Administration

Dwight E. McLeod, DDS, MS
Dean, Professor

Poonam Jain, BDS, MS, MPH
Vice Dean, Clinical Affairs and Advanced Dental Education
Professor


Grishondra Branch-Mays, DDS, MS
Senior Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
Professor


Ammar Musawi, BDS, MDS, MPH
Assistant Dean, Preclinical Education and Simulation Clinic
Associate Professor


Kirksville Faculty & Staff

Full-Time Faculty

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Hussein Al-Wakeel, DDS
Assistant Professor

Richard Allinson, DDS
Assistant Professor

Paul Aubrey, DDS
Assistant Professor

Hashim Elmshiti, BDS, MSc., Ph.D
Assistant Professor

Hamid Nurrohman, DDS, PhD
Associate Professor

Hanan Omar, BDS, MSc, PhD
Associate Professor

Adepitan Owosho, BChD, Diplomate ABOMP, FAAOM
Director, Integrated Human Sciences
Associate Professor


Mohamed Rahhal, BDS, MSc, PhD
IPE Course Director
Assistant Professor


Staff

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Matt Bonnel
Simulation Clinic Equipment Specialist

Sara Bullock, BS
Education Coordinator

Charles-Ryan Duncan, MBA
Senior Administrative Assistant

Susan R. Hamilton
Simulation Clinic Coordinator

Mandy Ledford, BS
Student Success Coordinator

Danae McKim
Simulation Clinic Coordinator

Ryan Miller, BA
Education Manager

Nicole O'Haver, MEd
Education Coordinator

Brooke Robinson, MPA
Assistant Director, Education

Michael Shoop, MBA
Multimedia Specialist

St. Louis Faculty & Staff

Full-Time Faculty

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Hesham H. Abdulkarim, BDS, MDS, DICOI
SCU Director, Advanced Periodontal and Dental Implant Care
Assistant Professor


Michael Abels, DDS
CCU Director
Assistant Professor


Pranav Bhide, DDS, MDS
Assistant SCU Director, Prosthodontics
Assistant Professor


Scott Dunivan, DMD, MS
SCU Director, Periodontics
Assistant Professor


David Greaves, DDS
Assistant CCU Director
Assistant Professor


Matthew Greaves, DDS, MS
CCU Director
Assistant Professor


Michael Greaves, DDS
Assistant CCU Director
Assistant Professor


Prashanth Haribabu, DDS, BDS, MDS, MSD
SCU Director, Oral Surgery
Assistant Professor


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


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

Christian Marquez, DDS, MS
Director, Clinical Faculty
Associate Professor


Romana Muller, RDH, MSDH, EdD (c)
Assistant Professor, Clinical Hygienist

Shaista Rashid, BDS, MS, MPH
CCU Director
Assistant Professor


Robert Schmidt, DDS, MS
Assistant SCU Director, Special Needs
Assistant Professor


Herbert P. Silva, DMD, FICD
CCU Director
Assistant Professor


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


Akshay Vij, BDS, ACT, FAGD
SCU Director, Esthetic and Digital Dentistry
Assistant Professor


Ahmed Zarrough, DDS
Assistant CCU Director
Assistant Professor


Staff

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Jenna Astroth, MA
Clinical Education Coordinator

Jane Clark, M.P.H.
Patient Care Program Manager

Brittany Evans, RDH, BS
Clinical Education Coordinator

Lachele Harold
ITS Clinical Support Services Specialist

Laura Johnson
Senior Administrative Assistant

Bryant Kiley, MBA
Business Operations Manager

Alane Mahler
Senior Administrative Assistant

Stefanie Maze
Executive Assistant

Nae'Wanda Moore
Senior Administrative Assistant

Tina Munroe, BSW
Director of Clinical Operations

Carol Nowak, BBA
Clinical Systems Analyst - Dental

Patricia Pou, M.A.
Associate Director Faculty Development & Continuing Education

Biomedical Science

Anatomy

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Jeremy Houser, PhD
Associate Professor

Shanu Markand, PhD
Assistant Professor

Lex Towns, PhD
Professor

Caroline VanSickle, PhD
Assistant Professor

Bruce Young, PhD
Professor

Biochemistry

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William Brechue, PhD
Chair and Professor

Suhail Akhtar, PhD
Assistant Professor

James Cox, PhD
Associate Professor

Kimberly Petre
Administrative Assistant

Pandurangan Ramaraj, PhD
Associate Professor

Physiology

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William Brechue, PhD
Chair and Professor

Timothy P. Geisbuhler, PhD
Associate Professor

Yohei Norimatsu, PhD
Assistant Professor

Tim D. Ostrowski, PhD
Assistant Professor

Adjunct Faculty and Staff

Kirksville (primary location)

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Melissa Ausmus, RDH
Adjunct Hygienist

Terry Campbell, RDH
Adjunct Hygienist

Anthony Caputo
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Amanda Fitzpatrick, DDS
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Ali Pourian, DDS, MS
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Whitney Schmitz, RDH
Adjunct Hygienist

Thomas Taylor, DDS
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Anthony Van Soest, DMD
Adjunct Assistant Professor

St. Louis (primary location)

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Shahnaz Ahmed, DDS
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Michael Backer, DMD
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Heidi Butts, DMD, MSD
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Aaron Campbell, DDS, MS
Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry
Adjunct Assistant Professor


Forrest Farr, DDS
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Charles Fuszner, DMD
Adjunct Assistant Professor

David Hatch, DMD
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Emily Kennedy, DDS


Jenna Lew-Feit, DMD
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Gary London, DDS
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Marsha Marden, DMD
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Richard Meier, DDS
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Alan Mundhenke, DMD
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Marzban Patel, DDS
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Puja Patel
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Robert Reti, DDS
Diplomate--American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Karl Shanker, DDS
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Dr. Karl Shanker
Adjunct, Assistant Professor

Michael Smoljan, DDS
Adjunct 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
Assistant Professor

Maria Wong, DMD
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Roger Zacher, DDS
Adjunct Assistant Professor