Dean’s Faculty, effective July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023

The University of Maryland School of Dentistry would like to thank the professionals who generously volunteer as members of the Dean’s Faculty, offering their time, energy, and expertise to the next generation of oral health leaders. The Dean’s Faculty has grown from about 40 volunteers a year to more than 200.

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Abdula-Lessing, Sunia, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Division of Endodontics

Ackerman, Ronald I., DDS, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Dentistry

Akinrefon, Oluwayemisi Titilayo, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Division of Pediatric Dentistry

Alexander, Guy, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of Dental Public Health

Al Haydar, Bana, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Division of Periodontics

Andochick, Lori, RDH, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of Dental Public Health

Atapour, Roghieh, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of General Dentistry

Azad, Shamim, RDH, Clinical Instructor, Division of Dental Hygiene

 

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Barron, Thomas, DDS, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Orthodontics

Steven Becker, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Dental Public Health

Behnia, Ali, DMD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Endodontics

Berman, Louis, DDS, Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Endodontics

Berne, Alan, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of Oncology and Diagnostic Sciences

Blasi, Ignacio, DDS, Lecturer, Division of Orthodontics

Blasi-Beriain, Gonzalo, DDS, Instructor, Division of Periodontics

Brill, Warren, DMD, Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Pediatric Dentistry

Brotman, Sol, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of Neural Pain Sciences

Brown,Ashley, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of General Dentistry

Burk, Saul, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Division of Orthodontics

Bylis, Paul, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of General Dentistry

 

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Cartee, Deborah, RDH, Clinical Associate Professor, Dental Hygiene

Casper, Jerome, DMD, Clinical Instructor, Division of Pediatric Dentistry

Chalmers, Natalia, DDS, Lecturer, Division of Pediatric Dentistry

Chen, Charles, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Division of Periodontics

Cheskis, Richard, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of General Dentistry

Cohan, Barry, DDS, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Dentistry

Cohen, Harvey, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of General Dentistry

Colangelo, Gary, DDS, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Dental Public Health

Coll, James, DMD, Clinical Professor, Division of Pediatric Dentistry

Corcoran, Paul, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of General Dentistry

 

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Dancykier, Nathaniel, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Division of Prosthodontics

Daru, Antara, BDS, Clinical Instructor, Division of Periodontics

Davis, Ronald, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of Dental Public Health

DiFabio, Vincent, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery

Doring, Charles, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of General Dentistry

Doroshenko, Andrey, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Division of Prosthodontics

Drewyer, Douglas, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of General Dentistry

Dworkin, Allan M., DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of Dental Public Health

Dye, Bruce, DDS, Instructor, Division of Pediatric Dentistry

 

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Elrafei, Karim, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Division of Pediatric Dentistry

 

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Fakhari, Fazel, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Division of Endodontics

Faraone, Karen, DDS, Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Prosthodontics

Feldman, Sylvan, DDS, Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Periodontics

Finfrock, Cynthia, RDH, MS, Clinical Instructor, Division of Dental Hygiene

Fink, Fred, DDS, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Orthodontics

 

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Dima Ghunaim, DDS, Clinical Assistant Professor, Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery

Gillis, Edward, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of Dental Public Health

Gordon, David, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery

Gorman, Louis, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of Dental Public Health

Greig-Moore, Elizabeth, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of General Dentistry

Groisser, Gordon, DDS, MSD, Clinical Instructor, Division of Orthodontics

 

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Hager, Jennie, RDH, Clinical Instructor, Division of Dental Hygiene

Hand, Lawrence, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Division of Dental Hygiene, Department of Advanced Oral Science and Therapeutics and Department of General Dentistry

Harmon, David, DDS, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Orthodontics

Hartman, Michael, DMD, MD, Clinical Instructor, Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery

Heher, Joseph, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of General Dentistry

Hirsch, Edna, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of General Dentistry

Hoch, Daniel, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of General Dentistry

Horner, Robert "Mark", DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of Dental Public Health

Horng, Andrew, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Division of Pediatric Dentistry

Hsu, Michael, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Division of Prosthodontics

Huang, Peterson, DMD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Prosthodontics

Hyatt, Julius, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery

 

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Izadi, Laudan, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of General Dentistry

Jarvis, Jeffrey, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Division of Orthodontics

Ji, Chao, BDS, Clinical Instructor, Division of Periodontics

Jimenez, Beverly, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Division of Pediatric Dentistry

 

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Kang, Mary, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of General Dentistry

Katkow, Eric, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of Dental Public Health

Katz, Susan, RDH, Clinical Instructor, Division of Dental Hygiene

Keiser, Mark, DDS, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of General Dentistry

Khang, Wahn, DMD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Periodontics

Kleinman, Dushanka, DDS, Clinical Professor, Division of Pediatric Dentistry

Kneib-Baker, Morgan, DMD, RDH, Clinical Instructor, Department of Dental Public Health

Kohn, Shari, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Division of Pediatric Dentistry

Koymen, Hakan, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Division of Pediatric Dentistry

Kramer, Richard, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery

Kravitz, Neal, DMD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Orthodontics

Kushner, Melvin, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of Dental Public Health

 

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Lee, Alan Wonhee, DDS, MS, Clinical Instructor, Division of Endodontics

Lee, Henry, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of General Dentistry

Leon, Lili, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Division of Dental Hygiene

Levin, Martin, DMD, Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Endodontics

Liang, Christopher, DDS, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Orthodontics

Lin, Chang, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Division of Dental Hygiene

Lin, Mao, DDS, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Endodontics

Lustman, Morris, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of Dental Public Health

 

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Maas, William, DDS, Clinical Professor, Division of Pediatric Dentistry

Manski, Marion, RDH, MS, Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Dental Hygiene

Markin, Philip, DDS, MS, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Orthodontics

Markova, Christiana, DMD, Lecturer, Division of Pediatric Dentistry

Maxwell, Austin, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of General Dentistry

Mazza, David, DDS, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of General Dentistry

McGuire, Patricia, RDH, BS, Clinical Instructor, Division of Dental Hygiene

McNinch, Eugene, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of General Dentistry

Meredith, John, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of General Dentistry

Miginsky, Elaine, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of General Dentistry

Moiseiwitsch, Julian, BDS, PhD, Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Endodontics

Moser, Ronald, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of Dental Public Health

Moutsopoulos, Niki, DDS, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Periodontics

Murphy, Kevin, DDS, Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Periodontics

 

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Nadarajah, Sathiyanathan, DMD, Clinical Instructor, Division of Periodontics

Nashed, Basem, DMD, Clinical Instructor, Division of Pediatric Dentistry

Nave, Christina, RDH, Clinical Instructor, Division of Dental Hygiene

Noguera, Angela, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Division of Endodontics

Noppinger, Robert, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of General Dentistry and Department of Dental Public Health

Nosrat, Ali, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Division of Endodontics

Nurin, Lawrence, DDS, Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Periodontics

 

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Paik, Augustine, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of General Dentistry

Palmieri, Gilbert, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of General Dentistry

Park, Dong, DDS, MS, PhD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Periodontics

Passaniti, Mary, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of Oncology and Diagnostic Sciences

Porter, Judith, DDS, Associate Professor, Department of General Dentistry

Posnick, Jeffrey, DDS, Clinical Professor, Division of Orthodontics

Powers, John, DMD, Clinical Instructor, Department of General Dentistry

Preis, Frederick, DDS, Clinical Professor, Division of Orthodontics

Pruce, Steven, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of Dental Public Health

 

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Qui, Xinhong, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery

 

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Raderman, Michael, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of General Dentistry

Rafat, Roham, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of General Dentistry

Rattner, Steven, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of General Dentistry

Rethman, Michael, DDS, Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Periodontics

Ritter, Thomas, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of General Dentistry

Rivera, Elias, DDS, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Prosthodontics

Rosen, Paul, DMD, Clinical Professor, Division of Periodontics

 

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Saini, Tarun, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Division of Orthodontics

Saini, Viney, DDS, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Orthodontics

Sawchuk, John, DDS, FAGD, Clinical Instructor, Department of Dental Public Health

Schlossberg, Richard, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of Dental Public Health

Schneider, S. Craig, DDS, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Endodontics

Schneiderman, MaryAnn, RDH, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Dental Hygiene

Seminowicz, David, PhD, Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Neural and Pain Sciences

Serio, Francis, DMD, Clinical Professor, Department of General Dentistry

Seung, Juheon, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Division of Endodontics

Shahegh, Mohammad, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of General Dentistry

Shahry, Nahid, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of General Dentistry

Shohreh, Sharif, DDS, Clinical Instructor,  Division of Pediatric Dentistry

Sheer, Stuart, DDS, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Orthodontics

Shelton, Preston, DDS, Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Pediatric Dentistry

Shires, Paul, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of General Dentistry

Shroff, Deven, DMD, Clinical Instructor, Division of Pediatric Dentistry

Siegel, Victor, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of General Dentistry

Simon, Carl, PhD, Adjunct Professor, Division of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering

Sivakumar, T.P., BDS, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Dentistry

Slevin, Terry, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Division of Periodontics

Smith, Wilbur King, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of Dental Public Health

Sorkin, Andrew, DMD, Clinical Instructor, Department of General Dentistry

Spector, Leonard, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Dental Public Health

Stiles, Dennis, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of General Dentistry

Stiles, Marie, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of General Dentistry

Strassler, Howard, DMD, Professor, Department of General Dentistry

Suzuki, Jon, DDS, Clinical Professor, Division of Periodontics

Swiec, Gary, DDS, Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Periodontics

Sydney, Sheldon, DDS, Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Periodontics

 

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Talwar, Garima, DDS, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Prosthodontics

Thackenkary, Renju, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of Dental Public Health

Tigani, Robert, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of General Dentistry

Tong, James, DDS, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Orthodontics

Torabinejad, Mahmoud, DMD, Professor, Division of Endodontics

Torres, Keyla, DMD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Periodontics

Trattner, Bradley, DDS, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Endodontics and Department of General Dentistry

Turner, Amanda, RDH, Clinical Instructor, Division of Dental Hygiene

 

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Valega, Margaret, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of General Dentistry

Van-Dinh, Kim-Thi, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Division of Periodontics

Vanik, John, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery

Verma, Devender, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of Dental Public Health

Verma, Prashant, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Division of Endodontics

Vernon, Maya, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Division of Pediatric Dentistry

Virden, Jordan, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Division of Pediatric Dentistry

 

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Wagner, Mark, DDS, Professor Emeritus, Department of Dental Public Health and Division of Pediatric Dentistry

Wahle, William, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Division of Prosthodontics

Watson, Maria Rosa, DDS, Department of Dental Public Health

Whitaker, George, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of Dental Public Health

Williman ,Robin, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Division of Dental Hygiene

Woo, Christina, DMD, Clinical Instructor, Department of General Dentistry

 

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Yahya, Jenin, DDS, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Prosthodontics

Younessian, Farnaz, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Division of Orthodontics

Zada, Lobna, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Division of Pediatric Dentistry

Zaller, Stuart, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of Dental Public Health

Zamani, Mehdi, DDS, Clinical Instructor, Department of General Dentistry