Administration

Dwight E. McLeod, DDS, MS
Dean, Professor

Poonam Jain, BDS, MS, MPH
Vice Dean, Clinical Education, Operations and Community Partnerships
Professor


Grishondra Branch-Mays, DDS, MS
Vice Dean, Academic Affairs
Professor


Kirksville Faculty & Staff

Full-Time Faculty

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Rami Al-Saidi, BDS
Assistant Professor

Dale F. DeWan, DMD, MS
Director, Integrated Human Sciences
Assistant Professor


Ammar Musawi, BDS, MDS
Director, Pre-Clinical Education & Simulation Clinic
Assistant Professor


Hamid Nurrohman, DDS, PhD
Assistant Professor

Hanan Omar, PhD
Associate Professor

Graziela Ribeiro Batista, PhD
Assistant Professor

Staff

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Kristin Blunk, MBA
Director, Student Success

Matt Bonnel
Simulation Clinic Coordinator

Ashley Gunnels, BA
Education Coordinator

Mandy Ledford, BS
Administrative Assistant

Jason McKim
Simulation Clinic Equipment Specialist

Katie Ochs, MHEA
Education Manager

Melissa Parman, MHEA
Executive Assistant

Brooke Robinson, MPA
Education Manager

Jordan Weichelt, BBA
Multimedia Specialist

St. Louis Faculty & Staff

Full-Time Faculty

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Hesham H. Abdulkarim, BDS, MSD
Director, Dental implant/ Periodontics
Assistant Professor


Michael Abels, DDS
CCU Director
Assistant Professor


Susan Adams, DMD, MS
Director, Endodontics
Assistant Professor


Brandon Crivello, DMD
Urgent Care & Oral Medicine Director
Assistant Professor


Scott Dunivan, DMD, MS
Assistant Professor, Periodontics

Matthew Greaves, DDS, MS
CCU Director
Assistant Professor


Prashanth Haribabu, BDS, MDS, MSD
Specialty Care Unit Director, Oral Surgery
Assistant Professor


Patricia E. Inks, RDH, MS
Associate Director, DIC/ICSP
Assistant Professor


Eric Kosel, DMD
Assistant CCU Director
Assistant Professor


Gerard Krueger, DDS, MS, FACP
Assistant Professor, Prosthodontist

Marsha Marden, DMD
CCU Director
Assistant Professor


Romana Muller, RDH, BA, MSDH
Assistant Professor, Clinical Hygienist

Avanija Reddy, DMD, MPH
SCU Director, Pediatric Dentistry
Assistant Professor


Karl Shanker, DDS
Assistant Professor, Special Needs

Herbert P. Silva, DMD
CCU Director
Assistant Professor


Richard J. Vargo, DMD
SCU Director for Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
Assistant Professor


Akshay Vij, BDS, ACT
Specialty Care Unit Director, Esthetic and Digital Dentistry
Assistant Professor


Staff

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Julio Carcamo
General Service Technician

Brittany Evans, RDH, BS
Clinical Education Coordinator

Maria L. Evans
Business Process Analyst

Laura Johnson
Senior Administrative Assistant

Bryant Kiley
Business Operations Manager

Stefanie Maze
Executive Assistant

Nae'Wanda Moore
Senior Administrative Assistant

Tina Munroe
Director of Clinical Operations

Biomedical Science

Adjunct Faculty and Staff

Kirksville (primary location)

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Richard Allinson, DDS
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Charles Arcoria
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Paul Aubrey, DDS
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Melissa Ausmus, RDH, AS
Adjunct Professor

David Brzezinski, MD
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Terry Campbell, RDH
Adjunct Professor

Anthony Caputo
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Robert Collinge, DDS
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Wayne W. Cottam, DMD, MS
Associate Professor

Ali Pourian, DDS, MS
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Thomas Taylor, DDS
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Anthony Van Soest, DMD
Adjunct Assistant Professor

St. Louis (primary location)

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Marwan Assaf, DMD, MS
Associate Assistant Professor

Michael Backer, DMD
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Elizabeth Brack, DMD
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Brandon Bushong, DDS, MS
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Heidi Butts-Wiegand, DMD, MSD
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Lawrence Doerr, DDS
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Forrest Farr, DDS
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Charles Fuszner, DMD
Adjunct Assistant Professor

David Galvan, DDS, MS
Adjunct Assistant Professor

David Greaves, DDS
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Gary London, DDS
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Deborah Manne
Adjunct Assistant Professor / Outreach Dental Hygienist

Richard Meier, DDS
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Marzban Patel, DDS
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Robert Reti, HBSC, DDS
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Robert Schmidt, DDS
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Joseph Shea, DDS
Assistant Professor

David Urbanek, DMD
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Eric Von Hoven, DMD
Adjunct Assistant Professor

John Wahle, DDS
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Robert Waxler, DMD, MS
Adjunct Professor

Maria Wong, DMD
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Roger Zacher, DDS
Adjunct Assistant Professor