• June 4, 2019
Dr. James J. Baldwin, UIC College of Dentistry

Dr. James J. Baldwin, a part-time Clinical Professor of Orthodontics who retired in 2014, passed away on Jan. 31 at age 93. Dr. Baldwin had taught at the College for 15 years, specializing in biomechanics. He was a pioneer in the development of the segmented arch technique.

Dr. Baldwin also taught at the Indiana University Dental School, where he had earned his DDS. He also held an MS from Yale University.

He had practiced in Indianapolis and Castelton, IN.

Dr. Baldwin was a former President of the Angle Society, and was a member of the Great Lakes Society of Orthodontists. Among his many accomplishments, he was the recipient of the American Association of Orthodontists’ Louise Ada Jarabak Memorial International Teachers and Research Award in 2000, and the American Board of Orthodontics’ Dale B. Wade Award of Excellence in 2006.

He is survived by his sons, David (husband of Denise) and Frank, and three grandchildren. Memorials in his name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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