UW School of Dentistry

Heather Woloshyn

Background Dr. Woloshyn received her dental degree in 1986 from the University of Saskatchewan and both a Certificate in Orthodontics and MSD from the University of Washington in 1993. She has a private practice in Auburn and is an Affiliate Associate Professor at the UW.


Roozbeh Khosravi

Background Dr. Rooz Khosravi obtained his dental degree from Azad University in Tehran, Iran. He then moved to Montreal to pursue his graduate training in oral health sciences. He studied periodontal disease-associated biomarkers in children at risk of obesity as a part of his Master of Science degree at INRS-IAF. Afterwards, he relocated to Boston…


Peter A. Shapiro

Background Dr. Shapiro is a DDS graduate of Howard University and has an MSD and Certificate from the University of Washington. He is a former chair of the Department and an ABO Diplomate. Clinical: private practice. Research Interests Craniofacial biology


Gregory J. King

Background Dr. King received his AB 1965 Brown University (Biology); DMD 1969 Tufts University; Orthodontic Certificate 1975 and DMSc in Oral Biology 1976, Harvard University; ABO Diplomate. Clinical: Practiced intramurally for 30 years. Research Interests Alveolar bone remodeling during orthodontic treatment; Public Health and Policy research in orthodontics; Practice based research networks. Dr. King is…


Donald R. Joondeph

Background Dr. Joondeph received his DDS 1967 and MS 1969 Northwestern University; postdoctoral fellow, University of Washington. Department chair 1975-84. Dr. Joondeph is also Past President of the American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) and the American Association of Orthodontists. He served as Chair on the Commission on Dental Accreditation. He is also Past President of…


Katherine Rafferty

Background Dr. Rafferty received her PhD in Functional Anatomy from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in 1996. After teaching at Brown University for two years she came to the University of Washington to do research with Sue Herring and subsequently joined the faculty. Kathy teaches in the dental/medical student gross anatomy course and also co-teaches…


Zi-Jun Liu

Background DDS in 1983, Nanjing Medical University, China, MS in Oral Physiology in 1986, The 4th Military Medical University, China, PhD in Oral Physiology in 1991, Osaka University, Japan. Interests Biology of craniofacial skeletons and musculatures (growth, remodeling, adaptation and biomechanics). Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) function and and functional disorders (TMD). Mechanism of orthodontic tooth movements…


Susan Herring

Interests Biomechanics of the skull and TMJ. Functional morphology of oral behavior, especially mastication. Effects of muscle activity and loading on craniofacial skeletal biology and growth. Publications Herring SW. In Press. Biomechanics of teeth in bone: function, movement and prosthetic rehabilitation. In Mineralized Tissues in Oral and Craniofacial Science: Biological Principles and Clinical Correlates, ed….


Anne-Marie Bollen

Background Dr. Bollen received her DDS 1984 University of Brussels; She received her MS in Orthodontics in 1986 and her PhD in Oral Biology in 1990 from the University of Michigan. She is an ABO Diplomate. Clinical: private practice. Research Interests Bone metabolism. Publications (including accepted) 1. Bollen A-M, Makinen KK, Makinen P-L, and Carlson,…