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Name Tabak, Lawrence
Othernames Lawrence A. Tabak
Places of residence Rochester, New York
Washington, D.C.
Education City College of New York
D.D.S., Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery, 1977
PhD and a certificate of proficiency in endodontics, State University of New York at Buffalo
Notes A former NIH MERIT recipient, Dr. Tabak’s major research focus is the structure, biosynthesis and function of glycoproteins.
Occupation Dental Research
Science Administrator
Titles & honors Senior Associate Dean for Research, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Director of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institute of Health, 2000-2010
Principle Deputy Director, NIH, 2010
Publications Malamud, Daniel, Lawrence Tabak. "Saliva as a diagnostic fluid." New York: The New York Academy of Sciences, 1993.
Tabak, Lawrence A. "Saliva in health and disease: proceedings of the 16th international conference on oral biology." International Association for Dental Research, 2000.
Role Dentist
Related Websites Chronicles of Outstanding Leaders in Dentistry

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Tabak, Lawrence - RL532

This DVD is volume 61 in a series called Outstanding Leaders in Dentistry, which explores leadership of people who have significantly contributed to dentistry. This is an interview with Lawrence Tabak, who talks about his life and career in dentistry. He is best known for serving as the Senior Associate Dean for Research at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Dr. Tabak was appointed the seventh Director of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research at NIH in 2000. Prior to coming to NIDCR, he directed many institution-wide research programs. He is directing a new initiative advanced at the NIDCR through extensive dental research networks. The intervie