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Raymond A. Cohlmia, DDS

President and Chair of OU Health Dentistry, Dean of the OU College of Dentistry
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  • Position: President and Chair of OU Health Dentistry, Dean of the OU College of Dentistry
  • Primary Specialty: Dental Care
  • Languages Spoken: English
  • Gender: Male

About Raymond Cohlmia

Along with 26 years of private practice experience, Dean Cohlmia has served as the Assistant Dean for Patient Care and Director of Comprehensive Care prior to his appointment as Dean. He is a 1988 graduate of the OU College of Dentistry and past president of the College of Dentistry Alumni Association. On the national level, Dr. Cohlmia is currently serving as the District XII Trustee to the Board of the American Dental Association. He has served as consultant and chair for the Council on Membership, and was a past chairman of American Dental Association’s Committee on the New Dentist, serving as the Twelfth District Representative. He has also served on the American Dental Association’s Council on Dental Benefits Programs, the Council on Annual Sessions and International Programs, and American Dental Political Actions Committee Board. He was selected as one of the members and authors of the Clinical Practice and Management Panel for the American Dental Association’s Future of Dentistry Project, published in 2001. Further, Dr. Cohlmia has chaired four reference committees for the American Dental Association. On the state level, he has completed his term as President of the Oklahoma Dental Association in 2001, and the only dentist to have received “Outstanding Dentist of the Year” twice. He has completed twelve terms as Editor of the ODA Journal, and has served in all leadership roles and positions at the state and component level. 

Dr. Cohlmia has authored many articles that have appeared in numerous journals and newsletters and has made multiple public speaking appearances on behalf of the University Of Oklahoma College Of Dentistry, the Oklahoma Dental Association and the American Dental Association.
Affiliations OU Health Dentistry
  • ODA Outstanding Dentist of the Year 2004
  • ODA Outstanding Dentist of the Year 2014
  • OU College of Dentistry Outstanding Part-time Clinical Instructor
  • ODA President's Leadership Award
  • ADA Outstanding President's Recognition
  • ADEA Distinguished Service Award
Health Education
  • Dental School
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry
    Oklahoma City, OK
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