Jerold Goldberg, D.D.S., former Dean of
Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine (CWRU SDM), received the Case Western Reserve University Distinguished Alumni Award for his contributions and career achievements.
Dr. Goldberg is an oral surgeon, scholar, author, educator and academic leader. He is highly respected by faculty, staff and students, and is the distinguished embodiment of talent at the university.
Dr. Goldberg joined the CWRU SDM faculty four years after graduating from the school in 1970. He proceeded to chair the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for 10 years. He became the CWRU SDM Interim Dean in 1996, with a permanent appointment the following year. He held that position until retiring after the
2013–14 academic year. He continues to contribute to the school through fundraising efforts.
Throughout his career, Dr. Goldberg inspired colleagues, conducted research and maintained a private practice. He developed innovative, efficient and effective educational programs, including the dental school’s new curriculum. Additionally, Dr. Goldberg continues to serve on local and national dental