Jose Luis Tapia

Jose Luis Tapia

Jose Luis Tapia

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Oral Diagnostic Sciences

School of Dental Medicine


Specialty/Research Focus

Oral Pathology

Contact Information
Squire Hall
Room 355
3435 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: (716) 829-2538
Fax: (716) 829-3554
jltapia2@buffalo.edu



Education and Training:

  • DDS, State University of New York at Buffalo (2012)
  • Cert, Oral Pathology, State University of New York at Buffalo (2003)
  • MS, Oral Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo (2003)
  • Cert, Oral Pathology, National Autonomous University of Mexico (1995)
  • DDS, National Autonomous University of Mexico (1992)

Employment:

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Oral Diagnostic Sciences, University at Buffalo (2008-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Oral Diagnostic Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo (2005–2008)
  • Professor, Department of Oral Pathology, Faculty of Odontology, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico (2004–2005)
  • Associate Director, Oral Biopsy Service, Division of Post-graduate Studies and Research, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Faculty of Odontology, Mexico (2004–2005)
  • Director, Advanced Education Program in Oral Pathology, Division of Post-graduate Studies and Research, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Faculty of Odontology, Mexico (2004–2005)
  • Associate Director, Clinical Oral Pathology, Division of Post-graduate Studies and Research, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Faculty of Odontology, Mexico (2004–2005)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Histology, Embryology and Genetics, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Faculty of Odontology, Mexico (2003–2005)
  • Clinical Instructor, Oral Medicine, Oral Diagnostic Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine (2002–2003)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Histology, Embryology and Genetics, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Faculty of Odontology, Mexico (1995–2000)

Awards and Honors:

  • The Alan J. Gross Award for Excellence in Teaching (2009)
  • The Alan J. Gross Award for Excellence in Teaching (2007)
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology (2003)
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology (2003)
  • The William M. Feagans Postgraduate Scholarship (2003)
  • CONACyT Scholarship, 2000 - 2003 (2000)
  • "Gabino-Barreda" Medal (1994)
  • Graduation with Honors (1993)
  • Student Research Award (1992)
  • UUP (Grand) Professional Development Award Program

Grants and Sponsored Research:

  • January 2007–January 2007
    The Evaluation of Salivary Flow Rates Elicited by Five Different Commercially Available Chewing Gums
    Role: Contributor

Journal Articles:

Books and Book Chapters:

  • Aguirre A, Tapia JL, Alawi, F. Pigmented lesions of the oral cavity. 2015.
  • Aguirre A, Tapia JL, Nisengard R. Desquamative Gingivitis (updated electronic version). Carranza‘s Clinical Periodontology. 11th. Edition. 2012.
  • Auirre, A Tapia, JL Nisengard, RL. Desquamative Gingivitis. Carranza‘s Clinical Periodontology. 2011.
  • Aguirre A, Tapia JL, Nisengard RJ. Desquamative gingivitis. 2006.
  • Aguirre A, Tapia JL. Selected soft and hard tissue lesions with periodontal relevance. 2004.

Abstracts:

  • Koutlas I, Ra A, Argyris P, Li X, Nelson A, Wright J, Linge M, Aldape B, Lopez R, Tapia JL, McNamara K, Lanzel E, Hellstein J, Binder S, Golapakrishhan. Delineation of the Molecular Characteristics of So-Called Juvenile Gingival Keratoacanthomas (GKA) or Juvenile Gingival Pseudoepitheliomatous Hyperplasia (GPEH) by Microarrays and Evaluation for HPV. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2015; 120(3).
  • Munoz C, Andreana S, Magnuszewski T, Tapia J. Effect of Exposure to Dental Curing Lights on Soft Tissue. J Dent Res. 2009; 88.
  • Musa N, Suresh L, Tapia JL, Hatton MN, Aguirre A. Suppurative stomatitis glandularis. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2003; 95.
  • Alshagroud R, Aldape B, Lopez R, Gomez S, Monta S, Tapia JL. Oral linear epidermal nevus: A case report and review of the literature..

Evaluative Studies and Case Reports:


Professional Memberships:

  • International Association for Ontology and its Applications (2013–2015)
  • International Association for Dental research (2011–2012)
  • American Dental Education Association (2007–present)
  • Hispanic Dental Association (2006–present)
  • Eastern Society of Teachers of Oral Pathology (2005–present)
  • American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology (2000–present)

Presentations:

  • ". Oral linear epidermal nevus: A case report and review of the literature" Annual Meeting, American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology (2017)
  • "Neuromatous Odontogenic Osseous Hamartoma of the Gingiva" Annual Meeting, American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology (2017)
  • "Neuromatous Odontogenic Osseous Hamartoma of the Gingiva" , University at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine (2017)
  • "White Sponge Nevus: A report of four-generations" Annual Meeting, American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology (2017)
  • "Oral linear epidermal nevus: A case report and review of the literature" , Faculty of Odontology, National Autonomous (2016)
  • "Oral linear epidermal nevus: A case report and review of the literature" , University at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine (2016)
  • "Oral linear epidermal nevus: A case report and review of the literature" Annual Meeting, American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology (2016)
  • "Making Sense of Soft and Hard Tissue Pathology" , State University of New York at Buffalo, Continuing Dental Education, School of Dental Medicine (2015)
  • "Oral Pathology" , National Autonomous University of Mexico, Department of Continuing Education, Faculty of Odontology (2015)
  • "Current Concepts in Oral Pathology" , State University of New York at Buffalo, Continuing Dental Education, School of Dental Medicine (2014)
  • "Direct Immunofluorescence and Oral Lesions" , National Autonomous University of Mexico, Department of Continuing Education, Faculty of Odontology (2014)
  • "Symposium of Clinical Oral Pathology" , National Autonomous University of Mexico, Department of Continuing Education, Faculty of Odontology (2012)
  • "Assessing Oral Lesions & Promoting Smoking Cessation" Buffalo Niagara Dental Meeting, University at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine (2012)
  • "Dental Research" XIX National and VIII Iberoamerican Meeting on Dental Research (2011)
  • "New Frontiers in Oral Pathology - The ontology initiative" FDI Science Committee Session-New frontiers in global science., FDI World Dental Federation (2011)
  • "Terminological Discrepancies in Oral Cancer: an Ontological Approach." Seminar IADR, International Association of Dental Research, IADR General Session (2011)
  • "Soft Tissue Classifications on Panoramic Radiographs”, “Bisphosphonate-Associated Osteonecrosis of the jaw”, “Oral Pathology" Oral Pathology Meeting, Department of Continuing Education, Faculty of Odontology, National Autonomous University of Mexico (2010)
  • "Ontology and Oral Pathology" Seminar Series, School of Dental Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, Oral Diagnostic Department (2010)
  • "Oral Pathology" Congreso Nacional e Internacional de Posgrado e Investigación Odontológica, Autonomous University of Baja California, Faculty of Odontology (2008)
  • "Symposium of Clinical Oral Pathology" Clinical Pathological Conference, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Department of Continuing Education, Faculty of Odontology (2007)
  • "Oral Pathology" First Meeting of Senior Dental Students, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Faculty of Odontology (2005)
  • "Early Detection of Oral Cancer" Sponsored by the Department of continuing Education, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Faculty of Odontology (2005)
  • "Osteosarcoma: case report." , University of Valencia General Hospital (2005)
  • "Clinical Oral Pathology" Sponsored by the Department of Continuing Education, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Faculty of Odontology (2004)
  • "Clinical Pathology Section" Sponsored by the Department of Continuing Education, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Faculty of Odontology (2004)
  • "Pediatric Oral Pathology" Sponsored by the Department of Continuing Education, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Division of Post-graduate Studies and Research, Faculty of Odontology (2004)
  • "Oral Pathology" I Congress of Odontological Specialties, Distrito Federal Dental Associations (2004)
  • "Salivary Gland Tumors" Sponsored by the Department of Continuing Education, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Faculty of Odontology (2004)
  • "HIV and Oral Pathology" Sponsored by Dental School, Autonomous University of Tlaxcala, Autonomous University of Tlaxcala (2000)
  • "Oral Cancer" Odontology First Level of Treatment, Juarez Hospital, Health Secretary (2000)
  • "Oral Manifestations of HIV" I Medical-Stomatological Meeting, National Autonomous University of Mexico, General Hospital, S.S.A. (1999)
  • "Oral Pathology" Sponsored by Division of Post-graduate Studies and Research, Faculty of Odontology, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Autonomous University "Benito Juarez" of Oaxaca (1999)
  • "Oral Manifestations of Diabetic Patients" Sponsored by Diabetic Groups from Oaxaca and Mexico City (1999)
  • "Oral Manifestations of HIV" III Dental Meeting, Faculty of Odontology, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Health Secretary, National Hemeopathic Hospital (1998)
  • "Oral Pathology" Sponsored by National Autonomous University of Mexico Continuing Education, Faculty of Odontology, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Department of Continuing Education (1998)
  • "Oral Manifestations of HIV" Oral Medicine Seminar, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Faculty of Odontology (1998)
  • "Latino-American Oral Pathology" Sponsored by National Autonomous University of Mexico Continuing Education, Faculty of Odontology, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Department of Continuing Education (1997)
  • "Oral Pathology" Medical Dental Pharmacology Seminar, Degree Seminary, 19 Promotion, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Faculty of Odontology (1997)
  • "Oral Pathology" Oral Pathology Seminar, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Faculty of Odontology (1997)
  • "Oral Pathology" Oral Pathology Seminary, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Faculty of Odontology (1996)
  • "Oral Pathology" Medical Dental Pharmacology Seminar, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Faculty of Odontology (1996)
  • "Oral Pathology" Monographic Course, General Hospital "Milpa Alta", Continuing Dental Education (1996)
  • "Genetics" Sponsored by Autonomous University of Hidalgo, Autonomous University of Hidalgo, Dental School (1996)
  • "Nodular fasciitis: case report." VIIIth International Congress, International Association of Oral Pathologists (1996)
  • "Oral Pathology" Oral Pathology Seminar, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Faculty of Odontology (1996)
  • "Oral Biopsies" Oral Pathology Seminar, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Faculty of Odontology (1996)
  • "Oral Pathology" Oral Pathology Seminar, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Faculty of Odontology (1996)
  • "Oral Pathology" Oral Pathology Seminar, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Faculty of Odontology (1995)
  • "Inhibition of Osteoclastic Activity in Periapical Lesions Using a Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug" VI National Congress of Dental Post-Graduate Students, Faculty of Odontology, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Division of Post-graduate Studies and Research (1994)
  • "Inhibition of osteoclastic activity in periapical lesions using a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug" International Dental Research Poster Session in Pulp Biology Congress, Dent Res, Group Pulpar-Periapical Pathology (1992)
  • "Fluoride and Caries" Sponsored by Conasupo, State of Mexico (1990)
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Service Activities:

  • School of Dental Medicine Curriculum Committee; Member (2010)
  • School of Dental Medicine Ad Hoc Committee; Member (2000)
  • New York State Dental Journal; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2017–present)
  • Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology and Endodontology; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2013–present)
  • Oral Oncology; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2012–present)
  • Av Subcomitte-Scientific Program - American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology; Member (2011–present)
  • Nomination Committee, American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology; Member (2010–2011)
  • Oral Diseases; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2008–present)
  • Long Range Planning Committee, American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology; Member (2006–2009)
  • Journal of Mexican Odontology; Board Member (2006–present)
  • Quintessence International; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2006–present)
  • Editorial board of the Journal of Mexican Odontology; Member (2004–present)
  • Journal of Mexican Odontology; Member of the editorial board; Board Member (2004–present)

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Contact Information

Squire Hall
Room 355
3435 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: (716) 829-2538
Fax: (716) 829-3554
jltapia2@buffalo.edu