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Ricky E. Harrell, DMD Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Affairs for the Department of Orthodontics Education He attended the University of Alabama-Birmingham and earned his BS degree in biology in 1974. Dr. Harrell attended the University of Alabama School of Dentistry from 1975-1979 and earned his Doctorate of Dental Medicine. He returned to the University of Alabama and completed his orthodontic residency from 1982-1984. He more recently received his Emergency Medical Technician certification from Front Range Community College in 2005. Professional affiliations College of Diplomats of the American Board of Orthodontics American Association of Orthodontics Rocky Mountain Society of Orthodontics Colorado Orthodontic Association American Dental Association Colorado Dental Association Metropolitan Denver Dental Society Colorado CPR Association Clinical interests Sectional mechanics, Temporary Anchorage Devices (TAD's), Laser Surgery, CPR Credentialing for faculty, residents, and staff. Research interests Clinical applications of Temporary Anchorage Devices Experience in teaching Dr. Harrell has been a full-time instructor in the Department of Orthodontics since 2006. He also served as a Visiting Adjunct Professor in the Department of Orthodontics at the University of Alabama School of Dentistry from 2007-2010. He has been certified as a BLS Instructor since 2006. He was one of four orthodontists awarded a teaching scholarship from the American Association of Orthodontist in 2009 and attended the Academy of Academic Leadership at athe University of North Carolina in 2009 and the Charis and Academic Administrators Management Program at the University of the Pacific in 2010. Experience in patient care During dental school, Dr. Harrell worked for 3 years in the Department of Oral Surgery at the university of Alabama School of Dentistry. Upon graduation, Dr. Harrell served as a commissioned dental officer in the United States Public Health Service, Navajo Area Indian Health Service from 1979-1982. He was in charge of all dental care at the BIA Boarding School in Shonto, AZ and provided emergency medical care to 1200 students and the population of the surrounding 400 sq. miles. Following completion of his orthodontic residency in 1984, Dr. Harrell was in the private practice of orthodontics in Westminster, CO from 1984-2006 before becoming a full time educator. He also serves as a general dentist in the US Army Reserves and has provided dental care in exotic locations such as El Salvador, the Dominican Republic, and Iraq. He will deploy to Afghanistan in 2011 and to Kuwait in 2012. In the Department of Orthodontics, he supervises patient care 2 1/2 days per week.
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