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Full-time faculty roster, by department:

Comprehensive Dentistry & 
Biomaterials


Administration

Clinical Comprehensive & Operative Dentistry

Biomaterials

Dental Hygiene


General Practice Residency

 

Diagnostic Sciences

Endodontics

Library

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

 
 
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
Director, Program in Advanced Dental Education
Professor
sandri@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8111

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
Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs
Professor
jgallo@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8110

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 & Operative Dentistry

Stephen C. Brisco, DDS
Associate Professor
sbrisc1@lsuhsc.edu; (504) 941-8253

John D. Dagate, DDS
Associate Professor
jdagat1@lsuhsc.edu ; (504) 941-8257

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

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

Stephanie Noe, DDS
Assistant Professor
Director of Diversity and Minority Affairs
sdimat@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8257

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

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

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

Dental Hygiene

Heather B. Allen, RDH, MSHCM
Assistant Clinical Professor
hharo@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8155

Tricia S. Barker, RDH, MEd
Assistant Clinical Professor
tbark1@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8152

Genevieve M. Benoit, RDH, MEd
Supervisor, Dental Hygiene Program (Lafayette)
Professor - Clinical Specialist
gbenoi@lsuhsc.edu, 337-262-2072

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

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

Claudia Rivera, RDH, MDH
Clinical Assistant Professor
Crive2@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8127

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

Jane M. Walsh, RDH, JD
Program Director
Associate Professor
jwals2@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8156

General Practice Residency

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

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

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

Anthony H. Jackson, DDS
Associate Professor-Clinical
ajacks@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8255

Samir Salti, DDS
Assistant Professor-Clinical
ssalti@lsuhsc.edu, 318-641-2038

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

Diagnostic Sciences

Robert E. Barsley, DDS, JD
Professor
Director, Oral Health Resources, Community & Hospital Dentistry
rbarsl@lsuhsc.edu, 504-619-8693

Michael L. Bates, DDS, MBA
Director of Patient Evaluation
Associate Professor
mbates@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8107

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

Kitrina G. Cordell, DDS, MS
Associate Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
Department Head
kcorde@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8449

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

Alana Goldstein, DDS
Assistant Professor
HIV Outpatient Dental Clinic
agolds@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8212

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

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

Molly Rosebush, DDS, MS
Assistant Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
mroseb@lsuhsc.edu; (504) 941-8333

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

Chet A. Smith, DDS
Associate Professor
csmith14@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8111

Christopher Spencer, DDS
Associate Professor Clinical
cspen4@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8416

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

Endodontics

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

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

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

Library

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

Jennifer Lloyd, MLIS
Assistant Librarian, Interim Director of Libraries
jlloyd@lsuhsc.edu; 504-568-5550

Wesley Lucas, MLIS
Instructor, Medical Bibliography
wlucas@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8160

Center of Excellence in Oral & Craniofacial Biology

Paul L. Fidel, Jr., PhD
Carl Baldridge Professor
Chair, Dept of Oral and Craniofacial Biology
Director, Center of Excellence in Oral and Craniofacial Biology
Associate Dean for Research
Secondary appointment, Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology
pfidel@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8425 / 985-869-3445

Secondary Appointment

Nicholas W. Gilpin, PhD
Associate Professor, Physiology
ngilpi@lsuhsc.edu, 504-568-6182

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

Doug Johnston, PhD
Assistant Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Parasitology
djoh13@lsuhsc.edu, 504-568-4071

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

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

Jayc Sedlmayr, PhD
Assistant Professor, Cell Biology and Anatomy
jsedlm@lsuhsc.edu

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

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

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

Rathana Lim, DDS, MD
Assistant Professor
rlim1@lsuhsc.edu; (504)-941-8216

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

Dane St. John, DMD, MD
Assistant Professor
dstjoh@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8216

Mark Welch, DDS
Director, Advanced Education in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Assistant Professor Clinical
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
Guy A. Favaloro Professor of Orthodontics
gzakha@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8216

Orthodontics

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

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

Pediatric Dentistry

Suzanne Fournier, DDS
Director, Advanced Education in Pediatric Dentistry
Clinical Assistant Professor
sfour1@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8199

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

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

Periodontics

Panagiotis Dragonas, DDS
Assistant Professor
pdrag1@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8278

Gerald H. Evans, DDS
Head of Department
Professor
gevans@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8277

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

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

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

Angela Palaiologou-Gallis, 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

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

Marco Brindis, DDS
Assistant Professor
mbrind@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8283

Karen Bruggers, DDS, MS
Assistant Professor
Head of the Department
kbrugg@lsuhsc.edu; 504-941-8283

Jonathan Esquivel, DDS
Assistant Professor
Director, Prosthodontics Implant Fellowship Program
jesqu1@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8291

Suleiman Hamdan, BS, MCDT
Associate Professor
shamda@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8147

Luis Infante, DDS
Assistant Professor
Interim Director, Advanced Education Programs in Prosthodontics and Maxillofacial Prosthetics
linfan@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8283

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

Faye Mascarenhas, BDS, MS
Assistant Professor
fmasca@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8291

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

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

Jorge Palavicini, DDS
Assistant Professor
jpala1@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8283

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

Adriana C. Wilson, DDS, MSD
Clinical Assistant Professor
acorde@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8283

Alika Yu, DDS
Director of Laboratory Services
Associate Professor
ayu@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8283

Dental Laboratory Technology

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

Lawrence Frye, BS
Instructor
lfrye2@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8140

Gail Vanderwall, AS
Instructor
gvande@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8085

David Vela, BS, MCDT
Associate Professor
dvela@lsuhsc.edu, 504-941-8145

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

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