Hom-Lay Wang

Hom-Lay Wang


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Hom-Lay Wang, DDS., MSD., Ph D, Professor and Director of Graduate Periodontics at the University of Michigan. He received his DDS from Taipei Medical College, Taipei, Taiwan, DDS, MSD from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio and Ph D from Hiroshima University, Japan. He has co-editor two textbooks, published more than 50 book chapters/invited reviews and more than 720 peer-reviewed scientific articles.

Dr. Wang currently serves as a member of Task Force as Future Science Strategy for the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP), Nevins Teaching and Clinical Research Fellowship Selection Committee (AAPF), Vice President of the Academy of Osseointegration (AO).  Dr. Wang is a Diplomate and a Former Chair and Director of the American Board of Periodontology, a Fellow of American College of Dentists as well as a Fellow and a Former Board of Director of AO, a Diplomate and Former President and Board Director of the ICOI and a former President of Midwest Society of Periodontology.

Dr. Wang serves as a Co-Editor-in-Chief for Clinical Implant Dentistry and Related Research, an Associate Editor for The International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants, International Journal of Oral Implantology, Section Editors for Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry and Founding Editorial board member for Clinical Advances in Periodontics, Editorial Board member for the JP, JCP, COIR, IJPRD, IJOS. Periodontology 2000, and many others.

Dr. Wang is the recipient of many awards/honors including but are not limited to: Morton L. Perel Annual Award for Dental Implant Educator (2007), AO Osseointegration Foundation Clinical Research Recipient (2016), AAP Outstanding Educator Award (2017), AAP Distinguished Scientist Award (2017), ADEA William J. Gies Annual Periodontology Award (2018), University of Michigan Distinguished Faculty Research Mentoring Award (2019),  AAP Master Clinician Award (2019), AAP Distinguished Service Award (2021), and AAP Clinical Research Award (2021).