Dan Kallenberger


Assistant Dean for Recruitment, Admissions, & Whole Health Initiation

Dan Kallenberger, MS, is the Assistant Dean for Recruitment, Admissions, and Whole Health Initiation for the Alice L. Walton School of Medicine. In this role, he oversees the development and implementation of an inclusive admissions process, student recruitment, community engagement, and pathway programs.  

Prior to joining Alice L. Walton School of Medicine, Kallenberger served as the Assistant Dean for Admissions and Financial Services at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine (OUWB) in Rochester, Michigan, where he led and managed all aspects of admissions, recruitment, and financial aid. In addition, he served on various standing and ad hoc committees, including those associated with admissions, scholarships, and Liaison Committee on Medical Education accreditation. During his tenure, he developed and directed a four-year financial wellness program, implemented strategies that reduced student debt, designed and successfully executed diversity outreach initiatives, increased in-state enrollment to its highest level, and was selected by the Association of American Medical College (AAMC) to partner in the development of the AAMC PREview professional readiness exam.

Before joining OUWB, Kallenberger served in the Office of Admissions at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine in Kalamazoo, Michigan, where he developed targeted recruitment plans designed to extend the reach of the School and directed the holistic screening process. He was also a key leader in the opening of Marian University's College of Osteopathic Medicine in Indianapolis, Indiana, where he was a founding member of the staff, and last served as the Assistant Director of Admissions, Marketing, and Recruitment.

A native of Indiana, he earned bachelor's degrees in economics, sports management, and marketing at Marian University in Indianapolis, Indiana. He went on to earn a master’s degree from the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky.

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