Dr. Iacopino is the Dean of the College of Dentistry and Professor in the Department of Restorative Dentistry at the University of Manitoba. He is also the Director of the World’s first International Centre for Oral-Systemic Health.

"Tony has a unique ability to present the scientific evidence base so that it is easy to understand and apply to patient care and innovations in practice approaches."

− Casey Hein; Director of Education, International Centre for Oral-Systemic Health




Dr. Iacopino obtained a BA (Biological Sciences) from Rutgers College, a DMD (1986), and a Ph.D (1990 in Biochemistry/Molecular Biology), from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. In addition, Dr. Iacopino has obtained certification in Prosthodontics (1990), TMJ/Craniomandibular Disorders (1990), and Geriatrics and Gerontology (1991). Dr. Iacopino is an internationally known and respected scholar in the areas of periodontal-systemic connection, graduate dental education, dental curriculum reform, and the integration of research and scholarship into the dental curriculum. He has co-chaired a Gordon Conference on periodontal diseases, been an invited speaker at international consensus conferences for the National Institutes of Health, and served on several distinguished federal study sections and committees. He has also organized many national symposia on dental research and education issues for the American and International Associations for Dental Research and the American Dental Education Association.