Meet Our Faculty

Dental Learning faculty members include some of the most distinguished professionals and respected leaders in the field of dentistry, each showing a commitment to excellence in practice and instruction.



Jeffrey Gruneich

Prior to Provia Laboratories, Dr. Jeffrey Gruneich was a worldwide biobanking specialist for IBM Healthcare and Life Sciences, providing IT solutions and consulting for leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology, academic, government, hospital, and consumer advocacy organizations as they created new processes, products, and services in translational research and regenerative medicine. Prior to IBM, Dr. Gruneich co-founded, an online exchange for biotech intellectual property, and Infoceutics Inc., a bioinformatics company that identified key infectious genes in microbiology.

Jeff also developed immunoassays and reagents for food and environmental monitoring for Charm Sciences in Malden, MA. Dr. Gruneich received his Ph.D. in Bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania with a focus in cell and gene therapy, an M.S. in chemistry at UC Berkeley as a National Science Foundation graduate fellow, and B.S. degrees in chemistry and mathematics at Southern Methodist University. He lives in Boston with his wife and two sons. AUTHOR DISCLOSURE: Dr. Gruneich is vice president and co-founder of Provia Laboratories. He can be reached at

Dr. Fiona M. Collins has authored and presented CE courses to dental professionals and students in the United States and internationally, and has been an active consultant in the dental industry for several years.

She is a member of the American Dental Association and the Organization for Asepsis and Safety  Procedures, and has been a member of the British Dental Association, Dutch Dental Association, the International Assocation for Dental Research and the Academy of General Dentistry Foundation Strategy Board. Fiona earned her dental  degree from Glasgow University and holds an MBA and MA from Boston University. AUTHOR DISCLOSURE: Dr. Collins does not have a leadership position or a commercial interest with any products that are mentioned in this article, or with products and services discussed in this educational activity. Dr. Collins can be reached at

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Courses Featuring Jeffrey Gruneich

Dental Stem Cells: A Guide for Dental Professionals
Cost: $29.00
ADA Credits: 2
AGD Credits: 2