Assistant Professor, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University and President, Research Driven Inc
Assistant Professor, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University (ON, Canada) and President, Research Driven Inc (ON, Canada).
Dr Les Kalman is an educator, researcher and academic lead for Continuing Education. His research focuses on innovations in medical devices and technologies, with an emphasis on metal additive manufacturing and software solutions. He remains active with externally-funded investigations, has published over 40 articles, holds two patents, a trademark and has translated several technologies to industry.
He is an active member of the Standards Council of Canada, served on the Board of Directors for University of Western Ontario Faculty Association & serves on the Canadian Association of Public Health Dentistry Board. He has been recognized as an Academic Associate Fellow (American Academy of Implant Dentistry), Fellow, Master and Diplomate (International Congress of Oral Implantologists), Fellow (Academy of Osseointegration), Schulich Alumni of Distinction and received the Merck Patients First award.
Kalman maintains his position as Co-founder and President of Research Driven, a corporation that manages and translates medical innovations. The company has been supported by the Scientific and Experimental Development fund and the National Research Council of Canada.