Penn Dental Medicine

Departments & Faculty

Howard M. Rosenberg, DDS, MSD, MEd

Professor Emeritus of Pediatric Dentistry


  • MEd, University of Pennsylvania, 1974
  • MSD. and Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry, University of Washington, 1971
  • General Practice Residency, U.S. Public Health Service Hospital, Seattle, 1967
  • DDS, NYU, College of Dentistry, 1966
  • BS, Queens College of the City of NY, 1964


  • Phi Delta Kappa (National Education Honor Society) University of Pennsylvania, 1974
  • Outstanding Contribution to Pediatric Literature, American Society of Dentistry for Children, 1974
  • Teacher Training Fellowship, American Fund for Dental Education, 1969-1971
  • U.S. Coast Guard Achievement Medal, 1969
  • NYU College of Dentistry Medal, First in class of 152 students, 1966
  • NY State Regents’ Scholar in Dentistry, 1962-1966

Research Interests

Dr. Rosenberg’s research interests include the guidance of child behaviors in the dental situation and attitudes toward female dental students and female dentists. His work in these areas has resulted in research publications, chapters in textbooks, and speaking invitations from regional, national, and international professional societies. Dr. Rosenberg’s teaching interests include general pediatric dentistry, curriculum evaluation and development, and educational testing and measurement. He is the Course Director for the required and elective course in pediatric dentistry.

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