Stanton D. Harn, Ph.D.

Stanton D. Harn, Ph.D.

Dr. HarnTitle: Professor
Department of Oral Biology

College of Dentistry Dental Museum

Room: 1431D
UNMC College of Dentistry
40th and Holdrege
Box 830740
Lincoln, NE 68583-0740

Telephone: (402) 472-1353
Fax: (402) 472-2551


  • B.S. (Biology), LaVerne College, LaVerne, California
  • Ph.D. (Anatomy), University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah

Teaching Responsibilities:

  • Course Director, Osteology of the Skull (OB 315)
  • Course Director, Head and Neck Anatomy (OB 316)
  • Course Instructor, Special Topics in Oral Biology (OB 371)
  • Course Instructor, A Review of Biomedical/Dental Sciences (OB 471)
  • Course Director, Human Anatomy (OB 505)
  • Course Director, Head & Neck Anatomy (OB 506)
  • Course Instructor, A Review of Biomedical Sciences (OB 571)
  • Course Director, Advanced Anatomy (OBIO 860)

Research Interests:

  • Anatomy of deep face and anatomy of anesthesia
  • History of Dentistry (Dental Museum)
  • Ergonomics


  • University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry, "Museum Fund," Principal Investigator, Stanton D. Harn, $8,000-30,000 (per year). September, 1998 - August, 2006 (renewable each year since 1993)

Recent Publications:

  • Harn, S.D. and Durham, T.M. Anatomical variations and clinical ramifications of the artery to the lingual nerve in the pterygomandibular space. Clinical Anatomy 16:294-299, 2003.
  • Harn, S.D., Durham, T.M., Callahan, B.P., and Kent, D.K. The triangle of safety: A modified posterior superior alveolar injection technique based on the anatomy of the PSA artery. J Gen Dentistry 50:554-557, 2002.
  • Harn, S.D., Durham, T.M., Callahan, B.P., and Kent, D.K. The posterior superior alveolar injection technique: A report on technique variations and complications. J Gen Dentistry 50:544-550, 2002.
  • Ritter, A., Sensat, M.L., and Harn, S.D. Thoracic outlet syndrome. J of Dental Hyg 3:205-20, 1999.

Service Activities:

  • Curator - College of Dentistry Museum