Date

11-19-2009

Document Type

Article

Publisher

Oregon Health & Science University

Table of Contents

Biographical Information; Military Service; University of Michigan; University of Oregon Dental School; Teaching and Research; Department of Biomaterials; Dental Amalgam Research; Professional Associations and Awards; Changes in Biomaterials; Engineering Background; Family Life

Abstract

David Mahler, Ph.D., begins by discussing his family background and childhood, born and raised in Yonkers, New York. He then talks about his education and military service, earning a degree at the University of Michigan, focusing on aeronautical engineering, and enlisting in the U.S. Navy's V-12 Program. Mahler then describes becoming interested in dentistry, applying for a research position at the University of Michigan's Department of Dental Materials where he eventually earned his Ph.D. in Dental Materials and Engineering Mechanics. He then discusses how he became involved at the University of Oregon Dental School, asked to start a program in biomaterials as well as his opinions on the evolution of the university's administration. Mahler discusses his research in dental amalgam and changes in biomaterials as well as more about his engineering background. He concludes by talking a bit about his family life.

Description

Transcript of oral history interview with David Mahler, Ph.D., conducted on November 19, 2009 by J. Henry Clarke, D.M.D.

Comments

OHSU Oral History Project

Identifier

doi:10.6083/M48P5ZGZ

School

School of Dentistry

Rights

CC BY 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License

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