Sunday, February 17, 2019

About Dr. James H. Duckworth

Education and Training

Attended Mississippi College and Mississippi State University for Pre Dental Studies

Graduated in 1971 from The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry

Pursued graduate training in Prosthodontics at William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, Texas Completing residency in 1977

Completed post graduate training at M.D. Anderson Cancer Institute in Houston, Texas

Attended the H.K. Cooper Institute in Lancaster, Pennsylvania for graduate training in Cleft Palate Rehabilitation and Facial Communicative Disorders

Served for 31 years with the State of Alabama Rehabilitation Services for disabled children and adults


Military Service


Thirty years of distinguished military service

Colonel, U.S. Army Reserves (retired) 1971-2001

Served as consultant to the Surgeon General for 8th U.S. Army, U.S. Forces Korea 1977-1978

Participated in Operation Desert Storm/ Desert Shield 1990-1991

Awarded the Army Commendation Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters 1974, 1990, 1991




American Dental Association

Alabama Dental Association

Alabama Dental Alumni Association

American College of Prosthodontists