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School of Dental Medicine

Mark Lerman

Associate Professor

Mark Lerman

Associate Professor

Phone 617-636-3723
1 Kneeland Street, Boston, MA, 02111
Biography: 

Mark Lerman is the Division Director of Oral Pathology at the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and is appointed as an Associate Professor in the Department of Diagnostic Sciences. He divides his time between teaching, clinical practice, and serving as Laboratory Director of Tufts Oral Pathology Services, the school’s biopsy service.

Dr. Lerman earned both his B.A. in history and D.M.D. from Tufts University. After completing a general practice residency in dentistry at Harvard University and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, he trained in oral and maxillofacial pathology at New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens in New York City. He was on the faculty at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine for eight years, where he was appointed as an Assistant Clinical Professor, before returning to his alma mater in 2014. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and a Fellow of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, and he has authored multiple articles in the peer-reviewed oral pathology literature.

Education: 
B.A., American History, Tufts University College of Liberal Arts, 1997
D.M.D., Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, 2002
Professional Experience: 
03/2013-07/2014:

Associate Professor, Oral Pathology, Oral Medicine, and Craniofacial Pain, Tufs University School of Dental Medicine

03/2013-07/2014:

Assistant Clinical Professor, Oral Medicine, Infection, and Immunity, Harvard School of Dental Medicine

09/2011-02/2013:

Clinical Instructor, Oral Medicine, Infection, and Immunity, Harvard School of Dental Medicine

02/2008-08/2011:

Instructor, Oral Medicine, Infection, and Immunity, Harvard School of Dental Medicine

09/2006-01/2008:

Clinical Instructor, Oral Medicine, Infection, and Immunity, Harvard School of Dental Medicine

07/2003-06/2006:

Resident, Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens

06/2002-02/2003:

General Practice Residency (GPR) Dentistry, Harvard School of Dental Medicine/Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Selected Professional Activities: 
1998-Present: American Dental Association
2003-Present: Eastern Society of Teachers of Oral Pathology, President, 2011-2012
2004-Present: American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
2006-Present: Massachusetts Dental Society
2013-Present: Commission on Dental Accreditation
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