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The Center for Pediatric Dentistry


Amy Kim, DDS

Clinical Associate Professor ABCD-PI
Director of Admissions and Recruitment, RIDE


Room 007


Dr. Kim managed research programs at the Michigan Center for Oral Health Research and the University of Michigan’s Comprehensive Cancer Center prior to joining the University of Washington. She has also worked in dental private practice and the SMILE program. She has extensive experience in dental education with a focus on admissions and interprofessional education. Her clinical research expertise includes project/program management, regulatory affairs and human subjects protection.


  • DDS, University of Michigan, 2001
  • BA in English literature, University of Michigan

Academic Interests

  • Oral health disparities and prevention
  • Periodontal health
  • Interprofessional Education and Practice
  • Human subjects protection

Meetings, lectures and presentations

  • Creating Interprofessional Case Toolkits for Sustainability and Dissemination New approaches to collaborative learning and practice. Invited workshop presenter, Collaborating Across Borders, 10/2015.

Funded research

  • Principal Investigator, Interprofessional Oral Health Education in Group Prenatal Care, pilot project funding by the American Dental Association and America’s Toothfairy.
  • Co-Investigators: Donald Chi, DDS, PhD and Ira Kantrowitz-Gordon, PhD, CNM