Diagnostic and Biological Sciences Faculty


Dean Denise Kassebaum

Denise Kassebaum DDS, MS

Dean, Professor
  • School of Dental Medicine Administration (SDM)

Email Address:denise.kassebaum@cuanschutz.edu

Primary Phone:303-724-7100

Denise Kassebaum, DDS, MS is Dean of the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine and Professor of Diagnostic and Biological Sciences.  In addition to her DDS degree, she completed a three-year post-doctoral program in the dental specialty of oral medicine.  She is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral Medicine and a fellow of the American College of Dentists, the International College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy.  Dr. Kassebaum also completed the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) fellowship.  Dr. Kassebaum chairs the American Dental Education Association’s Commission on Change and Innovation in Dental Education, the ADEA CCI 2.0.  

Education, Licensure & Certifications

  • MS in Oral Medicine and Oral Radiology, University of Texas Health Sciences Center
  • DDS, University of Missouri at Kansas City
  • BS in Biology, University of Missouri at Kansas City
  • Board Certification, American Board of Oral Medicine