Dr. Jeffrey Ebersole
Dr. Jeffrey Ebersole is an accomplished researcher who leads multiple studies focused on the immunobiology of oral infections, emphasizing in-vitro and in-vivo studies of host-pathogen interactions using animal and human models of oral disease(s).
A professor of biomedical sciences and associate dean for research with UNLV's School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Ebersole also teaches microbiology and immunology to predoctoral students.
He has published more than 300 publications, reviews, and book chapters about the microbiology and immunology of oral diseases, and directed a major Center of Biomedical Research Excellence grant from the National Institue of Health for 13 years.
Prior to joining UNLV, Dr. Ebersole was the Alvin L. Morris Professor of Oral Health Research, director of the Center for Oral Health Research, and associate dean for research in the College of Dentistry at the Univeristy of Kentucky.
Dr. Ebersole earned his bachelor’s in biology from Temple University, his Ph.D. in microbiology from the University of Pittsburgh, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the department of Immunology at The Forsyth Institute.
- Ph.D. in Microbiology, University of Pittsburgh
- B.S. in Biology, Temple University
- Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Immunology, The Forsyth Institute