Pamela Overman

Professor Emerita

School of Dentistry

Phone: 816-235-2010


Pam Overman is Professor Emaritus at UMKC School of Dentistry. Dr. Overman received her B.S. in dental hygiene from UMKC School of Dentistry, her M.S. degree from UMKC’s School of Graduate Studies, and in 2001, an Ed.D. in education policy and leadership at the University of Kansas. Her professional service has included numerous positions of national leadership including chair of the ADEA’s National Dental Hygiene Directors, chair of ADEA’s Council of Allied Program Directors, American Dental Hygienist’s Association Commissioner on Dental Accreditation, chair of ADEA’s Section on Academic Affairs as well as a peer reviewer for the Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice, the Journal of Dental Education and the Journal of Dental Hygiene. She currently serves as a Senior Consultant for the Academic for Academic Leadership, working on projects related to faculty and curriculum development.