Dr. Johnson to head the Department of Endodontics
Dr. Bradford Johnson received his DDS degree from Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia. After completing a general practice residency and practicing general dentistry for several years, he earned his specialty certificate in endodontic at the UIC College of Dentistry. He began his teaching career in the Department of Endodontics in 1991 and became Director of Postdoctoral Endodontics in 2005. He has a Master of Health Professions Education degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago and was a Fellow of the American Dental Education Association Leadership Institute in 2005-2006. Dr. Johnson is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics.
Dr. Johnson has published over 70 articles and abstracts and is coauthor of five textbook chapters. His primary research interests include: clinical decision making, dental education, clinical outcomes research, and tissue regeneration.
Additionally, Dr. Johnson is a site visit consultant for the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has served on the National Board Dental Exam Test Construction Committee, Part 2, both the Endodontics specialty committee and Component B case-based committee.
Currently Dr. Johnson serves on the Scientific Advisory and Manuscript Review Panel of the Journal of Endodontics and has served on the AAE Research and Scientific Affairs Committee, Continuing Education Committee, Evidence Based Endodontics Committee, and various AAE ad hoc committees. He is past president of the Illinois Association of Endodontists and Edgar D Coolidge Endodontic Study Club. In May 2015, he will begin a 3-year term on the Board of Directors of the American Association of Endodontists.