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Jerold S Goldberg, DDS
Professor and Dean of Dental Medicine
School of Dental Medicine
Case Western Reserve University
Dr. Jerold Goldberg spent most of his dental career at Case Western Reserve University. He received his dental degree in 1970. He served as a general dental intern at Beth Israel Hospital in Newark, New Jersey for one year and completed his training in oral & maxillofacial surgery at CWRU Dental School/University Hospitals of Cleveland in 1974. He immediately joined the faculty and became chairman of the department in 1985 and attained the rank of professor in 1992. While chairman, he established a unique five-year, double degree training program in oral & maxillofacial surgery. He was asked to serve as interim dean in 1997 and after approximately one year was appointed dean. He also was interim dean of the School of Medicine from July 1, 2002 to April 1, 2003 and Interim Provost and University Senior Vice President from August 1, 2007 to October 1, 2008.

During his entire career he taught at both the predoctoral and doctoral levels, conducted research and private practice. His areas of clinical interest included the treatment of children with congenital facial deformities, patience suffering from facial pain and those who would benefit from orthognathic surgery. His research interests are related to these clinical areas. Throughout his career, he has worked to develop innovative, efficient, and effective educational programs.

He has served organized dentistry on both the local and national levels. He participated in the national board construction committee for the ADA and the advisory committee for the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons. He was also chair for the section of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery of the American Association of Dental Schools and served on the Administrative Board of the Council of Deans of the American Dental Education Association.