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Willard D. McCall Jr

Department of Oral Diagnostic Sciences

Professor

 

Education and Training:
  • PhD, Bioengineering, The University of Michigan (1971)
  • Fellowship, University of Michigan (1971)
  • Fellowship, University of Michigan (1968)
  • MS, Bioengineering, The University of Michigan (1968)
  • MS, Electrical Engineering, University of Colorado (1966)
  • Fellowship, University of Colorado (1966)
  • BS, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University (1963)
Employment:
  • Department of Oral Diagnostic Sciences, Oral Diagnostic Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo (1985-present)
  • Department of Oral Diagnostic Sciences, Oral Diagnostic Sciences, University at Buffalo (2007–2014)
  • Department of Oral Diagnostic Sciences, Oral Diagnostic Sciences, University at Buffalo (2004–2007)
  • Associate Director, Oral Sciences Program, Oral Sciences Program, State University of New York at Buffalo (1991–1994)
  • Visiting Professor, NDMC, Taiwan, School of Dentistry, Taiwan (1992)
  • Visiting Professor, NDMC, Taiwan, School of Dentistry, Taiwan (1989)
  • (tenured), Oral Diagnostic Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo (1979–1984)
  • (term), Oral Diagnostic Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo (1976–1978)
  • Assistant Research Scientist, Dental Research Institute, University of Michigan, School of Dentistry (1971–1976)
  • NIH Predoctoral Fellow, University of Michigan (1968–1971)
  • Highway Safety Research Institute Fellowship, University of Michigan (1966–1968)
  • NSF Teaching Fellow, University of Colorado (1965–1966)
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Awards and Honors:
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon (2006)
  • Fogarty International Center, NIH Fellow (1979)
  • Graduate Faculty, SUNY at Buffalo (1978)
  • Eta Kappa Nu (1970)
  • Sigma Xi (1970)

Research Expertise:
  • Research: Electromyography, electrophysiology, research design, statistics.
Grants and Sponsored Research:
  • July 2011–June 2016
    Joules, Genes, and Behaviors: a multifactorial assessment of TMD risk indicators.
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $1,192,140
  • January 2007–December 2011
    Effects of Gender and TMD in Mandibular Mechanics
    NIH
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $557,081
  • March 2006–January 2009
    Effects of gender and TMD on mandibular mechanics
    NIDCR
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $496,044
  • January 2006–December 2007
    Effects of Gender and TMD in Mandibular Mechanics
    NIH
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $171,059
  • January 1992–December 1997
    Multidisciplinary research in orofacial pain and sensory-motor dysfunctions.
    NIH
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $119,904
  • January 1980–December 1990
    Short-term training for health professionals.
    NIDR
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $125,514
  • January 1980–December 1990
    Neuromuscular research in clinical dentistry.
    NIDR
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $1,331,144
  • January 1984–December 1987
    Masseter unit activity during chewing.
    NIDR
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $117,168
  • January 1985–December 1986
    Interim Support, Biomedical Research Support Grant.
    NIDR
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $6,600
  • January 1981–December 1985
    Dental significance of jaw muscle silent periods. (1981-1985).
    NIDR
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $123,201
  • January 1978–December 1983
    Periodontal disease research center.
    NIH
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $1,362,295
  • January 1978–December 1981
    Dental significance of jaw muscle silent periods. (1978-1981).
    NIDR
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $99,280
  • June 1979–September 1979
    Senior International Fellowship.
    Fogarty International Center, NIH
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $5,530
  • January 1977–December 1978
    Jaw muscle silent periods, Biomedical Research Support Grant.
    NIDR
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $2,000
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Journal Articles:
  • Anders P, Townsend N, Davis E, McCall Jr, W.D.. Observed infection control compliance in a dental school: A natural experiment. American Journal of Infection Control. 2016.
  • Anders P, Davis E, McCall WD. Dental students‘ glucometer experience and attitudes toward diabetes counseling, monitoring and screening: a comparative study. Journal of Dental Education. 2014; 78(9).
  • Anders PL, Davis EL, McCall WD, Davis E. Dental students‘ attitudes toward diabetes counseling, monitoring, and screening. J Dent Educ. 2014; 78(5).
  • Anders PL, Davis EL, McCall WD, Davis E. Dental students‘ attitudes toward tobacco cessation counseling. J Dent Educ. 2014; 78(1).
  • Sharma S, Crow HC, McCall WD, Gonzalez YM, Gonzalez-Stucker Y. Systematic review of reliability and diagnostic validity of joint vibration analysis for diagnosis of temporomandibular disorders. J Orofac Pain. 2013; 27(1).
  • Park IH, McCall WD, Chung JW. Electromyographic power spectrum of jaw muscles during clenching in unilateral temporomandibular joint osteoarthritis patients. J Oral Rehabil. 2012; 39(9).
  • Nickel JC, Gonzalez YM, McCall WD, Ohrbach R, Marx DB, Liu H, Iwasaki LR. Muscle organization in individuals with and without pain and joint dysfunction. J Dent Res. 2012; 91(6).
  • J Nickel, Gonzalez-Stucker Y, McCall WD, Ohrbach R, DB Marx, Liu H, LR Iwasaki. Muscle organization in subjects with and without pain and joint dysfunction.. Journal of Dental Research. 2012; 91.
  • Tapia JL, Neiders ME, Aguirre A, McCall WD, Cohen RE. Inflammatory response to dental polishing and prophylaxis materials in rats. J Int Acad Periodontol. 2011; 13(3).
  • Gonzalez-Stucker Y, Iwasaki LR, McCall WD, Ohrbach R, Lozier E, Nickel JC. Reliability of EMG activity versus bite force for masticatory muscle activity during light bite forces in humans. European Journal of Oral Sciences. 2011; 119.
  • Iwasaki LR, Crosby MJ, Marx DB, Gonzalez Y, McCall WD, Ohrbach R, Nickel JC. Human temporomandibular joint eminence shape and load minimization. J Dent Res. 2010; 89(7).
  • Lee SJ, McCall WD, Kim YK, Chung SC, Chung JW. Effect of botulinum toxin injection on nocturnal bruxism: a randomized controlled trial. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2010; 89(1).
  • Nickel J, Spilker R, Iwasaki L, Gonzalez-Stucker Y, McCall WD, Ohrbach R, Beatty MW, Marx D. Static and dynamic mechanics of the temporomandibular joint: plowing forces, joint load and tissue stress. Orthod Craniofac Res. 2009; 12(3).
  • Iwasaki LR, Crosby MJ, Gonzalez Y, McCall WD, Marx DB, Ohrbach R, Nickel JC. Temporomandibular joint loads in subjects with and without disc displacement. Orthopedic Reviews. 2009; 1:e29.
  • Ohrbach R, Markiewicz MR, McCall WD Jr. Waking-state Oral Parafunctional Behaviors: Specificity and Validity as Assessed by Electromyography. Eur J Oral Sci. 2008; 116.
  • Lambourne C, Lampasso J, Buchanan WC, Dunford R, McCall W. Malocclusion as a risk factor in the etiology of headaches in children and adolescents. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2007; 132(6).
  • Chung JW, Ohrbach R, McCall WD. Characteristics of electrical activity in trapezius muscles with myofascial pain. Clin Neurophysiol. 2006; 117(11).
  • Markiewicz MR, Ohrbach R, McCall WD. Oral behaviors checklist: reliability of performance in targeted waking-state behaviors J Orofac Pain. 2006; 20(4).
  • Iwasaki LR, Thornton BR, McCall WD Jr., Nickel JC. Individual variations in numerically modeled human muscle and temporomandibular joint forces during static biting. J Orofac Pain. 2004; 18(3).
  • Chung JW, Ohrbach R, McCall WD. Effect of increased sympathetic activity on electrical activity from myofascial painful areas. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2004; 83(11).
  • Iwasaki LR, Baird BW, McCall WD, Nickel JC. Muscle and temporomandibular joint forces associated with chincup loading predictedby numerical modeling. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2003; 124(5).
  • Nickel JC, Iwasaki LR, Walker RD, McLachlan KR, McCall WD. Human masticatory muscle forces during static biting. J Dent Res. 2003; 82(3).
  • Chung JW, Kim C, McCall WD. Effect of sustained contraction on motor unit action potentials and EMG powerspectrum of human masticatory muscles. J Dent Res. 2002; 81(9).
  • Tsai CM, Chou SL, Gale EN, McCall WD. Human masticatory muscle activity and jaw position under experimental stress. J Oral Rehabil. 2002; 29(1).
  • Plesh, O, Curtis, D, Levine, J, McCall WD. Amitriptyline treatment of chronic pain in patients with temporomandibular disorders.. J Oral Rehabil. 2000; 27(10).
  • Ohrbach R, Blascovich J, Gale EN, McCall WD, Dworkin SF. Psychophysiological assessment of stress in chronic pain: comparisons of stressful stimuli and of response systems. J Dent Res. 1998; 77(10).
  • Fantuzzo JJ, Chen PC, McCall WD, Carter JM, Liebow C. In vivo fractal image analysis of tissue regeneration vs. repair following CO2 laser and scalpel surgery using confocal microscopy.. Cell Vision. 1997; 4.
  • McCall WD, Tanner KD, Levine JD. Formalin induces biphasic activity in C-fibers in the rat.. Neuroscience Letters. 1996; 208.
  • Ohrbach R, McCall WD. The stress-hyperactivity-pain theory of myogenic pain: Proposal for a revised theory.. Pain Forum. 1996; 5.
  • Plesh O, Bishop B, McCall WD. Patterns of jaw muscle activity during voluntary chewing.. J Oral Rehab. 1996; 23.
  • Ohrbach R, McCall WD. The lion at the gate.. Pain Forum. 1996; 5.
  • Rivera-Morales WC, McCall WD. Reliability of a portable electromyographic unit to measure bruxism.. J Prosthet Dent. 1995; 73.
  • Trainor PG, McLachlan KR, McCall WD. Modelling of forces in the human masticatory system with optimization of the angulations of the joint loads.. J Biomech. 1995; 28.
  • Pullicino P, Jacobs L, McCall WD, Garvey M, Ostrow PT, Miller LL. Spontaneous palpebromandibular synkinesia: a localizing clinical sign.. Ann Neurol. 1994; 35.
  • Plesh O, Bishop B, McCall WD. Kinematics of jaw movements during chewing at different frequencies.. J Biomech. 1993; 26.
  • Crow HC, McCall WD Jr, Mohl N. Electronic Technology for Clinical Prosthodontics. Cur Opin Dent. 1991; 1.
  • Mohl N, McCall WD, Lund JP, Plesh O. Devices for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Temporomandibular Disorders (Republished). Oral Health. 1990; 80.
  • Bishop B, Plesh O, McCall WD. Effects of chewing frequency and bolus hardness on human incisor trajectory and masseter muscle activity.. Arch Oral Biol. 1990; 35.
  • Mohl N, Ohrbach R, Crow HC, Lund JP, McCall WD, Gross AJ, Widmer CG, Plesh O. Devices for the diagnosis and treatment of temporomandibular disorders. Part III: Thermography, ultrasound, electrical stimulation, and electromyographic biofeedback.. J Prosth Dent. 1990; 63(4).
  • Neeman, H, McCall WD, Plesh O, Bishop B. Analysis of jaw movements and masticatory muscle activity.. Comp Meth Prog Biomed. 1990; 31.
  • Stockstill JW, McCall WD, Gross AJ, Piniewski B. The effect of L-tryptophan supplementation and dietary instruction on chronic myofascial pain.. JADA. 1989; 118.
  • Stockstill JW, Gross AJ, McCall WD. Interrater reliability in Masticatory muscle palpation.. J Craniomand Disord. 1989; 3.
  • Plesh O, Bishop B, McCall WD. Comparison of automatic and voluntary chewing patterns and performance.. Exper Neurol. 1988; 99.
  • Plesh O, McCall WD, Gross AJ. The effect of prior jaw motion on the plot of EMG versus jaw position.. J Prosth Dent. 1988; 60.
  • Plesh O, Bishop B, McCall WD. Mandibular movements and jaw muscles‘ activity while voluntarily chewing at different rates.. Exp Neurol. 1987; 98.
  • Tallgren A, McCall WD, Mansour NN, Ash MM. Follow-up study of silent periods in complete denture wearers.. J Oral Rehab. 1987; 14.
  • Rubinoff M, Gross AJ, McCall WD. Conventional and nonoccluding splint therapy compared for patients with myofascial pain dysfunction syndrome.. J Gen Dent. 1987; 35.
  • Plesh O, Bishop B, McCall WD. The effect of gum hardness on chewing pattern.. Exp Neurol. 1986; 92.
  • Smith DM, McLachlan KR, McCall WD. A numerical model of temporomandibular joint loading.. J Dent Res. 1986; 65.
  • Plesh O, McCall WD. Measurement of silent period durations by hand and by commercial device.. J Pros Dent. 1985; 54.
  • Lee SC, Garlapo DA, Tedesco L, McCall WD. The relationship between incisal guidance and TMJ clicking.. J Dent Res. 1985.
  • Strychalski ID, Mohl N, McCall WD, Uthman AA. Three year follow-up of TMJ patients: success rates and silent periods.. J Oral Rehab. 1984; 11.
  • Smith DM, Ziter WD, Mohl ND, McCall WD. Influence of Auriculotemporal Nerve Anesthesia on the Masseteric Silent Period.. J Oral Rehabil. 1983; 10(3).
  • Meyers DE, McCall WD. Head pain as a result of experimental ischemic exercise of the temporalis muscle.. Headache. 1983; 23.
  • Hussein SM, McCall WD. Jaw muscle silent periods in normal and dysfunctional man by electrical stimulation.. Exper Neurol. 1983; 81.
  • Smith DM, Ziter WD, Mohl N, McCall WD. The influence of auriculotemporal nerve anesthesia on the masseteric silent period.. J Oral Rehab. 1983; 10.
  • Hirsch JA, McCall WD, Bishop B. Signs and symptoms of jaw dysfunction in viola and violin players.. J Amer Dent Assoc. 1982; 104.
  • Bernstein PR, McCall WD, Bishop B, Mohl N. The effect of voluntary muscle activity on the latency and duration of the EMG silent period.. J Pros Dent. 1981; 46.
  • McCall WD, Gale EN, Uthman AA. The variability of EMG silent periods in TMJ patients.. J Oral Rehab. 1981; 8.
  • McCall WD, Hoffer M. Jaw muscle silent periods by tooth tap and chin tap.. J Oral Rehab. 1981; 8.
  • Moini MR, McCall WD, Mohl ND. Jaw muscle silent periods: the effect of acrylic splints.. J Dent Res. 1980; 59.
  • Gale EN, McCall WD. Effect of electrode placement and instrumentation on the masseteric silent period.. J Dent Res. 1980; 59.
  • Felli AJ, McCall WD. Jaw muscle silent periods before and after rapid palatal expansion.. Amer J Ortho. 1979; 76.
  • Brown GS, Altug SS, McCall WD, Geister DE. Software support for computerized electromyography in clinical dentistry.. IEEE Trans Biomed Engr BME. 1979; 26.
  • McCall WD, Tallgren A, Ash MM. EMG silent periods in immediate complete denture patients: a longitudinal study.. J Dent Res. 1979; 58.
  • Bailey JO, McCall WD, Mansour NN, Ash MM. The role of cutaneous receptors in the menton tap silent period.. J Dent Res. 1979; 58.
  • DeBoever JA, McCall WD, Holden S, Ash MM. Functional occlusal forces an investigation by telemetry.. J Pros Dent. 1978; 40.
  • McCall WD, Uthman AA, Mohl N. TMJ symptom severity and EMG silent periods.. J Dent Res. 1978; 57.
  • DeBoever JA, McCall WD, Ash MM. Functional occlusal forces under anesthesia.. J Pros Dent. 1978; 40.
  • McCall WD, DeBoever JA, Ash MM. Telemetry system to study functional occlusal forces.. J Pros Dent. 1978; 40.
  • Bailey JO, McCall WD, Ash MM. The influence of mechanical input parameters on the duration of the mandibular joint electromyographic silent period in man.. Arch Oral Biol. 1977; 22.
  • McCall WD, Rohan EJ. A linear position transducer using a magnet and hall effect devices.. IEEE Trans Inst and Meas. 1977; IM-26.
  • Bailey JO, McCall WD, Ash MM. Electromyographic silent periods and jaw motion parameters: quantitative measures of temporomandibular joint dysfunction.. J Dent Res. 1977; 46.
  • McCall WD, Bailey JO, Ash MM. A quantitative measure of mandibular joint dysfunction: phase plane modeling of jaw motion in man.. Arch Oral Biol. 1976; 21.
  • Altug SS, Childress CT, DeMund SM, McCall WD, Ash MM. An interactive computer peripheral to measure the electromyographic silent period.. IEEE Trans Biomed Engr. 1976; BME-2.
  • Geister DE, McCall WD, Ash MM. Computerized data acquisition and analysis for real-time electromyography in clinical dentistry.. Proc IEEE. 1975; 63.
  • McCall WD, Farias M, Williams WJ, BeMent SL. Static and dynamic responses of slowly adapting joint receptors.. Brain Res. 1974; 70.
  • Williams WJ, BeMent SL, Yin TCT, McCall WD. Nucleus gracilis responses to knee joint motion: a frequency response study.. Brain Res. 1973; 64.
  • DeBoever JA, McCall WD. Physiological aspects of masticatory muscle stimulation.: the myomonitor.. Quint Inter. 1972; 5.
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Books and Book Chapters:
  • Widmer CG, McCall WD, Lund JP. Adjunctive diagnostic tests.. Temporomandibular joint and masticatory muscle disorders.. 1994.
  • McCall WD. The Musculature.. A Textbook of Occlusion. 1988; 7.
Abstracts:
  • Nickel JC, Liu H, Gonzalez-Stucker Y, McCall WD, Ohrbach R, Gallo L, Marx DB, Iwasaki L. Masticatory Muscle Orientation Effects on Predicted Lateral Pterygoid Muscle Forces. 2014.
  • Nickel J, Spilker B, Gonzalez-Stucker Y, McCall WD, Ohrbach R, Marx D, Beatty M, Iwasaki L. TMD Diagnostic Group Differences in TMJ Disc Mechanics. 2012.
  • Kohlmier J, Iwasaki L, Gonzalez-Stucker Y, McCall WD, Ohrbach R, Marx D, Nickel J. Muscle Forces in Subjects with and without Temporomandibular Disorders. 2012.
  • Nickel J, Gonzalez-Stucker Y, Iwasaki L, Liu H, McCall WD, Ohrbach R, Gallo L, Marx D. A Pilot Study of Masticatory Muscle Duty Factors in Humans. 2011.
  • Iwasaki L, Gallo L, Gonzalez-Stucker Y, McCall WD, Marx D, Ohrbach R, Nickel J. Mechanical energy densities in human temporomandibular joints.. 2011.
  • Nickel J, Iwasaki L, Gonzalez-Stucker Y, McCall WD, Marx D. Neuromuscular Organization of Human Masticatory Muscles During Static Biting.. 2010.
  • Nickle, J, Iwasaki, L, Gonzalez-Stucker Y, McCall WD, Marx, D. Neuromuscular Organization of Masticatory Muscles During Static Biting in Humans. J Dent Res. 2010; 89.
  • McGivern, G, Maloney, S, Iwasaki, L, Gonzalez-Stucker Y, Marx, DB, McCall WD, Speers ,T, Nickel, J. Test of model-predicted TMJ eminence morphologies in subjects with/without pain.. J Dent Res. 2009.
  • McGivern G, Maloney S, Iwasaki L, Gonzalez-Stucker Y, Marx DB, McCall WD, Speers T, Nickel J. Test of model-predicted TMJ eminence morphologies in subjects with/without pain.. 2009.
  • McCall WD, Gonzalez Y, Iwasaki LR, Ohrbach R, Speers T, Nickel JC. Reliability of EMG activity versus bite force during static biting. J Dent Res. 2008.
  • McCall WD, Gonzalez-Stucker Y, Iwasaki L, Ohrbach R, Speers T, Marx DB. Reliability of EMG Activity versus Bite Force during Static Biting. 2008.
  • Iwasaki L, Crosby MJ, Gonzalez-Stucker Y, McCall WD, Ohrbach R, Speers T, Marx DB, Nickel J. Model-predicted TMJ Loads in Humans with and without Disc Displacement.. 2008.
  • Iwasaki, LR, Crosby, MJ, Gonzalez-Stucker Y, McCall WD, Speers, T, Marx, DB, Nickle, JC, Ohrbach R. Model-predicted TMJ Loads in Humans with and without Disc Displacement. J Dent Res. 2008.
  • Qureshi Z, Ohrbach R, Kim J-H, McCall WD Jr. Pain and limitation with chewing: Experimental validation of the JFLS. J Dent Res. 2007.
  • Ohrbach R, Markiewicz MF, McCall WD. Structured vs Unstructured Tongue Positioning: Effects on Masticatory Muscle EMG. J Dent Res. 2006; 85(A).
  • Ohrbach R, Markiewicz MR, McCall WD. Oral Behaviors Checklist: Performance Validity of Targeted Behaviors. J Dent Res. 2005; 84(A).
  • Ohrbach R, Beneduce C, Markiewicz M, McCall WD. Psychometric Properties of the Oral Behaviors Checklist: Preliminary Findings. J Dent Res. 2004; 83(A).
  • Ohrbach R, Markiewicz MR, Beneduce C, McCall WD. Electromyographic Correlatates of Common Oral Behaviors. J Dent Res. 2004; 83(A).
  • Ohrbach R, Al-Shaafi M, McCall WD, Chung JW. Effect of Peripheral Nerve Stimulation on Electrical Trigger Point Activity. J Dent Res. 2004; 83(A).
  • Ohrbach R, Leong S, McCall WD, Al-Shaafi M, Chung JW. Effect of Intrathoracic Pressure on Finger Pulse Pulse Amplitude. J Dent Res. 2004; 83(A).
  • Ohrbach R, Chung JW, McCall WD. Effect of Needle Penetration on the Reported Pain and EMG Activity of Myofascial Trigger Points. Society for Neuroscience. 2002.
  • Ohrbach R, McCall WD, Chung JW. An estimate of the number of active motor units in myofascial trigger points. Society for Neuroscience. 2002.
  • Rodrigues V, Alexander K, Ohrbach R, Chung JW, McCall WD. Masseter muscle single motor units: Effect of bite angle on recruitment. J Dent Res. 2002; 81(A).
  • Alexander K, Rodrigues V, Ohrbach R, Chung JW, McCall WD. Medial pterygoid muscle single motor units: Effect of bite angle on recruitment. J Dent Res. 2002; 81(A).
  • Chung JW, Ohrbach R, McCall WD. Reliability of electrical activity from myofascial trigger points. J Dent Res. 2002; 81(A).
  • Chung JW, Ohrbach R, McCall WD. Effect of increased sympathic activity on myofascial trigger point EMG. J Dent Res. 2002; 81(A).
  • Rodrigues V, Mc Call W, Safadi S, Chacon JA,. Directional tuning of motor units in the temporalis muscle. J Dent Res. 2000.
  • Chacon JA, McCall WD, Mohl ND. Reliability of head and neck posture in standing subjects. J Dent Res. 2000; 79.
  • Horrell BM, McCall WD, Kuriakose M, Ramos B, Musa N, Ohrbach R. Contamination of EMG signals by distant muscles: Cross-talk between jaw closing and facial muscles. J Dent Res. 1999; 78(A).
  • Iwasaki LR, Nickel JC, MacLachlan KR, McCall WD. In vivo and modeled muscle forces during molar biting in humans. J Dent Res. 1998; 77(B).
  • McCall WD, Tanner KD, Levine JD. Response of peripheral afferents in the rat to dilute formalin injection. J Dent Res. 1996; 75.
  • Gonzalez YM, Lampasso JD, McCall WD. Temporomandibular Disorders: A Pilot Descriptive Evaluation of Risk Factors.. J Dent Res. 1995; 74(61).
  • Lampasso JD, Sirirungrojying S, Gregor A, McCall WD. Jaw Position during Swallowing of Water. J Dent Res. 1995; 74(135).
  • Gonzalez-Stucker Y, Lampasso JD, McCall WD. Temporomandibular Disorders: A Pilot Descriptive Evaluation of Risk Factors.. 1995.
  • McCall WD, Tanner KD, Levine JD. Time course of formalin-induced response of C-fibers in the saphenous nerve of the rat.. Society for Neuroscience. 1995; 21(2).
  • Caprio LC, Tasaki M, Velasco J, McCall WD. Bolus size effects on chewing patterns and masticatory muscle activity.. J Dent Res. 1995; 74.
  • Nentwich R, McCall WD. Reliability of correlation dimension in repetitive biting.. Society for Neuroscience. 1993; 19(1).
  • Rivera-Morales W, McCall WD. Reliability of a portable electromyographic bruxism measuring unit.. J Dent Res. 1993; 72.
  • Mao T.-K, McCall WD, Bishop B. Masseter muscle single motor unit activity: different biting positions and forces.. J Dent Res. 1992; 71.
  • Tsai C-M, Gale E, McCall WD. Jaw position and muscle activity under experimental stress.. J Dent Res. 1992.
  • Kamer AR, McCall WD, Chutkow JG, Samie MR. Chewing in Parkinson‘s disease. J Dent Res. 1991; 71.
  • McCall WD, Widmer CG. Fractal dimension of an evoked potential.. Society for Neuroscience. 1990; 16(2).
  • Crow HC, Chutkow JG, Flanagan PM, McCall WD. Jaw force in stroke patients and normal subjects. J Dent Res. 1990; 69.
  • McCall WD. Fractal dimension of jaw motion.. J Dent Res. 1990; 69.
  • Dixon DC, Kull RD, McCall WD. Effect of bite force and bite position on jaw muscle EMG activity: Tests of models.. J Dent Res. 1989; 68.
  • Kull RS, McCall WD, Dixon DC. Linearity and reliability of jaw muscle EMG and bite force.. Society for Neuroscience. 1988; 14(2).
  • Bishop B, Plesh O, McCall WD. Effects of gum hardness on voluntary chewing.. Society for Neuroscience. 1988; 14(2).
  • Plesh O, Bishop B, McCall WD. Kinematics of jaw movements during metronome-guided chewing.. J Dent Res. 1988; 67.
  • Stockstill JW, Gross AJ, McCall WD. Interrater reliability for chronic pain patients.. J Dent Res. 1988; 67.
  • Rivera W, Mohl N, McCall WD, Lauciello FR. Variability of closest speaking space versus interocclusal distance. J Dent Res. 1988; 67.
  • McCall WD, McLachlan KR, Smith DM, Kull RS. A numerical model for jaw muscle forces in biting. Proc 40th Ann Conf Med Biol. 1987; 29(58).
  • Plesh O, Bishop BP, McCall WD. Timing of the two masseter muscles during voluntary chewing.. J Dent Res. 1987; 66.
  • Mitchell RJ, McCall WD. Far-field evoked potentials following palatal nerve stimulation in man. J Dent Res. 1986; 65.
  • Plesh O, Bishop BP, McCall WD. Timing of mandibular movements during voluntarily controlled chewing.. J Dent Res. 1986; 66.
  • Donnarumma G, Burdette BH, McCall WD. Bite force and silent period durations: Comparisons in normal subjects and TMD patients.. J Dent Res. 1986; 65.
  • Burdette BH, Donnarumma G, McCall WD. The effect of chin tap force on the jaw muscle silent period.. J Dent Res. 1986; 65.
  • Stockstill JW, Gross A, McCall WD. Preliminary data on efficacy of L-tryptophan in treatment of chronic orofacial pain.. J Dent Res. 1986; 65.
  • Gross A, Stockstill JW, McCall WD. Interrater reliability in masticatory muscle palpation.. J Dent Res. 1986; 65.
  • McCall WD, Kull RS. Linearity of jaw muscle EMG and bite force.. Society for Neuroscience. 1986; 12(1).
  • Rubinoff M, Gross A, McCall WD. Placebo vs. conventional splints in MPD patients. J Dent Res. 1985; 64.
  • McCall WD, Vrancuta O, Gross A, Bishop BP, Gale EN. The effect of direction on the plot of EMG vs jaw opening.. J Dent Res. 1985; 64.
  • Lee SC, Garlapo DA, Tedesco LA, McCall WD. The relationship between incisal guidance and TMJ clicking.. J Dent Res. 1985; 64.
  • Gelb ML, McCall WD. Bite force vs. jaw opening in normal and dysfunctional patients.. J Dent Res. 1984; 63.
  • Mitchell RJ, McCall WD. Short-latency trigeminal evoked potentials in man.. J Dent Res. 1984; 63.
  • Widmer CG, McCall WD. Trigeminal evoked potentials recorded from various cephalic sites in man.. J Dent Res. 1984; 63.
  • Widmer CG, McCall WD. Evaluation of selected sites for recording trigeminal evoked potentials in man.. Society for Neuroscience. 1983; 9.
  • Widmer CG, McCall WD, Davidson RM. Somatosensory and somatomotor responses evoked by trigeminal nerve stimulation in man.. J Dent Res. 1983; 62.
  • Myers DE, McCall WD. Head pain as a result of experimental ischemic temporal muscle exercise.. Proc 24th Ann Mtg of Amer Assoc Study of Headache. 1982; 22.
  • Vural MF, Mohl SE, McCall WD. Changes in jaw jerk latency with voluntary activity.. J Dent Res. 1982; 61(A).
  • Hussein SM, McCall WD, Mohl N, Bishop BP, Uthman AA. Jaw muscle silent periods evoked by electrical shocks and mechanical taps.. J Dent Res. 1982; 61(A).
  • Bernstein PR, McCall WD, Mohl N, Uthman AA. Effect of voluntary muscle activity on silent periods in TMJ patients.. J Dent Res. 1981; 60(A).
  • Hussein SM, McCall WD, Mohl N, Uthman AA. Jaw muscle silent periods in normal and dysfunctional man by electrical stimulation.. J Dent Res. 1981; 60(A).
  • Smith DM, Bishop BP, McCall WD. Masseteric silent period with and without periodontal input.. J Dent Res. 1981; 60(A).
  • McCall WD. Computer measurement of silent periods: effect of machine variables.. J Dent Res. 1981; 60(A).
  • Domenico A, Mansour NN, McCall WD. The effect of endodontic therapy on jaw muscle silent periods.. J Dent Res. 1980; 59(A).
  • McCall WD, Hannam AG. The influence of jaw closing velocity on the error between experimental data and a mathematical model during a snap-close in man.. J Dent Res. 1980; 59(A).
  • Smith DM, Ziter WD, Mohl N, McCall WD. Influence of auriculotemporal nerve anesthesia on masseteric silent periods.. J Dent Res. 1980; 59(A).
  • Khshan JA, McCall WD. Effects of orthodontic tooth separation on EMG silent periods.. J Dent Res. 1980; 59(B).
  • Strychalski ID, Mohl N, McCall WD, Uthman AA. Three year follow-up of TMJ patients: silent periods and success rates.. J Dent Res. 1980; 59(A).
  • Uthman AA, McCall WD, Mohl N. Immediate effect of occlusal splint on silent period duration in dysfunction patients.. J Dent Res. 1979; 58(A).
  • Winkler GH, McCall WD. Microcomputer measurement of EMG silent periods.. J Dent Res. 1979; 58(A).
  • Moini MR, McCall WD, Mohl N. Effect of acrylic splint on jaw muscle silent periods.. J Dent Res. 1979; 58(A).
  • Bernstein PR, McCall WD, Mohl N, Bishop BP. Effect of voluntary muscle activity on the masseteric silent period.. J Dent Res. 1979; 58(A).
  • Al-Azzawi SS, Mansour NN, McCall WD. Effect of tap force on the tooth-tap silent period.. J Dent Res. 1979; 58(A).
  • Mansour NN, Al-Amir SS, McCall WD. Effect of electrode placement on chin tap silent periods.. J Dent Res. 1979; 58(A).
  • Iwasaki LR, Liu H, Gonzalez-Stucker Y, McCall WD, Ohrbach R, Marx D, Nickel JC. Masticatory muscle electromyography during biting in humans with/without TMDs..
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Professional Memberships:
  • Neuroscience Group of the IADR (1980–present)
  • International Association for Dental Research (1971–present)
  • Society for Neuroscience; Member (1971–present)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (1966–present)
  • New York Academy of Science
  • Engineering in Medicine and Biology Group, IEEE
Presentations:
  • "Masticatory Muscle Duty Factors in TMD Diagnostic Groups" IADR Annual Meeting, IADR, Temporomandibular joint and masticatory muscles (2014)
  • "Masticatory Muscle Electromyography during Biting in Humans with/without TMDs" IADR Annual Meeting, IADR, Craniofacial Biology (2014)
  • "Masticatory Muscle Orientation Effects on Predicted Lateral Pterygoid Muscle Forces" AADR Annual Meeting, AADR, Neuroscience (2014)
  • "Masticatory Muscle Orientation Effects on Predicted Lateral Pterygoid Muscle Forces" AADR Annual Meeting, AADR (2014)
  • "Masticatory Muscle Duty Factors in Subjects With and Without Pain" IADR Annual Meeting, IADR, Bruxism and Jaw Function (2013)
  • "Reviewing Literature and Critiquing Research" ECMC GPR Seminar Series, Erie County Medical Center, GPR Program (2012)
  • "Formalin-induced responses of peripheral afferents in the saphenous nerve of the rat." University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, (1995)
  • "Analysis of data for new TMD diagnostic devices." University at California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry, University at California (1995)
  • "Temporomandibular disorders: a pilot descriptive evaluation of risk factors." J. Dent Res. 74 (Spec. Issue): 61, 1995 (1995)
  • "The role of electronic devices in the diagnosis of temporomandibular disorders." James English Symposium, James A. English Symposium (1993)
  • "Two treatment modalities studies on temporomandibular disorders and clinical investigations using silent periods." Cheng Kung University Medical Center, Cheng Kung University Medical Center (1992)
  • "Fractal dimension of gum chewing in normal subjects and TMD patients." National Taiwan University, National Taiwan University (1992)
  • "Temporomandibular Disorders: Investigations with Silent Periods and with Tryptophan." National Defense Medical Center, National Defense Medical Center (1992)
  • "Temporomandibular Disorders: Investigations with Silent Periods and with Tryptophan." Taipei Medical College, Taipei Medical College (1992)
  • "A numerical model to predict muscle forces in an isometric bite." University of California at San Francisco, School of Dentistry, University of California at San Francisco (1988)
  • "Bite force and silent period durations: comparisons in normal subjects and TMD patients." Lake Ontario Regional IADR Conference, Eastman Dental Center (1985)
  • "Interrater reliability in masticatory muscle palpation." Lake Ontario Regional IADR Conference, Eastman Dental Center (1985)
  • "The effect of chin tap force on the jaw muscle silent period." Lake Ontario Regional IADR Conference, Eastman Dental Center (1985)
  • "The status of electrophysiological diagnostic techniques." James A. English Symposium, James A. English Symposium (1985)
  • "Temporomandibular disorders and jaw muscle silent periods." Keynote Speech, Professionals Day, Case Western Reserve University, Case Western Reserve University, School of Dentistry (1985)
  • "EMG alterations with loss of teeth or TMJ dysfunction." Invited symposium presentation (1982)
  • "Other diagnostic techniques (EMG, thermography, laboratory)." President‘s Conference on the Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatment of TMJ Disorders, American Dental Association (1982)
  • "Studies of TMJ dysfunction using jaw muscle reflexes." University of Texas Health Science Center, University of Texas Health Science Center, School of Dentistry (1981)
  • "TMJ research: the state of the art." InterHospital Dental Residents Conference, Buffalo General Hospital, Buffalo General Hospital (1980)
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Service Activities:
  • School of Dental Medicine Promotion and Tenure Committee; Chair (2010)
  • School of Dental Medicine Search Committee; Member (2002)
  • School of Dental Medicine Curriculum Committee; Member (1991–1999)
  • School of Dental Medicine Promotion and Tenure Committee; Member (1991)
  • School of Dental Medicine Student Research and Honors Committee; Chair (1986–1988)
  • School of Dental Medicine Executive Council; Member (1980–1982)
  • Faculty Senate; Member (1979–1981)
  • School of Dental Medicine Executive Council; Alternate Member (1979–1980)
  • School of Dental Medicine Student Research and Honors Committee; Chair (1978–1984)
  • Faculty Senate; Alternate Member (1978–1979)
  • School of Dental Medicine Student Research and Honors Committee; Member (1977)
  • Neuroscience Session of AADR; Chairman (2001)
  • Journal of Dental Research; Editorial Board Member (1996–1999)
  • University of Nebraska, Ad hoc Promotions Referee; Ad Hoc Reviewer (1994)
  • Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry (Statistical Consultant); Consultant (1993–present)
  • Neuroscience Group of IADR; Secretary/Treasurer (1991–1994)
  • Oral Biology and Medicine Study Section, NIH; Reviewer (1991–1992)
  • IADR Abstracts Referee; Ad Hoc Reviewer (1991)
  • University of Nebraska, Ad hoc Promotions Referee; Ad Hoc Reviewer (1991)
  • Neuroscience Session of AADR; Chairman (1990)
  • Craniofacial Biology Session of AADR; Chairman (1989)
  • NIH Study Section, Small Business Innovative Research; Member (1988)
  • NIH Study Section, Small Business Innovative Research; Member (1987)
  • NIH Study Section, Small Business Innovative Research; Member (1985)
  • University of Texas at San Antonio, Ad hoc Promotions Referee; Ad Hoc Reviewer (1985)
  • NIH Ad hoc Site Visitor, U. Conn. School of Dentistry; Member (1985)
  • University of Mississippi, Ad hoc Promotions Referee; Ad Hoc Reviewer (1984)
  • NIH Ad hoc Site Visitor, U. Conn. School of Dentistry; Member (1984)
  • Catholic University, Leuven, Belgium, Ad hoc Research Referee; Ad Hoc Reviewer (1984)
  • NIH Ad hoc Site Visitor, U. Mich. Growth and Development Center; Member (1983)
  • NIH Ad hoc Referee for Grant Proposals; Ad Hoc Reviewer (1983)
  • Neuroscience Session of AADR; Chairman (1983–1986)
  • Neuroscience Group of IADR, Councilor; Other (1983–1985)
  • University of Texas at San Antonio, Ad hoc Promotions Referee; Ad Hoc Reviewer (1983)
  • NIH Ad hoc Referee for Grant Proposals; Ad Hoc Reviewer (1983)
  • NIH Ad hoc Referee for Grant Proposals; Ad Hoc Reviewer (1983)
  • Buffalo Chapter of IADR; President (1982–1984)
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Ad hoc Promotions Referee; Ad Hoc Reviewer (1982)
  • NIH Ad hoc Site Visitor, U. Penn. General Clinical Research Center; Member (1981)
  • Neuroscience Group of IADR; Member (1980–present)
  • Student Research and Honors Committee; Member (1978–present)
  • Society for Neuroscience; Member (1971–present)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE); Member (1966–present)
  • Archives of Oral Biology, Ad hoc Manuscript Referee; Ad Hoc Reviewer
  • Engineering in Medicine and Biology Group, IEEE; Member
  • IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, Ad hoc Manuscript Referee; Ad Hoc Reviewer
  • International Association for Dental Research (IADR); Member
  • Journal of Dental Research, Ad hoc Manuscript Referee; Ad Hoc Reviewer
  • Journal of Musculoskeletal Pain, Ad hoc Manuscript Referee; Ad Hoc Reviewer
  • Journal of Texture Studies, Ad hoc Manuscript Referee; Ad Hoc Reviewer
  • Journal of the American Dental Association, Ad hoc Manuscript Referee; Ad Hoc Reviewer
  • New York Academy of Sciences; Member

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