Prof. James J. Sciubba The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, USA

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Jim Sciubba was raised in New Jersey, where he attended Fairleigh Dickinson University on a sports scholarship. After receiving his B.S. and D.M.D. degrees at Fairleigh Dickinson University, he completed an internship in General Dentistry and military duty in the US Army. He was subsequently granted a Public Health Service... read morefellowship and received a Ph.D. degree in Pathology from the University of Illinois in 1974, followed by a Fellowship in Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology at the ADA, and later earned Diplomate status in that specialty.
Following a 16-year tenure as Chair of Dental Medicine he was granted Emeritus status at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and Professor Emeritus status at Stony Brook University. He was subsequently recruited as Professor in the Departments of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, Pathology and Dermatology at The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and served as the Director of Dental and Oral Medicine at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Following his tenure at Johns Hopkins he established a clinical practice in Oral Medicine in Timonium, MD where he continues to practice. He also serves at The M.J. Dance Head & Neck Center as a clinical consultant and also functions in a didactic capacity with the rotating Otolaryngology residents from the Johns Hopkins Otolaryngology program in Baltimore.
His contributions to the literature include over 200 peer reviewed papers, book chapters, and abstracts, plus he has authored, co-authored and edited seven textbooks, including the Textbook of Oral Pathology, which is in its 7th edition. He has lectured in North and South America, Asia and Europe, remains active as a reviewer for several journals and is a current or former member of several editorial advisory boards including Oral Oncology, JOMS, IJOMS, The Compendium, “Triple O”, and several ad hoc reviewer assignments. He is also a Past President of The American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, and has served for several years on The National Board Testing Commission at the ADA.