Dr Chung H.Kau BDS, MScD, MBA, PhD, MOrth, FAMS (Ortho), FDSGlas, FFD (Ortho), FDSEdin, FAMS, FICD - Dr Chung H. Kau is Chairman and Professor of Orthodontics at the Department of Orthodontics, University of Alabama at Birmingham and Clinical Professor in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center Houston.
He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics(US) and completed Specialist Registration with the General Dental Council (UK). He serves as the Director of the Craniofacial Orthodontia Clinic in partnership with the Children’s Rehabilitation Service and Medicaid of Alabama and enjoys practicing clinical orthodontics with a special interest in Craniofacial Anomalies and Dento-facial Deformities.He is also a researcher with a keen interest in clinical translational research focusing on clinical efficiency, accelerated tooth movement, alternative aligner therapy and 4D jaw tracking.
At present, he is Principal Investigator on a number of NIH and Industry grants and has a research involvement in excess of US$4 million dollars. He actively contributes and publishes in the orthodontic literature and has over 350 peer-reviewed publications, conference papers and lectures. He was also made the 2011 King James IV Professor by the Royal College of Surgeons where he serves as the International Advisor for the USA.