Jarshen Lin, DDS
Dr. Jarshen Lin received his doctor of dental surgery degree from Chicago’s Northwestern University in 1992 and went on to specialize in the field of endodontics at the University of Michigan in 1994. Dr. Lin serves as director of predoctoral endodontics and director of extramural education at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine.
In the past 11 years at Harvard, Dr. Lin has received 14 teaching awards, including the HSDM Distinguished Junior Faculty Award, the Massachusetts Dental Society Faculty Recognition Award, the American Student Dental Association Faculty Award, the student-awarded Full-Time Faculty Award, Distinguished Faculty Award, and Best Lecturer Award. In addition, he is the recipient of the 2007 Edward Osetek Educator Award from the American Association of Endodontists, the highest award accorded to junior educators in endodontics.
Dr. Lin acts as endodontics editor for various dental textbooks and serves on the editorial board of several journals. His own publications can be found in dental journals such as the Journal of the American Dental Association, General Dentistry, and Journal of Endodontics.
Dr. Lin mentors many students as the faculty adviser of the Endodontics Study Club at HSDM. He also acts as a leader in numerous dental societies and associations, including the American Association of Endodontists, National Board Dental Examination Board, Master Tract of Academic of General Dentistry, and American Dental Education Association.
Fields of Interest
Dr. Lin’s clinical interests range from nonsurgical endodontic treatment and surgical endodontic treatment to dental trauma. However, his research focuses primarily on developing oral health educational programs and protocols for medical staff and patients, and the systematic reviews of the literature.