UW School of Dentistry

Faculty Directory

Johan Aps

Johan Aps

Clinical Associate Professor & Director of ORIS (Oral Radiology Interpretation Service)
Department of Pediatric Dentistry

206.221.7120

apsj@uw.edu

Shadi Araghi

Shadi Araghi

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Pediatric Dentistry

Burcu Bayirli

Burcu Bayirli

Clinical Associate Professor, Orthodontics
Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatric Dentistry

Research Interests

Access to orthodontic care for underserved populations and orthodontic treatment outcomes.

Patricia Benton

Patricia Benton

Affiliate Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatric Dentistry

Joel Berg

Joel Berg

Professor and Dean, UW School of Dentistry

Chris Chen

Chris Chen

Clinical Professor

Donald Chi

Donald Chi

Associate Professor, Oral Health Sciences
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Health Services
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Pediatric Dentistry
Faculty, Graduate College

dchi@uw.edu

Research Interests

Dentistry and public health, Medicaid dental program, dental care utilization for children with special health care needs, multi-level statistical modeling

Susan E. Coldwell

Susan E. Coldwell

Professor, Oral Health Sciences
Associate Dean for Student Life & Admissions
Washington Dental Service Endowed Professor
Adjunct Professor, Pediatric Dentistry
Adjunct Professor, Psychology

scoldwel@uw.edu

Research Interests

Development and physiological influences on taste preference and perception. Psychophysical measurement of pain, anxiety, and taste

Daniel H. Cook

Daniel H. Cook

Clinical Professor, Pediatric Dentistry

Thomas Benton Dodson

Thomas Benton Dodson

Professor & Chair, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Interim Chair, Pediatric Dentistry

Academic: 206.543.7722
Clinical: Northwest Center for Oral and Facial Surgery

tbdodson@uw.edu

Research Interests

Orthognathic surgery, maxillofacial trauma, pathology, dentoalveolar and maxillofacial reconstructive surgery

Janice Duong

Janice Duong

Affiliate Clinical Instructor, Pediatric Dentistry

Mariella Garcia

Mariella Garcia

Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatric Dentistry

James A. Howard

James A. Howard

Affiliate Associate Professor, Pediatric Dentistry

Amy Kim

Amy Kim

Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatric Dentistry
Assistant Director of Clinical Research, Pediatric Dentistry
Director of Strategic Initiatives, RIDE

Penelope Leggott

Penelope Leggott

Professor and Director of the MCH Leadership Training Program in Pediatric Dentistry

Simon Lin

Simon Lin

Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatric Dentistry

Lloyd Mancl

Lloyd Mancl

Research Associate Professor, Oral Health Sciences
Adjunct Research Associate Professor, Biostatistics,
(SPH)
Adjunct Research Associate Professor, Pediatric Dentistry

206.616.5315

llman@uw.edu

Research Interests

Statistical methods for dental research with an emphasis on longitudinal and correlated data and applied research on caries, temporomandibular disorders, and periodontal disease

Peter Milgrom

Peter Milgrom

Professor, Oral Health Sciences
Adjunct Professor in Health Services and Pediatric Dentistry

206.251.6831

dfrc@uw.edu

Travis Nelson

Travis Nelson

Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatric Dentistry

206-543-0980

tmnelson@uw.edu

Thoa Nguyen

Thoa Nguyen

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Pediatric Dentistry

Gurveena Parhar

Gurveena Parhar

Affiliate Faculty, Pediatric Dentistry

Eugene Sanchez

Eugene Sanchez

Human Resources Manager, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Human Resources Manager, Pediatric Dentistry

206-543-0127

sanche@uw.edu

Ana Lucia Seminario

Ana Lucia Seminario

Assistant Professor, Pediatric Dentistry
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Global Health, UW School of Public Health

Rebecca Slayton

Rebecca Slayton

Affiliate Faculty/Retired Chair, Pediatric Dentistry

rslayton@uw.edu

Terry Thomas

Terry Thomas

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Periodontics

Elizabeth Velan

Elizabeth Velan

Graduate Program Director for Pediatric Dentistry

Zheng Xu

Zheng Xu

Clinical Assistant Professor

206-543-0591

xuz99@uw.edu

Karen Yee-Lo

Karen Yee-Lo

Affiliate Instructor, Pediatric Dentistry

Takish Ziad

Takish Ziad

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Pediatric Dentistry