Oral and Craniofacial Sciences Faculty

Mark Johnson, Ph.D.






















Dr. Johnson received his B.S. in Biochemistry from the University of Minnesota in 1976.  He subsequently received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Minnesota through the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, in 1980.  He conducted post-doctoral training in molecular biology at Baylor College of Medicine, The Department of Cell Biology.  Prior to joining the faculty at the UMKC School of Dentistry, he held faculty positions at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, The University of Akron and Creighton University. He joined the Department of Oral Biology in the UMKC School of Dentistry as a Professor in July 2005 where he is a member of the Bone Biology group.  He serves as a reviewer for several journals, has served on a number of various national peer review study sections and is a member of the AAAS, AADR/IADR, The American Society of Bone and Mineral Research and The American Society of Human Genetics.  He serves on a number of journal Editorial Boards and reviews for over a dozen different journals. He has served as Chair of the Department of Oral and Craniofacial Sciences since 2010.

Mark Johnson, Ph.D. Professor and Department Chair

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