ADEA and the Association
of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) have appointed Paul C. Edwards D.D.S., M.Sc., B.S., as the new
Associate Editor of MedEdPORTAL®
international peer-reviewed publication venue that allows educators in the
health professions to publish and share educational resources.
In 2008, ADEA and AAMC formed a
partnership to expand MedEdPORTAL’s medical education collection to include
dental education resources. As Associate Editor, Dr. Edwards will apply his
editorial experience and background in dental education to encourage
submissions and promote MedEdPORTAL to the dental education community.
“I’m very excited about this
opportunity to work with MedEdPORTAL, ADEA and dental school faculty members,”
says Dr. Edwards. “I look forward to helping promote the vision of MedEdPORTAL as the premier clearinghouse
of high-quality, peer-reviewed health education tools; to promote
interprofessional collaboration by facilitating the open exchange of
educational resources across the health professions; and to offer health care
professionals with educational resources to help improve patient care.”
Dr. Edwards is currently Professor of Oral
and Maxillofacial Pathology at the Indiana University School of Dentistry. He
previously served as a full-time faculty member at Creighton University and the
University of Michigan, teaching at the allied health professional,
predoctoral, graduate and advanced dental education levels. Dr. Edwards holds
an M.S. in Biochemistry and a D.D.S. from the University of Toronto Faculty of
Dentistry, and a Certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology from Long
Island Jewish Medical Center. Since 2011, he has served as Editor for the
American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and as Oral and
Maxillofacial Pathology Section Editor of Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral
Pathology and Oral Radiology (OOOO).
Dr. Edwards is also Chief Consulting Editor for the JADA Oral Pathology Specialty Scan and serves on the editorial
boards of the Journal of Oral Biosciences and BMC Head and Face
Medicine. Dr. Edwards
previously served as the Clinicopathologic Conference editor of OOOO (2005–2011), and on the editorial
board of the Journal of Dental Education
Dr. Edwards assumes the
MedEdPORTAL Associate Editor position from Janet M. Guthmiller, D.D.S., Ph.D.,
Dean, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry, who had
served in this position since 2012.
on February 14, 2018.