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Scott Steward-Tharp DDS, PhD

Scott Steward-Tharp DDS, PhD

Senior Associate, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Head & Neck Pathology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia

Dr. Scott Steward-Tharp is a board-certified oral and maxillofacial pathologist with research interests exploring lymphocyte functions within the pathogenesis and regulation of autoimmune diseases and cancer. On the clinical side, Dr. Steward-Tharp provides microscopic interpretation and diagnosis of oral and otolaryngology tissue biopsies and resections. He also has substantial experience seeing clinic patients for the diagnosis, management, and treatment of numerous diseases affecting the oral and perioral tissues.

Dr. Steward-Tharp has authored and coauthored a number of research articles and serves as a reviewer for both dental and medical journals. He has received several awards for his accomplishments, including training fellowships through both the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the National Institutes of Health. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, a member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society, the American Dental Association, and the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, among other professional organizations.

Dr. Steward Tharp received his DDS from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics, where he underwent residency training in oral and maxillofacial pathology. He was awarded a DPhil/PhD in pathology from the University of Oxford (UK).