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Shirley Y. Kang, DDS

Shirley Y. Kang, DDS

Clinical Managing Partner, Assistant Professor

College of Dental Medicine

  • Organizations
    • AAWD (American Association of Women Dentists)
    • KADA (Korean American Dental Association)
  • Narrative

    Dr. Shirley Kang receieved her Bachelor of Sciences in Biochemistry and Cell Biology from University of California, San Diego. She then went ahead and worked for a couple of years at the Stanford University Medical School, PAN Facility as a DNA sequence analyst before attending dental school. In 2007, Dr. Kang received her DDS degree from University of Southern California, Ostrow School of Dentistry where she received the John Ingle Award for Excellence in Basic Sciences for her research in Tissue Regeneration. She became an associate at a private practice in Anaheim as well as teaching part time at USC. She joined Western University College of Dental Medicine as a part-time faculty in 2010 and decided to become full time in 2011. Dr. Kang is a member of ADA, CDA and TCDS. She is also affiliated is Korean American Dental Association and American Association fo Women Dentists.