Clark Stanford

Name: Clark Stanford
Title: Associate Dean for Research, Dentistry
Focus Area: Research & Clinical Care
Email: Clark-Stanford@uiowa.edu
Office Number: 319-335-7381
Campus Address: N419 DSB

Dr. Clark Stanford is the Associate Dean for Research and Centennial Fund Professor for Clinical Research, Dows Institute for Dental Research and Department of Prosthodontics, College of Dentistry, University of Iowa. He holds secondary appointments in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation and the Department of Biomedical Engineering. Dr. Stanford received his BS (1984), DDS (1987), Certificate in Prosthodontics and Ph.D. (Cell Biology; 1992) from the University of Iowa. He has been on the faculty since 1992. His basic science research areas deal with osteoblastic gene expression and signally pathways. He runs the Office for Clinical Research and the outpatient Craniofacial Clinical Research Center (CCRC) in the College of Dentistry. He is a member of the management committee for the CTSA supported Institute for Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS) at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. In this role he helps to organize and perform basic, translational and clinical research studies. He is the chair of the National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasia(s) Scientific Advisory Council. He is the author of 18 book chapters,111 published papers and more than 140 published research abstracts. He receives research funding from NIH, Foundations and from industry. He currently serves on multiple national and international committees. He is the recipient of 15 academic awards including the 2007 State of Iowa Regents Award for Faculty Excellence and the IADR Distinguished Scientist Award (2007). He sees private patients for complex rehabilitation in an intramural practice at the College with an emphasis on Craniofacial Anomalies.