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Full-time faculty roster, by department:

Comprehensive Dentistry & 
Biomaterials


Administration

Clinical Comprehensive Dentistry

Biomaterials

Dental Hygiene

Diagnostic Sciences

Dental Health Resources

HIV Outpatient Clinic

Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology


General Practice Residency

Operative Dentistry
 
 
Full-Time Faculty Roster:
 
Part-Time Faculty Roster:

Gratis Faculty Roster

Administration

 

Full-Time Faculty

Administration

Henry A. Gremillion, DDS
Dean of the LSUHSC School of Dentistry
Professor
hgremi@lsuhsc.edu, 504-619-8500

Sandra Carlin Andrieu, PhD
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Professor
sandri@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8111

Michael L. Bates, DDS, MBA
Director of Patient Evaluation, Treatment Planning, and Clinical Interprofessional Education
Associate Professor
mbates@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8107

Darlene P. Brunet, MEd,
Director, Student Affairs
Clinical Associate Professor
dbrune@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8122

Toby Cheramie, DDS
Robert Eastman Professor
Assistant Dean of Admissions, Student Services, and Alumni
Associate Professor
tchera@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8124

Suzanne K. Farrar, RDH, MSHCM
Director of Clinical Staff & Patient Services
Associate Professor
sfarra1@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8365

John R. Gallo, DDS, MS
Assistant Dean of Clinical Affairs
Professor
jgallo@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8110

Chet A. Smith, DDS
Director of Curriculum and Instruction
Associate Professor
csmith14@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8111

Comprehensive Dentistry & Biomaterials

Alex D. Ehrlich, DDS, MS
Department Head
Associate Professor
aehrli@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8257

Biomaterials

Zezhang (Tom) Wen, PhD
Associate Professor
Secondary appointments: Oral & Craniofacial Biology;
Microbiology, Immunology & Parasitology
zwen@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8320

Xiaoming Xu, PhD
Jack Sheridan Professor
Director of Biomaterials Research
Professor; Division Head
xxu@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8265

Clinical Comprehensive Dentistry

Stephen C. Brisco, DDS
Associate Professor
Director of Diversity and Minority Affairs
sbrisc1@lsuhsc.edu; (504) 941-8253

John D. Dagate, DDS
Associate Professor
jdagat1@lsuhsc.edu

Stephanie N. DiMattia, DDS
Assistant Professor
sdimat@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8257

Peter Dupree, DDS
Assistant Professor
pdupr3@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8036

Susan S. Parker, RDH, MEd, MBA
Associate Professor
spark2@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8382

Sherrod Quin, DDS
Assistant Professor
squin@lsuhsc.edu

James P. Tomaszewski, DDS
Associate Professor
jtomas@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8254

Dental Hygiene

Heather B. Allen, RDH, MSHCM
Clinical Assistant Professor
hharo@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8379

Tricia S. Barker, RDH, MEd
Clinical Assistant Professor
tbark1@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8379

Genevieve M. Benoit, RDH, MEd
Supervisor ULL/LSUSD Dental Hygiene Program
Professor - Clinical Specialist
gbenoi@lsuhsc.edu, 337-262-2072

Diedra L. Brewer, RDH, MEd, CHES
Clinical Associate Professor
dforet@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8148

Caroline F. Mason, RDH, MEd
Program Director
Professor
cmason@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8156

Danna Necaise, RDH, MS
Associate Professor-Clinical
dnecai@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8150

Claudia Rivera, RDH, MDH
Clinical Assistant Professor
Crive2@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8379

Geri Waguespack, RDH, MS
Professor
gwague@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8149

Diagnostic Sciences

Robert E. Barsley, DDS, JD
Professor
Director, Oral Health Resources, Community & Hospital Dentistry
rbarsl@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8329

William H. Garbee, DDS, MEd
Associate Professor
wgarbe@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8237

Jennifer Hew, RDH, MSHCM
Assistant Professor
jhew@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8270

J. Sean Hubar, DMD, MS
Professor
jhubar@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8243

Gary D. Klasser, DMD
Associate Professor
gklass@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8407

Samer Salti, DDS
Assistant Professor
ssalti@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8257

Kavas H. Thunthy, BDS, MS, MEd
Professor
kthunt@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8247

William R. Yeadon, DDS
Associate Professor
wyeado@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8263

Dental Health Resources (Section)

John M. Carimi, AS
Instructor
jcarim@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8207

David McKeon, DDS
Director
Assistant Professor
dmcke1@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8211

HIV Outpatient Clinic (Section)

Dwight Brown, DDS
Assistant Professor
dbro16@lsuhsc.edu; 504-941-8385

Jeevan Yenuganti, BDS, MSPH
Assistant Professor-Clinical
Director, HOP Dental Clinic
jyenug@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8416

General Practice Residency

Lynda Harhad, DDS
Assistant Director, General Practice Residency
Clinic Director, General Practice Residency Clinic, Baton Rouge
Assistant Professor
lharha@lsuhsc.edu
225-922-0026

Gabriel Hernandez, DDS
Assistant Director, General Practice Residency
Clinic Director, General Practice Residency Clinic, New Orleans
Clinical Assistant Professor
ghern2@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8257

Anthony H. Jackson, DDS
Director, General Practice Residency
Assistant Professor
ajacks@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8255

Casie Depta Tregre, BS, CDT
Instructor, Clinical Specialist
Dental Laboratory Technician,
cdepta@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8257

Operative Dentistry

F. Thomas Giacona, DDS
Assistant Professor-Clinical; Division Head
fgiaco@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8257

Suezan C. McCormick, DMD
Assistant Professor-Clinical
smcco1@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8257

Nicholas Miniotis, DDS
Assistant Professor-Clinical
nminio@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8470

David L. Oncale, DDS,
Assistant Professor-Clinical
doncal@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8257

Mark M. Winkler, DDS, MS, PhD
Associate Professor
mwinkl@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8269

Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology

Kitrina G. Cordell, DDS, MS
Associate Professor; Division Head
kcorde@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8257

Molly Rosebush, DDS, MS
Assistant Professor
mroseb@lsuhsc.edu; (504) 941-8333

Endodontics

Van Himel, DDS
Raymond Luebke Professor
Head of Department
Professor
vhimel@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8395

Eric J. Hovland, DDS, MEd, MBA
Director of Advanced Education
Professor
ehovla@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8113

Leneise Lynn, DMD, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor
llynn@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8388

Kent A. Sabey, DDS
Director, Advanced Education in Endodontics
Assistant Professor
ksabey@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8395

Library

Julie H. Schiavo, MLIS
Assistant Professor of Medical Bibliography
jschia@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8162

Rita L. Premo, MS
Instructor of Medical Bibliography
rpremo@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8160

Deborah H. Sibley, MLS
Director, LSUHSC Libraries
Associate Professor of Medical Bibliography
dsibl2@lsuhsc.edu, 504-568-7698

Center of Excellence in Oral & Craniofacial Biology

Paul L. Fidel, Jr., PhD
Carl Baldridge Chair
Head of Department; Associate Dean for Research; Director, Center for Excellence in Oral and Craniofacial Biology; Professor
Secondary appointment: Microbiology, Immunology & Parasitology
pfidel@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8425 / 504-568-4066

Secondary Appointment

Jeffrey D. Green, PhD
Professor, Cell Biology and Anatomy
jgreen@lsuhsc.edu, 504-568-7259

Jeffrey A. Hobden, PhD
Associate Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Parasitology
jhobde@lsuhsc.edu, 504-568-4077

Thomas E. Lallier, PhD
Assistant Director, Center for Excellence in Oral and Craniofacial Biology
Associate Professor, Cell Biology and Anatomy
tlalli@lsuhsc.edu
(504) 941-8429

Peter Oliver, PhD
Assistant Professor, Cell Biology & Anatomy
polive@lsuhsc.edu, 504-568-6296

Dennis J. Paul, PhD
Associate Professor, Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
dpaul@lsuhsc.edu, 504-568-4745

Raymond Shepherd, PhD
Professor, Physiology
rsheph@lsuhsc.edu, 504-568-6191

Edward J. Wojcik, PhD
Associate Professor, Biochemistry
ewojci@lsuhsc.edu, 504-568-2058

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

John N. Kent, DDS
Boyd Professor
jkent1@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8216

John N. Kent III, DMD
Assistant Professor
jkent2@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8216

Brett J. King, DDS
Assistant Professor
bking6@lsuhsc.edu; 504-941-8216

Beomjune Kim, DMD, MD
Assistant Professor
bkim1@lsuhsc.edu; 504-941-8216

John P. Neary, DDS, MD
Interim Department Head
Assistant Professor Clinical
jneary@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8216

Daniel Spagnoli, DDS, MS, PhD
Associate Professor
dspagn@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8216

Mark Welch, DDS
Director, Advanced Education in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Clinical Assistant Professor
mwelc2@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8216

Waleed Zaid, DDS, MSc
Assistant Professor
wzaid@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8216

George M. Zakhary, DDS, MD
Assistant Professor
gzakha@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8216

Orthodontics

Paul C. Armbruster, MS, DDS
Head of Department; Director, Advanced Education in Orthodontics
Associate Professor
parmbr@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8234

Richard Ballard, DDS
Assistant Professor
rball1@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8246

Pediatric Dentistry

Suzanne Fournier, DDS
Director, Advanced Education in Pediatric Dentistry
Clinical Assistant Professor
sfour1@lsuhsc.edu

Kimberly Patterson, DDS, MS
Assistant Professor
kpatt2@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8230

Priyanshi Ritwik, DDS, MS
Associate Professor
pritwi@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8343

Janice A. Townsend, DDS
Interim Head of Department
Associate Professor
jtown2@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8250

Periodontics

Gerald H. Evans, DDS
Head of Department
Professor
gevans@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8391

Pooja Maney, BDS, MPH, PhD
Assistant Professor
pmaney@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8278

John D. "Sandy" Mason, DDS
Associate Professor
jmason@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8273

Elizabeth T. Mayer, RDH, MS
Assistant Professor
lmayer@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8275

Jessica Owens, DMD
Assistant Professor
jowen6@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8278

Archontia Palaiologou, DDS, MS
Director, Advanced Education in Periodontics
Associate Professor
apalai@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8272

David E. Simmons, DDS
Assistant Professor
dsimmo@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8274

Prosthodontics

Arnau Aparicio, DDS
Assistant Professor
aapari@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8292

Abdallah Awada, DDS, MSD
Assistant Professor
aawada@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8285

Marco Brindis, DDS
Assistant Professor
Director, Prosthodontics Implant Fellowship Program
mbrind@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8286

Jonathan Esquivel, DDS
Assistant Professor
jesqu1@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8291

Suleiman Hamdan, BS, CDT
Assistant Professor
shamda@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8147

J Hochstedler, DDS
Hank Helmer Directional Drilling Professor
Director, Advanced Education Programs in Prosthodontics & Maxillofacial Prosthetics Associate Professor
jhochs@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8183

Luis Infante, DDS
Assistant Professor
linfan@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8283

Jay Jayanetti, DDS
Assistant Professor
Section of Maxillofacial Prosthetics
jayanetti@lsuhsc.edu; 504-941-8282

Edwin L. Kee, BS
Associate Professor
ekee@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8147

Arturo J. Mendez, DDS, MSc
Brasseler USA Professor
Head of Department; Director, Implant Clinic
Professor
amende@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8288

Laurie F. Moeller, DDS
Associate Professor
lmoell@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8289

Mairi C. Noverr, PhD
Associate Professor
Secondary appointments: Oral & Craniofacial Biology;
Microbiology, Immunology & Parasitology
mnover@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8267

Brian M. Peters, PhD
Assistant Professor
Secondary appointments: Oral & Craniofacial Biology;
Microbiology, Immunology & Parasitology
bpete2@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8318

David Tran, BS, CDT
Assistant Professor
dtran5@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8147

Alika Yu, DDS
Director of Laboratory Services
Associate Professor
ayu@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8178

Dental Laboratory Technology

Leonard W. Aucoin, Jr., CDT, MEd
Program Director, Dental Laboratory Technology
Associate Professor
laucoi@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8085

David Vela, B.S., CDT
Associate Professor
dvela@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8145

Julio Zavala, BS
Associate Professor
jzaval@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8146

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