David Brzezinski

David Brzezinski, MD, CGS

LEO Teaching Professor, Anatomical Sciences


Dr. Brzezinski is a faculty member in the Division of Anatomical Sciences. He completed his M.D. at the University of Michigan in 2002 and continued with further studies at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry and School of Education. He also completed graduate studies at Michigan Theological Seminary and is a licensed pastor. His academic interests include clinical anatomy education, human anatomical variation, medical and dental curricular design, interprofessional education, and spirituality in medicine.

Dr. Brzezinski is active in medical, dental, and resident education with specific emphasis on head and neck clinical anatomy. He is a director of the anatomy component of the M4 ENT course, the advanced head and neck course for dental students, the advanced head and neck course for dental residents, and various systems courses taken by first and second year dental students. He is also a faculty mentor for the Christian Medical Association and the Christian Dental Association.

Dr. Brzezinski was one of the founding members of The Michigan-Ethiopia Research, Growth, and Education in Dentistry program. This program involves collaborative research and community health initiatives with dental professionals and students at Addis Ababa University and St. Paul’s Hospital in Ethiopia.

Areas of Interest

Research and Scholarly Interests:

Anatomical Variation, Anatomy Education, Medical and Dental Curricular Design, Interprofessional Education, Medical Ethics, Global Medicine and Dentistry Initiatives

Subject-Matter Expertise:

Clinical Anatomy, Head and Neck Anatomy, Medical and Dental Curricular Design, Faith and Science, Embryology