Directory

Faculty and Staff

Peter D. Waite, MPH, DDS, MD, FACS

Peter D. Waite, MPH, DDS, MD, FACS

Professor and Chairman
DDS University of Minnesota, MD UAB
SDB Room 456A
Phone: 205.934.4345/205.934.4507
Fax: 205.975.6671
Email

Education:
Undergraduate: University of Minnesota
Dental School: University of Minnesota
Medical School: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Residency: University of Alabama at Birmingham
 
Patrick J. Louis, .D.D. S.,  M.D.

Patrick J. Louis, DDS, MD

Director, Residency Director of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
DDS Lousiana State University, MD UAB
SDB Room 419A
Phone: 205.934.5334./205.801.7703
Fax: 205.975.6671
Email

Education:
Undergraduate: University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Dental School: Louisiana State University
Medical School: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Residency: University of Alabama at Birmingham
 
Somsak Sittitavornwong, D.M.D., M.S.

Somsak Sittitavornwong, DMD, MS

Assistant Professor
DDS Mahidol University Thailand, MS UAB
SDB Room 480K
Phone: 205.996.2456
Fax: 205.975.6671
Email

Education:
Dental School: School of Dentistry, The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Dental School: School of Dentistry, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Graduate School: Graduate School of Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Residency: University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry
Graduate School: Master Degree, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry
Diplomat of American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
 
Amjad Javed, MSc, PhD

Amjad Javed, MSc, PhD

Associate Professor, Director of Post-Graduate Education, IOHR

SDB Room 714
Phone: 205.996.5767
Fax: 205.996.5109
Email

Education:
University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
MSc, Cell Biology, 1990
University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan and
UMass Medical School, Worcester, MA
PhD, Cell and Molecular Biology, 2000
 
Mary MacDougall, Ph.D.

Mary MacDougall, PhD

Professor, Dept. of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
James R. Rosen Chair of Dental Research
Associate Dean for Research & Professor
Director, Institute of Oral Health Research
SDB Room 702
Phone: 205.996.5122
Fax: 205.996.5109
Email
 
 

Warren Arrasmith, DMD

Thomas W. Jones Endowed Professor

Phone: (205) 934-2604
Email

Education:
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa Dental School: University of Alabama School of Dentistry Residency: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Alabama Birmingham
 
 

Terry Whatley, DMD

Associate Professor

Phone: (205) 996-2799
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Victor Szymela, DMD, MD HSF

Assistant Professor

Phone: (205) 934-1126
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Shaunda Kelly-Pringle, DMD, MD

Chief, Oral & Facial Surgery
Birmingham VA Medical Center
Phone: (205) 933-8101 ext. 5249
Email
 
Mohammed Hassan, Ph.D

Mohammed Hassan, PhD

Assistant Professor
Birth defects and development, disease mechanisms, fundamental cellular mechanism. OMS RESEARCH FOLDER

Phone: (205) 975-3020
Fax: (205) 996-5109
Email

Education:
Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Kolkata, India
Gene expression of protozoan parasites
Postdoctoral research with Gary Stein and Jane Lian at the
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, USA.
 
Haiyan Chen, Ph.D.

Haiyan Chen, PhD

Instructor
Transcriptional control of bone cell differentiation and bone repair.

Phone: (205) 934 2456
Fax: (205) 996-5109
Email
 
Dobrawa Napierala, Ph D.

Dobrawa Napierala, PhD

Assistant Professor
Trps1 transcription factor and molecular networks during formation and homeostasis of mineralizing tissues

Phone: (205) 975-4298
Fax: (205) 996-5109
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Graduate Students/Residents

Year 6 Senior Residents/Chief Residents
Benjamin R. Abt, DMD, MD, Prescott, Arizona
William May, MD, DMD, Cleveland, Tennessee
Katherine Powell, DMD, MD, Union Springs, Alabama

Year 5 Senior Residents
Franklin Awah, DDS, MD, Hanover Park, Illinois
William McKenzie, DMD, MD, Chattanooga, Tennessee

Year 4 General Surgery/Anesthesia Year
Michael Babston, DMD, MD, Montgomery, Alabama
John Farnham, DMD, MD, McComb, Mississippi

Year 3 Medical/Dental School
David Ashley, MD, Morrilton, Arkansas
Bradley Carn, DDS, Naperville, Illinois
Doug Denson, DMD, Birmingham, Alabama
Timothy O’Brien, DDS, Reno, Nevada

Year 2 Medical/Dental School
Tamir Anver, DDS, San Antonio, Texas
Christopher Bannon, DMD, Nashua, New Hampshire
David Davis, DMD, Macon, Georgia
Ya-Sin Peaks, MD, Detroit, Michigan

Interns
Paul Lewis, DDS, Memphis, Tennessee
Lee Maniscalco, MD, Birmingham, Alabama
Duncan Shepard, DDS, Atlanta, Georgia
Walter Wilson, DMD, Birmingham, Alabama