Stan Zelman graduated from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in 1976, and then attended Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and completed his residency in periodontics in 1978. Following his residency Stan completed numerous courses in dental implants and regenerative periodontics. Stan established a practice in periodontics, dental implants and regenerative periodontics in Tarzana, CA, and was one of the founders of the West Valley Dental Implant Study Club. He retired from clinical practice due to degenerative joint disease of the spine. Stan is the director of medical anatomy and physiology with cadaver dissection for the physician assistant program at South University in Richmond, VA. He also has designed two courses for Randolph Macon College, The Human Machine and a course in nutrition for the new BSN program beginning in the fall of 2019. Furthermore, he works with members of the U.S. Armed Forces completing their undergraduate studies as an online adjunct professor for the University of Maryland University College.
Stan’s research interests are broad and include the biology of aging, pain management, anatomy, nutrition, the effects of oral disease on other organ systems and regenerative medicine.