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Biologic and Materials Sciences and Division of Prosthodontics

Charles Shipman

Charles Shipman, DDS
Biologic & Materials sciences
professor emeritus
e-mail: cshipman@umich.edu


Charles Shipman, Jr., professor of dentistry, retired from active faculty status on October 31, 1996.
Dr. Shipman received his A.B. degree from the University of California in 1956, his M.S. degree from Fresno State College in 1963, and his Ph.D. degree from Indiana University in 1966. He joined the faculty of the University of Michigan in 1968 as assistant professor of dentistry in the Dental School and assistant professor of microbiology in the Medical School. He was promoted to associate professor of dentistry in 1974 and associate professor of microbiology in 1975, and was promoted to professor of dentistry in 1984. 

He is a member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon, Sigma Xi, and Beta Beta Beta honor societies. Dr. Shipman has served on numerous Dental School, Medical School, and University-wide committees, and served on the Michigan Department of Public Health Ad Hoc Advisory Group on the HIV-Infected Health Care Worker. Dr. Shipman has also been a member or officer in a number of professional societies, including the American Society for Microbiology, the Tissue Culture Association, the Society for General Microbiology, the Inter-American Society for Chemotherapy, and the American Society for Virology. He has consulted nationally and has served on the editorial boards of Antiviral Research and Antimicrohial Agents and Chemotherapy. 

Dr. Shipman has mentored postdoctoral students throughout his career. He has also published journal articles and textbook chapters, and has been an invited lecturer at national and international meetings.