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Irving Glickman

educator , periodontist

Irving Glickman, American educator, periodontist. Recipient numerous awards including Samuel Charles Miller Memorial award in oral medicine, 1965, award for basic research in periodontology International Association for Dental Research, 1966. Diplomate American Board Periodontology, American Board Oral Medicine, American Board Oral Pathology.


Glickman, Irving was born on January 17, 1914 in New York City. Son of Nathan and Rose (Gurland) Glickman.


Bachelor of Science, Brooklyn College, 1933. Doctor of Medical Dentistry, Tufts U., 1938, postgraduate department pathology Medical School, 1939-1940.


Faculty, Tufts U. School Dental Medicine, Boston, 1938-1972, professor oral pathology, 1948-1972, research professor oral pathology, 1960-1972, professor periodontology, 1948-1972, department chairman, 1960-1972, director div. graduate and postgraduate studies, 1951-1960.


  • Author: Clinical Periodontology, 4th edit., 1972. Periodontal Disease, 1972. Guest editor Symposium on Preventive Dentistry, 1972.

    Contributor numerous articles to professional journals, also chapters to books.


Member Army Medical Service Advisory Committee on Preventive Dentistry. Member of advisory group Cambridge (Massachusetts) Health Department. Fellow American Academy Dental Science, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American, International colls. dentists.

Member American Academy Periodontology (Gold Medal award 1972), American Academy Dental Medicine, American Association Dental Schools, American Association Anatomists, New England Society Pathologists, International Association for Dental Research, International Academy Oral Pathology, Tissue Culture Association, American Dental Association, Massachusetts Dental Society, Tufts U. Dental Alumni Association (president 1966-1967), Sigma Xi, Omicron Kappa Upsilon. Member foreign societies.


Married Violeta Arboleda, March 13, 1954. Children: Alan, Denise.

Nathan Glickman

Rose (Gurland) Glickman

Violeta Arboleda

Alan Glickman

Denise Glickman