John A. Molinari Ph.D.
Dr. John A. Molinari received a B.A. in Biology from St. Vincent College and a Ph.D. in Microbiology from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. He was awarded Professor Emeritus at the University of Detroit Mercy, where he served for 32 years in the School of Dentistry as Professor and Chairman of the Department of Biomedical Sciences and Director of Infection Control. Dr. Molinari was later Infection Control Director for THE DENTAL ADVISOR in Ann Arbor, Michigan from 2009-2018. He has published over 500 scientific articles, text chapters, and abstracts in the areas of microbiology and immunology, and lectures nationally and internationally on topics dealing with infectious diseases and infection control.
He is a founder and Past-President of OSAP, and is also co-author of the text Cottone’s Practical Infection Control in Dentistry. He has served as a consultant for the CDC, ADA Council on Scientific Affairs, Council on Dental Practice, and regional hospitals. Dr. Molinari also was Chairman of the State of Michigan Governor’s Risk Reduction and AIDS Policy Commission. Previously, he was the Infection Control section editor for The Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry, a member of the Editorial Board for The Journal of the American Dental Association and contributed a monthly column for Dental Economics. In recognition of his efforts, Dr. Molinari was inducted as an honorary member of the Michigan Dental Association, the International College of Dentists, the American College of Dentists, and was a recipient of the ADA Golden Apple Award.
- "Dr. Molinari was a highly informed, enthusiastic, educated and good humored speaker. His presentation was a good use w/ my time. Thank you!"
- C.G, DDS (Ann Arbor, MI)
- "Superior seminar! So refreshing to listen to a premier expert in his field."
- S.H, RDH (Dallas, TX)
- "Loved his humor, presentation of info, enjoyed his knowledge and time. Great course. Loved it all!"
- Off. Adm. (Atlanta, GA)
- "Dr. Molinari was most interesting and incorporated humor into the seminar"
- C.F., DDS (Raleigh, NC)