Dr. Gary Westerman was promoted to emeritus status in 2016 after several decades in the Creighton University School of Dentistry. During his tenure, he was chair of the department and also held several endowed professorships.
- B.S., Gonzaga University, 1966
- DDS, Creighton University, 1969
- M.S., University of Iowa, 1973
- Honorary Inductee, Alpha Sigma Nu Honor Society
- Fellow Membership in the American College of Dentistry, Pierre Fauchard Academy, International College of Dentists
- Past holder of The Dr. Oscar S. Belzer Endowed Chair in Dentistry
- Past holder of The Philip Maschka Endowed Chair for Ethics in Dentistry