Dr. Abt received a master’s degree in oral pathology and dental degree from the University of Illinois. He completed his dental residency training at Ravenswood and the University of Illinois Hospitals. From 1989-2004, Dr. Abt was the director of the dental residency programs at Ravenswood and Illinois Masonic Medical Center. He later went back to graduate school and received a master’s degree in evidence-based healthcare from Oxford University. Dr. Abt is an adjunct associate professor of oral medicine at the University of Illinois and teaches research design and biostatistics at the ADA Advanced EBD Course. He is on the Critical Review Panel of the American Dental Association (ADA), which maintains the Evidence-based Dentistry Website and mentors evidence reviewers in writing critical summaries of systematic reviews. Dr. Abt has published articles and book chapters on research design, statistical analysis, and critical appraisal of the dental literature and is a member of the ADA Council on Scientific Affairs.
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