19 min

Learning What It Takes to Join Pediatric Dentistry Academia Little Teeth, BIG Smiles

    • Health & Fitness

Dr. Kevin Donly joins little teeth, BIG Smiles host Dr. Joel Berg to share his journey through pediatric dentistry academia, including how he got his start and what he would have chosen to do differently. Dr. Donly breaks down what every professional contemplating entering academia needs to consider before making the leap. He also speaks to the importance of focusing on research early on during an academic career, as well as professional development geared towards teaching and leadership. 

Guest Bio: 

Kevin J. Donly, D.D.S., M.S. is currently a Professor and Chair Emeritus for the Department of Developmental Dentistry at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He received his D.D.S. in 1984, Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry in 1986, and M.S. in 1986 from the University of Iowa. 

Dr. Donly is a Diplomat of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, was on the Board of Trustees for the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, was on the Board of Directors for the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Foundation, is the previous Chair of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Council on Post-doctoral Education, is Past-President of the American Society of Dentistry for Children, is Past-President of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and was the Pediatric Dentistry Commissioner to the Commission on Dental Accreditation. He has published over 400 chapters, manuscripts, and abstracts associated with pediatric dentistry, prevention, dental restorative materials research, and clinical utilization.

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Dr. Kevin Donly joins little teeth, BIG Smiles host Dr. Joel Berg to share his journey through pediatric dentistry academia, including how he got his start and what he would have chosen to do differently. Dr. Donly breaks down what every professional contemplating entering academia needs to consider before making the leap. He also speaks to the importance of focusing on research early on during an academic career, as well as professional development geared towards teaching and leadership. 

Guest Bio: 

Kevin J. Donly, D.D.S., M.S. is currently a Professor and Chair Emeritus for the Department of Developmental Dentistry at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He received his D.D.S. in 1984, Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry in 1986, and M.S. in 1986 from the University of Iowa. 

Dr. Donly is a Diplomat of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, was on the Board of Trustees for the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, was on the Board of Directors for the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Foundation, is the previous Chair of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Council on Post-doctoral Education, is Past-President of the American Society of Dentistry for Children, is Past-President of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and was the Pediatric Dentistry Commissioner to the Commission on Dental Accreditation. He has published over 400 chapters, manuscripts, and abstracts associated with pediatric dentistry, prevention, dental restorative materials research, and clinical utilization.

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

19 min

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