John Neubert, D.M.D., Ph.D., an associate professor in the UF department of orthodontics, received an American Association of Orthodontics Foundation Award for Biomedical Research in recognition of his project, “Effects of genetics on the expectation and experience of orthodontic pain.”
Neubert, D.M.D., Ph.D., graduated from the University of California Santa Barbara in 1990 and earned his dental degree in 1994 from the University of California Los Angeles. He earned specialty certificates in orofacial pain management from UCLA in 1996 and in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics from UF in 2013. He joined UF faculty in 2003 and, in addition to treating patients, he serves as the director of pre-doctoral orthodontic education. He is also an established translational researcher and his work is recognized worldwide.
American Association of Orthodontists
Founded in 1900, the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) is the world’s oldest and largest dental specialty organization. It represents more than 18,000 orthodontist members throughout the United States, Canada and abroad. The association encourages and sponsors key research to enable its members to provide the highest quality of care to patients, and is committed to educating the public about the need for, and benefits of, orthodontic treatment.