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John R Kalmar, DMD, PhD
Clinical Professor of Pathology
Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and Radiology
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University
Dr. John R. Kalmar is a Professor in the Section of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Pathology and Anesthesiology at The Ohio State University, College of Dentistry. Dr. Kalmar completed his dental training at Southern Illinois University in 1979. After a residency in hospital dentistry at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, he received specialty training in oral and maxillofacial pathology at Emory University and later earned a PhD in Pathology at Emory. Dr. Kalmar served as Clinic Director for the School of Postgraduate Dentistry at Emory from 1989-1992. In 1992, he joined the faculties of the Eastman Dental Center and the Department of Pathology at the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY and developed a successful oral biopsy service and clinical practice. In 1999, Dr. Kalmar accepted his current position at OSU. He has numerous teaching responsibilities at both the pre-doctoral and post-graduate levels and has been director of the graduate program in oral and maxillofacial pathology since 2000.

Dr. Kalmar became a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology in 1991. He currently serves on the editorial Board of Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology and Endodontics. He participates in an active oral biopsy service that receives surgical specimens from across the United States and provides clinical consultations to patients with a variety of oral diseases.