Aug 07, 2020  
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) 
    
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Instructors for Academic Year 2018-2019


Abhyankar, Vrushali Pavan, Assistant Professor, 2018; Master of Science in Oral Science, The University of Iowa (2016); Bachelor of Dental Surgery, University of Pune, India (1998); Master of Science in Prosthodontics, University of Mubai, India (2003)

Adsit, Karen, Adjunct Assistant Professor, 1996; Doctor of Education, University of Houston (1991)

Al Dayeh, Ayman Abdul Hamid, 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)

Albin, Pamela Fly, Instructor, 2016; Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1979)

Albright, Jimmy E, Professor, 1974; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1963); Residency-Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Bethesda Naval Hospital, MD (1973)

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

Aubertin, Mary A, Associate Professor, 2002; Doctor of Dental Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis (1988)

Babu, Jegdish P, Professor, 1982; Doctor of Philosophy in Biological Sciences - Microbiology, Mississippi State University (1981); Master of Science-Microbiology, West Virginia University (1974)

Binkley Jr, Lesley H, Assistant Professor, 1978; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1974); Master of Science, Ohio State University (1978)

Bland, Paul S, Associate Professor & Chair, 1994; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1992); Certificate in Periodontology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1994)

Blanton, Alan O, Associate Professor, 2016; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1983)  

Blen, Bernard J, Associate Professor, 2000; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1968)  

Braxton, Ashanti D., Associate Professor, 2011; Doctor of Dental Surgery, Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry (2008)

Brooks, Jeffrey H, Associate Professor, 2008; Doctor of Dental Medicine, The University of Mississippi (1988); Certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1992)

Brown, Daniel E, Associate Dean, 2011; Juris Doctor, University of Memphis (2000); Bachelor of Business Administration-Finance, Memphis State University (1982)

Cagna, David Richard, Professor & 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)

Calhoun, Cynthia B, Demonstration Teacher, 2016; Doctor of Education in Higher and Adult Education, University of Memphis (2003); Master of Arts in Sociology, University of Memphis (1976); Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, Fisk University (1974)

Callahan III, William R, Assistant Professor, 2012; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1984)    

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

Christiansen, Cassandra H, Associate Professor, 1996; Doctor of Education in Higher and Adult Education, University of Memphis (2006); Master of Public Health Administration, University of Memphis (1990); Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene, Tennessee State University (1984)

Citrin, Nechama S, Assistant Professor, 2017; Doctor of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania (2012)

Claro-Woodruff, Wanda Irene, Associate Professor, 2016; Master of Science-Oral Biology, The University of California, Los Angeles (1987); Certificate/Residency-Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, University of California, Los Angeles (1987); Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of California, San Francisco (1977)

Clemmons, Joseph, Assistant Professor, 2018; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1987)   

Cohen, James C, Associate Professor, 1968; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1967)  

Collins, Bobby Lee, Professor, 2008; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Iowa (1975); Master of Science in Teaching, University of Memphis (1969); Bachelor of Science in Biology, University of Memphis (1965)

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

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

Cosby, Harry T, Assistant Professor, 2017; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1988); Master of Science in Health, Physical Education & Recreation, Memphis State University (1982) 

Covington, John S, Professor, 1981; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1981); Master of Science in Individual Studies, University of Memphis (1977)

Crim, Susan Jill, Demonstration Teacher, 2008; Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Leadership and Organizational Development, University of Louisville (2006); Bachelor of Science in Health Education, East Tennessee State University (1974); Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene, East Tennessee State University (1974)

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

Dalton, Frank T, Assistant Professor, 2013; Doctor of Dental Medicine, University of Mississippi School of Dentistry (1983)  

Dean, Michael Joseph, Assistant Professor, 2018; Doctor of Dental Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis (1987)                

Dehghan, Mojdeh, Associate Professor, 2005; Doctor of Dental Surgery, Baylor College of Dentistry (1990)             

DeSchepper, Edward Joseph, Professor, 2013; Master of Science-Operative Dentistry, Indiana University (2000); Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Missouri - Kansas City (1981)

Dingeldein, Patricia P, Assistant Professor, 2012; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1984)    

Dormois, Larry David, Associate Professor & Chair, 1979; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1975); Master of Science-Pedodontics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1981)

Duff, Marlin Franklin, Assistant Professor, 2016; Doctor of Dental Medicine, University of Mississippi School of Dentistry (1988)               

Dyer, Nakeshi L, Assistant Professor, 2011; Doctor of Education, University of Memphis (in progress); Master of Science in Counseling, University of Memphis (2009) 

Fagala, Kyle David, Instructor, 2008; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (2010); Master of Dental Sciences, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (2013)

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

Ferreira, Cimara Fortes, Associate Professor, 2010; Master of Science - Dental Sciences-Periodontology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (2013); Doctor of Philosophy-Dental Implantology, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (2007); Master of Science-Dental Implantology, Unversidade Federal de Santa Catarina (2004)

Ghadri, Najib, Assistant Professor, 2009; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Damascus, Syria (2008); Master of Dental Sciences, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (2015); Certificate-Advanced Periodontology Program, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (2015)

Hamilton, Bruce N, Assistant Professor, 2015; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1976)  

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

Hatch, Robert H, Assistant Professor, 2007; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1977)  

Herr II, Michael J, Assistant Professor, 2008; Doctor of Philosophy-Biomedical Sciences, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (2013)    

Hilger, Terence C, Associate Professor, 2011; Doctor of Dental Surgery, Case Western Reserve (1969)       

Hill, Anne E, Assistant Professor, 2015; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1983)               

Hollis, Wainscott, Assistant Professor & Director, 2005; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1991); Master of Dental Science, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (2015)

Hong, Liang, Professor, 2010; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (2015); Doctor of Philosophy in Oral Science, University of Iowa (2004); Master of Science in Dental Public Health, University of Iowa (2001)

Honig, Marcia G, Professor, 1987; Doctor of Philosophy-Neurobiology, Yale University (1980); Master of Philosophy, Yale University (1978)

Hori, Roderick T, Associate Professor, 1998; Doctor of Philosophy in Biology, University of California San Diego (1993)               

Huang, George, Professor and Director, 2012; Doctor of Dental Surgery, Taipei Medical University (1983); Master of Science-Endodontics, Boston University School of Graduate Dentistry (1989)

Jain, Vinay, Associate Professor, 2007; Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (2003); Master of Dental Surgery in Prosthodontics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (2010)

Karydis, Anastasios, Associate Professor, 2008; Doctor of Philosophy-Oral & Craniofacial Science, University of California, San Francisco (2009); Master of Science-Oral & Craniofacial Science, University of California, San Francisco (2004); Certificate-Periodontology, University of California, San Francisco (2007)

Kemp, Phillip A., FR-Instructor, 2009; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1988)               

Kimmelman, James R, Professor, 1971; Doctor of Dental Surgery, West Virginia University (1965); Master of Science in Periodontology, University of Iowa (1969)

Korioth, Tom V., Professor & Director, 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)

Langham, Sue Elizabeth, Associate Professor, 2009; Doctor of Dental Medicine, University of Florida (1980)           

Lee, Marilyn D, Demonstration Teacher, 1984; Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1980); Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1974)

Lloyd, Adam, 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)

Malik, Kafait U, Professor, 1975; Doctor of Philosophy-Pharmacology, University of Sarajevo (1966); Master of Science-Pharmacology, University of Sarajevo (1966); Bachelor of Pharmacy, University of Punjab (1961)

Mancarella, Salvatore, Assistant Professor, 2013; Doctor of Philosophy - Clinical & Pathological Morphology, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II (2007)    

Marchesan, Melissa Andreia, Associate Professor, 2014; Doctor of Dental Surgery, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil (1998); Master of Science-Endodontics, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil (2002)

Mayall, Rebecca E, Assistant Professor, 2009; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (2011)  

McBride, Michael A, Associate Professor & Director, 1982; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1982); Certificate in Combined Prosthodontics, VA Medical Center, Memphis TN (1994)

McCann Jr, Billy Westmoreland, Assistant Professor, 2015; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1991); Pediatric Dentistry Residency, Ohio State University (1993)

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

Miles, Michelle, Assistant Professor, 2008; Master of Science in Health Education & Promotion, Mississippi State University (2013); Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1993)

Mobilian, Beth A, Assistant Professor, 2014; Master of Education, Christian Brothers University (2011); Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene, Indiana University (1979)

Myers, Dana D, Assistant Professor, 2014; Master of Dental Hygiene, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (2016); Associate of Applied Sciences, The Northeast Mississippi Junior College (1983)

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)             

O’Dell, Josanne Mildred, Assistant Professor, 2015; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Colorado (1990); Certificate-Endodontics, University of Southern California (1995)

Owens, Barry Mark, Professor & Asst. Dean, 1990; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1986)    

Park, Melburn R, Associate Professor, 1983; Doctor of Philosophy in Physiology, State University of New York at Buffalo (1974)   

Parthasarathi, Kaushik, Associate Professor, 2008; Doctor of Philosophy-Bioengineering, Pennsylvania State University (1999)  

Pennington, Vernon C, Assistant Professor, 1985; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1984)    

Pettey, David C, Assistant Professor, 2016; Doctor of Dental Medicine, University of Mississippi School of Dentistry (1997)  

Phebus, Jeffrey G, Associate Professor, 1988; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1987)  

Pifer, Linda W, Professor, 1964; Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center (1972)               

Pledger II, James W, Associate Professor, 1999; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (2001)   

Pourmotabbed, Tayebeh, Professor, 1989; Doctor of Philosophy-Biochemistry, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (1986)   

Radic, Marko Z, Associate Professor, 2000; Doctor of Philosophy in Biological Sciences, University of California Irvine (1987); Bachelor of Science in Genetics, University of California, Davis (1982)

Ragain Jr, James C, Dean, 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)

Redmond, David C, Associate Professor, 2007; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1981)    

Robinson, Quinton C, Associate Professor, 1986; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1984); Master of Science in Orthodontics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1988)

Rollins, Gary N, Assistant Professor, 2012; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1975)  

Russell, Lynn S, Associate Professor & Chair, 1977; Doctor of Education, University of Memphis (2016); Master of Education, Christian Brothers University (2010); Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1977); Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1975)

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

Sadeghi, Mehdi, Assistant Professor, 2001; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1998)  

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

Schaal, Kathleen L, Demonstration Teacher, 2018; Master of Science in Health Administration, University of Alabama at Birmingham (1989); Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1978) 

Schafer, Duane Robert, Associate Professor, 2016; Doctor of Dental Surgery, Ohio State University (1983); Certificate-Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, Naval Postgraduate Dental School (1996)

Scroggs, Reese Schiller, Associate Professor, 1992; Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacology, University of Illinois at Chicago (1989)  

Selecman, Audrey Marie, Associate Professor, 2001; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (2004); Master of Dental Science, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (2007)

Selvidge, LeRoy A, Assistant Professor, 2012; Doctor of Dental Surgery, West Virginia University (1976)    

Shafter, Mohamed Amer, Assistant Professor, 2015; Bachelor of Oral Surgery & Dentistry, Al-Fateh University of Medical Sciences, Libya (2004); Doctor of Science in Dentistry in Prosthodontics, Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (2015); Certificate in Advanced Graduate Study - Prosthodontics, Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (2015)

Shahrabi-Farahani, Shokoufeh, Assistant Professor, 2013; Doctor of Medical Science, Harvard School of Dental Medicine (2013); Doctor of Dental Surgery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences & Health Services (1996); Certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Harvard School of Dental Medicine (2013)

Shelton, Felicity Hope, Assistant Professor, 2004; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (2007); Master of Science- Endodontics, University of Maryland Baltimore (2010)

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, Robert K, Assistant Professor, 1987; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1982)  

Smith, Toddrick, Assistant Professor, 2004; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (2007); Pediatric Dentistry Residency, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (2020)

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)

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

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

Thomas, Elizabeth G, Instructor, 1993; Bachelor of Science, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1983); Dental Hygiene Certificate, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1971)

Thomason, Donald B, Professor, 1990; Doctor of Philosophy-Physiology & Biophysics, University of California, Irvine (1986)  

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)

Triplett, Orpheus L, Associate Professor, 2012; Doctor of Dental Surgery, Howard University (1983)           

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

Umsted, David E, Associate Professor, 2011; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1977)  

Versluis, Daranee, 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)

Vinall, Craig V, Assistant Professor, 2014; Doctor of Dental Surgery, Texas A&M University (2009); Master of Dental Science, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (2016); Certificate - Advanced Pediatric Dentistry Program, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (2016)

Wasson, Waletha, Associate Professor, 1988; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1979); Master of Science in Restorative Dentistry, University of Michigan (2001); Master in Public Administration, University of Memphis (1988)

Waters, Robert S, Professor, 1985; Doctor of Philosophy in Biobehavioral Science, University of Connecticut (1978)               

Weeda, Lawrence W, Professor and Chair, 1998; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Missouri - Kansas City (1974); Certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of the Navy, Portsmouth, Virginia 1984

Wells, Larry K, Assistant Professor, 2011; Doctor of Dental Medicine, The University of Mississippi Medical Center (2006); Master of Science, Ohio State University (2010)

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)

Werlitz, Kiesha D, Instructor, 2017; Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene, Southern Illinois University (2001)

Wicks, Russell A, Professor and Chair, 1978; 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, Richard A, Associate Professor, 1985; Master of Science-Orthodontics, University of Tennessee Health Science; Center (1985); Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1983)

Woods, Marjorie A, Professor, 1985; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1984)               

Yates, Jere L, Associate Professor, 1986; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1972); Master of Science in Pedodontics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1975)