Directory

Department of Orthodontics Faculty

Dr. Chung H. Kau

Chung H. Kau, BDS, MScD, MBA, PhD, MOrth, FDSEdin, FDSGlas, FFDIre, FAMS, Cert (Ortho)*

Professor and Chairman
Dental Certification: National University of Singapore
Orthodontic Certification: University of Wales, College of Medicine and University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry
Doctoral Degree: Cardiff University
Fellowships: Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, Glasgow, Ireland, Academy of Medicine Singapore

Room 305
Phone: 205.934.2782
Fax: 205.975.7590
Email
 
Christos Vlachos, DMD, DDS, MS

Christos Vlachos, DMD, DDS, MS*

Associate Professor and UAB Alumni Professor
Orthodontic Certification: University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry

Room 305
Phone: 205.934.4547
Fax: 205.975.7590
Email
 
Nada M. Souccar, DDS, MS

Nada M. Souccar, DDS, MS

Assistant Professor and Pre-Doctoral Director
Dental Certification: Saint Joseph University, Lebanon
Orthodontic Certification: American University of Beirut, Lebanon

Room 302A
Phone: 205.934.3737
Fax: 205.975.7590
Email

 

Part-Time Faculty

Clark Browne, DMD, MS*

Clark Browne, DMD, MS*

Adjunct Associate Professor and Clinic Director
Dental and Orthodontic Certification: University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry
 
Richard Bryant, DMD, MS*

Richard Bryant, DMD, MS*

Adjunct Associate Professor and Director of Resident Mentoring 

Dental and Orthodontic Certification: University of Alabama at Birmingham
 
Luther Cale, Jr., D.M.D., Ph.D.*

Luther Cale, Jr., DMD, PhD*

Adjunct Professor

Dental and Orthodontic Certification: University of Alabama at Birmingham
 
David Sarver, DMD, MS

David Sarver, DMD, MS*

Adjunct Professor
Dental Certification: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Orthodontic Certification: University of North Carolina
 
Andre Ferreira, DMD, MS* 


Andre Ferreira, DMD, MS* 


Adjunct Assistant Professor
Dental Certification: University Santa Cecilia dos Bandeirantes, Brazil

Orthodontic Certification: University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2005
 
Christopher Canales, DMD, MS

Christopher Canales, DMD, MS*

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Dental Certification: University of Alabama at Birmingham

Orthodontic Certification: University of North Carolina
 
Alan Jones, DMD,MS

Alan Jones, DMD, MS

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Dental and Orthodontic Certification: University of Alabama

 
Keith Harvey, DMD,MS

Keith Harvey, DMD, MS*

Adjunct Assistant Professors
Dental Certification: University of Alabama
Orthodontic Certification: Louisiana State University
 
Timothy Trulove, DMD, MS

Timothy Trulove, DMD, MS*

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Dental Certification: University of Alabama at Birmingham

Orthodontic Certification: University of Iowa
 
Mark Yanosky, DMD, MS*


Mark Yanosky, DMD, MS*


Adjunct Assistant Professor
Dental Certification: University of Alabama at Birmingham

Orthodontic Certification: University of Iowa
Diplomate, American Board of Orthodontics
 
Bryant Speed, DMD


Bryant Speed, DMD

Dental and Orthodontic Certification: University of Alabama at Birmingham

 

 

Professor Emeritus

Alex Jacobson, DMD, MS, MDS, PhD


Alex Jacobson, DMD, MS, MDS, PhD*

Dental and Orthodontic Certification: Witwatersrand (RSA), University of Alabama at Birmingham

 
P. Lionel Sadowsky, DMD*, BDS, MDent

P. Lionel Sadowsky, DMD, BDS, MDent*

Adjunct Professor and Chair Emeritus

Dental and Orthodontic Certification: Witwatersrand (RSA), University of Alabama at Birmingham
 

 
*Board certified or eligible

Department of Orthodontics Staff

Kookie Kim

Kookie Kim

Administrative Assistant to the Chair
 
Susan E. Walker

Susan E. Walker

Department Administrative Associate
 
Carol Williams

Carol Williams

Patient Service Coordinator
 
Kenethia Jordan

Kenethia Jordan

Patient Account Representative
 
Orthodontic Clinical Staff

Orthodontic Clinical Staff


Orthodontic Clinical Assistants (left to right): Connie Jemison, Teresa Toyer, Kenethia Jordan, Audretta Green, Carol Williams, Sharmaine Anderson, and Khelsea Holomon
 

 

Visiting Faculty

Benedict Wilmes, DMD, MS

Benedict Wilmes, DMD, MS


Dental Certification: North Rhine-Westphalia, at University of Münster in Germany

Orthodontic Certification: Dental Chamber North-Rhine, Germany
Dr. Peter Borbely


Dr. Peter Borbely



Dental Certification: Budapest, Hungary at Semmelweis University
Orthodontic Certification: Budapest, Hungary

Recent Graduates

Congratulations to the Orthodontic Resident Class of 2013


2013 Graduates

  • Dr. Aksana Marshall
  • Dr. David Mouritsen
  • Dr. Patrick O'Neil
  • Dr. Leslie Talbert

2012 Graduates

  • Ryan Cox, DMD Cumming, GA
  • Candace Cronan, DMD Social Circle, GA
  • Carey Beth Rivers, DMD Huntsville, AL
  • Nick Turner, DMD Trussville, AL

2011 Graduates

  • Ethan Larson, DMD Chattanooga, TN
  • Matt O'Dell, DDS Hurricane, WV
  • Don Schmidtke, DMD Richland, WA
  • Brett Wood, DMD Selma, AL

Department of Orthodontics Residents

1st Year Residents

Left to right: Matthew Gidaly, Ghada Nimeri, Terpsithea (Teti) Christou, KatelynBowman, Jamie Kim, Sonia Bravo-Hammet, Jeffrey Shelley

Matthew Gidaly: DDS

Hometown: Huntington, NY
College: Seina College
Dental School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 2013

Ghada Nimeri: DMD

Hometown: Stockholm, Sweden
College: Stockholm 2011

Terpsithea (Teti) Christou: DDS

Hometown: Ioannina, Greece
University: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Katelyn Bowman: DMD

Hometown: Richmond, VA
College: Duke University
Dental School: University of Birmingham 2013

Jamie Kim: DMD

Hometown: Athens, Georgia
College: Georgia Institute of Technology
Dental School: Georgia Regents University 2013

Sonia Bravo-Hammet: DMD

Hometown: Colombia
College: Gadsden Sate
Dental School: Colegio Odortologico Colombiano 2008

Jeffrey Shelley: DMD

Hometown: Montgomery, AL
College: Auburn University
Dental School: University of Alabama at Birmingham 2012

2nd Year Residents

Left to right: Konstantinos Bakos, Christina Sutherland, Maggie Law, Brittany Reid, Anna Palombini, Stephen Strickland

Konstantinos Bakos, DDS
Hometown: Trikala, Greece
Dental School: Aristotle University, 2008

Christina Sutherland, DMD
Hometown: Lexington, KY
College: Transylvania University
Dental School: University of Kentucky, 2012

Maggie Law, DMD
Hometown: Woodstock, GA
College: University of Georgia
Dental School: University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2012

Brittany Reid, DMD
Hometown: Hoover, AL
College: Birmingham-Southern College
Dental School: University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2011
GPR: UAB Hospital, 2012

Anna Palombini, DDS
Hometown: Vitória, Brazil
Dental School: FAESA University, 2010

Stephen Strickland, DMD
Hometown: Fairhope, AL
College: Birmingham-Southern College
Dental School: University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2012

3rd Year Residents

Left to right: Philip Pan, Don Norris, Jared Carter, Samuel Purnell

Dr. Jared Carter, DMD
Hometown: Hoboken, Georgia
College: Berry College
Dental School: Medical College of Georgia, 2011

Dr. Don F. Norris, DMD
Hometown: Birmingham, Alabama
College: Brigham Young University
Dental School: University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2011

Dr. Philip H. Pan, DDS
Hometown: Dallas, Texas
College: Baylor University
Dental School: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Dental Branch, 2011

Dr. Samuel Purnell, DMD
Hometown: Columbia, South Carolina
College: Clemson University
Dental School: The Medical University of South Carolina, 2011