Louis J. Goldberg  PhD, DDS

Department of Oral Diagnostic Sciences

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus

Oral Biology; Temporomandibular Disorders

Faculty Research Profile

 
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Education and Training:
  • PhD, Anatomy, University of California, Los Angeles (1968)
  • DDS, Dentistry, New York University College of Dentistry (1960)
  • BA, Biology, Brooklyn College (1956)
Employment:
  • Professor, Oral Diagnostic Sciences, (2000-present)
  • Professor Emeritus, UCLA (1993-present)
  • Professor, Oral Biology, SUNY Buffalo (1993-present)
  • Office of Scientific Integrity (1990-present)
  • Dean, Dean‘s Office, SUNY Buffalo (1993-2000)
  • Director, PhD Program in Oral Biology, UCLA (1992-1993)
  • Dental Research Programs Advisory Committee (1991)
  • NIDR (1991)
  • Dental Reserach Programs Advisory Committee (1991)
  • U.S.-Israel Binational Science Foundation (1989-1990)
  • Director, NIDR Oral-Facial Motor Control Training Grant, UCLA (1989-1993)
  • Dental Research Programs Advisory Committee (1987-1988)
  • Kinsey Institute (1986-1987)
  • Assistant Director, Orofacial Pain Research Center, UCLA (1986-1993)
  • The Medical Research Council of Canada and the Dept. of Health and Welfare's Assessment of Canadian Dental Research (1985)
  • U.S./Denmark Collaborative Perinatal Cohort (1984)
  • National Advisory Dental Research Council (1984-1985)
  • Professor, Department of Kinesiology, UCLA (1981-1988)
  • Member, UCLA Brain Research Institute, UCLA (1979-1993)
  • Professor, Section of Oral Biology, UCLA (1977-1993)
  • Professor, Department of Anatomy, UCLA (1977-1988)
  • Graduate Advisor, M.S. Program in Oral Biology, UCLA (1975-1980)
  • Director of M.S. Program in Oral Biology, UCLA (1975-1993)
  • VA Hospital (1973-1981)
  • Chair, Section of Oral Biology, UCLA (1972-1993)
  • Director, Graduate Training Program in Oral Biology, UCLA (1972-1977)
  • Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy, UCLA (1972-1977)
  • Assistant Dean for Research, UCLA (1972-1979)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy, UCLA (1969-1972)
  • Assistant Professor, Section of Oral Biology, UCLA (1968-1972)
  • Post Doctoral Fellow, National Institute of Dental Research (1964-1968)
  • U.S. Army Corps (1962-1964)
  • Post Doctoral Fellow, National Institute of Dental Research (1961-1962)
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Awards and Honors:
  • Sabbatical Leave (2011)
  • Fellow (1996)
  • Merit Award (1989)
  • Honors Collegium Faculty Recognition Award (1988)
  • Fellow (1978)
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honorary Dental Fraternity (1972)
  • Career Development Awardee, NIH (1968)
  • Founders Day Award, New York University (1960)

Research Expertise:
  • Research Interests
  • neuroscience: research and study in neuroscence
  • biomedical ontology: ontology of pain and oral cancer and pathology
  • biosemiotics: new field of the importance of signs in biology
Grants and Sponsored Research:
  • January 2001-December 2002
    An Older Adult Service Program: A Collaboration between the UB School of Social Work and the UB School of Dental Medicine
    Community Foundation of Greater Buffalo
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    $33,000.00
  • July 1988-June 1994
    Studies in Oral-Pharyngeal Reflexes
    NIH, NIDR Merit Award
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $683,509.00
  • July 1988-June 1994
    Brainstem Mechanisms Controlling Rhythmical Jaw Movements
    NIH, NIDR
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $527,350.00
  • July 1988-June 1994
    Post Doctoral Training Grant in Oral-Facial Motor Control
    NIH, NIDR
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $870,952.00
  • July 1985-June 1989
    Orofacial Pain Research Center: Herpes and Nerve Function
    NIH, NIDR
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    $164,345.00
  • July 1982-June 1989
    Brainstem Mechanisms Controlling Rhythmical Jaw Movements
    NIH, NIDR
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $322,752.00
  • July 1982-June 1986
    Trigeminal Motor Fatigue-Endurance and Tremor Studies
    NIH, NIDR
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $212,554.00
  • July 1979-June 1983
    Assessment of the Central Pattern Generation of Locomotion in Spinal Cats
    NIH, NINDS
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $175,274.00
  • July 1976-June 1977
    Single Motor Unit Studies of the Muscles of Mastication
    California Dental Association
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $3,000.00
  • July 1972-June 1977
    Graduate Training in Basic Science
    USPHS Training Grant
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $500,000.00
  • July 1969-June 1970
    Muscle Hyperactivity Associated with Restricted Jaw Opening
    Southern California Dental Association
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $5,000.00
  • July 1968-June 1989
    Studies in Oral-Pharyngeal Reflexes
    NIH, NIDR
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $948,861.00
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Journal Articles:
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Abstracts:
  • Smith B, Ceusters W, Goldberg LJ, Ohrbach R. Towards an Ontology of Pain and of Pain-Related Phenomena. 13th World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics Medinfo. 2010.
  • Wysocki JA, Zittel-Palamara K, Berry E, DuPont C, Ortman L, Goldberg L, Fabiano JA. Inter-department collaboration to improve patient access to dental care. J Dent Educ. 2006; 70(1).
  • Zittel-Palamara K, Davis EL, Fabiano JA, Goldberg LJ, Chin-Kit Wells C, Wysocki JA, Waldrop DP, Scannapieco FA. Access to dental care in Western New York: Differences among seniors by age group. J Dent Res. 2005; 84(A).
  • Fabiano JA, Zittel-Palamara K, Davis E, Waldrop D, Wysocki J, Goldberg L. Dental/Social Worker assessment of biopsychosocial concerns of elderly patients. J Dent Res. 2005; 84(A).
  • Zittel-Palamara, K, Davis E, Fabiano J, Goldberg LJ, Chin-Kit Wells, MD, Wysocki, JA, Waldrop, DP, Scannapieco FA. Seniors‘ access-to-dental-care in Western New York: Differences among early/middle/late seniors. J Dent Res. 2005; 84.
  • Zittel-Palamara K, Fabiano JA, Davis E, Waldrop D, Goldberg LJ. Improving older adults‘ access to dental care in a university-based dental clinic: Interdisciplinary collaboration with social work professionals. J Dent Educ. 2005; 69.
  • Fabiano JA, Waldrop DP, Nochajski TH, Zittel-Palamara KM, Davis EL, Goldberg LJ. Effect of educational interventions on age bias in dental students. J Dent Res. 2004; 83(A).
  • Zittel-Palamara K, Davis EL, Fabiano J, Waldrop DP, Goldberg LJ. The CARES Program: Two-year outcomes. J Dent Res. 2004.
  • Davis EL, Fabiano JA, Goldberg LJ, Zittel-Palamara KM, Waldrop DP. Dental medicine and Social Work Collaboration: Project CARES. J Dent Res. 2003.
  • Fabiano JA, Waldrop DP, Davis E, Goldberg L. More than a set of teeth: teaching dental students about older adults. Gerontologist. 2002; 42(I).
  • Waldrop D, Fabiano JA, Goldberg LJ, Wright W, Davis E. Interrelationship between age, health and psychosocial concerns in oral health patients. Gerontologist. 2001; 41(I).
  • Chandler SH, Goldberg LJ. Electrophysiological characteristics of guinea pig trigeminal motoneurons in vitro. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 1991; 17(1).
  • Gerstner GE, Goldberg LJ. Behavior pattern organization in 6 mammalian species. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 1991; 17(2).
  • Gerstner GE, Goldberg LJ. Masticatory jaw movement taxonomies from six mammals using discriminant analysis. J Dent Res. 1991; 70.
  • Phillips DM, Turman Jr JE, Woo MC, Trank TV, Goldberg LJ, Chandler SH. Anatomical evidence for axon collaterals of brainstem neurons projecting bilaterally to areas in and around the trigeminal motor nucleus in guinea pigs. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr.. 1990; 16(1).
  • Goldberg LJ, Gerstner GE, Gurahian SM. Genioglossal EMG activity during rhythmic jaw movements. J Dent Res. 1989; 68.
  • Gurahian SM, Goldberg LJ, Chandler SH. Effects of reticular formation activation on rhythmical trigeminal behavior on the guinea pig. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr.. 1987; 13(1).
  • Goldberg LJ, DeBruyne K, Gerstner GE. Angiotensin II evokes drinking-like jaw and tongue movements in the anesthetized guinea pig. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 1987; 13(2).
  • Goldberg LJ, Gerstner GE, Chandler SH. An analysis of jaw muscle EMG activity and mandibular movement trajectories during feeding and drinking in the guinea pig. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr.. 1986; 12(1).
  • Chandler SH, Goldberg LJ. Effects of brainstem activation on cortically induced rhythmical jaw movements in the guinea pig. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr.. 1986; 12(2).
  • Goldberg LJ. The neural basis for motor control of the jaws. J Dent Res. 1985; 64.
  • Chandler SH, Goldberg LJ. The role of the lower brainstem in the control of rhythmical jaw movements in the guinea pig. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr.. 1985; II(2).
  • Garfinkel A, Goldberg LJ, Lambert RW, Chandler SH. A coupled oscillator model of spontaneous rhythmic jaw movements in the guinea pig. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 1984; 10.
  • Gerstner G, Bellman K, Goldberg LJ. An ethological approach to apomorphine and haloperidol induced dyskinesias in the guinea pig. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 1984; 10.
  • Goldberg LJ, Lambert RW, Chandler SH. Role of the medial and lateral pterygoid muscles in producing the lateral components of spontaneous rhythmic jaw movements in the guinea pig. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 1984; 10.
  • Lambert RW, Goldberg LJ, Chandler SH. EMG correlates of apomorphine-induced rhythmic jaw movements in the guinea pig. So. Neurosci. Abstr.. 1984; 1.
  • Goldberg LJ. The problem of brain representation: the standpoint of the single unit paradigm. Psychophysiology. 1983; 20.
  • Goldberg LJ, Chandler SH. Evidence for the presence of a high frequency oscillator in the CPG for rhythmic jaw movements in the guinea pig. Soc. Neurosci. 1983; 9.
  • Baker L, Chandler SH, Goldberg LJ. L-dopa induced rhythmical discharges in flexor and extensor ankle filaments of chronic spinalized cats. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 1982.
  • Chandler SH, Goldberg LJ, Nielsen S, Hassel A. Effects of strychnine on cortically induced rhythmic jaw movements in guinea pigs. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 1982; 8.
  • Clark GT, Goldberg LJ. Contractile properties of the SMUs of the human anterior temporal muscle. J Dent Res. 1981; 60.
  • Goldberg LJ, Tal M. Rhythmically occurring synaptic potentials in trigeminal motoneurons evoked by repetitive cortical stimulation. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 1979; 5.
  • Lund JP, Courville J, Goldberg LJ. Mapping of functional projections from the motor cortex with 3H-deoxy-D-glucose. Canada Physiology. 1979; 10.
  • Goldberg LJ, Tal M. Central generation of a biphasic pattern in guinea pig jaw closer motoneurons. J Dent Res. 1978; 57.
  • Chandler SH, Nakamura Y, Goldberg LJ, Chase MH. Intracellular study of effects of reticular stimulation on trigeminal motoneurons during sleep and wakefulness. Sleep Research. 1978; 6.
  • Chase MH, Goldberg LJ, Chandler SH, Nakamura Y. Intracellular analysis of reticular actions on trigeminal motoneurons during sleep. Proc XXVII International Congress of Physiological Sciences. 1978.
  • Chase MH, Goldberg LJ, Chandler SH, Nakamura Y. Intracellular analysis of trigeminal motoneuron activity during sleep. Sleep Research. 1978; 6.
  • Tal M, Goldberg LJ. Masticatory muscle activity during rhythmic jaw movements in the anesthetized guinea pig. J Dent Res. 1978; 57.
  • Clark GT, Goldberg LJ. Factors influencing the excitability of the periodontal-masseteric reflex. J Dent Res. 1978; 57.
  • Goldberg LJ, Nakamura Y. PAD in la afferents of jaw-closing muscle. J Dent Res. 1977; 56.
  • Derfler B, Goldberg LJ. Firing rate characteristics of SMUs in the human masseter muscle. Soc Neurosci. 1977.
  • Goldberg LJ, Derfler BM, Hayes G. Single motor unit activity in the masseter muscle of man. J Dent Res. 1975; 54.
  • Goldberg LJ. Periodontal-masseteric reflex in man. Anat Rec. 1971; 169.
  • Goldberg LJ. Analysis of the stretch reflex of the masseter muscle during static biting in man. J Dent Res. 1971.
  • Goldberg LJ. Disinhibition in the trigeminal system. Anat Rec. 1968; 160.
  • Goldberg LJ, Nakamura Y. Masseteric motoneurons and the linguomandibular reflex. J Dent Res. 1968; 87.
  • Clemente CD, Chase MH, Sauerland EK, Nakamura Y, Goldberg LJ. Cortical inhibition of bulbar and spinal monosynaptic reflexes in the cat and squirrel monkey. Fed Proc. 1967; 26.
  • Goldberg LJ. Some evidence for the reciprocal nature of lingual nerve afferent influence on trigeminal and hypoglossal motoneurons. Anat Rec. 1967; 157.
  • Nakamura Y, Goldberg LJ. Nature of suppression of the trigeminal monosynaptic reflex induced by stimulation of the cortex of the cat. The Physiologist. 1966; 9.
  • Perryman JH, Katz S, Goldberg LJ. Effect on peripheral nerve stimulation and muscle activation on respiratory and blood pressure nociceptive reflex patterns. Fed Proc. 1960; 19.
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Books and Book Chapters:
  • Bitner T, Donnelly M, Goldberg LJ, Neuhaus F. Modeling Principles and Methodologies - Spatial Representation and Reasoning. Anatomy Ontologies for Bioinformatics. 2008; 6.
  • Grenon P, Smith B, Goldberg L. Biodynamic Ontology: Applying BFO in the Biomedical Domain.. Ontologies in Medicine. 2004; 102.
  • Gerstner GE, Goldberg LJ. The Process of Mastication. Neurobiology of Mastication - from Molecular to Systems Approach. 1999.
  • Goldberg LJ, Chandler SH. Central mechanisms of rhythmical trigeminal activity. Neurophysiology of the Jaws and Teeth. 1990.
  • Goldberg LJ. The role of the brain in temporomandibular disorders. Perspectives in Temporomandibular Disorders. 1986.
  • Luschei E, Goldberg LJ. Neural mechanisms of mandibular control: mastication and voluntary biting. APS Handbook on "Motor Control". 1981.
  • Goldberg LJ. Principles of motor control and their application to dental problems: comments and critique. Oral Motor Behavior: Impact on Oral Conditions and Dental Treatment. 1979; 79(1845).
  • Goldberg LJ. Twitch tension, spike amplitude and recruitment order of masseter muscle single motor units. Oral Physiology and Occlusion: An International Symposium. 1978.
  • Goldberg LJ. Motoneuron mechanisms: reflex controls in mastication and swallowing. Mastication and Swallowing: Biological and Clinical Correlates. 1976.
  • Goldberg LJ. Changes in the excitability of elevator and depressor motoneurons produced by stimulation of intraoral nerves. Mastication. 1976.
  • Goldberg LJ. Activity in single motor units in the masseter muscle of human subjects. Mastication. 1976.
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Professional Memberships:
  • American Medical Informatics Association (2004)
  • Dental Society of the State of New York (1993)
  • Eighth District Dental Society (1993)
  • Erie County Dental Society (1993)
  • Alpha Omega Honorary Fraternity (1993)
  • American Dental Association (1993)
  • American Association of Dental Schools (1993)
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (1985)
  • Society of Sigma Xi (1980)
  • International Association for Dental Research (1975)
  • Society for Neuroscience (1975)
  • American Association of Anatomists (1968)
Presentations:
  • Face Recognition as a Semiotic System, 13th annual meeting International Society for Biosemiotic Studies, International Society for Biosemiotic Studies (2013)
  • RESURRECTION OF THE DOCTRINE OF THE BLANK SLATE, UB Faculty Seminar: Science Studies and the Humanities, Science Studies and the Humanities (2013)
  • The egg as a semiotic gateway to reproduction: Digital and analogical communication in the oocyte-egg-zygote transition, Gathering in Biosemiotics 12, International Society for Biosemiotic Studies (2012)
  • The Importance of Biomedical Ontology in Dental Research, IADR General Session, IADR (2011)
  • EEG Analysis of Braille Reading, UB Neuropsyschology Research Group (2010)
  • Convergence on an Orofacial Pain Taxonomy, Biobehavioral Group, International Consensus Workshop, Biobehavioral Group (2009)
  • How Meaning Gets Grounded in the Organism, Mind, Brain, Experience Conference, Colorado University (2008)
  • Comments on the Factory Model of Disease, Conference on the Philosophy of Biology, UB Philosophy Department (2007)
  • Networks in the Ontology of Disease, The NCBO Workshop on the Ontology of Disease, NCBO (2006)
  • The Ontology of Disease, The Philosophy of Biology: Structure, Function and Evolution, UB Department of Philosophy (2006)
  • On Reasoning with Images: the Use of Images in Clinical Research, Workshop on the Ontology of Images, Stanford University (2006)
  • The Dimension of Time in Biomedical Informatics, Introduction to Medical Health Informatics, UB School of Informatics (2005)
  • Four Granular Layers in Biology, Conference on Medicine and Metaphysics, UB Department of Philosophy (2004)
  • Dynamic Biomedical Ontology, Conference for Ontologies in Medicine (2003)
  • The Brain and Pain: What Every Dentist Should Know, UB CE Course, Manage Pain in Your Practice, SUNY at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine (2002)
  • An integrated Approach to the Treatment of Chronic Orofacial Pain, Department of Oral Diagnostic Sciences, University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine (2001)
  • The Use of Qualitative Methods in the Study of Chronic Pain, Department of Oral Biology, University at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine (2001)
  • The resurrection of the blank slate, UB Science Studies and the Humanities (2001)
  • Who Should Pay for Dental Education?, Twin City Dental Society (1998)
  • Future Expectations of Dental Schools by Parent Academic Units, University of Maryland, University of Maryland Dental School (1998)
  • Currents of Homeokinetics in Primitive and Modern Origin Myths, The Physics of Complexity: Homeokinetics Conference, University of Connecticut (1998)
  • Dental Education, Dental Manufacturers of America - Greater New York Dental Meeting, Dental Manufacturers of America (1997)
  • Brain Stories: A Spirited Dialogue Between Art & Science About Ideas of Consciousness, Community Breakfast Series, University at Buffalo (1997)
  • An Overview on Dental Education, Spring Manager's Meeting, Ivoclar North America, Inc. (1997)
  • Time, Value and Dental Education, Health Science Center at Antonio-Texas Three-School Advance, University of Texas (1997)
  • An Educator's Perspective on Dental Boards, Northeast Regional Board of Dental Examiners - Dental Educators Conference, Northeast Regional Board of Dental Examiners (1996)
  • What is Consciousness?, Department of Oral Diagnostic Sciences Seminar, SUNY at Buffalo (1996)
  • The Orofacial Motor Complex as a Component of the Water Balance System, 1995-96 Oral Health Science Seminar, University of Michigan School of Dentistry (1996)
  • Why Masters Degree Program: Do We Need It?, 73rd Annual Session of the American Association of Dental Schools, American Association of Dental Schools (1996)
  • CNS Control of Rhythmic Jaw Movements, UCLA School of Dentistry (1995)
  • Science and Dental Education, North-South Project in Dental Education Fifth Workshop:Development of Human Resources, University of Puerto Rico (1994)
  • Implications of Healthcare Reform and Dental Education, The 17th Annual Greater NIagara Frontier Dental Meeting, Greater NIagara Frontier Dental (1994)
  • Brains on Brains, The Ninth Annual George H. Howard Jr. Memorial Lecture, Meharry Medical College (1994)
  • Reformulating the Relationship between Individual & Public Choice, 36th Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Systems Sciences, University of Denver (1992)
  • Activities and Complexity Seminar, Seminar in Social Science and Systems Physics Group, USC (1992)
  • Disorders of Oromotor Function, Research Opportunities on Oral Health Needs of Special Care Popluations, Dental Research Programs Advisory Committee, National Intsitute of Dental Research (1992)
  • Activities and Complexity Seminar, Seminar in Social Science and Systems Physics Group, USC (1992)
  • Activities and Complexity Seminar, Seminar in Social Science and Systems Physics Group, USC (1992)
  • Activities and Complexity Seminar, Seminar in Social Science and Systems Physics Group, USC (1992)
  • How to Get a Job, Forum for the Neuroscience Postdoctoral Fellows, UCLA School of Medicine (1992)
  • Activities and Complexity Seminar, Ongoing Seminar in Social Science and Systems Physics Group, USC (1992)
  • Retrieval and Allocation of Natural Resources in Biological Systems: The Human Solution, National Conference on Systems Science and Law, John's College (1991)
  • Neurologic Control of Oral Muscle Functions, International Conference on Biological Mechanisms of Tooth Movement and Craniofacial Adaptation, Ohio State University (1991)
  • Homeokinetic (Self-Organizing) Systems Perspectives on Human Values and Activities, 50th Annual Meeting of SFAA, SFAA (1991)
  • Evolution and the Just Society, 34th Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Systems Sciences, International Society for the Systems Sciences (1990)
  • Significance of Routine in the Operation of Human Regulatory Systems, 1990 Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, 21st Annual Winter Conference on Brain Research (1990)
  • Experiential Education: Theory and Research, 1990 Western Regional Experiential Education Conference, USD School of Law (1990)
  • Central Nervous System Control of Oral Motor Behaviors, Faculty of Dentistry, The University of British Columbia (1989)
  • The Making of a Scientific Culture, College Honors Presents, Division of Honors, College of Letters and Science (1988)
  • Harvey Mudd College (HMC) Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement, MESA Program at Garey High School (1988)
  • Ingestive Behaviors and Their Relation to Oral Motor Function, Review of Extramural Pain, Neuroscience, and Behavior Research Activities Meeting, National Institute of Dental Research (1988)
  • The Role of Hormones in the Control of Motor Programs, 21st Annual Winter Conference on Brain Research (1988)
  • Preparing Students for University Opportunity: A Complex Challenge: The Many Faces of University Biology, High School Advanced Placement Teachers Conference, UCLA Alumni Association Advisory and Scholarship Program and UCLA Division of Honors and UCLA Undergraduate Admissions and Relations with Schools (1987)
  • Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office, Continuing Education in Dentistry (1987)
  • Nervous system control of Rhythmical Jaw Movements, International Symposium on Oral Physiology, University of Umea (1986)
  • The Influence of the Reticular Formation on Cortically Driven Rhythmic Jaw Movements, Symposium on Nervous System Control of Jaw Movements, University of Umea (1986)
  • Science in Dentistry, Faculty of Odontology, University of Lund (1986)
  • Control of Body Movement, Consciousness, and Behavior, School of Nursing, UCLA (1986)
  • Central Mechanism of Rhythmical Jaw Movements, International Symposium on Neurophysiology of the Jaws, St. Thomas's Hospital Medical School (1985)
  • Brainstem Control of Rhythmical Movements, University of Baja California (1985)
  • The Neural Basis for Motor Control of the Jaws, International Association for Dental Research (1985)
  • High Frequency Oscillations in Neuronal Networks Responsible for Generating Rhythmic Motor Activity, 18th Annual Winter Conference on Brain Research, Winter Conference on Brain Research (1985)
  • Model System: Jaw Movement Control, Physiology Department, UCLA (1984)
  • Are Motor Systems Repetitious?, Department of Physiology, Northwestern University, School of Medicine (1983)
  • The Problem of Brain Representation: The Standpoint of the Single Unit Paradigm, 23rd Annual Society for Psychophysiological Research Meeting, Society for Psychophysiological Research (1983)
  • Neurophysiology of TMJ Dysfunction, The 3rd International Newport Symposium on Masticatory Function and Dysfunction (1983)
  • Motivation and Motor Output: Integrative Centers of the Brain, 16th Annual Winter Conference on Brain Research (1983)
  • Interaction of Motivation, Sensory, and Motor Processes on the Control of Jaw Movements, Psychology Department, UCLA (1982)
  • Neural Control of Motor Behavior, Department of Psychiatry, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center (1982)
  • How does the Cortex Induce Rhythmic Jaw Movements?, Medical College of Virginia, Department of Anatomy, Virginia Commonwealth University (1982)
  • Neurophysiological Issues: Neurophysiological Basis for Mandibular Pain and Dysfunction, International Association for Dental Research Symposium, International Association for Dental Research (1982)
  • A Developmental Comparison of Language and Movement, Language and Movement Conference (1982)
  • Invited Speaker at the Dykstra Residence Hall Association, Dykstra Residence Hall Association, UCLA, Dykstra Residence Hall Association (1982)
  • The Goals of Motor Control, 14th Winter Conference on Brain Research (1981)
  • Evidence for CNS Control of Sensory Input During Rhythmic Jaw Movements, Generation of Masticatory Rhythms and Trigeminal Motor Neurons: Research Center in Neurological Science Symposium, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal, Interactions Between Sensory Inputs and Movements (1980)
  • Pattern Generation of Jaw Movements, 13th Winter Conference on Brain Research (1980)
  • Pain, Stress and Jaw Function (1980)
  • Central Pattern Generation of Chewing, University of Toronto School of Dentistry (1979)
  • The Influence of Research in Dentistry, Spring Scientific Session, Heritage Program, California Dental Association (1979)
  • Pattern Generation of Rhythmic Jaw Movement, Mental Retardation Research Center, UCLA (1979)
  • Pain and Dysfunction of the Jaw Muscle: Fact or Fantasy, Angel City Dental Society (1979)
  • Neuroscience: Its Importance in Dentistry and Dental Education, Faculty Development, UCLA School of Dentistry (1979)
  • Feedback in Neuromuscular Control: Its Importance in Dentistry, Stomatological Society (1978)
  • Reflex Control of Mandibular Posture, Neurosciences in Dental Research-Present and Future Symposium, International Association for Dental Research (1977)
  • Single Motor Unit Studies of the Muscles of Mastication, Research Grant Recipients Program, Anaheim Scientific Session, California Dental Association (1977)
  • Production of Biting Force for Mastication, Mechanisms of Orofacial MNotor Control: Masticatory and Speech Function Symposium, American Association for the Advancement of Science (1977)
  • Specialized Topics in Dentistry for the General Practitioner (1977)
  • Jaw Function as a Model of Motor Control in the Mammalian CNS, Winter Conference on Brain Research (1977)
  • Motor Control of Human Masticatory Muscles, International Symposium on Oral Physiology and Occlusion, College of Medicine and Dentistry (1976)
  • Problems in Neuromuscular Control of the Jaws in Dentistry, V.A. Hospital Residency Program (1976)
  • Central Nervous System Control of Muscles of Mastication, UCLA Dental Research Institute (1976)
  • Neurological Mechanisms Underlying Jaw Movement, Graduate Division, University of Southern California School of Dentistry (1976)
  • Central Nervous System Control of Jaw Muscles, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, University of Toronto (1975)
  • Factors in the Motor Control of Jaw Muscles, Center for Research of Neurological Science, University of Montreal (1975)
  • Pain Control in Dentistry, UCLA Extension, UCLA (1975)
  • Problems in Neuromuscular Control of the Jaws in Dentistry, V.A. Hospital Residency Program (1975)
  • Neurological Mechanisms Underlying Jaw Movement, Graduate Division, University of Southern California School of Dentistry (1975)
  • Pain Control in Dentistry, UCLA Extension, UCLA (1975)
  • Mastication and Swallowing: Biological and Clinical Correlates, University of British Columbia Symposium, University of British Columbia (1974)
  • Neurological Mechanisms Underlying Jaw Movement, Graduate Division, University of Southern California School of Dentistry (1974)
  • Neuroanatomy and Physiology of the Masticatory System, San Joaquin Valley Area Health Education Center Program for dentists and dental hygenists (1973)
  • The Disadvantaged Student Program Today, Arrowhead Conference (1973)
  • Neurological Mechanisms Underlying Jaw Movement, Graduate Division, University of Southern California School of Dentistry (1973)
  • Neurological Mechanisms Underlying Jaw Movement, Graduate Division, University of Southern California School of Dentistry (1972)
  • Learned Control of Physiological Functions, 5th Annual Winter Conference on Brain Research (1972)
  • The Neurophysiology of Oral-Pharyngeal Reflexes, University of Southern California School of Dentistry (1971)
  • Electromyographic Studies of Jaw-Closing Muscles in Humans, Oral Biology Seminar, UCLA School of Dentistry (1971)
  • Neuromuscular Function and Occlusion, USC Graduate Division, USC School of Dentistry (1971)
  • The Trigeminal Nucleus Caudalis and Facial Pain, USC School of Dentistry (1970)
  • Neuromuscular Function and Occlusion, University of Southern California School of Dentistry (1970)
  • The Role of the Scientist in Dental Education, Dental Faculty Club, UCLA School of Dentistry (1969)
  • The Neurophysiology of Oral-Pharyngeal Reflexes, Department of Pediatrics Cerebral Palsy Section, UCLA (1968)
  • Lingually and Hypoglossally Induced Inhibition of Masseteric Motoneurons, National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Blindness/NIDR (1968)
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Service Activities:
  • School of Dental Medicine Curriculum Committee; Member (2012)
  • School of Dental Medicine Curriculum Committee; Chair (2006-2011)
  • School of Dental Medicine Curriculum Committee; Member (2002)

  • Member:Editorial Board of Journal of Biosemiotics; Associate Editor (2011)
  • Member of Program Committee: International Conference Biomedical Ontology; Advisory Committee (2010-2011)
  • Reviewer of the journal, Biosemiotics; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2010)
  • Ontology Research Group, CoE; Co-Director (2006)
  • National Center for Ontological Research, CoE; Co-Director (2005)
  • New York State Dept. of Health, Medical Advisory Committee; Member (1999)
  • AADS Restructuring Committee; Member (1997-1997)
  • ADA Council on Dental Education and Licensure; Member (1997-2000)
  • AADS Educational Affairs Committee; Member (1997-2000)
  • New York State Council of Dental Deans; Chair (1997-1999)
  • ADA Predoctoral Standards Revision Committee; Member (1994-1996)
  • New York State Council of Dental Deans; Member (1993-2000)
  • Strengthening the NIDR-University Partnership:; National Institute of Dental Research; Contributor (1992-1992)
  • Review Committee - Dean of the School of Dentistry; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1991-1992)
  • Neuroscience Institute and Center Space Inventory and Review, School of Medicine; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1991-1992)
  • MOP Loans and Housing Allocations, Academic Personnel; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1991-1993)
  • Dental Research Programs Advisory Committee on Man-Power Develoment of Training, NIDR; April 2-3; Consultant (1991-1991)
  • Dental Research Programs Advisory Committee; NIDR; Member (1991-1993)
  • Office of Scientific Integrity, National Institutes of Health; Consultant (1990)
  • Site Visit Chair, NIDR; Consultant (1990-1991)
  • Dental Research Programs Advisory Committee, NIDR; Consultant (1990-1991)
  • Review Committee - Dean of the Division of Life Sciences, College of Letters and Science; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1990-1992)
  • BRI Scientific Ethics Committee, School of Medicine; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1990-1993)
  • University Service Award Nominating Committee; For the 1990 Alumni Awards for Excellence, UCLA Alumni Association; Committee Member (1990-1990)
  • Research Committee; UCLA School of Dentistry; Chair (1989-1992)
  • Appointments, Promotions, and Appraisals Committee; UCLA School of Dentistry; Chair (1989-1990)
  • Building Task Force Committee; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1989-1991)
  • Student-Faculty Liaison Committee; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1989-1993)
  • Admissions Committee, M.D./D.D.S. Program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1989-1993)
  • United States-Israel Binational Science Foundation; Consultant (1989-1990)
  • Panel on Orofacial Pain and Sensory-Motor Dysfunction; Long Range Research Plan for the Nineties,NIDR; Panel Member (1989-1989)
  • Shared Decision Making Council of University High School; Elected Member; Member (1989-1990)
  • Appointments, Promotions, and Appraisals Committee, Vice-Chair; UCLA School of Dentistry; Vice President (1988-1989)
  • Hearing Board; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1988-1993)
  • Honors Collegium Faculty Committee, College of Letters and Science; UCLA School of Dentistry; Chair (1988-1989)
  • Long Range Research Plan for the Nineties; NIDR; Invited Participant (1988-1988)
  • Bruinwoods Professor-in-Residence; Guest Lecturer (1987-1987)
  • Accreditation Subcommittee on Basic Science; UCLA School of Dentistry; Chair (1987-1989)
  • Interim Review - Dental Research Institute; UCLA School of Dentistry; Chair (1987-1989)
  • Faculty Executive Committee, Elected Member; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1987-1991)
  • Advisory Committee, Orofacial Pain Center; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1987-1991)
  • Basic Science Liaison Committee; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1987-1991)
  • Student Awards Committee, Division of Honors, College of Letters and Science; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1987-1988)
  • Letters & Science Traveling Fellowship Selection Committee, College of Letters and Science; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1987-1988)
  • Division of Honors Advisory Council Committee, College of Lettes and Science; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1987-1990)
  • Modeling Methodology Forum; American Physiological Society; Editorial Board Member (1986-1989)
  • Committee on Honors, College of Letters and Science; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1986-1988)
  • Dental Research Programs Advisory Committee, NIDR; Ad hoc Consultant; Consultant (1986-1988)
  • Committee on the FTE Reduction; UCLA School of Dentistry; Chair (1986-1988)
  • Search Committee, Section of Removable Prosthodontics; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1986-1987)
  • Appointments, Promotions, and Appraisals Committee; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1986-1983)
  • Research Committee; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1986-1993)
  • Bruinwoods Professor-in-Residence; Guest Lecturer (1985-1985)
  • Committee on FTE Reduction; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1985-1986)
  • Committee on the Study of Clinic Finances; UCLA School of Dentistry; Chair (1985-1986)
  • International Association for Dental Research; Program Committee Reviewer for 1985 Meeting; Reviewer (1985-1985)
  • Kinsey Institute, University of Indiana; United States/Denmark Collaborative Perinatal Cohort Project; Consultant (1985-1987)
  • Search Committee for Dean, School of Dentistry; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1985-1988)
  • Session chairman, "Neuroscience IV - Muscle Activity and Motor Control B"; IADR General Session/AADR Annual Session Las Vegas, NV; Chairman (1985-1985)
  • Master of Science Program Admissions Committee; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1984-1993)
  • Subcommittee on Graduate Academics, APPRB-Health Sciences Committee; Member (1984-1987)
  • Committee on Academic Personnel; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1984-1986)
  • The Medical Research Council of Canada and the Department of Health and Welfare's Assessment of Canadian Dental Research; Consultant (1984-1985)
  • Advisory Board, Professional Schools Seminar Program; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1984-1993)
  • United States/Denmark Collaborative Perinatal Cohort; Consultant (1983-1984)
  • National Advisory Dental Research Council; Ad hoc Consultant; Consultant (1983-1985)
  • University of California; San Francisco Ph.D. Program Proposal; Reviewer (1983-1984)
  • Dean's Advisory Committee; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1982-1983)
  • Review Committee - Promotions & Merit Increases of Associate Professors & Associate Professors In-Residence, Dept of Anatomy (alternate); UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1982-1983)
  • Planning and Program Review Board - Health Sciences Committee; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1982-1984)
  • Oral Biology and Medicine Study Section; National Institute of Dental Research, Ad hoc member; Member (1982-1982)
  • International Awards Review Group,; National Institutes of Health; Ad Hoc Reviewer (1982-1982)
  • Neuroscience Section; International Association of Dental Research; President (1982-1983)
  • Neuroscience Section, International Association of Dental Research; President Elect; President (1981-1981)
  • Neuroscience Section Program Committee; International Association of Dental Research; Chair (1981-1981)
  • Nominations Committee; American Association of Dental Research; Member (1981-1983)
  • Archives of Oral Biology; Ad Hoc Reviewer (1980-1994)
  • Experimental Neurology; Ad Hoc Reviewer (1980-1994)
  • Experimental Brain Research; Ad Hoc Reviewer (1980-1994)
  • Brain Research; Ad Hoc Reviewer (1980-1994)
  • Journal of Neurophysiology; Ad Hoc Reviewer (1980-1994)
  • Journal of Neuroscience; Ad Hoc Reviewer (1980-1994)
  • The Amerian Journal of Physiology; Ad Hoc Reviewer (1980-1994)
  • Journal of Dental Research; Ad Hoc Reviewer (1980-1994)
  • University of Columbia Press; Ad Hoc Reviewer (1980-1980)
  • Journal of Neuroscience Methods; Ad Hoc Reviewer (1980-1980)
  • Search Committee for Dean, School of Dentistry; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1979-1980)
  • Search Committee for Chairman, Department of Anatomy; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1978-1979)
  • Master of Science Program in Oral Biology; UCLA School of Dentistry; Director (1978-1993)
  • American Association of Dental Research; Representative of the Institutional Section,; University Representative (1978-1978)
  • Facilities Committee; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1977-1983)
  • Advisory Board, Freshman/Sophomore Professional School Seminar Program; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1977-1984)
  • Academic Senate Ad hoc Personnel Committees; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1976-1993)
  • Dean's Advisory Committee; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1976-1979)
  • Interviewer for Committee for Advanced Science Training; California Museum of Science and Industry; Committee Member (1976-1976)
  • Master of Science Program Admissions Committee; UCLA School of Dentistry; Chair (1975-1984)
  • Caldwell Awards Committee; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1975-1983)
  • Dental Research Institute Executive Committee; UCLA School of Dentistry; Executive Board (1974-1977)
  • Curriculum Committee; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1974-1984)
  • Intern, Certificate and Graduate Programs; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1973-1982)
  • VA Hospital Consultant; Sepulveda, CA; Consultant (1973-1981)
  • National Institute of Child Health and Human Development; Panel Discussion on Developmental Aspects of Neurophysiology in Relation to the Sudden Infant Death Syndrom; Panel Member (1972-1972)
  • Faculty Council; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1972-1979)
  • First Step Students, Faculty Advisor to Sophmore; UCLA School of Dentistry; Advisor (1971-1972)
  • UCLA Research Committee, Dental Subcommittee; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1971-1973)
  • Continuing Education Committee; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1971-1975)
  • Student-Faculty Liason Committee; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1971-1979)
  • Awards, Loans and Scholarships Committee; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1970-1971)
  • Health Sciences Research Fund Committee; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1970-1972)
  • Project First Step, Teacher Consultant in Neuroanatomy; UCLA School of Dentistry; Consultant (1970-1972)
  • Faculty Council, Elected Member; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1970-1972)
  • Intern, Cerificate and Graduate Programs; UCLA School of Dentistry; Chair (1970-1973)
  • Committee for Administration and Divisional Restructuring of the School of Dentistry; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1970-1971)
  • Human Research Committee; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1970-1971)
  • Student Promotions Committee; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1970-1971)
  • First Step Students, Faculty Advisor to Freshmen; UCLA School of Dentistry; Advisor (1970-1971)
  • Subcommittee on Retention and Academic Support, Chancellor's Health Sciences Committee for Minority Students; UCLA School of Dentistry; Chair (1970-1973)
  • National Institutes of Health Study Group on Oral Growth and Development; Member (1970-1970)
  • Chancellor's Interim Health Sciences Committee for Minority Student Recruitment and Academic Support; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1969-1971)
  • Advisory Committee on Campus-Wide Financial Aid Policy; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1969-1971)
  • Chancellor's Health Sciences Committee for Minority Students; UCLA School of Dentistry; Member (1969-1973)
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