Donald B. Giddon, DMD, PhD

Donald B. Giddon, DMD, PhD

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Harvard School of Dental Medicine
188 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
Phone: 617-432-3856
Fax: 781-235-2996

Donald B. Giddon, DMD, PhD

Dr. Donald B. Giddon is a clinical professor of oral and developmental biology at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. He is also a clinical professor emeritus of community health at Brown University School of Medicine and an attending physician at New York University Hospital. Dr. Giddon served as dean of the New York University College of Dentistry from 1975 to 1980, and professor of anesthesiology at the NYU School of Medicine and of psychology in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.

Dr. Giddon is a 1959 DMD graduate from Harvard University. He received a PhD in psychology from Brandeis University, following an AB from Brown University and an MA in psychology from Boston University. He is the author of more than 150 published articles, abstracts, reviews, and books on self-image, the psychophysiology of stress and disease, pain and facial deformity, and the physical bases of the perception of normal and dysmorphic facial and body appearance.

Dr. Giddon is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Public Health Association, American Psychological Association, International College of Psychosomatic Medicine, and Royal Society of Medicine and a charter member of the American Pain Society.