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University of Colorado Denver

University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine

Douglas Berkey

Professor Emeritus

Douglas Berkey
Douglas Berkey

Department of Applied Dentistry
7850 South Hudson Street
Centennial, CO, 80122

Phone: 303-724-7030
Fax: 303-724-7039


  • DMD, MPH, MS

Graduate Program Affiliations:

  • Professor - Dept of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine

Research Interests:

  • Geriatric Oral Health, Epidemiology

Honors & Awards:

  • Rocky Mountain Study Club Professor of the Year
  • Knuemann Distinguished Professorship at the University of North Carolina
  • American Dental Association Geriatric National Health Care Award Winner
  • Pew Foundation National Dental Leadership Fellow
  • William J. Fulbright Scholar Finalist

Selected Publications:

Berkey DB. The Geriatric Dentistry Workforce Imperative: Are We Measuring Up? Dental Abstracts; Volume 52, Issue 2, Pages 72-75, March-April 2007

Smith B, Valdez I, Berkey DB: The Mouth and Teeth. In Primary Care Geriatrics. R Ham, P Sloane, and G Warshaw (eds), 5th Edition, Mosby-Year Book, Inc., Pages 601-610, 2007.

Holm-Pedersen P, Vigild M, Nitschke I, Berkey D. Dental Care for Aging Populations in Denmark, Sweden, Norway, United Kingdom, and Germany. Journal of Dental Education 69(9):987-997, 2005

Berkey D, Berg R: Geriatric Oral Health Issues in the United States. International Dental Journal 51:254-264, June, 2001;

Berkey DB, Berg RG, Ettinger RL, Mersel A, Mann J: The Old-Old Dental Patient: The Challenge of Clinical Decision-Making. Journal of the American Dental Association 127:321-332, March, 1996.