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James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine

Deans, Department Chairs and Directors


Dean, James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine
John J. Sanders, DDS
Professor, Division of Periodontics

Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs
J. Mark Barry, DDS, MBA
Professor, Division of Oral Medicine

Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs
Tariq Javed, DMD, MSD, MS
Professor, Division of Periodontics

Associate Dean for Research
Keith L. Kirkwood, DDS, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Oral Health Sciences

Associate Dean for Institutional Effectiveness
Elizabeth S. Pilcher, DMD
Professor, Division of Restorative Dentistry

Assistant Dean for Finance and Administration
Joseph F. Thompson, Jr., MHA
Instructor, Department of Stomatology

Director of Global Oral Health Initiatives
Luis P. Leite, DMD, MS
Professor, Division of Orthodontics


Oral Health Sciences
Keith L. Kirkwood, DDS, PhD

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Martin B. Steed, DDS (Chair)

Oral Rehabilitation
Monica J. Cayouette, DMD, FACP

Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics
Cynthia L. Hipp, DDS, MSCR

Robert A. Gellin, DMD, MHS

Division Directors

Oral Rehabilitation

    Division of Endodontics - Dr. Marc Levitan
    Division of Implant Prosthodontics - Dr. Mark E. Ludlow, DMD, MS
    Division of Removable Prosthodontics - Dr. Elizabeth Schuler
    Division of Restorative Dentistry - Dr. Ted McGill

Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics

    Division of Orthodontics - Dr. Cynthia L. Hipp
    Division of Pediatric Dentistry - Dr. Cynthia L. Hipp


    Division of Oral Medicine, Radiology and Emergency Services - Dr. Charles Ferguson
    Division of Oral Pathology - Dr. Brad Neville
    Division of Periodontics - Dr. Robert Gellin