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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

Institute for Rural Health - Daniel Carter

Daniel Carter, DMD

Daniel Carter, DMD

Dental Director

Office:  Academic Complex 201
Phone:  270-745-2633


Daniel Carter is the Dental Director for the Institute for Rural Health (IRH), and is part of the dental team that provides services on the Mobile Dental Health Unit.

Daniel earned a B.S. in Biology at WKU in May, 2001 before attending University of Kentucky College of Dentistry where he received a Doctorate of Dental Medicine in May of 2005. Since then Daniel has practiced dentistry as an Associate Dentist at Watkin’s Family Dentistry in Nicholasville, KY for 1 year before rejoining the WKU family as an Assistant Professor in the Dental Hygiene Program in the Department of Allied Health in July of 2006. In January of 2009, Daniel accepted the position of Dental Director at the Institute for Rural Health.

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