- Dean, School of Dentistry
School of Dentistry Building 406
- Miscellaneous Information:
Dr. Michael Reddy attended the Harvard University School of Dental Medicine, where he earned his DMD, Certificate of Periodontology and Doctorate of Medical Sciences in Oral Biology. Dr. Reddy joined the UAB faculty in 1989 as an Assistant Professor and has served as Chair of Periodontology since 2004. In 2011 Dr. Reddy was named Interim Dean of the UAB School of Dentistry. Dr. Reddy was appointed Dean of the UAB School of Dentistry in March 2012.
Dr. Reddy is a senior scientist in multiple UAB research centers, including the Center for Metabolic Bone Disease and the Center for Aging. His research has focused on interrelationships between oral infections and overall health and regenerative medicine approaches in the oral cavity. He has had continuous NIH funding for the past 20 years and over 40 grants awarded as an investigator or co-investigator.
Dr. Reddy is an internationally recognized master clinician in the area of periodontal therapy and dental implants. He is an examiner for the American Board of Periodontology and has served as a member or committee chair of several national and international associations and societies, including the Joint Commission on Dental Accreditation. Dr. Reddy is also a recipient of the Clinical Research Award from the American Academy of Periodontology and has been recognized as a fellow of the American College of Dentists, International College of Dentists, and Omicron Kappa Upsilon dental honor society. He is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Periodontology and Editor of Clinical Advances in Periodontics.