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Teresa A. Dolan, D.D.S., M.P.H.

Teresa A. Dolan, D.D.S., M.P.H.

Vice President & Chief Clinical Officer, Dentsply Sirona

About

Dr. Teresa Dolan serves as Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer for Dentsply Sirona. In her role as Chief Clinical Officer, Dr. Dolan provides strategic direction for global Dentsply Sirona professional education activities in accordance with ADA CERP standards and guidelines. She also is actively engaging with the various business units to support their unique clinical initiatives and strategies.

Dr. Dolan joined Dentsply Sirona after serving as professor and dean of the University of Florida College of Dentistry from 2003 until 2013. As chief academic officer, she managed a $62M operating budget, with $13.7M in research funding and revenue from more than 100,000 annual patient visits. Dr. Dolan joined the University of Florida in 1989 as the faculty director of the geriatric dentistry program, focusing research and publication in areas of geriatric dentistry: access to care and oral health (promotion and appropriate outcomes) for older populations. She is recognized for her contributions to the image of women in dentistry and as a champion for diversity.

Dr. Dolan is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Rutgers University; she earned a DDS degree from the University of Texas and a MPH degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. She was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Dental Health Services Research Scholar, and completed a Veterans Administration Fellowship in Geriatric Dentistry.

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