John D. Shurtz, DDS

Name John D. Shurtz, DDS
Title Assistant Professor
Office CLSB 8N020



Ricks College (Rexburg, ID), University of Washington (Seattle, WA), BYU (Provo, UT)

Dental School
University of Washington, School of Dentistry 1975, DDS
Post Graduate

Advanced Education in General Dentistry, 2 year, USAF Medical Center Wilford Hall, 
San Antonio, TX - Certificate, 1985

Additional Information

Professional Career:

  • US Army, Ft. Carson, Colorado, CO, Dental Assistant, E-5, 1969 to 1971
  • Indian Health Service Hospital (USPHS), Philadelphia, MS, Dental Director, 1975 to 1977
  • USPHS Hospital, Staten Island, NY, NY, GPR Staff, 1977 to 1978,
  • Peterson Field USAF Base, Colorado Springs, CO, General Dentist, 1978 to 1980
  • Yokota Air Base, Tokyo, Japan, General Dentist, 1980 to 1983
  • 655th Air Transportable Hospital, Pacific Air Command, Dental and Radiology Dept. Chair, 1981 to 1983
  • Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, Resident, 1983 to 1985
  • Davis-Monthan USAF Base, Tucson, AZ, Director GPR, 1985 to 1988
  • Hellenikon Air Base, Athens, Greece, Base Dental Surgeon, 1988 to 1991
  • Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, Department of Graduate Education, Chair, 1991 to 1994
  • University of Texas at San Antonio, School of Dentistry, Adjunct Professor, 1991 to 1994
  • Permanente Dental Associates IPO, Oregon and Washington, General Dentist, 1994 to 2002
  • Private Dental Practice, Monmouth, OR, 2002 to 2015 
  • Oregon Heath and Science University, School of Dentistry, Assistant Professor, 1995 to present

Other Accomplishments/Honors:

  • Diplomate, Federal Services Board of General Dentistry, 1987
  • Special Consultant to the USAF Surgeon General, for Graduate Dental Education and Continuing Education,1992 to 1994 
  • Retired USAF Officer: Colonel