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2015-2016 Academic Catalog (Jan 2016) 
    
2015-2016 Academic Catalog (Jan 2016) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Instructors for Academic Year 2015-2016


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Ackerman, Terrence, Professor, 1977; Doctor of Philosophy in Philosophy, University of Rochester (1975)

Adatrow, Pradeep C., Associate Professor, 2006; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (2008); Master of Public Health, University of Alabama - Birmingham (2005); Certificate  in Prosthodontics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (2014)

Adebiyi, Adebowale, Assistant Professor, 2004; Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacology, National University of Singapore (2004)

Anderson, Kenneth Mark, Associate Professor, 2003; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1989); Master of Science in Dentistry, Ohio State University (2003)Anderson, Kenneth Mark, Associate Professor, 2003; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1989); Master of Science in Dentistry, Ohio State University (2003)

Al Dayeh, Ayman, Assistant Professor, 2014; Doctor of Philosophy in Oral Biology, University of Washington (2012); Master of Science in Dentistry, University of Washington (2011); Bachelor of Oral and Dental Surgery, Beirut Arab University (2003)

Albritton, Lorraine, Professor, 1991; Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Sciences, The University of Tennessee Knoxville (1986)

Alexandrov, Anne W., Professor, 2014; Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing, Texas Woman’s University (2002); Master of Science in Nursing, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (1993); Bachelor of Science Nursing, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (1991)

Almoazen, Hassan, Assistant Professor, 2007; Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Long Island University (2002)

Armstrong, William E., Professor, 1984; Doctor of Philosophy in Neuroscience - Psychology, Michigan State University (1979)

Babu, Jegdish, Professor, 1982; Doctor of Philosophy in Biological Sciences - Microbiology, Mississippi State University (1981)

Belland, Robert J., Associate Professor, 2003; Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, University of Victoria (1987); Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry & Biology, University of Victoria (1981)

Bowlin, Gary Lee, Professor, 2014; Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering, The University of Akron (1996)

Brescia, William Fred, Associate Professor, 2006; Doctor of Philosophy in Instructional Systems Technology, Indiana University (2002); Master of Science in Curriculum & Instruction, University of Wisconsin - Madison (1973)

Bumgardner, Joel, Associate Professor, 2006; Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Engineering, University of Alabama at Birmingham (1994)

Bursac, Zoran, Professor, 2014; Doctor of Philosophy in Biostatistics, University of Oklahoma Health Science Center (2003)

Cagna, David Richard, Professor and Associate Dean, 2004; Doctor of Dental Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina (1990); Master of Science in Prosthodontics, University of Texas HSC-San Antonio (2003); Certificate in Prosthodontics, University of Texas HSC-San Antonio (1994)

Callaway, Joseph C., Associate Professor, 1995; Doctor of Philosophy in Zoology, University of Washington (1989)

Carter, Michael A., University Distinguished Professor, 1982; Doctor of Nursing Practice, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (2009); Doctor of Nursing Science, Boston University (1979); Master of Science in Nursing, University of Arkansas (1973); Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Arkansas (1969)

Casenhiser, Devin M., Associate Professor, 2011; Doctor of Philosophy in Linguistics, University of Illinois  Urbana - Champaign (2004); Master of Arts in Classics, University of Illinois  Urbana - Champaign (1998)

Chauhan, Subhash, Professor, 2013; Doctor of Philosophy in Zoology, H.N.B. Garhwal University (1997)

Christian, James Mintzer, Associate Professor, 2010; Doctor of Dental Surgery, Temple University (1978); Certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Connecticut (1981)

Clement, David J., Professor, 2012; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Minnesota (1981); Certificate in Endodontics, University of Texas HSC-San Antonio (1992)

Coday, Mathilda C., Professor, 1993; Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology, University of Memphis (1992)

Connor, Pamela D., Professor, 1987; Doctor of Philosophy in Health Education, University of Utah (1983)

Cook, George A., Professor, 1983; Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, Auburn University (1974)

Cooper, Terrance, Professor, 1985; Doctor of Philosophy in Biology, Purdue University (1969)

Cox, John V., Associate Professor, 1989; Doctor of Philosophy in Biology, University of Rochester (1984)

Crowder, David H., Associate Professor, 1982; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1968); Master of Science in Orthodontics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1974)

Cui, Yan, Associate Professor, 2002; Doctor of Philosophy in Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing China (1998)

Curry, Amy de Jongh, Assistant Professor, 2001; Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Engineering, University of Memphis (1997)

Dabbous, Mustafa K., Professor, 1970; Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1967)

Derefinko, Karen J, Assistant Professor, 2014; Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology, University of Kentucky (2010); Master of Science in Clinical Psychology, University of Kentucky (2004);  Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of Kentucky (2003)

DiAngelo, Denis J., Professor, 1993; Doctor of Philosophy, McMaster University (1993)

Donaldson, Martin, Associate Professor, 2003; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Detroit (1976); Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine (1978)

Donkor, Isaac O., Professor, 1993; Doctor of Philosophy in Medicinal Chemistry, Duquesne University (1988)

Eckstein, Eugene, Professor, 1992; Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1975)

Ennis, Matthew, Professor and Chair, 2003; Doctor of Philosophy in Neuroscience, New York University (1988)

Erickson, Mary Louise, Associate Professor, 1997; Doctor of Philosophy in Speech Science & Technology, University of Southern California (1989); Master of Music in Vocal Arts, University of Southern California (1984)

Fan, Meiyun, Associate Professor, 2006; Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (2000)

Fan, Zheng, Professor, 1998; Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Science, Tokyo Medical and Dental University (1992)

Fitzpatrick, Elizabeth A., Associate Professor, 2000; Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Ohio State University (1990)

Garcia-Godoy, Franklin, Professor and Associate Dean, 2009; Doctor of Philosophy in Dentistry, University of Amsterdam (2012); Master of Science  in Pediatric Dentistry, University of Illinois at the Medical Center Chicago (1979); Certificate in Pedodontics, University of Illinois at the Medical Center Chicago (1979)

Gatwood,  Justin, Assistant Professor, 2014; Doctor of Philosophy in Social & Administrative Sciences, University of Michigan (2014); Master of   Public Health, The Ohio State University (2009)

Graff, Joyce Carolyn, Professor, 2001; Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing, University of Kansas (2001); Master of Science in Nursing, University of Kansas (1988); Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Medical College of Georgia (1969)

Green, Martyn S, Associate Professor, 2014; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Southern California (1986) 

Haggard, Warren, Associate Professor, 2000; Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Engineering, University of Birmingham at Alabama (1994)

Hamilton, David J., Associate Professor, 2005; Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Atlantic Veterinary College University of Prince Edward Island (1992)

Hamman, Nathan Reed, Assistant Professor, 2004; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (2007); Master of Dental Sciences - Orthodontics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (2010)

Hamre, Kristin Marie, Associate Professor, 1991; Doctor of Philosophy in Anatomy, University of Iowa (1991)

Hare, Marion Elizabeth, Associate Professor, 1990; Doctor of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1989); Master of Science in Epidemiology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (2004)

Harkrider, Ashley W., Professor, 1994; Doctor of Philosophy in Communication Sciences & Disorders, University of Texas at Austin (1999); Master of Arts in Audiology, University of Tennessee Knoxville (1995)

Harris, Edward F., Professor Emeritus, 1980; Doctor of Philosophy in Anthropology, Arizona State University (1977)

Hassid, Aviv I., Professor, 1984; Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, University of Minnesota (1974)

Hathaway, Donna K., Distinguished Professor, 1984; Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing, University of Texas at Austin (1984)

Hedrick, Mark S., Professor, 1997; Doctor of Philosophy in Hearing & Speech Sciences, Vanderbilt University (1991)

Howe, Martha M., Professor, 1986; Doctor of Philosophy in Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1972)

Humphrey, Elizabeth Lynn, Associate Professor, 1999; Doctor of Audiology, University of Tennessee Knoxville (2005); Master of Arts in Audiology, University of Tennessee Knoxville (2003); Bachelor of Arts in Audiology, University of Tennessee Knoxville (2001)

Johnstone, Patti Michele, Associate Professor, 2006; Doctor of Philosophy in Communicative Disorders, University of Wisconsin - Madison (2006); Master of Arts in Communicative Disorders & Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo (1984)

Kamala Raghavan, Sajeesh Kumar, Associate Professor, 2012; Doctor of Philosophy in Ophthalmology and Visual Science, University of Western Australia (2006); Master of Science in Medical Informatics, Erasmus University (2002)

Kaplan, Cameron Maxwell, Assistant Professor, 2013; Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara (2011); Master of Arts in Economics,  University of California, Santa Barbara (2008)

Keskessa, Afework Asfaw, Assistant Professor, 2014; Doctor of Medicine, Palacky University, Olomouc (1986)

King, Kristin Anne, Assistant Professor, 2008; Doctor of Philosophy in Communication Sciences & Disorders, East Carolina University (2008); Master of Science in Speech-Language/Auditory Pathology, East Carolina University (1996)

Kocak, Mehmet, Associate Professor, 2011; Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematical Sciences, University of Memphis (2011)

Korioth, Tom V., Professor, 2013; Doctor of Philosophy in Oral Physiology/Occlusion, University of British Columbia (1992); Dental Surgeon, University Cayetano Heredia (1984); Certificate in Prosthodontics, University of Minnesota (2002)

Krukowski, Rebecca Anne, Assistant Professor, 2012; Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology, University of Vermont (2007)               

Kurosu, Michio, Associate Professor, 2011; Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacy/Organic Chemistry, Osaka University (1995)

Laribee, Ronald N, Associate Professor, 2008; Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology & Immunology, Indiana University (2003); Bachelor of Science in Biology, Indiana University (1997)

Li, Wei, Professor, 1999; Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, Columbia University in the City of New York (1999)

Lindner, Erno, Professor, 2005; Doctor of Science in Analytical Chemistry, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (1994); Doctor of Philosophy in Analytical Chemistry, Technical University of Budapest (1985)

Little, Melissa Ashley, Assistant Professor, 2014; Doctor of Philosophy in Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California (2012); Master of Public Health, University of Southern California (2008); Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of Southern California (2004)

Livada, Rania, Associate Professor, 2011; Doctor of Dental Surgery, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (2003); Master of Science in Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham (2009)

Lloyd, Adam, Associate Professor and Chair, 2009; Bachelor of Dental Surgery, University of Wales (1994); Master of Science, Baylor College of Dentistry (2003); Certificate in Endodontics, Texas A & M University-Baylor College of Dentistry (2001)

Lothstein, Leonard, Associate Professor, 1988; Doctor of Philosophy in Molecular Biology, Vanderbilt University (1982)

Lou, Jennifer, Assistant Professor, 2013; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2008)

Magid, Richard Allen, Adjunct Assistant Professor, 2005; Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology (2003)

Mandrell, Timothy D., Professor and Chair, 1991; Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee Knoxville (1984)

Maness, Holland, Associate Professor, 2013; Doctor of Dental Medicine, Georgia Health Sciences University (2002); Certificate in Orthodontics, Medical College of Georgia (2007)

Marchesan, Melissa A., Associate Professor, 2014; Dental Surgeon, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil (1998);  Master of Science in Dentistry - Endodontics, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil (2002)

Marion, Tony, Professor, 1987; Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology, University of Alabama (1982)

McCarthy, Jillian Heather, Assistant Professor, 2011; Doctor of Philosophy in Human Sciences, University of Nebraska - Lincoln (2011); Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, University of Nebraska - Lincoln (2004)

McGuire, Judith W., Associate Professor, 2012; Doctor of Dental Medicine, Medical College of Georgia (1977)

Meibohm, Bernd, Professor, 1999; Doctor of Natural Sciences, Technical University Carolo-Wilhelmina (1994)

Migliorati, Cesar A., Professor and Chair, 2009; Dental Surgeon, University of Sao Paulo (1972); Master of Science in Oral Biology, University of California San Francisco (1984)

Mihalko, William M., Professor, 2008; Doctor of Philosophy, Virginia Commonwealth University (1993)

Mills, Carren E., Clinical Assistant Professor, 1999; Doctor of Philosophy in Speech and Hearing Science, University of Tennessee Knoxville (2004); Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology, University of Tennessee Knoxville (1997); Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Guilford College (1992)

Moore, Bob M., Professor, 1998; Doctor of Philosophy in Medicinal Chemistry, University of Kansas (1995)

Morshed, Bashir Iqbal, Adjunct Assistant Professor, 2014; Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical, Carleton University, Ottawa Canada (2010); Master of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering, University of Windsor, Ontario Canada (2004)

Mozhui, Khyobeni, Assistant Professor, 2003; Doctor of Philosophy in Anatomy, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (2009)

Nelson, David R., Professor, 1994; Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (1985)

Nelson, Randall J., Professor, 1984; Doctor of Philosophy in Anatomy, Vanderbilt University (1980)

Nouer, Simonne S., Assistant Professor, 2007; Doctor of Philosophy in Tropical Medicine, Federal University of Goias (2006)

O’Connell, Kristen, Associate Professor, 2008; Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacology, University of Rochester (2003); Master of Science-Pharmacology, University of Rochester (2000)

Ostrom, Rennolds S., Associate Professor, 2003; Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of California Irvine (1998)

Oyana, Tonny J., Professor, 2014; Doctor of Philosophy in Geography, University at Buffalo (2003)

Paprocki, Gregory J., Assistant Professor, 2011; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Minnesota (1983)

Parris, William, Associate Professor, 1985; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1983); Master of Science in Orthodontics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1985)

Patten, Elena, Assistant Professor, 2014; Doctor of Philosophy in Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2010)

Pendley, Bradford, Assistant Professor,2007; Doctor of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (2007); Doctor of Philosophy in Analytical Chemistry, Cornell University (1992)

Plyler, Patrick Norton, Professor, 2003; Doctor of Philosophy in Speech and Hearing Science, University of Tennessee Knoxville (1998); Master of Arts in Audiology, University of Tennessee Knoxville (1993); Bachelor of Science in Speech-Language Auditory Pathology, East Carolina University (1992)

Ragain Jr, James, Associate Professor, 2013; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1984); Doctor of Philosophy in Oral Biology, Ohio State University (1998); Master of Science in Restorative Dentistry, University of Michigan (1991)

Rao, Radhakrishna, Professor, 2000; Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, The M.S. University of Baroda, India (1987)

Rawal, Yeshwant B., Associate Professor, 2005; Bachelor in Dental Surgery, Annamalai University (1986); Master of Science in Dentistry, Ohio State University (2005)

Reilly, Kevin, Assistant Professor, 2014; Doctor of Philosophy in Speech Science, University of Washington (2004)

Reynolds, Rebecca B., Professor, 1994; Doctor of Education in Higher and Adult Education, University of Memphis (2008); Master of Health Administration, University of Memphis (1997); Bachelor of Science in Health Informatics and Information Management, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1993)

Richey, Phyllis, Associate Professor, 1990; Doctor of Philosophy in Exercise Science, University of Mississippi (1996)

Roan, Esra, Assistant Professor, 2010; Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering, University of Cincinnati (2007)

Ryan, James Patrick, Professor, 1988; Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology & Immunology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1985)

Saltuklaroglu, Tim, Associate Professor, 2004; Doctor of Philosophy in Communication Sciences & Disorders, East Carolina University (2004)

Sanford, Brooke, Assistant Professor, 2010; Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Engineering, University of Memphis (2013); Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering, University of Memphis (2008)

Scarbecz, Mark, Professor, 1999; Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology, University of Arizona (1991); Master of Arts in Sociology, University of Arizona (1983)

Schuetz, Erin Gallagher, Associate Professor, 1997; Doctor of Philosophy in Pathology, Virginia Commonwealth University (1983)

Schwarz, Ilsa, Professor, 2002; Doctor of Philosophy in Speech Pathology and Audiology, University of Oregon (1982); Master of Science in Speech Pathology and Audiology, University of Oregon (1979)

Seagroves, Tiffany N., Associate Professor, 2005; Doctor of Philosophy in Cell & Molecular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine (1999)

Senogles, Susan E., Professor and Vice Chair, 1989; Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, University of Minnesota (1984)

Sharp, Burt, Professor, 1998; Doctor of Medicine, University of Cincinnati (1975)

Sharp, Harry K., Professor, 1983; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1971); Certificate in Pedodontics, University of Alabama-Birmingham (1977)

Shintaku, Werner Harumiti, Associate Professor, 2011; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Sao Paulo (1998); Master of Science in Dental Diagnostic Science, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (2010)

Simon, James F., Professor, 2000; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Iowa (1969); Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, University of New Orleans (1982)

Smith, Richard A., Associate Professor, 1983; Doctor of Philosophy in Cell Biology, University of Memphis (1997)

Stein, Sidney H., Associate Professor, 1998; Doctor of Dental Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis (1982); Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology and Immunology, University of Rochester (1992); Master of Science, University of Rochester (1989)

Suttle, Dale Parker, Associate Professor, 1993; Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Texas at Austin (1975)

Sweatman, Trevor W., Professor, 1983; Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Pharmacology, Southampton University Medical School (1981)

Thomas, Edwin, Professor, 1990; Doctor of Philosophy in Biological Chemistry, University of Michigan (1970)

Thomas, Fridtjof, Associate Professor, 2007; Doctor of Philosophy in Statistics, Stockholm University (2001)

Tigyi, Gabor Joseph, Professor and Chair, 1992; Doctor of Philosophy in Cellular & Molecular Neurobiology, Budapest 91998); Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry, University Medical School of Pecs (1982)

Tipton, David A., Professor, 1984; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1978); Doctor of Philosophy in Biology, University of Memphis (1988)

Tolley, Elizabeth A., Professor, 1985; Doctor of Philosophy in Animal Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University (1981)

Tran, Nhu Quynh T., Assistant Professor, 2012; Doctor of Philosophy in Biology, University of Memphis (2011)

Trojan, Terry Martin, Associate Professor and Chair, 2009; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Michigan (1970); Master of Science in Orthodontics, University of Michigan (1974)

Versluis, Antheunis, Professor, 2010; Doctor of Philosophy in Numerical Modelling and Process Analysis, University of Greenwich (1994)

Versluis, Daranee, Associate Professor, 2010; Doctor of Dental Surgery, Chulalongkorn University (1987); Doctor of Philosophy in Oral Biology, University of Minnesota (1998); Master of Science in Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham (1991)

Wan, Jim Y., Professor, 1994; Doctor of Philosophy in Statistics, Yale University (1987)

Wang, Junling, Professor, 2005; Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, University of Maryland Baltimore (2005)

Wasson, Joseph L., Professor, 1964; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1960); Master of Science in Orthodontics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1962)

Wells, Martha H., Associate Professor, 2010; Doctor of Dental Medicine, Georgia Health Sciences University (2006); Master of Science in Restorative Dentistry, Ohio State University (2008); Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry, Ohio State University/Nationwide Children’s Hospital (2008)

White, Stephen W., Professor, 1998; Doctor of Philosophy in Biology, University of Oxford (Wadham College) (1978)

White-Means, Shelley Irene, Professor, 1998; Doctor of Philosophy in Health Economics, Northwestern University (1983)

Wicks, Mona, Professor, 1987; Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing, Wayne State University (1992)

Wicks, Russell Anthony, Professor and Chair, 1993; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1978); Master of Science in Prosthodontics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (1993)

Williams, John, Friend-Professor, 2009; Doctor of Philosophy in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Northwestern University (1981)

Wu, Zhaohui, Associate Professor, 2008; Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Science, Fudan University (2001)

Yonas, Ilana Graetz, Assistant Professor, 2013; Doctor of Philosophy in Health Services and Policy Analysis, University of Califonia, Berkeley (2012)