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Chun-Hsi Chung, BDS, DMD, MS

Chauncey M. F. Egel Endowed Chair
Associate Professor of Orthodontics


  • MS in Oral Biology, University of Pennsylvania, 1991
  • Postdoctoral Certificate in Orthodontics, University of Pennsylvania, 1992
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, NIH, 1990-1992
  • DMD, University of Pennsylvania, 1986
  • BDS, National Taiwan University Dental School, Taiwan, 1981


  • Director, The American Board of Orthodontics, 2010-2018 (President, 2017-2018)
  • Chair, Written Examination Committee, The American Board of Orthodontics 2015-present
  • Consultant, The commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) 2014-present
  • Member, The Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontists-East Component, 2004- present
  • Diplomate, American Board of Orthodontics, 2002-present
  • The Orthodontic Faculty Development Fellowship Award, American Association of Orthodontists Foundation, 2000, 2006
  • The University of Pennsylvania Research Foundation Award, University of Pennsylvania, 1997

Research Interests

Dr. Chung is Chauncey M. F. Egel Endowed Chair. His primary research interests include craniofacial growth and development, relationship between transverse dentofacial dimension and vertical facial morphology, orthodontic temporary anchorage devices (TAD), skeletal and dental changes after rapid palatal expansion (RPE) in children and surgically assisted RPE in adults utilizing cephalograms and cone beam CT images. Dr. Chung has numerous publications in The American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, The European Journal of Orthodontics, The Angle Orthodontist, Journal of Clinical Orthodontics, The International Journal of Adult Orthodontics and Orthognathic Surgery, Journal of Craniofacial Genetics and Developmental Biology, and Calcified Tissue International.

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Chun-Hsi Chung, BDS, DMD, MS
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University of Pennsylvania
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