Jeffrey C. Nickel DMD, MS, PhD

Dr. Jeffrey Nickel, DMD MSc PhD, is the Donald J. Thompson Associate Professor, and Program Director of the University of Missouri Kansas City Advanced Educational Program in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. He is also faculty in the Department of Oral and Craniofacial Sciences. Dr. Nickel is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics (2002). His research focus includes basic and clinical research in the areas of biomechanics, neurophysiology, and bone physiology. Dr. Nickel is has been continuously funded by the National Institutes of Health since 2005. Before joining UMKC in 2007, he was a faculty member at the University Manitoba (1992-1996), and University of Nebraska Medical Center (1996-2006).