Editor-in-Chief


John E. Nathan, DDS, MDS

Associate Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology
Department of Otolaryngology/Dentistry
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
         and
Adjunct Professor
Departments of Pediatric Dentistry, University of Alabama
Birmingham and Case Western
Reserve University, Cleveland, USA

Biography

• Received DDS from Northwestern University (1975 )
• Completed the General Practice Residency at the VA Lakeside Hospital before completing the 3 yr pediatric dental residency
• MDS degree from the University of Connecticut (1979)
• Assistant Professor of Pediatric Dentistry and Postgraduate Program Director, University of Illinois (1979-1986)
• Visiting Assistant Professor, Dept of Pediatrics, Rush University College of Medicine (1980-1987)
• Associate Professor of Pediatric Dentistry, Northwestern University Dental School (1988-1998)
• Assoc Professor , Dept of Surgery and Otolaryngology/Dentistry, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (1998-Present)
• Adjunct Professor of Pediatric Dentistry, University of Iowa (1999-2011)
• University of Alabama, Birmingham (2003-Present)
• Case Western Reserve University and Rainbow Babies Childrens Hospital, Cleveland (2007-Present)

Research Interest

His research interests include: Pediatric Conscious Sedation, Pharmacological and Non-Pharmacologic Management of Challenging Childhood behavior.

Scientific Activities

• Diplomate, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry since 1983
• Fellow, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Society of Dentistry for Children; Master, American Society of Dentistry for Children
• Consultant to American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and Council on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association
• Served on Editorial Board of the Journal of Dentistry for Children from 1987-2005
• On Editorial board of the International Journal of Otolaryngology, 2014
• In private practice limited to pediatric dentistry, Oak Brook and St Charles, IL since 1986

Publications

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS


1. Nathan JE. Contemporary Pharmacological Management of the Difficult Pediatric Dental Patient: Scientific Foundations for Efficacy and Safety. Alpha Omegan. 2007; 99(2): 78-82.
2. Nathan JE, Vargas KG. Oral Midazolam with and without Meperidine for management of difficult young pediatric dental patients: a retrospective study. Pediatric Dentistry. 2002; 24(2): 129-138.
3. Nathan JE, Venham LL, West MS, Werboff J. The behavioral and physiologic effects of nitrous oxide oxygen on anxious young pediatric patients across sequential visits: a double blind study. Journal of Dentistry for Children. 1988; 55: 220-230.
4. Nathan JE, West MS. Comparison of chloral hydrate-hydroxyzine with and without meperidine for management of difficult pediatric dental patients. Journal of Dentistry for Children. 1987; 54: 437-444.
5. Wilson S, Nathan JE. A Survey Study in Sedation Training in Advanced Pediatric Dental Residencies. Pediatric Denbtistry. 2011; 33(4): 353-360.
6. Vargas KG, Nathan JE, Qian F, Kupietsky A. Use of restraint and management style as parameters for defining sedation success:A survey of pediatric dentists. Pediatric Dentistry. 2007; 29(3): 220-227.
7. Nathan JE. Pediatric Conscious Sedation: When non-pharmacological approaches prove inadequate or inappropriate: Guest Editorial. Journal of the Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry. 2003; 9(2): 8-9.
8. Nathan JE. Pharmacological Management of the neurologically challenged and disabled pediatric dental patient. Journal of the Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry . 2003; 9(2): 27-30.
9. Nathan JE. Non-Pharmacologic Management of the Pediatric Patient. Chapter 6, in Clinical Pediatric Dentistry. Garcia-Godoy F. Clinical Pediatric Dentistry. 2003.
10. Nathan JE. Management strategies for the disabled pediatric dental patient. Journal of Dentistry for Children. 2001; 68(2): 89-101.
11. Nathan JE. Defining therapeutic success in pediatric dental sedation; Guest Editorial. Journal of the Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry. 1998; 4(4): 26-27.
12. Nathan JE. Behavior Management of the Pre-Cooperative Child. Chapter 6. Dental Clinics of North America. 1995; 39(10): 789-816.
13. Nathan JE. The journal of pediatrics and neonatal nursing: a forum for ideas, innovation, and illumination. Pediatr Neonatal Nurs Open J. 2015; 2(1): e7. doi: 10.17140/PNNOJ-2-e004
14. Nathan JE. Prevention of dental caries (tooth decay): should we be content with our progress?. Pediatr Neonatal Nurs Open J. 2015; 2(2): e8-e10. doi: 10.17140/PNNOJ-2-e005
15.Nathan JE, Rayman MS, Golden BE, Vargas KG. Discretionary parental presence in the dental operatory: a survey of pediatric dentists and parents. Pediatr Neonatal Nurs Open J. 2015; 2(2): 50-61. doi: 10.17140/PNNOJ-2-109