Carroll Ann Trotman, B.D.S., M.S., M.A.

Professor & Chair


Phone: (617) 636-0846

Location: Room 1146

Joined Tufts in 2013

email | lab at Tufts | lab at UNC

Primary Role

Dr. Carroll Ann Trotman is a tenured Professor, Chair and Program Director of the Orthodontic Department. She is responsible for overall leadership and management of the department including curriculum development, clinical operations, student mentorship, faculty and staff performance, faculty development, and alumni relations.

Additional Information

Dr. Trotman received her dental degree from Dundee University, Scotland and her Orthodontic Degree and MA in Oral Biology from Columbia University, NY. She then completed a Fellowship in Craniofacial Anomalies at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. Subsequently, she was appointed Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthodontics at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. During her tenure at Michigan, she obtained an MS in Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis from the Horace Rackham School of Graduate Studies. Dr. Trotman then was appointed Associate Professor in the Department of Orthodontics at the University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Dentistry. Subsequently, she was promoted to Professor and served as the Interim Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and then Assistant Dean for Graduate Education at UNC. She then was appointed Professor and Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. Dr. Trotman was an American Council on Education Fellow, is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, and maintains and active research program with a focus on craniofacial anomalies.