Clinical Associate Professor and Vice-Chair of the Department of Restorative Clinical Sciences
School of Dentistry
Following graduation from the UMKC School of Dentistry, John “Jack” W. Nelson, Jr., was in private practice for thirty years before his appointment as a full time faculty member. Dr. Nelson has a Masters of Public Administration from the UMKC Henry W. Block School of Management. He also has a Geriatric Oral Health Fellowship Certificate awarded in 1989. He has been active in organized dentistry serving as President of the Greater Kansas City Dental Society. He is a member of the Missouri Dental Association and the American Dental Association. He is also a member of the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Society of Forensic Odontology. He is a fellow in the American College of Dentists and the International College of Dentists. He holds the academic rank of Clinical Associate Professor and is the Vice-Chair of the Restorative Clinical Sciences Department. He serves as a consultant to the insurance industry and holds membership in the American Association of Dental Consultants.