POSTPONED - Commencement 2020

Location:  Royce Hall

Date & Time:  Sun, May 31, 2020, 10:00 am - Sun, May 31, 2020, 12:00 pm

Event Host:  Dean Paul Krebabach and the Office of Student Services

Event Presenter:  Dr. Ronald Inge

Dr. Ronald Inge is currently the Chief Operations Officer/Chief Dental Officer/VP of Professional Services for Delta Dental Plan of Missouri.  In this capacity, his responsibilities include all aspects of development and management of the dental operations department including claims and customer service.  Dr. Inge is also responsible for the growth and development of the dental networks including clinical policies and procedures, quality management, and utilization review management. 

Dr. Inge is an experienced senior level dental benefits Image of Dr. Inge who will speak at the 2020 commencementexecutive with exposure to all aspects of the dental industry.  Acknowledged as an innovative thought leader in the dental benefits industry.  As Chief Dental Officer, he led the initial data analysis at Aetna that launched medical/dental integration.  Dr. Inge served as the Associate Director for the Division of Dental Practice at the American Dental Association.  Dr. Inge has served as the VP of Professional Services and Chief Dental Officer for Delta Dental of Washington.  As the past Executive Director of the Institute for Oral Health, Dr. Inge has championed efforts to publicize innovative solutions to many of the current challenges to improving oral health.  The mission of the Institute for Oral Health was to advance oral health care by identifying effective and efficient guidelines for treatment, access, and delivery of health care, and to promote best practices by serving as a central resource for shared practical knowledge and collaboration to benefit the dental profession and the public.  Dr. Inge is also a member of the Santa Fe Group, a unique group of internationally renowned scholars and leaders from business and the professions bound by a common interest to improve oral health.


Dr. Inge has over 15 years of private practice experience.  Dr. Inge received his dental degree from the UCLA School of Dentistry.  Dr. Inge received a BA degree in Human Biology from Stanford University.