Prof. Geoffrey Sperber
Prof. Geoffrey Sperber

School of Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

University of Alberta, Canada

Professor Emeritus



1974 Ph.D., University of the Witwatersrand

1962 M.Sc., University of Rochester

1958 B.Sc. (Hons.), University of the Witwatersrand

1956 B.D.S., University of the Witwatersrand

1954 B.Sc., University of the Witwatersrand

Publications (selected)

  1. Sperber GH. Sperber SM. The Genesis of Craniofacial Biology as a Discipline. Australian Dental Journal (In Press) 2013.
  2. Sperber GH. The Divination of Dentitions in Evolution. Journal of Phylogenetics & Evolutionary Biology (In Press) 2013.
  3. Sperber GH. Transitions in craniofacial biology. J Craniofacial Surgery. 23: 124-125. 2012.
  4. Frieman A, Borsuk, D, Barankin B, Sperber GH. Dental Manifestations of Dermatological Disorders. J Am Acad Dermatol, 30: 289-298, 2009.
  5. Sperber GH. New insights in facial development. Seminars in Orthodontics. 12: 4-10, 2006.
  6. Dyck, E. Sperber GH. Dentistry in the Wild West: The roots of the profession in Western Canada, Dental Historian 45: 87-98, 2008.
  7. Sperber GH. Embryogenesis of the Speech and Hearing Apparatus. American Speech & Hearing Newsletter. 2007.
  8. Chapter: Head and Neck Embryology. Chap 11 In Serletti et al (Eds). "Current Reconstructive Surgery" New York. McGraw-Hill. 2012. 01/2013: pages 113-124; , ISBN: 978-0-07-147723-9.
  9. Sperber GH., Sperber SM. Embryogenetics of Cleft Lip and Palate. Chapter 1 in "Cleft Lip and Palate: Diagnosis and Management" 3rd Ed., S. Berkowitz (Ed). Springer, New York. 2013. (In Press).
  10. Sperber GH, SM Sperber. Embryology of Orofacial Clefting. Chapter 1 in "Comprehensive Cleft Care", Losee, JE, Kirschner RE (Eds). New York, McGraw-Hill, 2009.
  11. Sperber GH. Genetics and Embryogenesis of Cleft Lip and Palate. Chapter 2 in "Current Experimental Study for Treatment of Cleft Lip and Palate. Tsuyoshi K, Natsume N, Precious DS (Eds), Tokyo, Quintessence Publishing Co. 2008.

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