Patrick Louis, DDS, MD has been named the Charles A. McCallum Chair of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the UAB School of Dentistry.
"It is an honor to be named the Charles A. McCallum Chair of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery," Louis said. "I hope to build on the department's strengths by continuing to improve the oral health of residents across our state, and by training and mentoring the next generation of oral health leaders."
Named for former UAB president and SOD dean Scotty McCallum, DMD M.D., the endowment provides important support to the chair holder in their research, teaching and clinical efforts.
Louis is a graduate of the Louisiana State University School of Dentistry and the UAB Marnix E. Heersink School of Medicine. A board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon, he is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and a fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. As an active member of the health care community, he has served on numerous university, local and national committees and has written multiple articles in peer-reviewed journals in oral and maxillofacial surgery.