Dental Informatics and Dental Research   Conference, June 12-13, 2003: Making the Connection
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Conference Attendee - Details

John Zimmerman, DDS

Assistant Dean, Associate Professor
School of Dental and Oral Surgery, Interdisciplinary College of Physicians and Surgeons

Columbia University


Research Interests:
  • Clinical information systems
  • Digital imagingInformatics education
  • Virtual learning communities
  • New media in teaching and learning
  • PDA applications
Current Projects:



Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Services, “Current Issues in Research Ethics.”

Health Resources & Services Administration, “Community Based Dental Partnership Program: Dentistry with a human face.

Health Resources & Services Administration, “Pediatric Dental Program Expansion for Underserved Children.”

Health Resources & Services Administration, “Residency Training in General and Pediatric Dentistry.”

Selected Publications:

Kelsey R. Zimmerman J. “Online Hearth Simulator for Augmenting First-Year Medical and Dental Education”, Proc AMIA Symp, 2002; p. 370-374.

Pai S. Zimmerman J. “Digital radiographic imaging in dental practice”, DentToday ,June 2002: 56-61.

Zimmerman JL. “The Electronic Window to the World“, Jour. of Dent. Ed., January 1996, Vol. 60, No. 1, p. 33-40.

Zimmerman JL, DJ Binko. “Dental Informatics in the Post-Information Age”, Oral Health Promotion - Socio Dental Sciences in Action, Munksgaard, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1995, p. 481-504.

Abbey LM, Zimmerman JL (Eds). Dental Informatics: Integrating Technology into the Dental Environment, Springer-

Stead WW, Roderer N, Zimmerman JL. “Formation of the IAIMS Consortium: A Case Study of Inter-Institutional Collaboration.” Academic Medicine. April, 1991, Vol. 66, No. 4, p. 196-201.

Salley JJ, Zimmerman JL and Ball MJ (Eds). Dental Informatics: Strategic Issues for the Dental Profession. Berlin: Springer-Verlag Publishers (1990).

Zimmerman JL, van Bemmel JH, Rienhoff O. "Medical Informatics Education", Journal of the American Society for Information Science. March, 1988, Vol. 39, No. 2, p. 138-141.

Zimmerman JL (Ed).Computer Applications in Dentistry: The Dental Clinics of North America. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Company. October, 1986, Vol. 30, No. 4.

Landesman HM, Zimmerman JL, Bilan JP, Clark MA. "How Dentists Learned About Resin-bonded Prostheses," The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. October, 1986, Vol. 56, No. 4, p. 493-498.