AURORA (Dec. 4, 2013) - Assistant Surgeon General of the United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, William D. Bailey, DDS, MPH, has been appointed by the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine as the Endowed Chair in Prevention of Early Childhood Caries. His appointment is effective August 1, 2014, following his retirement from the US Public Health Service Commissioned Corps in spring 2014. Bailey is a 1982 graduate of the CU School of Dental Medicine.
Funded by Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation, the Endowed Chair in Prevention of Early Childhood Caries aims to further Delta Dental’s and the School of Dental Medicine’s mutual goal of eradicating childhood tooth decay.
“Dr. Bailey will bring a national perspective and decades of experience to our ongoing efforts to reduce the oral disease burden on vulnerable populations in Colorado,” said Denise Kassebaum, Dean of the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine. “His leadership will further enhance the focus of our dental school, students, faculty and alumni, and will ultimately impact generations to come.”
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