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Dr. Leigh Anderson Named Associate Editor of International Journal

October  29, 2008

Dr. Leigh AndersonDr. Leigh Anderson, professor in the Department of Anatomical Sciences, has been appointed as an associate editor for the Archives of Oral Biology. In this role, Anderson will be responsible for coordinating, editing and refereeing submissions to the publication, as well as ensuring high scientific standards for integrity and objectivity.

"It is an honor and a privilege to be named an associate editor for the Archives of Oral Biology," said Anderson. "I have been a reviewer for Archives for many years, and I look forward to now having a greater role in helping to maintain the excellence of this distinguished journal."

Anderson earned his DDS degree and PhD in oral biology from the University of Minnesota. A faculty member at the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry since 2000, Anderson is actively engaged in NIH-funded research in the area of salivary physiology. He is also the recipient of several honors and awards for teaching, including the University of the Pacific Eberhardt Teacher/Scholar Award and the Pierre Fauchard Academy Dental Faculty Recognition Award.

Archives of Oral Biology is an international journal which aims to publish papers of the highest scientific quality in the oral and craniofacial sciences. The journal focuses on research that advances knowledge in the mechanisms of craniofacial development and disease, including cell and molecular biology, molecular genetics, immunology, pathogenesis, cellular microbiology, embryology, syndromology and forensic dentistry.

Category Type: Honors and Awards

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