Deans

Russell Taichman

Russell Taichman

D.M.D., D.M.Sc.

Dean

Michelle Robinson

Michelle Robinson

D.M.D., M.A.

Senior Associate Dean

Ken Tilashalski

Ken Tilashalski

D.M.D.

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Amjad Javed

Amjad Javed

Ph.D.

Interim Associate Dean for Research and Director, Postgraduate Education

Perng-Ru Liu

Perng-Ru Liu

D.D.S., M.S., D.M.D.

Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs

Carly Timmons McKenzie

Carly Timmons McKenzie

Ph.D.

Assistant Dean for Admissions

Chairs

Nicolaas Geurs

Nicolaas Geurs

D.D.S., M.S.

Chair, Department of Periodontology

Gregg Gilbert

Gregg Gilbert

D.D.S.

Chair, Department of Clinical & Community Sciences

Daniel Allen Givan

Daniel Allen Givan

D.M.D., Ph.D.

Interim Chair, Department of Restorative Sciences

Janice Jackson

Janice Jackson

D.M.D.

Chair, Department of Pediatric Dentistry

Chung Kau

Chung Kau

B.D.S., M.Sc.D., M.B.A., Ph.D., M.Orth., F.D.S.Edin., F.D.S.Glas., F.F.D.Ire., F.A.M.S., Cert (Ortho)

Chair, Department of Orthodontics

Peter Waite

Peter Waite

M.P.H., D.D.S., M.D., F.A.C.S.

Chair, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Division Directors

Daniel Allen Givan

Daniel Allen Givan

D.M.D., Ph.D.

Department of Restorative Sciences, Division of Prosthodontics and Director of Digital Dentistry and Clinical Laboratory Services

Nathaniel Lawson

Nathaniel Lawson

D.M.D., M.A., Ph.D.

Department of Clinical & Community Sciences, Division of Biomaterials

Raquel Mazer

Raquel Mazer

D.M.D., M.S., M.P.H.

Department of Clinical & Community Sciences, Division of Behavioral & Population Sciences and Director of Community Collaborations

Postdoctoral Directors

Mia Geisinger

Mia Geisinger

D.D.S., M.S.

Postdoctoral Director, Department of Periodontology

Janice Jackson

Janice Jackson

D.M.D.

Postdoctoral Director, Department of Pediatric Dentistry

Jannet Katz

Jannet Katz

D.D.S., Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Director, Oral Biology (Department of Pediatric Dentistry)

Keith Kinderknecht

Keith Kinderknecht

D.M.D., F.A.C.P.

Postdoctoral Director, Maxillofacial Prosthodontics (Department of Restorative Sciences) and Prosthodontics (Department of Restorative Sciences)

Nathaniel Lawson

Nathaniel Lawson

D.M.D., M.A., Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Director, Division of Biomaterials Director (Department of Clinical & Community Sciences)

Patrick Louis

Patrick Louis

D.D.S., M.D.

Postdoctoral Director, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

James Pignataro

James Pignataro

D.D.S.

Postdoctoral Director, Hospital Dentistry (GPR / AEGD)

William Ryals

William Ryals

Postdoctoral Director, Veteran’s Administration / GPR

Ken Tilashalski

Ken Tilashalski

D.M.D.

Postdoctoral Director, Department of Endodontics

Christos Vlachos

Christos Vlachos

D.M.D., D.D.S., M.S.

Postdoctoral Director, Department of Orthodontics

Wen-Chou Wu

Wen-Chou Wu

D.D.S., M.S., F.A.C.P., A.F.A.A.M.P.

Assistant Director of Advanced Education in Prosthodontics

Predoctoral Directors

Warren Arrasmith

Warren Arrasmith

D.M.D.

Predoctoral Director, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Kyounga Cheon

Kyounga Cheon

M.S., D.M.D.

Interim Predoctoral Director, Department of Pediatric Dentistry

Shandra Coble

Shandra Coble

D.M.D.

Predoctoral Director, Department of Endodontics

Daniel Allen Givan

Daniel Allen Givan

D.M.D., Ph.D.

Predoctoral Director, Prosthodontics (Department of Restorative Sciences)

Maninder Kaur

Maninder Kaur

B.D.S., M.P.H., M.S.

Predoctoral Director, Department of Periodontology

Shirin Khoynezhad

Shirin Khoynezhad

D.D.S., D.M.Sc.

Predoctoral Director, D2 PCD

Merrie Ramp

Merrie Ramp

D.M.D., M.S.

Predoctoral Director, D1 PCD

Nada Souccar

Nada Souccar

D.D.S., M.S.

Predoctoral Director, Department of Orthodontics

Clinic Directors

Ramzi Abou-Arraj

Ramzi Abou-Arraj

D.D.S., M.S.

Clinic Director, Periodontology and Periodontology Research

Warren Arrasmith

Warren Arrasmith

D.M.D.

Clinic Director, Oral Maxillofacial Surgery

Kyounga Cheon

Kyounga Cheon

M.S., D.M.D.

Interim Clinic Director, Pediatrics

Terpsithea (Teti) Christou

Terpsithea (Teti) Christou

D.D.S., M.S.

Clinic Director, Orthodontics

Shandra Coble

Shandra Coble

D.M.D.

Clinic Director, Endodontics

Daniel Allen Givan

Daniel Allen Givan

D.M.D., Ph.D.

Clinic Director, Faculty Practice

Keith Kinderknecht

Keith Kinderknecht

D.M.D., F.A.C.P.

Clinic Director, Advanced Education in Prosthodontics and Maxillofacial Prosthdontics

James Pignataro

James Pignataro

D.D.S.

Clinic Director, Hospital Dentistry (GPR)

Phillip Wehby

Phillip Wehby

Clinic Director, PCD Lab

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