Joshua Emrick, D.D.S., Ph.D.

Person Type: 
Core Faculty
Behavioral and Systems Neuroscience
Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience
Sensory Neuroscience

Dr. Joshua Emrick is an assistant professor in the Department of Biologic and Materials Sciences & Prosthodontics at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. He was awarded his D.D.S. and Ph.D. in oral and craniofacial biology from the University of California - San Francisco School of Dentistry, completing his dissertation with Dr. David Julius (Nobel Prize, 2021). Prior to joining Michigan, Dr. Emrick conducted his postdoctoral studies as a Dental Clinical Research Fellow at the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) with Dr. Nicholas Ryba. 

Dr. Emrick is a U-M Biological Sciences Scholar (2021) and has support from a NIDCR Career Transition Award (K22). He is a member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon, and is the past recipient of the UC Regents Scholarship, Robert W. Rule Award (UCSF), Elizabeth Fuhriman Gardner Award (UCSF), Intramural Loan Repayment Program Award (NIH), Fellows Award for Research Excellence (NIH), and AADR Hatton Award.