Dr. Kenneth Kalkwarf – 5/17/08
Dean of the Dental School, UTHSCSA
Dr. Ken Kalkwarf is a Professor in the Department of Periodontics, and Dean of the Dental School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He graduated from the University of Nebraska with a DDS and then completed at General Practice Residency Program in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He returned to the University of Nebraska to receive his Certificate in Periodontics and an MS in Oral Biology. He became a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology in 1979.
Dr. Kalkwarf held faculty positions at the University of Oklahoma and the University of Nebraska, including the Directorship of the postdoctoral Periodontics Program. He has continuously maintained a private practice limited to Periodontics. He has served on various capacities with the Texas Society of Periodontists, the Southwest Society of Periodontists, and the American Academy of Periodontology. He has been a reviewer for the Journal of Periodontology since 1984.