Les Kalman, Canada

Les Kalman is an assistant professor and Chair of the Dental Outreach Community Service (DOCS) program at Western University.  Kalman’s research focuses on medical devices & technologies relevant to clinical dentistry, with the intent of short-term industry translation. He is the founder and President of Research Driven, a corporation that manages medical device intellectual property.  Kalman has authored numerous articles in Canadian and International journals, patented two technologies and has translated two devices to industry.  He is a member of the AO, AAID and the ICOI.  He has been recognized as an Academic Associate Fellow (AAID), Fellow, Master and Diplomate (ICOI) and recently received the Schulich Alumni of Distinction Award.  In his spare time, Kalman enjoys time with his family and photography.  He can be contacted at:  ljkalman@icloud.com.