Dr. Pipko received his MDS degree at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine in 1967. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Prosthodontics. Dr. Pipko has held prior administrative appointments as interim chair of the Department of Prosthodontics and director of the Advanced Education Program in Prosthodontics. In thesis research and authorship he has documented more than fifty publications.
Dr. Pipko is a member of numerous dental academies and organizations and is a member of the Distinguished Dental Alumni Association at the School of Dental Medicine.