Paulette Spencer DDS, PhD

Deane E. Ackers Distinguished Professor,
Director, IBER

Paulette Spencer
  • Clemson Award, Society for Biomaterials
  • Higuchi Research Achievement Award
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • Fellow, American Institute for Medical & Biological Engineering (AIMBE)
  • Fellow, Biomaterials Science and Engineering
  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD)
  • Fulbright Scholar, Visiting Professor-University of Sao Paolo, Brazil, 2015
  • Leading Light Award, University of Kansas
  • > 300 papers in journals, edited books and conference proceedings with > 11000 citations and H-Index: 60

Dr. Spencer is a pioneer in molecular-level investigations of material/tissue interfaces. Reactions at the atomic, molecular and nano-scales initiate failure of biomaterials used to repair and restore tissues in the body.

Associated images

Magnification of peri implants
Closeup of tissue
A three dimensional graph
Cover of Material-Tissue Interfacial Phenomena edited by Paulette Spencer
Cover of Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics
Cover of Applied Polymer Materials
Cover of Macromolecular Materials and Engineering