Associate Dean for Academic Affairs; Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences
Member of the GSBS Faculty
3302 Gaston Ave.
Dallas, Texas 75246
Education and Post-Graduate Training
Ph.D., Microbiology/Biochemistry, Baylor University, Waco, TX (1970-1973)
M.S., Bacteriology, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA (1968-1970)
B.A., Biology/English, Hendrix College, Conway, AR (1963-1967)
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Texas A&M University College of Dentistry (1999-present)
Professor, Department of Microbiology/Department of Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University College of Dentistry (1984-present)
Associate Chairman, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University College of Dentistry (1994-1999)
Acting Chairman, Department of Microbiology, College of Dentistry (1991)
Interim Chairman, Department of Microbiology, College of Dentistry (1982)
Associate Professor with tenure, Department of Microbiology, College of Dentistry (1978-1984)
Graduate Faculty, Baylor University and Texas A&M University College of Dentistry (1977-present)
Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, College of Dentistry (1973-1978)
Adjunct Professor, Department of Microbiology, Dallas Institute (1978-present)
Adjunct Instructor, Department of Microbiology, Dallas Institute (1973-1978)
Research Assistant, Department of Zoology, Louisiana Tech University (1969-1970)
Teaching Assistant, Department of Botany and Bacteriology, Louisiana Tech University (1968-1969)
Laboratory Microbiologist I, Arkansas State Department of Health (1967-1968)
Teaching responsibilities include:
Microbiology (dental) and Microbiology (dental hygiene).
Since 1999, I have served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. My research interests have included the effect of adsorption on bacterial metabolism, cariogenic potential of non-caloric and non-nutritive sweetening agents, effect of smokeless tobacco extracts on bacterial metabolism, genotoxicity of tobacco extracts, antimutagenic potential of glycyrrhizin, the antibacterial activity of dental implant metal ions and the reduction in aerosols generated by ultrasonic scaling.
Berry, C., T.J. Moore, J.A. Safar, M.J. Wagner, and C.A. Henry. Antibacterial activity of dental implant metals. Implant Dentistry 1992, 1(1):59-65.
King, T.B., K.B. Muzzin, L.M. Anders, and C.W. Berry. The effectiveness of an aerosol reduction device for ultrasonic scalers. Journal of Periodontology 1997, 68(1):45-49.
King, T.B., K.B. Muzzin, and C.W. Berry. Assessing the clinical effectiveness of an aerosol reduction device for the air polisher. J Am Dent Assoc 1999 Sept; 130(9):1354-59.
Berry C.W. Microbiology for the Health Professions. Professional Training Schools, Inc., Dallas, 2001, 149 pp.
Miller, E.G., Taylor, S.E., Berry, C.W., Zimmerman, I.A. and Hasegawa, S. Citrus limonoids: Increasing importance as anticancer agents. In: Citrus Limonoids - Functional Chemicals in Agriculture and Foods. Eds: Berhow, M.A., Hasegawa, S., Manner, G.D. Oxford University Press, New York, NY. 2001. pp. 132-145.
Gilbert, S.D., Witherspoon, D.E., Berry, C.W. Coronal leakage following three obturation techniques. International Endodontic Journal. 2001. 34(4):293-299.