Chung How Kau

University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA


Chung How Kau holds B.D.S., M.S.C.D., M.B.A., M.O.R.T.H., F.D.S., F.F.D. (orthodontics), F.A.M.S. (orthodontics), and Ph.D. degrees. He serves as a Chair and Professor at the Department of Orthodontics, University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Kau completed his dental training at the Faculty of Dentistry at the National University of Singapore and his orthodontic specialty and academic training at the Cardiff University in Wales, UK. Dr. Kau is an active researcher with a keen interest in three-dimensional research. He is an invited speaker on this topic and has shared his work on the international stage that includes North America, Western and Central Europe, the Baltic States, Hungary, and the Far East. He actively contributes and publishes in the orthodontic literature and currently has over 150 publications and conference papers. His other research interests include multicentre randomized control trials in orthodontics and the clinical management of hypodontia. Dr. Kau also serves on the international educational level and is on the Panel of Examiners for the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh and an International Examiner for the College in Cairo, Egypt. Additionally, he is on the Editorial Review Board for the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics and Ad Hoc Reviewer for a number of other journals which include the Journal of Orthodontics, Angle Orthodontist, Cleft Lip and Palate Journal, International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery and Evidence Based Dentistry Journal. In 2010, he was awarded the King James IV Professorship by the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh.

Biography Updated on 29 March 2011

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