Dr. Dean Elledge Becomes Director of WSU AEGD Program

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Dr. Dean Elledge was recently hired by Wichita State University as the Director of the Advanced Education in General Dentistry program.

Dr. Keith Pickus, PhD, Interim Dean, WSU College of Health Professions, has announced the hiring of Dr. Dean Elledge as the new Director of the Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) program.

Dr. Elledge currently serves as the Assistant Director of the AEGD program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry, a position he has held since 1992, and he has been an Associate Professor of Prosthodontics since 1985.

“His extensive clinical and teaching experience will be invaluable assets for the AEGD program and we are looking forward to him joining the College of Health Professions School of Oral Health on August 18, 2014”, Pickus said.

Dr. Pickus also thanked the members of the search committee and the many individuals involved in the search process for working with us to identify and recruit Dr. Elledge for this position.

“It has been a real team effort,” Pickus said.

KDA Executive Director Kevin Robertson was honored to have served on the WSU AEGD Search Committee.

For more information on the Wichita State University AEGD program, visit their website or email aegd@wichita.edu.

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