DDS, University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine
BS, Aerospace Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder
Chancellor’s Teaching Recognition Award, 2019 and 2020
Selected to Hood graduates of CU SDM ISP Class of 2019 Graduation
Inducted into “Order of the Engineer,” CU Boulder, February 2019
Most Supportive Advocate Award 2017-2018, CU SDM ISP Class of 2018
Most Supportive Mentor Award 2015-2016, CU SDM Class of 2016
Service Award, AMC Bioethics Committee, 2015-2016
American College of Prosthodontics Student Achievement Award, May 1997
Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society, Pi Rho Chapter, May 1997
Academy of Oral Medicine Award, May 1997
Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society, Colorado Alpha Chapter, March 1985
Restorative Dentistry (CU School of Dental Medicine)
Modern Human Anatomy (CU School of Medicine)
Objective Assessment Systems Development and Deployment
Printing and Manufacturing for Dental Applications
Publications and Presentations
A Pilot Study of Local Anesthesia Training Using a Mixed-Reality Haptic Fidelity Model, Lamira, JM, MS; Greany, Thomas, DDS; Orr, Caley, Ph. D; Wilson, Charlotte, MS. Capstone Report submitted by Jensine. Lamira in partial fulfillment of the requirements of a MS Degree in Modern Human Anatomy, August 12, 2021. Role: Project vision and capstone mentor.
3D Load Simulation of Multi-Layer Fixed Dental Prosthesis Using FEA, Evans, Nicholas, MS, DS4; Orr, Caley, Ph.D; Greany, Thomas, DDS. Poster presented by Nicholas Evans at the International Association for Dental Research (IADR/AADR/CADR) 2021 General Session Virtual Experience, July 22, 2021. Role: Project vision and capstone mentor.
Assessment of Cone Beam CT Accuracy for Creating Digital Scale Models: a Novel Approach to Revolutionizing 3D Printed Dental Implants, Zylstra, Zachary, MS, DS1; Lohman Bonfiglio, Chelsea, Ph.D; Greany, Thomas, DDS. Poster and Capstone Report presented by Zachary Zylstra in partial fulfillment of the degree, MS in Modern Human Anatomy, May 24, 2021. Role: Project vision and capstone mentor.
Methods and Apparatus for Multi-Patient Field Ventilator, Greany, Thomas, DDS; Whetstone, William, MD; Kessinger, Dwayne. Electromechanical ventilator to provide basic respiratory support for up to twelve patients simultaneously in response to critical shortage during the 2020 COVID19 pandemic. Provisional patent application filed. Plans published at fieldvent.org. Role: Principal investigator, primary inventor, engineering and project support.
A Novel Use of Haptic Dental Simulators to Produce Three- Dimensional Tooth Models for Non-Linear Load Simulation in the Development of Tooth Preparation Assessment and Restorability Guidelines, Greany, Thomas J., BS Aerospace Engineering, DDS; Aitken, Alexandria, DS3; Li, Alfred, DS2. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Medical Educators Symposium, March 2020. Role: Project vision and principal investigator.
Update on Digital Grading Using 3D Scanners and Open GL Comparison Software, Greany, Thomas, DDS; Presentation to the American Dental Education Association Section on Dental Anatomy and Occlusion meeting, August 4, 2020 (held online during COVID19).
Developing an All-Digital Workflow for Dental Skills Assessment: Part II, Surface Analysis, Benchmarking, and Grading. Greany TJ , Yassin Ala, Lewis KC, Journal of Dental Education, Volume 83, Number 11, November 2019, 1314-1322.
Developing an All-Digital Workflow for Dental Skills Assessment: Part I, Visual Inspection Exhibits Low Precision and Accuracy. Greany TJ , Yassin Ala, Lewis, KC, Journal of Dental Education, Volume 83, Number 11, November 2019, 1304-1313.
Shaping the Future of Dental Education Through Extended Reality Systems For Teaching, Training and Assessment, Greany, Thomas, DDS; Presented at the “CU Online Spring Symposium Star Alliance: Boldly Going Into the Future Together,” CU South Denver campus, May 16, 2019.
Digital Dental Education and Assessment Modalities: Early Implementation and Results, Greany, Thomas, DDS, ePoster and Booster Presentation, ADEA/ADEE “Shaping the Future of Dental Education Conference,” Brescia, Italy, April 25-27, 2019.
Update on the Use of Digital Grading in Dental Anatomy and Occlusion, Greany, Thomas, DDS; Presented at the ADEA Annual Session, Chicago, IL, March 17, 2019.
Real Talk: Virtual Reality in Higher Education, (dental component)l Greany, Thomas DDS, Presented at the University of Idaho “Transforming the Teaching and Learning Environment Virtual Conference,” February 8, 2019.
ADEA CCI 2.0: Catalyzing Innovation, Developing/Applying New Technologies and the Innovation Agenda, Greany, Thomas DDS, Presented at the 2018 ADEA Annual Session, Commission for Change and Innovation meeting, Orlando, FL, March 18, 2018.
Toward Objective Assessment of Dental Student Morphology Projects Using Surface Scanning Technology, 3D Analysis and Clinical Benchmarking, Presented by Greany, Thomas, BS Aero Eng, DDS and Yassin, Ala to the ADEA 2018 Annual Session, Orlando, FL, March 18, 2018.
Objective Assessment of Dental Anatomy Using Surface Scanning Technology and 3D Image Analysis, K. Chase Lewis, MS; Orr, Caley, Ph. D; Litvak, Cliff, MS, DDS; Greany, Thomas DDS. Poster and Capstone Report presented by Chase Lewis in partial fulfillment of the degree, MS in Modern Human Anatomy, May 2018. Role: Project vision and capstone mentor.