Dr. Michael Henry received his DDS degree from the University of Washington in 1983. From 1983 to 1985 he was a Post‐Doctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Washington School of Medicine where he studied trigeminal system neuroanatomy. From 1985 to 1987 Dr. Henry trained at the University of Florida where he earned a certificate in facial pain. He then returned to the University of Washington School of Medicine where he obtained his PhD degree in biological structure in 1991 and was a Senior Post‐Doctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Neurological Surgery in 1992. Dr. Henry began his academic career at the University of Colorado in 1992 as an Assistant Research Professor where he established and directed the Orofacial Pain Clinic in the Dental Faculty Practice. He was promoted to Associate Professor in 1999 and to Professor in 2004. In 2005 he joined Dr. Hargreaves at UTHSCSA as a Professor in the Department of Endodontics.
Dr. Henry has authored over 50 peer‐reviewed publications. His clinical expertise relates to the evaluation and treatment of persistent craniofacial pain disorders while his research interests as a neuroanatomist include trigeminal neuropathic and odontogenic pain mechanisms and regenerative endodontics. Dr. Henry is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orofacial Pain and a Member of the Journal of Endodontics Scientific Advisory Board.