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University of Colorado Denver

University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine

Jeffrey Stansbury

Professor and Associate Dean for Research

Jeffrey Stansbury
Jeffrey Stansbury

Craniofacial Biology
Mail Stop 8120
13065 E. 17th Avenue
Aurora, CO, 80045

Phone: 303-724-1044
Fax: 303-724-1945


  • PhD, Organic Chemistry, University of Maryland, College Park
  • BS, Chemistry, University of Maryland, College Park

Departmental Affiliations:

  • Chemical and Biological Engineering

Honors & Awards:

  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society - Honorary Member, 2010
  • Wilmer Souder Award - IADR Dental Materials Group Distinguished Scientist, 2009
  • University of Colorado Denver New Inventor of the Year, 2004
  • University of Colorado Emerging Leaders Program Fellow, 2003-04

 Research Interests

  • Dental materials/biomaterials

  • Polymer chemistry

  • Photopolymerization

  • Bioengineering


 Selected Publications

Cramer NB, Couch CL, Schreck KM, Carioscia JA, Boulden JE, Stansbury JW, et al. (2010). Investigation of thiol-ene and thiol-ene-methacrylate based resins as dental restorative materials. Dental Materials 26:21-28.

Howard B, Wilson ND, Newman SM, Pfeifer CS, Stansbury JW (2010). Relationships between conversion, temperature and optical properties during composite photopolymerization. Acta Biomaterialia 6:2053-2059.

Lu H, Trujillo-Lemon M, Ge J, Stansbury JW (2010). Dental resins based on dimer acid dimethacrylates: A route to high conversion with low polymerization shrinkage. Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry 31(supplement 2):1-4.

Kim D, Stansbury JW (2009). Kinetic pathway investigations of three-component photoinitiator systems for visible-light activated free radical polymerizations. Journal of Polymer Science Part A-Polymer Chemistry 47:887-898.

Berchtold KA, Nie J, Stansbury JW, Bowman CN (2008). Reactivity of monovinyl (meth)acrylates containing cyclic carbonates. Macromolecules 41:9035-9043.

Stansbury JW, Bowman CN, Newman SM (2008). Shining a light on dental composite restoratives. Physics Today 61:82-83.

Trujillo-Lemon M, Jones MS, Stansbury JW (2007). Hydrogen bonding interactions in methacrylate monomers and polymers. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A 83A:734-746.