Administration and Faculty

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T. GERARD BRADLEY, DEAN OF THE SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY

School of Dentistry Administration and Faculty

Administrative Officers


T. Gerard Bradley, BDS, MS, DMD
Dean

Stephen J. Clark, DMD
Interim Associate Dean for Graduate Education and Faculty Development

Timothy Daugherty, DMD
Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs

Dianne Foster
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

Donald Demuth, PhD
Associate Dean for Research

Margaret Hill, DMD
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

John Tichenor
Assistant Dean for Finance


Department Chairs

Basic Sciences
William Guido, PhD
Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology (School of Medicine and School of Dentistry)

Ronald Gregg, PhD
Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics (School of Medicine and School of Dentistry)

Nejat Egilmez, PhD
Microbiology & Immunology (School of Medicine and School of Dentistry)

David Hein, PhD
Pharmacology and Toxicology (School of Medicine and School of Dentistry)

Irving Joshua, PhD
Physiology (School of Medicine and School of Dentistry)

School of Dentistry
George Kushner, DMD, MD 
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS)

William Scarfe, BDS, MS
Diagnosis and Oral Health (DXOH)

Michael Metz, DMD, MSD, MS
Comprehensive Dentistry (CMPD)

Richard Lamont, PhD
Oral Immunology and Infectious Diseases (OIID & OBIO)

Anibal Silveira, DDS
Rehabilitative and Reconstructive Dentistry (RARD)


School of Dentistry Faculty

Wil Abshier
Assistant Professor
Comprehensive Dentistry
DMD (University of Kentucky)

Donna Aden, RDH, MEd
Associate Professor
Diagnosis and Oral Health

Sherry C. Babbage
Lecturer
DMD (University of Louisville)

Pauletta Gay Baughman
Assistant Professor
Comprehensive Dentistry
DMD (University of Louisville)

Mark Bernstein
Professor
Diagnosis and Oral Health
DDS (New York University)

Catherine Binkley
Associate Professor
Rehabilitative and Reconstructive Dentistry
PhD (University of Louisville)
DDS (University of Maryland)

Robert Bohn
Clinical Assistant Professor
Rehabilitative and Reconstructive Dentistry
DMD (University of Louisville)

James Paul Boyd
Assistant Professor Comprehensive Dentistry
DMD (University of Louisville)

Ricardo Caicedo
Associate Professor
Diagnosis and Oral Health
Dr. Odont. (Colombian Dental College)

Sharon Carpenter
Associate Professor
Diagnosis and Oral Health
PhD (University of Florida)
RDH (University of Louisville)

Mary Clark
Lecturer
Diagnosis and Oral Health
DMD (University of Kentucky)

Stephen Clark
Professor and Director, Postgraduate Endodontics Diagnosis and Oral Health
DMD (University of Kentucky)
Certificate in Endodontics (University of Kentucky)

Paula Collins
Professor and Director of Quality Assurance and Accountability
Comprehensive Dentistry
DMD (University of Louisville)

Douglas Cotton
Clinical Associate Professor
Comprehensive Dentistry
DMD (University of Louisville)

Gary Crim
Professor
Comprehensive Dentistry
DMD (University of Kentucky)

Timothy C. Daugherty
Associate Professor
Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs
Comprehensive Dentistry                                                                                                                             

DMD (University of Louisville)

Himabindu Dukka
Assistant Professor
Diagnosis and Oral Health
MSD in Periodontics (Indiana University)
MPH (Indiana University)
BDS (R.V. Dental College and Hospital, India)

Megan O’Malley DeGaris
Clinical Associate Professor
Comprehensive Dentistry
DMD (University of Kentucky)

Donald Demuth
Professor
Associate Dean for Research & Enterprise
Oral Immunology and Infectious Diseases
PhD (Lehigh University)

Juliet Dunaway
Assistant Professor and Director, General Practice Residency
Comprehensive Dentistry
DMD (University of Louisville)
Certificate in General Practice Residency (University of Louisville)

Marcelo Taborda Durski
Associate Professor
Comprehensive Dentistry
PhD (Pontifical University Catholic of Parana, Brazil)
DDS (Pontifical University Catholic of Parana, Brazil)
Certificate in Operative Dentistry (Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil)
MS (Pontifical University Catholic of Parana, Brazil)

Julie Drury
Clinical Assistant Professor
Diagnosis and Oral Health
MS (University of Louisville)
Certificate, Health Professions (University of Louisville)

Alia Eldairi
Professor
Comprehensive Dentistry
DDS (University of Aleppo)

Daniel Fadel
Associate Professor
Comprehensive Dentistry
DMD (University of Louisville)

F. John Firriolo
Professor
Diagnosis and Oral Health
PhD (University of Maryland)
DDS (University of Maryland)

Kathleen Fischer
Assistant Professor
Comprehensive Dentistry
DMD (University of Louisville)

Robert Flint
Assistant Professor
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
DMD (University of Louisville)
MD (University of Louisville)
Certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Liliana Rozo Gaeth
Clinical Associate Professor
Comprehensive Dentistry
DDS (Colegio Odontológico-Colombia, South America)
Certificate in Pediatrics (University of Louisville)

Hugh K. Gardner Jr.
Clinical Assistant Professor
Comprehensive Dentistry
DMD (University of Kentucky)

Susan Grammer
Professor
Diagnosis and Oral Health
RDH (University of Louisville)
MEd (University of Louisville)

Gerald T. Grant
Professor
Interim Assistant Dean Technology and Innovation
Rehabilitative and Reconstructive Dentistry
DMD (University of Louisville)
Certificate in Prosthodontics (National Naval Dental Center)
Certificate in Maxillofacial Prosthetics (National Naval Dental Center)

Roycelyn Gray
Assistant Professor
Diagnosis and Oral Health
DMD (University of Louisville)
Certificate in Advanced Education in General Dentistry (Wright-Patterson AFB)
Certificate in Endodontics (University of Louisville)

Robert Greene
Professor
Oral Immunology and Infectious Diseases
PhD (University of Virginia)

Ann Greenwell
Associate Professor
Comprehensive Dentistry
DMD (University of Louisville)
MSD (Case Western Reserve University)

Henry Greenwell
Professor and Director, Postgraduate Periodontics Program
Diagnosis and Oral Health
DMD (University of Louisville)
JD (University of Louisville)
Certificate in Periodontics
MSD (Case Western Reserve University)

Sudha Gudhimella
Assistant Professor
Rehabilitative and Reconstructive Dentistry
MSD (University of Kentucky)
BDS (NTR University of Health Sciences, India)
Certificate in Orthodontics

Joseph Haake
Clinical Associate Professor
Comprehensive Dentistry
DDS (Indiana University)

J. David Hannigan
Assistant Professor
Comprehensive Dentistry
DMD (University of Louisville)

James Harrison
Assistant Professor
Comprehensive Dentistry
DMD (University of Louisville)
BS (University of Louisville)
Certificate in Advanced Education in General Dentistry (University of Cincinnati Hospital)

Margaret Hill
Associate Professor
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Diagnosis and Oral Health
DMD (University of Louisville)
Certificate in General Practice Residency (University of Louisville)
Certificate in Periodontics (University of Kentucky)

Nandakumar Janakiraman
Assistant Professor and Director, Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
Rehabilitative and Reconstructive Dentistry
DDS (Government Dental College, Bangalore University, India)
Master’s in Orthodontics (Government Dental College, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India)
Fellowship in Orthodontics (School of Dental Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center)
Certificate and MDentSc in Orthodontics (School of Dental Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center)

Diksha Katwal
Assistant Professor
Diagnosis and Oral Health
DDS (University of Detroit Mercy)
MSD (Indiana University)
Certificate in Periodontics (Indiana University)
BDS (College of Dental Surgery, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, India)

Katerina Kavvadia
Associate Professor AND Director, Pediatric Dentistry
Rehabilitative and Reconstructive Dentistry
Ph.D. (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece)
DDS  (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece)
Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry (University of Connecticut)
MSD in Oral Biology (University of Connecticut)

Zafrulla Khan
Professor and Director, Maxillofacial/Oncologic Dentistry J.G. Brown Cancer Center
Rehabilitative and Reconstructive Dentistry
DDS (Bangalore University, India)
Certificate in Removable Prosthodontics (State University of New York at Buffalo)
Certificate in Dental Oncology/Maxillofacial Prosthodontics (University of Texas)
MS (University of Louisville)

George Kushner
Professor
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
DMD (Temple University)
MD (University of Alabama)
Certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (University of Louisville)

Richard Lamont
Professor and Chair
Oral Immunology and Infectious Diseases
PhD (University of Aberdeen, Scotland)
BSc (University of Edinburgh, Scotland)

Pin-Chuang (Patrick) Lai
Assistant Professor
Diagnosis and Oral Health
PhD (Ohio State University)
Certificate in Periodontics (Ohio State University)
DDS (Taipei Medical University)

Shuang Liang
Assistant Professor
Oral Immunology and Infectious Diseases
PhD (University of Louisville)
MS (Shandong University, China)

Alma Ljaljevic-Tucakovic
Associate Professor
Comprehensive Dentistry
DMD (University of Louisville)

David Maddy
Clinical Assistant Professor
Comprehensive Dentistry
DMD (University of Louisville)

Patrick Maddy
Clinical Assistant Professor
Comprehensive Dentistry
DMD (University of Louisville)

Brian Marrillia
Assistant Professor
Comprehensive Dentistry
DMD (University of Louisville)

Hector Martinez
Assistant Professor
Comprehensive Dentistry
DDS (Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico)
Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry (Tufts University)
MS (Tufts University)

Lee Mayer
Associate Professor
Comprehensive Dentistry
DMD (University of Kentucky)

Larry Meffert
Assistant Professor
Diagnosis and Oral Health
DMD (University of Louisville)

Michael Metz
Associate Professor and Chair
Comprehensive Dentistry
DMD (University of Louisville)
Certificate in Preventive Dentistry (Indiana University)
Certificate in Operative Dentistry (Indiana University)
MS (Indiana University)
MSD (Indiana University)
MBA (Webster University/United States Navy)

Daniel Montero
Assistant Professor
Rehabilitative and Reconstructive Dentistry
DDS (Universidad Latina de Costa Rica)
Certificate in Prosthodontics (University of Alabama at Birmingham)

Ryan Noble
Clinical Associate Professor
Comprehensive Dentistry
DMD (University of Kentucky)

M. Melinda Paris
Clinical Associate Professor
Comprehensive Dentistry
DMD (University of Louisville)
AS Dental Hygiene (Western University)

Michelle Pisano
Professor
Oral Immunology and Infectious Diseases
PhD (Thomas Jefferson University)

Jan Potempa
Professor
Oral Immunology and Infectious Diseases
PhD ( Jagiallonian University-Krakow, Poland)
DSc (Jagiallonian University-Krakow, Poland)
MS (Jagiallonian University-Krakow, Poland) 

Jennifer Rudy
Associate Professor
Diagnosis and Oral Health
MA (Georgia State University)
BA (Transylvania University)

Lisa Sandell
Assistant Professor
Oral Immunology and Infectious Diseases
PhD (University of Washington)

Gustavo Machado Santaella
Asst Professor
Diagnosis and Oral Health
PhD/MS (State University of Campinas, Brazil)
DDS (Federal University of Santa Cararina, Brazil)

Marija Sasek-Bautista
Assistant Professor
Comprehensive Dentistry
DMD (University of Louisville)

William Scarfe
Professor and Chair
Diagnosis and Oral Health
MS (University of Texas-San Antonio)
BDS (University of Adelaide)

David Scott
Professor
Oral Immunology and Infectious Diseases
PhD (McGill University, Montreal)
BSc (Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh)

Brian Shumway
Professor
Diagnosis and Oral Health
DDS (Ohio State University)
Certificate in Advanced Education in General Dentistry (A.L. Murphy Veterans Memorial Hospital)
Certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology (Ohio State University)
MS (Ohio State University)

Anibal Silveira
Professor and Chair
Rehabilitative and Reconstructive Dentistry
DDS (Federal University of Rio Grande Do Norte, Brazil, South America)
Certificate in Orthodontics (University of Rochester)

Jacqueline Singleton
Professor and Director, Dental Hygiene Program
Diagnosis and Oral Health
PhD (University of Louisville)
RDH (University of Kentucky)
MEd (University of Louisville)

Robert Staat
Professor Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
PhD (University of Minnesota)
MS (University of New Mexico)

Barbara Stratton
Assistant Professor
Comprehensive Dentistry
DMD (University of Louisville)

Michael Utley
Clinical Assistant Professor
Comprehensive Dentistry
DMD (University of Kentucky)

Randall Vaught
Associate Professor
Comprehensive Dentistry
DMD (University of Louisville)
MSPH (University of Louisville)
MA (University of Louisville)

Justin Whitney
Assistant Professor
Comprehensive Dentistry
DMD (University of Kentucky)

Tarin Thomas Williams
Assistant Professor
Comprehensive Dentistry
DMD (University of Louisville)

Sherrie Zaino
Professor
Comprehensive Dentistry
DMD (University of Louisville)

Jolene Zirnheld
Clinical Assistant Professor
Comprehensive Dentistry
DMD (University of Louisville)