Jonathan Garlick is a Senior Fellow at Tisch College of Civic Life and Professor at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, School of Medicine, School of Engineering. His NIH-funded research laboratory has pioneered the use of stem cells for tissue engineering to develop new treatments for oral health, cancer and complications of diabetes. As a science educator, Jonathan teaches students to explore the impact of science in their lives as a bridge towards moral responsibility and social action. At Tisch College, he directs a science education and civic engagement initiative known as Civic Science, which strives to inform public learning about science issues in order to promote inclusive public dialogue about divisive science issues in ways that strengthen civic life. Jonathan received his D.D.S. and Ph.D. from Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine and his Oral Pathology training from Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He has been awarded Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine’s Distinguished Alumnus Award, the President and Chancellor’s Award, the State University of New York’s highest teaching honor, and he was recently inducted into the Monticello High School Hall of Distinction for contributions to society.