August 16, 2018
Dr. Lee Jameson has returned to the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry as interim department head of Restorative Dentistry, following Dr. Stephen Campbell returning to the faculty after serving as department head since 1992.
“I will provide transition leadership while a search committee reviews candidates for the next head of the department,” Jameson explained. The college is engaging in a national search.
“My goal is to promote the mission, goals, and high standards of the department and the college, as well as to provide a humanistic learning and workplace environment,” he noted.
Jameson was a clinical professor of Restorative Dentistry at the college from 2007 to 2016.
“It is great to return to the college and I thank everyone for their warm welcome back,” he said.
Jameson earned his DDS, MS in Oral Biology, and Certificate in Prosthodontics from the Loyola University Chicago School of Dentistry. He is a Board Certified prosthodontist.
He was dean of the Northwestern University Dental School from 1998 to 2001, after serving as the school’s chair of the Department of Restorative Dentistry from 1992 to 1998. He had taught at the school since 1978.
Jameson was the attending prosthodontist at Hines Veterans Administration Hospital from 1978 to 1996, and is a former president of Xi Psi Phi International Dental Fraternity, the Odontographic Society of Chicago, the American Prosthodontic Society, and the American College of Prosthodontics. Jameson also had a private practice in Palos Heights, IL, from 1976 to 2016.