Dr. Sook-Bin Woo
Division of Oral Medicine and Dentistry, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston
Dr. Sook-Bin Woo is an associate professor in the Department of Oral Medicine, Infection, and Immunity. She has been a professor at Harvard School of Dental Medicine and Harvard Medical School since 2008. She graduated with a BDS from Singapore University in 1980, worked one and a half years as a general dentist and oral and maxillofacial surgery resident before moving to the United States. She received her MS in oral pathology from Indiana University in 1984 and completed a fellowship in head and neck pathology at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in 1986. She then obtained her DMD from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine and further training in oral and maxillofacial pathology, receiving her MMSc degree in 1991. She became board certified in oral and maxillofacial pathology in 1991 and became an associate pathologist at Pathology Services Inc. (now StrataDx Inc).
Dr. Woo is the graduate program director for the Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology specialty training program. The biopsy service of the Harvard School of Dental Medicine operates via a formal affiliation with StrataDx Inc, where Dr. Woo serves as Co-Director for the Center for Oral Pathology. Dr. Woo became board-certified in Oral Medicine in 2003 and sees patients in consultation at the Division of Oral Medicine and Dentistry at the Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Dr. Woo has served on the Fellowship Committee and Executive Council of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and on the board of the American Academy of Oral Medicine where she was President of the Board from 2014 to 2015. She has published numerous scholarly papers, book chapters and an Atlas of Oral Pathology (now in its second edition), and is reviewer for many journals. She is a sought-after speaker at many national and international conferences. Dr. Woo has received the National Research Service Award from the National Institutes of Health from 1988 to 1991, and the American Cancer Society Career Development Award from 1994 to 1997, among other honors. In 2012, she received the Distinguished Senior Faculty Award from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine.