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Kim L. Halula, R.D.H., Ph.D.
Kim L. Halula, R.D.H., Ph.D.
Associate Dean

Schroeder Complex 244

(414) 288-0656


Dr. Kim L. Halula received a bachelors degree in zoology and a certificate in dental hygiene in 1978 from The Ohio State University. She received a masters degree with an emphasis in education and administration from The Ohio State University in 1979. In 1998, Dr. Halula earned a doctoral degree in educational policy and leadership from Marquette University.

From 1979-1981, Dr. Halula taught in the dental hygiene program at the University of Cincinnati - Raymond Walters College. In 1981, she was appointed the senior clinic supervisor in Marquette's Department of Dental Hygiene. In 1984, Dr. Halula was appointed director of the Department of Dental Hygiene, a position that she held until the program’s closing in 2004.

Dr. Halula has been active in national professional organizations holding leadership positions in the American Dental Hygienists’ Association, the American Dental Education Association and the National Dental Hygiene Directors. For more than eight years, Dr. Halula was an allied consultant for the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation.

In 2000, Dr. Halula was appointed associate dean of the College of Health Sciences. Dr. Halula remained chair of the Department of Dental Hygiene and assumed increased responsibilities as associate dean when the dental hygiene program was phased out in May 2004. At various times, she has also served as interim chair of

the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology and the Department of Physician Assistant Studies.

In March 2007, Dr. Halula was selected to participate as a leadership fellow in the 2007 Association of Schools of Allied Health Programs Leadership Development Program. She has participated in a number of seminars as part of the Center for Management Research Program on Leadership for Senior Executives.

In May 2007, Dr. Halula was selected for membership on the National Conference on Race & Ethnicity in American Higher Education’s National Advisory Committee. She is currently serving as the chair of the Faculty Subcommittee of the NCORE National Advisory Committee.


Ph.D., Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1998
MS, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 1979
BS/Certificate in Dental Hygiene, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 1978


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