Dr. Richard Wynn

Richard L. Wynn, PhD

Richard L. Wynn, PhD is Professor of Pharmacology at the Dental School, University of Maryland, Baltimore. He was awarded the BS in Pharmacy, M.S., and PhD degrees all from the University of Maryland. He was a practicing pharmacist for 10 years. He chaired the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Maryland Dental School from 1980 to 1995.  Previously he chaired the Department of Oral Biology at the University of Kentucky Dental School in Lexington. He has to his credit over 300 publications including original research articles, textbooks, book chapters, and monographs. He has given over 500 continuing education seminars to dental professionals in the US, Canada, Mexico, and Europe. He is a consultant to the Academy of General Dentistry and is a featured columnist for the journal General Dentistry, published by the Academy of General Dentistry. He is the lead author and chief editor of Drug Information Handbook for Dentistry, now in its 20th edition, published by LexiComp, Inc. He is the lead dental content author for the LexiComp Online Dental Web Applications including iPhone, iPad, and Android platforms. His chief interest is in teaching pharmacology to dental and dental hygiene students, and in keeping dental professionals informed of current and new drug information relative to dental practice.