Headshot photo of Jim A. Katancik, D.D.S., Ph.D.

Jim A. Katancik, D.D.S., Ph.D.

  • Professor of Periodontics, School of Dentistry
  • Chair, Department of Regenerative & Reconstructive Sciences, School of Dentistry


Dr. Katancik received his dental degree in 1984 from Emory University, completed a General Practice Residency in Dentistry at Brigham and Women’s Hospital at the Harvard Medical Center in 1985, and following six years in general private practice in Cherry Hill, New Jersey Dr. Katancik attended the State University of New York at Buffalo completing a combined Certificate/PhD program in Periodontology and Oral Biology in 1998.

Dr. Katancik became a full-time faculty member at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 1998, serving as postgraduate program director from 2003-05. Dr. Katancik joined The University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston in November 2005 as Chair of the Department of Periodontics and School of Dental Hygiene. Dr. Katancik relocated to the Oregon Health & Science University in 2012 to assume the position of Chair of the Department of Periodontology. Throughout his academic career Dr. Katancik has maintained an active faculty practice in periodontics and implant dentistry.

Dr. Katancik’s primary research interest is in the area of periodontal medicine, specifically the relationship between periodontal diseases, diabetes mellitus, and cardiovascular disease. Dr. Katancik is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, has served as a Board Examiner since 2010, was elected as a Board Director in 2016, is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, American Dental Association, the American Association of Dental Research, and a fellow of the American and International Colleges of Dentists.

Education and training

    • D.D.S., Emory University School of Dentistry
    • Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo
    • B.A., 1980, Washington & Jefferson College
  • Residency

    • General Practice Residency Brigham and Women’s Hospital
    • Harvard Medical Center Boston, MA
  • Fellowship

    • Post-doctoral fellowship, VA Medical Center, 1996-1998
  • Certifications

    • Periodontics - American Board of Periodontology, 2003, 2009, 2016 (recertification)
    • Certificate in Periodontics from State University of New York at Buffalo

Memberships and associations:

  • American Dental Association
  • American Board of Periodontology


Elsevier pure profile

Selected publications

  • Malloy KA, Wadhwani C, McAllister B, Wang M, Katancik JA. Accuracy and Reproducibility of Radiographic Images for Assessing Crestal Bone Height of Implants Using the Precision Implant X-ray Locator (PIXRL) Device. Int J Oral and Maxillofac Implants (In Press)
  • Michalowicz BS, Hyman L, Hou W, Oates TW, Reddy M, Katancik JA, Engebretson SP. Factors associated with the clinical response to nonsurgical periodontal therapy in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus. J Am Dent Assoc 145(12):1227-1239 (2014).
  • Engebretson SP, Hyman LG, Michalowicz BS, Schoenfeld ER, Gelato MC, Hou W, Seaquist ER, Reddy MS, Lewis CE, Oates TW, Tripathy D, Katancik JA, Orlander PR, Paquette DW, Hanson NQ, Tsai MY. The effect of nonsurgical periodontal therapy on hemoglobin A1c levels in persons with type 2 diabetes and chronic periodontitis: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA 310(23):2523-2532 (2013).
  • The DPTT Study Group, Engebretson S, Gelato M, Hyman L, Michalowicz BS, Schoenfeld E. Design Features of the Diabetes and Periodontal Therapy Trial (DPTT): A Multicenter Randomized Single-masked Clinical Trial Testing the Effect of Non-surgical Periodontal Therapy on Glycosylated Hemoglobin (HbA1c) Levels in Subjects with Type 2 Diabetes and Chronic Periodontitis. Contemp Clin Trials 36(2):515-526 (2013).
  • Sterio TW, Katancik J, Blanchard SB, Xenoudi P, and Mealey BL. A Prospective, Multicenter Study of Bovine Pericardium Membrane with Cancellous Particulate Allograft for Localized Alveolar Ridge Augmentation. Int Journal of Perio & Rest Dent 33(4):499-507 (2013).
  • Aagaard K, Petrosino J, Keitel W, Watson M, Katancik J, Garcia N, Patel S, Cutting M, Madden T, Hamilton, H, Harris E, Gevers D, Simone G, McInnes P, and Versalovic J. The Human Microbiome Project Strategy for Comprehensive Sampling of the Human Microbiome and Why It Matters. FASEB J. 27(3):1012-1022 (2013).
  • Memon S, Weltman R, and Katancik J. Oral Bisphosphonates: Early Endosseous Dental Implant Success and Crestal Bone Changes A Retrospective Study. Int J Oral and Maxillofac Implants 27:1216-1222 (2012).     
  • The Human Microbiome Project Consortium. A framework for human microbiome research. Nature, 486, 215-221 (2012)
  • The Human Microbiome Project Consortium. Structure, function and diversity of the healthy human microbiome. Nature, 486, 207-214 (2012)
  • Katancik, J.A., Kritchevsky, S.B., Weyant, R.J., Corby, P., Waterer, G., Simonsick, E., Newman, A., Crapo, R., Jensen, R., Harris, T., and Rubin, S.: Periodontal Disease and Airway Obstruction. J Periodontology, 76, No. 11, November 2005. 


  • {{ pub.journalAssociation.journal.name.text[0].value }}