. Thomas's Hospitals, University of London, England
  • 1991
    Honorary Visiting Professor, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
  • 1992
    Nevin Lecture. University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado
  • 1992
    Commencement Speaker, Eastman Dental Center, Rochester, New York
  • 1993-now
    Who's Who in America
  • 1993
    Fellow, Pierre Fauchard Academy
  • 1993
    Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • 1994
    Distinguished Visiting Professor, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York
  • 1994
    FDSRCS Ed, Honorary Fellowship in Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh,
  • 1994-now
    Who's Who in Science and Engineering
  • 1994-now
    Dictionary of International Biography
  • 1995
    Annie McNeil Lecture. Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh
  • 1996
    Gallery of Honor, What About AIDS? Science, Art and Human Stories. Exploratorium, San Francisco
  • 1998
    Turner and Newall Lecture. University Dental School of Manchester, University of Manchester, Manchester, England
  • 2000-now
    Member, Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 2000
    Silver Medal, Ville de Paris. Paris, France
  • 2004
    Norton Ross Award, American Dental Association
  • 2007
    Ambassador in Research!America's Paul G. Rogers Society for Global Health Research.
  • 2007
    DSc (hc) King's College, University of London, England

Selected Publications

  1. Nawandar DM, Wang A, Makielski K, Lee D, Ma S, Barlow E, Reusch J, Jiang R, Wille CK, Greenspan D, Greenspan JS, Mertz JE, Hutt-Fletcher L, Johannsen EC, Lambert PF, Kenney SC. Differentiation-Dependent KLF4 Expression Promotes Lytic Epstein-Barr Virus Infection in Epithelial Cells. PLoS Pathog. 2015 Oct; 11(10):e1005195.  View on PubMed
  2. Tugizov SM, Herrera R, Chin-Hong P, Veluppillai P, Greenspan D, Michael Berry J, Pilcher CD, Shiboski CH, Jay N, Rubin M, Chein A, Palefsky JM. HIV-associated disruption of mucosal epithelium facilitates paracellular penetration by human papillomavirus. Virology. 2013 Nov; 446(1-2):378-88.  View on PubMed
  3. Ryder MI, Nittayananta W, Coogan M, Greenspan D, Greenspan JS. Periodontal disease in HIV/AIDS. Periodontol 2000. 2012 Oct; 60(1):78-97.  View on PubMed
  4. Tugizov SM, Herrera R, Veluppillai P, Greenspan D, Soros V, Greene WC, Levy JA, Palefsky JM. Differential transmission of HIV traversing fetal oral/intestinal epithelia and adult oral epithelia. J Virol. 2012 Mar; 86(5):2556-70.  View on PubMed
  5. Tugizov SM, Herrera R, Veluppillai P, Greenspan D, Soros V, Greene WC, Levy JA, Palefsky JM. HIV is inactivated after transepithelial migration via adult oral epithelial cells but not fetal epithelial cells. Virology. 2011 Jan 20; 409(2):211-22.  View on PubMed
  6. Shiboski CH, Patton LL, Webster-Cyriaque JY, Greenspan D, Traboulsi RS, Ghannoum M, Jurevic R, Phelan JA, Reznik D, Greenspan JS, Oral HIV/AIDS Research Alliance, Subcommittee of the AIDS Clinical Trial Group. The Oral HIV/AIDS Research Alliance: updated case definitions of oral disease endpoints. J Oral Pathol Med. 2009 Jul; 38(6):481-8.  View on PubMed
  7. Navazesh M, Mulligan R, Karim R, Mack WJ, Ram S, Seirawan H, Greenspan J, Greenspan D, Phelan J, Alves M, Oral Substudy of the Women's Interagency HIV Study Collaborative Study Group*. Effect of HAART on salivary gland function in the Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS). Oral Dis. 2009 Jan; 15(1):52-60.  View on PubMed
  8. 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.  View on PubMed
  9. Greenspan JS, Greenspan D. A global theme--poverty and human development. J Dent Res. 2007 Oct; 86(10):917-8.  View on PubMed
  10. Greenspan D. Oral health is global health. J Dent Res. 2007 Jun; 86(6):485.  View on PubMed
  11. Tugizov S, Herrera R, Veluppillai P, Greenspan J, Greenspan D, Palefsky JM. Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-infected monocytes facilitate dissemination of EBV within the oral mucosal epithelium. J Virol. 2007 Jun; 81(11):5484-96.  View on PubMed
  12. Cox D, Greenspan D, Jordan RC, Greenspan JS. Oral bowenoid papulosis in an HIV-positive male. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2006 Oct; 102(4):431-2; author reply 432.  View on PubMed
  13. Alves M, Mulligan R, Passaro D, Gawell S, Navazesh M, Phelan J, Greenspan D, Greenspan JS. Longitudinal evaluation of loss of attachment in HIV-infected women compared to HIV-uninfected women. J Periodontol. 2006 May; 77(5):773-9.  View on PubMed
  14. Hodgson TA, Greenspan D, Greenspan JS. Oral lesions of HIV disease and HAART in industrialized countries. Adv Dent Res. 2006 Apr 01; 19(1):57-62.  View on PubMed
  15. Navazesh M, Mulligan R, Pogoda J, Greenspan D, Alves M, Phelan J, Greenspan J, Slots J. The effect of HAART on salivary microbiota in the Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS). Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2005 Dec; 100(6):701-8.  View on PubMed
  16. Phelan JA, Mulligan R, Nelson E, Brunelle J, Alves ME, Navazesh M, Greenspan D. Dental caries in HIV-seropositive women. J Dent Res. 2004 Nov; 83(11):869-73.  View on PubMed
  17. Baumgarth N, Szubin R, Dolganov GM, Watnik MR, Greenspan D, Da Costa M, Palefsky JM, Jordan R, Roederer M, Greenspan JS. Highly tissue substructure-specific effects of human papilloma virus in mucosa of HIV-infected patients revealed by laser-dissection microscopy-assisted gene expression profiling. Am J Pathol. 2004 Sep; 165(3):707-18.  View on PubMed
  18. Hilton JF, MacPhail LA, Pascasio L, Sroussi HY, Cheikh B, LaBao ME, Malvin K, Greenspan D, Dodd MJ. Self-care intervention to reduce oral candidiasis recurrences in HIV-seropositive persons: a pilot study. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. 2004 Jun; 32(3):190-200.  View on PubMed
  19. Mulligan R, Phelan JA, Brunelle J, Redford M, Pogoda JM, Nelson E, Seirawan H, Greenspan JS, Navazesh M, Greenspan D, Alves ME. Baseline characteristics of participants in the oral health component of the Women's Interagency HIV Study. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. 2004 Apr; 32(2):86-98.  View on PubMed
  20. Greenspan D, Jordan RC. The white lesion that kills--aneuploid dysplastic oral leukoplakia. N Engl J Med. 2004 Apr 01; 350(14):1382-4.  View on PubMed

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