Katherine W.L. Vig

Dr. Katherine W.L. Vig

Senior Lecturer on Developmental Biology, Part-time
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Katherine W.L. Vig, BDS, MS, D.Orth, FDS (RCS) was born and educated in England. She moved to the USA in 1976 to join the Orthodontic Faculty at University of North Carolina. In 1984 she joined the Orthodontic Faculty at the University of Michigan before being appointed as Professor & Chair of Orthodontics at the University of Pittsburgh in 1990. She was recruited in 1994 to the Ohio State University as Professor & Chairman of the Orthodontic Department and Chief of Orthodontic services for the Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Team. She moved to Boston in 2014 as Senior Lecturer(part time) in the Department of Developmental Biology at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine.

Kate Vig is the Co-Editor of “Orthodontics: Current Principles & Techniques” now in its 7th edition and ‘Evidence–based Orthodontics’. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and received the Ketcham award 2009. She has given many prestigious lectures including the Saltzmann and Mershon for the AAO and the Northcroft in Britain. She has published extensively in the Orthodontic literature and served as President of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association and President of the IADR Craniofacial Biology Group.

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