Charles Shuler received his BSc in Biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin, his DMD from Harvard School of Dental Medicine, his PhD in Pathology from the University of Chicago and his Oral Pathology specialty education at the University of Minnesota and the Royal Dental College of Copenhagen, Denmark. He was a member of the Oral Biology and Medicine-2 Study Section of the NIH.
His participation on the editorial boards of journals includes: the Journal of Oral Pathology, the Journal of Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology; the International Journal of Oral Biology, the Journal of Dental Research, and the Journal of Periodontology. He has participated as a reviewer for several other journals including Cancer, Developmental Biology, Archives of Oral Biology and the International Journal of Developmental Biology.
Dr. Shuler has served in several capacities at the University of Southern California, most recently as Associate Dean, Student and Academic Affairs; as Director, Centre for Craniofacial Molecular Biology; as the George and Mary Lou Boone Professor of Craniofacial Molecular Biology; and as the Director of the Graduate Program in Craniofacial Biology.
Dr. Shuler has enjoyed an active research program as a faculty member for more than 22 years, based on his passion for scientific investigation of basic processes of craniofacial development. Currently his research interests include craniofacial development, oral carcinogenesis and gene therapy.