People Directory

Alex Agpalo

Alex Agpalo

Clinical Systems Administrator, IT

aagpalo@uw.edu

J. Martin Anderson

J. Martin Anderson

Senior Lecturer, part-time, Restorative Dentistry

206.543.5948

jma@uw.edu

Research Interests

Operative Dentistry

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

Dwayne Arola

Dwayne Arola

Associate Professor, Material Science & Engineering
Adjunct Professor, Oral Health Sciences

darola@uw.edu

Tar Chee Aw

Tar Chee Aw

Associate Professor, Restorative Dentistry
Adjunct Professor, Oral Health Sciences

206.543.5948

tcaw@uw.edu

Research Interests

Laboratory evaluation and clinical trials of new restorative dental materials and techniques. Interests include Esthetics, Implants, Biomaterials (resins, ceramics, cements, curing lights) and Technology (lasers, CAD/CAM, informatics, expert systems, neural networks, telemedicine).

Irena M. Baker

Irena M. Baker

Affiliate Associate Professor, Orthodontics

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.

O. Ross Beirne

O. Ross Beirne

Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

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

slsb@uw.edu

Research Interests

Maxillary sinus augmentation. Anesthesia- protocol for outpatient oral and maxillofacial surgery. Evidenced-based clinical decision making

Patricia Benton

Patricia Benton

Affiliate Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatric Dentistry

Joel Berg

Joel Berg

Professor and Dean, UW School of Dentistry

Dale S. Bloomquist

Dale S. Bloomquist

Associate Professor Emeritus, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

206.543.7722

daleb@uw.edu

Research Interests

Mandibular prognathic surgery issues, bone grafting and maxillary inter-dental osteotomy studies

Anne-Marie Bollen

Anne-Marie Bollen

Graduate Program Director, Orthodontics
Professor, Orthodontics

Research Interests

Bone metabolism.

Sandra Bordin

Sandra Bordin

Research Professor, Periodontics
Adjunct Research Professor, Oral Health Sciences

206.685.2781

bordin@uw.edu

Research Interests

Regeneration and repair of oral human connective tissue

Memory Brock

Memory Brock

Manager OEPD/IDDS

memoryb@uw.edu

Carol Brown

Carol Brown

Director, Student Services

206.685.2372

ccbrown@uw.edu

Andrea Burke

Andrea Burke

Acting Assistant Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Clinical Contact: Northwest Center for Oral and Facial Surgery

abburke@uw.edu

Research Interests

Pathophysiology of skeletal diseases, such as fibro-osseous and giant cell lesions, osteonecrosis of the jaws and odontogenic tumors.  Molecular and genetic understanding of benign craniofacial fibro-osseous lesions.  Fibrous Dysplasia/McCune-Albright Syndrome Patient Registry.

Peter Byers

Peter Byers

Professor, Pathology
Adjunct Professor, Oral Health Sciences

pbyers@uw.edu

Research Interests

Collagen Expression

Cheryl Cameron

Cheryl Cameron

Professor, Oral Health Sciences
Vice Provost for Academic Personnel

ccameron@uw.edu

Raquel T. Capote

Raquel T. Capote

Clinical Assistant Professor, Orthodontics

Research Interests

Using a multidisciplinary, patient-centered, dental practice-based research approach to answer treatment decision-making questions of greatest concern to patients and providers and broadening access to oral healthcare for low-income and minority populations.

Jeremy Chaison

Jeremy Chaison

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Orthodontics

Daniel C. N. Chan

Daniel C. N. Chan

Professor and Chair, Restorative Dentistry

206.543.5948

dcnchan@uw.edu

Research Interests

Dental materials and how they interact with the biology of the human mouth.

Srinivasa Rama Chandra

Srinivasa Rama Chandra

Clinical Assistant Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

206.744.3224

chandra4@uw.edu

Research Interests

Mutational Data of Odontogenic Tumors. Head and Neck Cancer. Biomaterials in Reconstruction Outcomes in Oncology, Critical Care and Reconstruction. Epidemiology of disease.

Chris Chen

Chris Chen

Clinical Professor

Curtis Ssu-Kuang Chen

Curtis Ssu-Kuang Chen

Director, Oral Maxillofacial Radiology Program

221.3760

cskchen@uw.edu

Yen-Wei Chen

Yen-Wei Chen

Assistant Professor, Restorative Dentistry

206.543.5948

ywchen@uw.edu

Research Interests

All ceramic systems and the application of CAD/CAM technology in restorative dentistry.

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

Vanessa Chrepa

Vanessa Chrepa

Assistant Professor, Endodontics

206.685.7965

chrepa@uw.edu

Research Interests

Preclinical and clinical studies in the field of regenerative Endodontics.

Rolf Christensen

Rolf Christensen

Dental Urgent Care Clinic Director

685.7595

rolfc@uw.edu

Kwok-Hung (Albert) Chung

Kwok-Hung (Albert) Chung

Professor, Restorative Dentistry
Division of Dental Materials Science

206.543.5948

akchung@uw.edu

Research Interests

Nano restorative materials used in clinical dentistry and the biomechanics of dental implants.

Whasun “Sun” Oh Chung

Whasun “Sun” Oh Chung

Research Professor, Oral Health Sciences
Director, SURF Research Program, School of Dentistry

sochung@uw.edu

Research Interests

Oral Microbiology and Defensin Antimicrobial Peptides

Bobby Cohanim

Bobby Cohanim

Affiliate Associate Professor, Orthodontics

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

Trilby Coolidge

Trilby Coolidge

Academic Retiree, Oral Health Sciences

Phone: 206.616.2347
Fax: 206.685.8024

tcoolidg@uw.edu

Research Interests

Decision-making, behavior change, psychometrics, and dental fear

Joana Cunha-Cruz

Joana Cunha-Cruz

Research Associate Professor, Oral Health Sciences

206.685.6397

silvajcc@uw.edu

Research Interests

Oral health epidemiology, social epidemiology, and evidence-based dental practice

Michael Cunningham

Michael Cunningham

Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Adjunct Professor, Oral Health Sciences

mcunning@uw.edu

Research Interests

Pathogenesis of human malformation syndromes

Richard Darveau

Richard Darveau

Professor and Chair, Periodontics
Professor, Oral Health Sciences

rdarveau@uw.edu

Research Interests

Bacteria/host interactions, LPS biochemistry, Host inflammatory response.

Diane M. Daubert

Diane M. Daubert

Clinical Assistant Professor, Periodontics

Virginia Daugherty

Virginia Daugherty

Program Operations & Curriculum, RIDE

206.616.0446

daughv@uw.edu

Blake Davis

Blake Davis

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Orthodontics

Doug Day

Doug Day

Associate Director of Advancement

206.543.6017

daydoug@uw.edu

Timothy DeRouen

Timothy DeRouen

Professor Emeritus, Oral Health Sciences

derouen@uw.edu

David Dean

David Dean

Director, Oral Medicine Graduate Program
Acting Assistant Professor, Oral Medicine

221.5187

ddean2@uw.edu

Jay D. Decker

Jay D. Decker

Affiliate Professor, Orthodontics

Ajay Dhaka

Ajay Dhaka

Assistant Professor, Biological Structure
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Oral Health Sciences

dhaka@uw.edu

Jasjit K. Dillon

Jasjit K. Dillon

Clinical Assistant Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Resident Program Director & Acting Chief, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Harborview Medical Center

206.744.3189

dillonj5@uw.edu

Research Interests

Clinic complications. Outcomes in oral cancer surgery patients. Critical care patients.

Douglas Dixon

Douglas Dixon

Director, Graduate Periodontics
Associate Professor, Periodontics

206.543.5043

ddixon@uw.edu

Research Interests

Bone and soft tissue regeneration (rhBMp-2 directed osteo and angiogenesis), cytotoxic effects of oral bacteria surface proteins, biocompatibility of various dental materials, and implant and surgical wound healing studies.

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

Sami Dogan

Sami Dogan

Assistant Professor, Restorative Dentistry
Prosthodontist

206.543.5948

samido@uw.edu

Research Interests

In vivo mineralization and characterization of the remineralized tissues.

Ashland Doomes

Ashland Doomes

Acting Assistant Professor, Oral Medicine

ashds@uw.edu

Diane M. Doppel

Diane M. Doppel

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Orthodontics

Teresa Douglas

Teresa Douglas

Central Purchasing Manager

206.616.3218

teresad@uw.edu

Ross J. Drangsholt

Ross J. Drangsholt


Affiliate Associate Professor, Orthodontics

Mark Drangsholt

Mark Drangsholt

Professor and Chair, Oral Medicine
Professor, Oral Health Sciences

206.616.2123

drangs@uw.edu

Research Interests

Orofacial Pain

Cheryle Dunlap

Cheryle Dunlap

Clinical Purchasing Coordinator

dunlapc2@uw.edu

Janice Duong

Janice Duong

Affiliate Clinical Instructor, Pediatric Dentistry

Mark A. Egbert

Mark A. Egbert

Associate Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

206.987.2243

egbert@uw.edu

Research Interests

Biological basis of facial growth and development, the management of cleft lip and palate, applications of distraction osteogenesis in the correction of facial anomalies and the treatment of pediatric oral and maxillofacial pathology.

Kimberly Espinoza

Kimberly Espinoza

Director, DECOD Program
Clinical Assistant Professor, Oral Medicine

221.3783

kmespino@uw.edu

John Richard Evans

John Richard Evans

Director, Advanced General Dentistry
Clinical Associate Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Associate Director, RIDE

206.543.7722

drjohn@uw.edu

Research Interests

Learning styles as they apply to clinical teaching. Efficacy of informed consent procedures. Problem-based learning. Metacognition of clinical problem solving. Evidence-based clinical care.

David Eyre

David Eyre

Professor, Orthopedics
Adjunct Professor, Oral Health Sciences

deyre@uw.edu

Research Interests

Biomineralization

Mike R. Fey

Mike R. Fey

Affiliate Professor, Orthodontics

Research Interests

Cephalometric Analysis in Down Syndrome.

Brett C. Fidler

Brett C. Fidler

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Orthodontics

Natasha M. Flake

Natasha M. Flake

Associate Professor, Endodontics

206.543.5044

nflake@uw.edu

Research Interests

Mechanisms of nociception, pain, and analgesia.

Albert Folch

Albert Folch

Associate Professor, Bioengineering
Adjunct Associate Professor, Oral Health Sciences

afolch@uw.edu

Research Interests

Development of miniature cell culture tools for quantitative cell biology studies

Kortne Frederick

Kortne Frederick

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Orthodontics

Beatrice Gandara

Beatrice Gandara

Clinical Associate Professor, Oral Medicine

206.616.6010

bgandara@uw.edu

Research Interests

Saliva as a diagnostic fluid, as well as therapy for salivary disorders.

Mariella Garcia

Mariella Garcia

Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatric Dentistry

Gina Garcia

Gina Garcia

Patients Services Specialist, Central Registration

ginag5@uw.edu

Sally Gee

Sally Gee

Director, Continuing Dental Education

Direct: 206.616.0990
Office: 206.543.5448

sallyg@uw.edu

Cecilia Giachelli

Cecilia Giachelli

Professor, Bioengineering
Adjunct Professor, Oral Health Sciences

ceci@uw.edu

Research Interests

Adhesion molecules and vascular biology processes

Gurpreet Gill

Gurpreet Gill

Patient Registration

Direct: 206.616.0274
Main: 206.616.6996

naveen@uw.edu

Jennifer Grant

Jennifer Grant

Assistant to the Dean

206.543.5980

jengrant@uw.edu

Geoffrey M. Greenlee

Geoffrey M. Greenlee

Clinical Associate Professor, Orthodontics
Director, Graduate Orthodontics and Faculty Practice Clinics

Tonya Greer

Tonya Greer

Business Analyst, IT

tdgreer@uw.edu

David Grembowski

David Grembowski

Professor, Health Services
Professor, Oral Health Sciences
Adjunct Professor, Sociology

grem@uw.edu

Research Interests

Design and performance of health care systems, prevention, and technology diffusion

Kristina A. Grey

Kristina A. Grey

Affiliate Associate Professor, Orthodontics

Roy Gunsolus

Roy Gunsolus

Affiliate Professor, Orthodontics

W. Michael Hairfield

W. Michael Hairfield

Affiliate Professor, Orthodontics

Stanton H. Hall

Stanton H. Hall

Affiliate Professor, Orthodontics

Lisa J. Heaton

Lisa J. Heaton

Clinical Assistant Professor, Oral Health Sciences

206.221.6293

lheaton@uw.edu

Research Interests

Access to dental care in adults with mental Illness and individuals who avoid dental care due to fear and other barriers

Susan Herring

Susan Herring

Professor, Orthodontics
Professor, Oral Health Sciences

herring@uw.edu

Research Interests

Craniofacial Biology

Lars Hollender

Lars Hollender

Professor Emeritus, Oral Medicine

206.543.0615

larsholl@uw.edu

Jack Hou

Jack Hou

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Orthodontics

James A. Howard

James A. Howard

Affiliate Associate Professor, Pediatric Dentistry

Greg J. Huang

Greg J. Huang

Professor and Chair, Orthodontics
Adjunct Professor, Oral Health Sciences

ghuang@uw.edu

Research Interests

Practice-based research, orthodontic outcomes and stability, evidence-based orthodontics

Philippe P. Hujoel

Philippe P. Hujoel

Professor, Oral Health Sciences
Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology

206.616.1563

hujoel@uw.edu

Research Interests

Nutrition with a focus on low carbohydrate diets, harmful effects of diagnostic radiation and evidence-based methodology and applications

John C. Ive

John C. Ive

Affiliate Professor, Orthodontics

Susanne Kölare Jeffrey

Susanne Kölare Jeffrey

Lecturer Part-time, Oral Health Sciences

sjeffrey@uw.edu

Research Interests

Saliva as a diagnostic fluid

James D. Johnson

James D. Johnson

Chair, Graduate Program Director, Endodontics
Clinical Professor, Endodontics
Diplomate, American Board of Endodontists

206.543.5044

jamesj2@uw.edu

Research Interests

Surgical and nonsurgical endodontics, pulpal / periradicular biology and pathology, and instrumentation of the root canal system.

Richard T. Jones

Richard T. Jones

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Orthodontics

Donald R. Joondeph

Donald R. Joondeph

Professor Emeritus, Orthodontics

Karl Kaiyala

Karl Kaiyala

Research Associate Professor, Oral Health Sciences

kkaiyala@uw.edu

Hitesh Kapadia

Hitesh Kapadia

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Orthodontics

Roozbeh Khosravi

Roozbeh Khosravi

Acting Assistant Professor, Orthodontics

roozkh@uw.edu

Research Interests

Dr. Khosravi’s primary research interests are three dimensional image processing and morphometrics.

Amy Kim

Amy Kim

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

Gregory J. King

Gregory J. King

Professor Emeritus, Orthodontics

Research Interests

Alveolar bone remodeling during orthodontic treatment; Public Health and Policy research in orthodontics; Practice based research networks.

Doug J. Knight

Doug J. Knight

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Orthodontics

Vincent O. Kokich

Vincent O. Kokich

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Orthodontics

Georgios Kotsakis

Georgios Kotsakis

Assistant Professor, Periodontics

kotsakis@uw.edu

Research Interests

Bone response to host-related factors, such as diabetes mellitus, and to local factors, such as titanium surface contamination and osteostimulative biomaterials.

Mats Kronstrom

Mats Kronstrom

Professor, Restorative Dentistry

206.543.5948

mk33@uw.edu

Research Interests

Clinical studies in Implant Dentistry in order to develop new and less expensive treatment options for edentulous patients.

Renu Kumar

Renu Kumar

Central Registration

renu29@uw.edu

Samuel L. Lake

Samuel L. Lake

Affiliate Associate Professor, Orthodontics

Melanie S. Lang

Melanie S. Lang

Clinical Assistant Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

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

melslang@uw.edu

Trish LeDoux

Trish LeDoux

Clinical Purchasing Coordinator

trishl2@uw.edu

Linda LeResche

Linda LeResche

Professor, Oral Medicine
Adjunct Professor, Oral Health Sciences
Director of Research Division

206.616.6049

leresche@uw.edu

Research Interests

Behavioral and epidemiologic aspects of pain

Peggy Lee

Peggy Lee

Assistant Director, Oral Maxillofacial Radiology Program
Acting Assistant Professor, Oral Medicine

543.0615

plee@uw.edu

Penelope Leggott

Penelope Leggott

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

Paola Leone

Paola Leone

Affiliate Associate Professor, Orthodontics

Xavier Lepe

Xavier Lepe

Associate Professor, Restorative Dentistry
Director of the Division of Prosthodontics

206.543.5948

xlepe@uw.edu

Research Interests

Main research focus on impression materials. Also conducted clinical and laboratory studies on various other dental materials including: resin bonding agents, cements, gypsum stone products and post & core systems.

Brian Leroux

Brian Leroux

Professor, Biostatistics, SPH
Professor, Oral Health Sciences

206.616.4643, 206.616.0467

leroux@uw.edu

Research Interests

Statistical methods for correlated data with applications to dental research and other fields

Anya LevySmith

Anya LevySmith

Web Computer Specialist, IT

anyal@uw.edu

Simon Lin

Simon Lin

Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatric Dentistry

Cindy Lin

Cindy Lin

Fiscal Specialist, Central Purchasing

206.616.2851

lincindy@uw.edu

Robert M. Little

Robert M. Little

Professor Emeritus, Orthodontics

Zi-Jun Liu

Zi-Jun Liu

Research Associate Professor, Orthodontics
Adjunct Research Associate Professor, Oral Health Sciences

zjliu@uw.edu

Research Interests

Biology of craniofacial skeletons and musculatures, TMJ functions and TMD, Mechanism of orthodontic tooth movements and material properties of periodontal ligaments

C. Michele Lloid

C. Michele Lloid

Clinical Associate Professor, Oral Medicine
Clinical Associate Professor, Oral Health Sciences
Clinical Associate Professor, Dental Public Health Sciences

288.6435

mlloid@seattlecca.org

Research Interests

Oral Care of post bone marrow transplant patients

Betty Low

Betty Low

Administrator, Restorative Dentistry

bettylow@uw.edu

Al Murat Maga

Al Murat Maga

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Oral Health Sciences

maga@uw.edu

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

Karen Manookin

Karen Manookin

Clinical Assistant Professor, Oral Medicine

kmanook@uw.edu

Andy Marashi

Andy Marashi

Lecturer, part-time, Restorative Dentistry

206.543.5948

marashi@uw.edu

Sarah J. Martin

Sarah J. Martin

Advancement Coordinator

206.616.0938

smartin4@uw.edu

Stephen Martin

Stephen Martin

Pharmacy Coordinator, Central Purchasing

206.616.3218

smartin5@uw.edu

Michael D. Martin

Michael D. Martin

Professor, Oral Medicine
Adjunct Professor, Oral Health Sciences

206.543.6501

mickeym@uw.edu

Research Interests

Epidemiology of mercury exposure in dentistry, as well as oral mucosal disease and oro-facial pain.

Pollene Speed McIntyre

Pollene Speed McIntyre

Lecturer, part-time, Restorative Dentistry

206.543.5948

speedp@uw.edu

Research Interests

Preventive dentistry, pediatric and community dentistry, geriatric dentistry, and access to care issues.

Holly McIver

Holly McIver

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Orthodontics

Christy McKinney

Christy McKinney

Adjunct Associate Professor, Oral Health Sciences

206.884.0584

chrismck@uw.edu

Research Interests

Oral clefts, maternal nutrition, infant feeding, and global health

Jeffrey Scott McLean

Jeffrey Scott McLean

Associate Professor, Periodontics

Research Interests

Developing innovative methodologies, tools and new genomic based approaches to study microbial interactions within oral biofilm communities.

Peter Milgrom

Peter Milgrom

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

206.251.6831

dfrc@uw.edu

John W. Moore

John W. Moore

Affiliate Professor, Orthodontics

Mariana Muguerza

Mariana Muguerza

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Orthodontics

Travis Nelson

Travis Nelson

Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatric Dentistry

206-543-0980

tmnelson@uw.edu

Allan L. Van Ness

Allan L. Van Ness

Affiliate Associate Professor, Orthodontics

Randy Newquist

Randy Newquist

Director of Alumni Services

randyn@uw.edu

Paul Nghiem

Paul Nghiem

Associate Professor, Division of Dermatology
Adjunct Associate Professor, Oral Health Sciences
Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Pathology

206.221.2632

pnghiem@uw.edu

Research Interests

Skin cancer biology, Merkel cell carcinoma

Thoa Nguyen

Thoa Nguyen

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Pediatric Dentistry

Robert Nieman

Robert Nieman

Interim GPR Program Director
Clinical Instructor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

206.543.7722

rkn@uw.edu

Research Interests

Pedodontic conscious sedation techniques. Endodontic surgical techniques. Oral manifestations of metabolic disease. Dental management of the renal dialysis and renal transplant patient.

Dolphine Oda

Dolphine Oda

Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

206.543.4440

doda@uw.edu

Research Interests

Oral cancer molecular and genetic alterations and treatment. Tobacco carcinogenesis and antioxidant role in prevention of oral carcinogenesis in vitro tissue engineering

Perry Ormiston

Perry Ormiston

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Orthodontics

Ryan O’Connor

Ryan O’Connor

Clinical Instructor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

206.543.7722

snocon@uw.edu

Research Interests

Oral and Parenteral Sedation. Pediatric Dentistry and Adrenal Disease.

Roy C. Page

Roy C. Page

Professor Emeritus, Periodontics

Avina Paranjpe

Avina Paranjpe

Associate Professor, Endodontics

206.543.5044

avina@uw.edu

Research Interests

Pulpal regeneration and revascularization, immunology, compatibility of biomaterials.

Gurveena Parhar

Gurveena Parhar

Affiliate Faculty, Pediatric Dentistry

Joy Park

Joy Park

Program Coordinator, Continuing Dental Education

206-221-2636

Joy22385@uw.edu

G. Rutger Persson

G. Rutger Persson

Research Professor, Periodontics

Sandra L. Phillips

Sandra L. Phillips

Senior Lecturer, Restorative Dentistry

206.543.3367

sandyp@uw.edu

Tracy Popowics

Tracy Popowics

Associate Professor, Oral Health Sciences

popowics@uw.edu

Research Interests

Dental Morphology

Richard Presland

Richard Presland

Associate Professor, Oral Health Sciences
Graduate Program Director, Oral Health Sciences
Adjunct Associate Professor, Medicine

rp@uw.edu

Research Interests

Molecular Basis of Epithelial Cell Differentiation

Katherine Rafferty

Katherine Rafferty

Senior Lecturer, Orthodontics

Research Interests

Craniofacial biomechanics, with particular focus on bone strain and functional adaptation of bony tissue.

Ariel J. Raigrodski

Ariel J. Raigrodski

Professor, Restorative Dentistry

206.543.5923

araigrod@uw.edu

Research Interests

Esthetic and implant restorative dentistry. He is involved in basic and clinical research on all ceramic systems, implants, and CAD/CAM technology.

Van Ramos

Van Ramos

Associate Professor, Restorative Dentistry
Director, Graduate Prosthodontics

206.543.5923

vanramos@uw.edu

Douglas Ramsay

Douglas Ramsay

Professor and Chair, Oral Health Sciences
Professor, Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, Adjunct Professor, Psychology

ramsay@uw.edu

Research Interests

Mechanisms of Drug Tolerance, Mechanisms and Psychophysics of Pain

Yeshwant B. Rawal

Yeshwant B. Rawal

Associate Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

206-543-4440

ybrawal@uw.edu

Research Interests

Mucosal soft tissue tumors and gnathic bone lesions

Zipora Reuveni

Zipora Reuveni

Professor, Biological Structure
Adjunct Professor, Oral Health Sciences

reuveni@uw.edu

Research Interests

Regulation of myogenic stem cell function in adult life

Christopher S. Riolo

Christopher S. Riolo

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Orthodontics

Soleil D. Roberts

Soleil D. Roberts

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Orthodontics

Frank Roberts

Frank Roberts

Associate Professor, Periodontics
Adjunct Associate Professor, Oral Health Sciences

froberts@uw.edu

Research Interests

Periodontics

Paul B. Robertson

Paul B. Robertson

Professor Emeritus, Periodontics
Dean Emeritus, School of Dentistry

Murray R. Robinovitch

Murray R. Robinovitch

Professor Emeritus, Periodontics

Timothy Rose

Timothy Rose

Professor, Pediatrics
Adjunct Professor, Oral Health Sciences

trose@uw.edu

Research Interests

Molecular biology of tumor viruses, cell growth, differentiation and transformation

Marilynn Rothen

Marilynn Rothen

Clinical Assistant Professor, Oral Health Sciences

206.685.8132

rothen@uw.edu

Research Interests

Dental caries management and risk assessment; treatment of patients with dental fear

Jeffrey E. Rubenstein

Jeffrey E. Rubenstein

Professor, Restorative Dentistry, Division of Prosthodontics
Adjunct Professor, Oral Health Sciences

206.543.5919

jeruben@uw.edu

Research Interests

Oro-facial rehabilitation of the patient with anatomical compromise in the region of the head and neck.

Tom Ruddle

Tom Ruddle

Interim Director, IT

truddle@uw.edu

Hannele Ruohola-Baker

Hannele Ruohola-Baker

Professor, Biochemistry
Adjunct Professor, Oral Health Sciences

hannele@uw.edu

Alireza Sadr

Alireza Sadr

Acting Associate Professor, Restorative Dentistry

206.543.4271

arsadr@uw.edu

Research Interests

New restorative dental materials, mainly composites and adhesives. Non-invasive diagnostic modalities for dentistry, including optical coherence tomography and promoting minimally invasive dentistry.

Eugene Sanchez

Eugene Sanchez

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

206-543-0127

sanche@uw.edu

Mehmet Sarikaya

Mehmet Sarikaya

Director, Genetically Engineered Materials Sciences & Engineering Center
Professor, Materials Sciences & Engineering
Adjunct Professor, Chemical Engineering
Adjunct Professor, Oral Health Sciences

Sarikaya@uw.edu

Research Interests

Molecular Biomimetics

Mark Schubert

Mark Schubert

Director, Oral Medicine, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Professor, Oral Medicine
Associate Member, Clinical Research Division Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

OM: 206.616.6013
SCCA: 206.288.1331

mschuber@seattlecca.org

Research Interests

Prevention and management of oral mucositis associated with cancer therapy. Management strategies for other oral complications of cancer therapy including salivary gland dysfunction, oral graft-versus-host disease in allogeneic hematopooeitic cell transplant recipients, and dental growth and development problems following hematopooeitic cell transplant.

Jeffrey A. Schur

Jeffrey A. Schur

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Orthodontics

Ernesto Ricardo Schwedhelm

Ernesto Ricardo Schwedhelm

Clinical Associate Professor, Restorative Dentistry

206.543.5948

erschwed@uw.edu

Nicolas Seal

Nicolas Seal

Office of Clinical Services

redshirt@uw.edu

Ana Lucia Seminario

Ana Lucia Seminario

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

Peter A. Shapiro

Peter A. Shapiro

Clinical Professor Emeritus, Orthodontics

Barbara L. Sheller

Barbara L. Sheller

Affiliate Professor, Orthodontics

Narjeet Shergill

Narjeet Shergill

Office of Clinical Services

narjeet@uw.edu

Kavita Shor

Kavita Shor

Lecturer, full-time , Restorative Dentistry

206.543.5948

kshor@uw.edu

Research Interests

Implant Dentistry and CAD/CAM technology.

Alfred Sipols

Alfred Sipols

Acting Professor, Oral Health Sciences

sipols@uw.edu

Rebecca Slayton

Rebecca Slayton

Affiliate Faculty/Retired Chair, Pediatric Dentistry

rslayton@uw.edu

Ward M. Smalley

Ward M. Smalley

Affiliate Professor, Orthodontics, Restorative Dentistry

Earl Sommers

Earl Sommers

Clinical Associate Professor, Oral Medicine

616.6014

esommers@uw.edu

Lisa Stampalia

Lisa Stampalia

Affiliate Instructor, Oral Medicine

543.4619

Patrick Stayton

Patrick Stayton

Professor, Bioengineering
Adjunct Professor, Oral Health Sciences

stayton@uw.edu

Research Interests

Engineering proteins for biotechnology, Biomaterials, and biomedical therapies/diagnostics

Steve Steinberg

Steve Steinberg

Director of Communications

206.616.0827

ss55@uw.edu

Dorothy J Stewart

Dorothy J Stewart

Lecturer, part-time, Restorative Dentistry

206.543.5948

djsdds@uw.edu

Samantha Sun

Samantha Sun

Predoctoral Clinic Operations Manager

samsun2@uw.edu

Arthur Tabadero

Arthur Tabadero

Computer Support Technician, IT

atabs@uw.edu

Kenyu Takamoto

Kenyu Takamoto

Affiliate Instructor, Oral Medicine

543.4619

kenyulu@uw.edu

Minoru Taya

Minoru Taya

Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Adjunct Professor, Oral Health Sciences
Adjunct Professor, Materials Science & Engineering
Adjunct Professor, Electrical Engineering

206.685.2850

tayam@uw.edu

Research Interests

Intelligent materials and systems

Stuart Taylor

Stuart Taylor

Acting Assistant Professor, Oral Medicine

stuartt@uw.edu

Terry Thomas

Terry Thomas

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Periodontics

Oliver Thomas

Oliver Thomas

Computer Support Technician, IT

oathomas@uw.edu

Andrew G. Tolas

Andrew G. Tolas

Clinical Associate Professor,Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

206.543.7722

tolas@uw.edu

Research Interests

Treatment of mandibular fractures. Neurohumoral induced cardiac dysrhythmias during nitrous oxide anesthesia. Spontaneous pneumothorax following ambulatory dental anesthesia. Reconstruction of mandibular continuity with recombinant Human Bone Morphogenic Protein 2.

Rheem Totah

Rheem Totah

Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry
Adjunct Associate Professor, Oral Health Sciences

rtotah@uw.edu

Research Interests

Drug-endogenous substrate interactions

John Townsend

John Townsend

Lecturer, full-time, Restorative Dentistry

206.543.5923

jdtown@uw.edu

Research Interests

Biocompatibility of dental materials and the longitudinal clinical evaluation of bonded prostheses.

Jonathan Tran

Jonathan Tran

Clinical Systems Specialist, IT

jtran92@uw.edu

Edmond Truelove

Edmond Truelove

Director of Oral Medicine Clinical Services
Professor, Oral Medicine

206.543.6501

edmondt@uw.edu

David L. Turpin

David L. Turpin

Affiliate Professor, Orthodontics
Moore-Riedel Professor, Orthodontics

Monica Urrutia

Monica Urrutia

Central Registration

rosalu@uw.edu

Christina Vanosdoll

Christina Vanosdoll

Assistant Dean for Advancement & External Relations

harrc@uw.edu

Gregory Vaughn

Gregory Vaughn

Affiliate Associate Professor, Orthodontics

Elizabeth Velan

Elizabeth Velan

Graduate Program Director for Pediatric Dentistry

I-Chung (Johnny) Wang

I-Chung (Johnny) Wang

Clinical Associate Professor, Periodontics

Research Interests

Quantifying the effects of systemic health on periodontal status and the clinical outcomes of immediate and delayed implant placement and loading

Derrick Wang

Derrick Wang

Clinical Assistant Professor, Endodontics

206.616.1758

wang2549@uw.edu

Hongjun Wang

Hongjun Wang

Senior Educational Technology Specialist, IT

whongjun@uw.edu

Carol Ware

Carol Ware

Research Professor, Comparative Medicine
Adjunct Professor, Oral Health Sciences

cware@uw.edu

Research Interests

Embryonic stem cells (ESC) and Human ESC (hESC)

John C. Wataha

John C. Wataha

Professor, Restorative Dentistry
Adjunct Professor, Oral Health Sciences

206.543.5948

jwataha@uw.edu

Research Interests

Biocompatibility, the effect of dental materials on the environment of the mouth on a molecular level. Designed therapeutic effects of dental restorative materials.

Philip Weinstein

Philip Weinstein

Professor Emeritus, Oral Health Sciences
Adjunct Professor Emeritus in Psychology and Pediatric Dentistry

philw@uw.edu

Norma Wells

Norma Wells

Associate Professor Emeritus, Oral Health Sciences

nwells@uw.edu

Research Interests

Dental Hygiene

Reid J. Winkler

Reid J. Winkler

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Orthodontics

Heather Woloshyn

Heather Woloshyn

Affiliate Associate Professor, Orthodontics

Philip Worthington

Philip Worthington

Professor Emeritus, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

206.543.7722

worthp@uw.edu

Zheng Xu

Zheng Xu

Clinical Assistant Professor

206-543-0591

xuz99@uw.edu

Paul Yager

Paul Yager

Professor and Acting Chair, Bioengineering
Adjunct Professor, Oral Health Sciences

yagerp@uw.edu

Research Interests

Research and development of biomedical diagnostic technology based on microbluidics

Karen Yee-Lo

Karen Yee-Lo

Affiliate Instructor, Pediatric Dentistry

Jing Zhang

Jing Zhang

Acting Director, UW Medicine, Neuropathology
Professor, Pathology
Adjunct Professor, Neurology & Ophthalmology
Adjunct Professor, Oral Health Sciences

Research Interests

Molecular biomarker for Parkinson’s disease

Hai Zhang

Hai Zhang

Associate Professor, Restorative Dentistry

206.543.5948

haizhang@uw.edu

Research Interests

Dental implantology and tooth regeneration. Responses of osteoblasts to dental implant surface (osseointegration), the regulation mechanisms in tooth development and regeneration, as well as critical oral mineralized tissue diseases such as bisphosphonate-associated osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ). New dental technology, such as zirconia-based all ceramic system (LAVA system by 3M/ESPE).

Takish Ziad

Takish Ziad

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Pediatric Dentistry