Periodontology Faculty & Staff

Faculty

Professor

  • Bjorn Steffensen, DDS, MS, Ph.D., Chair
  • Charles E. Hawley, DDS, MS, Ph.D., Interim Director of Postdoctoral Periodontology
  • Nadeem Karimbux, DMD, MMSc

Clinical Professor

  • Esther M. Wilkins, DMD, Clinical Professor Emerita

Associate Professors

  • Wai S. Cheung, DDS, DMD, Interim Assistant Director of Postdoctoral Periodontology
  • Robert Gyurko, DMD, Ph.D.
  • James B. Hanley, DMD

Associate Clinical Professors

  • Timothy J. Hempton, DDS
  • Robert J. Rudy, DMD, Director of Predoctoral Periodontology
  • Aidee N. Herman, DMD M.Sc.D
  • Paul A. Levi, Jr. DMD
  • Rory O’Neill, DMD, BDS
  • Tannaz Shapurian, DMD, MSc

Assistant Professors

  • Sheldon Duchin, DMD
  • Yong Hur, DMD
  • Natalie Jeong, DMD
  • Yumi Ogata, DMD
  • Bina Oh, DMD
  • Evangelos Papathanasiou, DDS

Assistant Clinical Professor

  • Richard Doff, DMD
  • W. Scott Lightfoot, DDS
  • Arthur I Schwartz, DMD, FACD, FICD
  • Samantha Yamamoto, DMD

Clinical Instructors

  • S. Susan Baloul, DMD, MSD, D.Sc.D
  • Patricia A. Cohen, RDH
  • Gerald Grasso, DMD
  • Mary Marefat, DMD
  • Valerie Martins, DMD
  • Mohammad Moini, DMD
  • Hidetada Moroi, DMD
  • Campo Elias Perez, DDS
  • David Rosen, DMD
  • Sarah Stipho, DMD
  • An Tsai, DMD

Visiting Assistant Clinical Professors

  • Fred Bonacci, DMD
  • Eduardo Marcuschamer

Adjunct Clinical Instructors

  • Mansour Al-Askar, BDS
  • Adel Alagl, BDS
  • Hamad Al-Fahad, DDS, MS
  • Khalid Al-Hezaimi, DDS
  • Areej Al-Khabbaz, BDS
  • Dina Al-Tayeb, DDS
  • Petro Damoulis, DDS, DMSc
  • Dimitri Drakos, DDS
  • Francesca Failla, DDS
  • George Goumenos, DDS, B.Sc.Pharm
  • Anas Jan, BDS
  • Andreas Paraschis, DDS
  • John Vrostsos, DDS

Staff

    • Therese L. Kohlman – Department Administrator
    • Coletta Bradbury – Lead Dental Assistant
    • Lysie Osias – Dental Assistant
    • Veronica Amaya – Dental Assistant
    • Cheryl Coke – Dental Assistant
    • Anne Powers – Dental Hygienist