Meet the President

Kerri Simpson, DDS, MS

School of Dentistry

Dental Hygiene BS 2013
DDS 2017
MS, Periodontics 2020

Kerri Simpson, DDS, MS

Dr. Kerri Simpson is a three-time graduate of the WVU School of Dentistry who practices at MMS Dental Implants & Periodontics, splitting her time between offices in Morgantown and Bridgeport, West Virginia.

After earning a bachelor’s degree in biology from Boston University, Dr. Simpson received her bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene (2013) and her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (2017) from WVU. During dental school, she served as class president, legislative liaison for ASDA and helped launch a mentorship program at the School, among other activities. One of her most cherished achievements was winning first place in the American Dental Association’s Student Competition for Advancing Dental Research and its Application for her research on silver diamine fluoride, a first for WVU. She then entered the Master of Science program in periodontics, under the direction of Dr. Gian Pietro Schincaglia, and became the first resident to graduate from the program in 2020.

In addition to serving on the SOD Alumni Association Board of Governors, Dr. Simpson is the new dentist representative for the West Virginia Dental Association and the first female ADA delegate in West Virginia’s history. She also belongs to the American Academy of Periodontology, American Association of Osseointegration, Mon Valley Dental Society, Pierre Fauchard Academy and the American College of Dentists. A Morgantown native, she continues to reside there with her husband, Matt. She proudly serves as a member of the National Ski Patrol in her spare time.

Q & A with Dr. Kerri Simpson