Chief Dental Officer, Salud Family Health
Dr. Kerns is the Chief Dental Officer for Salud Family Health and he oversees ten dental clinics across northeast Colorado. In this role, he is responsible for the leadership of a large FQHC dental department that has over 40 dental providers. Dr. Kerns supervises multiple programs at his FQHC such as their teledental model, a large school-based preventive program that includes roughly 100 schools, numerous undergrad student rotations, and an AEGD residency program. Dr. Kerns also oversees the credentialing and privileging process and all care management services for Salud Family Health. Dr. Kerns is active in organized dentistry and is currently the chair of the Government Relations Council for the Colorado Dental Association.