Nov 30, 2022  
2019-2020 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2020) 
    
2019-2020 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2020) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Instructors for Academic Year 2019-2020


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

Abidi, Ammaar H., Assistant Professor, 2008; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (2015)

Aguirre, Sarah E., Assistant Professor, 2019; Master of Science - Dentistry, Ohio State University (2019); Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of the Pacific (2016)

Al Dayeh, Ayman Abdul Hamid, Assistant Professor & Dir, 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-Dental Hygiene, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1979)

Albright, Jimmy E., Professor and Interim Cha, 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 And C, 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-Biological Sciences-Microbiology, Mississippi State University (1981); Master of Science-Microbiology, West Virginia University (1974)

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

Blanton, Alan O., Associate Professor, 2016; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1983); Master of Science-Counseling, University of Memphis (2005); Bachelor of Science in Education, Memphis State University (1978)

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., Executive Associate Dean, 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)

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

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

Christiansen, Cassandra H., Associate Professor & Dir, 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)

Clark, Shawna Renee, Assistant Professor, 2009; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (5/25/2012)

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); Bachelor of Science-Dental Sciences, University of California-San Francisco (1977)

Clemmons, Joseph Virgil, 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)

Colvert, Dawson S., Assistant Professor, 2015; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1981)

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

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

Cosby, Harry T., Assistant Professor And I, 2017; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1988); Master of Science: 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)

Dabbous, Mustafa K., Professor & Int. Assoc. D, 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 & Int, 2005; Doctor of Dental Surgery, Baylor College of Dentistry (1990)

DeSchepper, Edward Joseph, Professor, 2013; Master of Science in Dentistry, Indiana University (2000); Master of Arts-Adult & Continuing Education (MAEd), University of Missouri - Kansas City (1987); 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)

Donaldson, Martin E., Associate Professor, 2003; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Detroit (1976); Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine (1978); in progress Master of Science - Health Care Administration, University of Detroit Mercy (in progress)    

Dormois, Larry David, Assoc 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 (August 6, 2017); Master of Science - Counseling, University of Memphis (August 16, 2009); Bachelor of Arts, Lemoyne-Owen College (1998)

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)

Galvan, Ramon, Assistant Professor, 2018; Doctor of Dental Surgery, New York University (5/13/1993)

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)

Gullard, Angela, Assistant Professor & Dir, 2016; Doctor of Philosophy - Pathology, University of Alabama at Birmingham (2015); Doctor of Dental Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham (2016)       

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)

Harris, Bradley Metcalf, FR-Assistant Professor, 2014; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1974); Certificate-Endodontics, Medical College of Virginia, School of Dentistry (1982)     

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, Associate Professor & Dir, 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)

Hughes, Emily Shannon, Assistant Professor, 1999; Doctor of Physical Therapy (specialized in Manual Therapy, University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (2007)

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 and Interim Cha, 1971; Doctor of Dental Surgery, West Virginia University (1965); Master of Science in Periodontology, University of Iowa (1969)

Kong, Ying, Assistant Professor, 2013; University of Michigan (2006), University of Michigan (2006)

Korioth, Tom V., Professor & Director, 2013; Doctor of Philosophy in Oral Physiology/Occlusion, University of British Columbia (1992); Bachelor of Dental Surgery, 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., Professor, 1984; Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1980); Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1974)

Levine, Mitchell R., Associate Professor And D, 2016; Doctor of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh (1984); Orthodontics courses - no degree or certificate noted, Temple University School of Dentistry (1986)

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)

Mascarenhas, Jules Luke, Assistant Professor, 2018; Master of Science in Dentistry - Periodontics, Indiana University (2006); Bachelor of Dental Surgery, ECE - University of Pune, India (1995)

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

McCullar, Bruce H., Associate Professor, 1987; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1979)

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

McKinney, Jerry G., Assistant Professor, 2017; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1984)

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, Dayna 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); Bachelor of Business Administration-Marketing, The University of Mississippi (1985); Associate of Applied Science, The Northeast Mississippi Junior College (1983)

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)

Parris, William G., 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)

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

Phebus, Jeffrey G., Associate Professor & Dir, 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, James W., Associate Professor And G, 1999; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (2001); Certificate-Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (2005)

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

Prophete, Adeline, Assistant Professor, 1996; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1992)

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, 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); Bachelor of Science in Education, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1976)

Rasner, David Shane, Assistant Professor, 2017; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1998)

Regen, Sloan McClure, FR-Assistant Professor, 2005; Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (2012)

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)

Ross, Judith A., Associate Professor, 1986; Master of Science - Restorative Dentistry, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine; Doctor of Dental Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine (1984)

Russell, Lynn S., Associate Prf. & 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 & Asst Dean, 1988; Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology & Immunology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1985)

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., Assistant Professor, 0; Master of Science-Health Administration, University of Alabama at Birmingham (1989); Bachelor of Science-Dental Hygiene, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1978)

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

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

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

Shahrabi-Farahani, Shokoufeh, Associate Professor & Dir, 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); Certificate in Dental Diagnostic Science, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (2009)        

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)

Snyder, Charles Melvin, Associate Professor, 2018; Doctor of Philosophy-Anthropology, Washington State University (2016); Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, Washington State University (2010)   

Stein, Sidney H., 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); Bachelor of Arts-History, Washington University in St. Louis (1977)

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

Taylor, Darton D., Assistant Professor, 2000; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (2002)

Taylor, Melissa Anne, Assistant Professor, 2019; Doctor of Philosophy-Anatomy & Cell Biology, Indiana University (2019)

Thomas, Edwin L., Professor, 1990; Doctor of Philosophy in Biological Chemistry, University of Michigan

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 And A, 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)

Venturin, Jaqueline De Souza, Assistant Professor, 2017; Doctor of Dental Surgery, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil (1997); Certificate-Temporal-Mandibular Dysfunction and Oral-Facial Pain, Conselho Federal de Odontologia, Brazil (2003)

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

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, Professor And Director, 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)

Weiskopf, Scott Adam, Assistant Professor, 2006; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (2009)

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., 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; in progress Master of Science-Health Studies, University of Memphis (in progress); Bachelor of Science-Dental Hygiene, Southern Illinois University (2001)

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

Yazdi, Hamid, Assistant Professor, 2013; Postgraduate Certificate-Pediatric Dentistry, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (2005); Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (2000)