Nicole Kimmes

Nicole S. Kimmes, D.D.S., is the Associate Dean of Curriculum Integration and Analytics. Dr. Kimmes received her B.S. from Northern State University in 1997 and her D.D.S. from Creighton University School of Dentistry in 2001. Dr. Kimmes joined the dental faculty at Creighton following graduation and worked part-time as a private practitioner. During her 14-year tenure at Creighton, she taught in dental anatomy, operative dentistry, dental materials, dental radiology, and oral diagnosis; directed the Oral and Maxillofacial Imaging Center; was the Director of Dental Informatics; and developed a dental informatics internship for undergraduate students in the Health and Administration Policy Program. In 2009 she received the OKU Charles Craig Teaching Award. In 2014, Dr. Kimmes joined the faculty at Oregon Health & Science University as Assistant Dean of Faculty Development and Technology and Associate Professor of Pathology and Radiology. 

Dr. Kimmes has presented at numerous national and international meetings and has published many abstracts and manuscripts. She was a co-investigator on two NIH/NIDCR grants and the Associate Director for Dental Informatics for an NLM training grant with the Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology at OHSU. She is a reviewer for multiple dental journals and serves on the Editorial/Advisory Boards for six international journals. Dr. Kimmes served as the Chair of the Board of Directors for the Consortium for Oral Health Research and Informatics and is currently the Chair for the ADEA Clinic Administration Section. She is a member of both the American Dental Education Association and the American Dental Association. In addition to academia, Dr. Kimmes enjoys traveling, photography, horticulture, and zoo dentistry.



Creighton University School of Dentistry



Northern State University


Board Certifications and Licenses

Maine Dental License #4481

Nebraska Dental License (Inactive)

Nicole Kimmes

Nicole Kimmes



Associate Dean of Curriculum Integration and Analytics

Portland Campus

Goddard Hall

(207) 221-4700

On Campus