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Full-time faculty roster, by department:

Administration

Comprehensive Dentistry

Clinical Comprehensive & Operative Dentistry

Dental Hygiene

General Practice Residency

Diagnostic Sciences

Endodontics

Library

Oral and Craniofacial Biology

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Orthodontics

Pediatric Dentistry

Periodontics

Prosthodontics

Dental Laboratory Technology

 

Full-Time Faculty Roster:

Alphabetical

By Department

Part-Time Faculty Roster:

Alphabetical

By Department

 

Gratis Faculty Roster

Administration


Full-Time Faculty

Administration

Sandra Carlin Andrieu, PhD
Interim Dean

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Professor
sandri@lsuhsc.edu; 504-941-8111

Heather Allen, RDH, BSDH, MSHSCM
Director, Student Affairs
Associate Professor-Clinical
hharo@lsuhsc.edu; 504-941-8122

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

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

 

Comprehensive Dentistry

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

 

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-Clinical
pdupr3@lsuhsc.edu; 504-941-8036

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

William Kramer, DDS
Assistant Professor-Clinical
wkrame@lsuhsc.edu; 504-941-8385

A.C. Liles, DDS
Assistant Professor-Clinical
alile1@lsuhsc.edu; 504-941-8257

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

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

Sherrod Quin, DDS
Assistant Professor-Clinical
squin@lsuhsc.edu

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

 

Dental Hygiene

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

Kellie Bourgeois, RDH, MEd
Clinical instructor
Kbour8@lsuhsc.edu; (504) 941-8149

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

Catrina Lanza, RDH
Instructor Clinical
Cward2@lsuhsc.edu; (504) 941-8153

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

Angie Reech, RDH
Instructor Clinical
amars1@lsuhsc.edu; (504) 941-8020

Claudia Rivera, RDH, MDH
Associate Professor-Clinical
crive2@lsuhsc.edu; 504-941-8127

Michelle Walker, RDH, Med
Assistant Professor Clinical
mwal19@lsuhsc.edu; (504) 941-8155  

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

 

General Practice Residency

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

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

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

 

Diagnostic Sciences

Dwight Brown, DDS
Assistant Professor-Clinical
Director, Infectious Disease Dental Clinic
dbro16@lsuhsc.edu; 504-702-5081

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

Damien Cuffie, DDS, MPH
Assistant Professor - Clinical
Infectious Disease Dental Clinic
dcuff1@lsuhsc.edu; 504-702-5081

John Frazier, DMD, MSPH, MS
Assistant Professor - Clinical
Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
jfraz2@lsuhsc.edu; 504-941-8240

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

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

Nisha Manila, BDS, PhD
Assistant Professor - Clinical
Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
nmanil@lsuhsc.edu; 504-941-8243

Nicholas G. Mosca, DDS, DrPH
Associate Professor – Clinical
nmosca@lsuhsc.edu; (504) 941-8416

Angela Nguyen, DDS
Assistant Professor
Infectious Disease Dental Clinic
anguy5@lsuhsc.edu; 504-702-5081

Corey D. Plescia, RDH, MSHCM
Instructor
cples1@lsuhsc.edu; 504-941-8199

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

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

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

 

Endodontics

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

Albert McMullen, DDS
Director, Advanced Education Program in Endodontics
Assistant Professor of Clinical Endodontics
amcmul@lsuhsc.edu; 504-941-8397

Mark Odom, DDS
Department Head, Endodontics
Assistant Professor of Clinical Endodontics
modom3@lsuhsc.edu; 504-941-8395

 

Library

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

Andrew Olinik, MLIS
Instructor, Medical Bibliography
aolini@lsuhsc.edu; 504-941-8160

J. Dale Prince, MA, MLS
Director of Libraries
jprin2@lsuhsc.edu; 504-568-7698

 

Oral & Craniofacial Biology

Paul L. Fidel, Jr., PhD
Carl Baldridge Professor
Secondary appointment, Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology
pfidel@lsuhsc.edu; 504-941-8425 / 985-869-3445

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

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

Secondary Appointment
Jennifer Cameron, PhD
Assistant Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Parasitology
jcame2@lsuhsc.edu

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

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
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

Emma Schachner, PhD
Assistant Professor, Cell Biology and Anatomy
eschac@lsuhsc.edu; 504-568-4017

Jayc Sedlmayr, PhD
Assistant Professor, Cell Biology and Anatomy
jsedlm@lsuhsc.edu; 504-568-7618

Xinping Yue, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Physiology
xyue@lsuhsc.edu; 504-568-2024

 

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Brian Christensen, DDS, MD
Assistant Professor
bchri2@lsuhsc.edu;

Brian Dyess, DDS
Assistant Professor
bdyess@lsuhsc.edu;

Dale J. Misiek, DMD
Professor
Director, Residency Program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
dmisie@lsuhsc.edu; 504-941-8211

Earl Peter Park, DMD, MD
Assistant Professor
504-941-8216

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

 

Orthodontics

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

Richard Ballard, DDS
Professor
Guy Favaloro Professor of Orthodontics
rball1@lsuhsc.edu; 504-941-8246

 

Pediatric Dentistry

Jeffrey Johnson, DMD, MPH
Department Head & Program Director
Assistant Professor
jjoh63@lsuhsc.edu; 504-941-8199

 

Periodontics

Genevieve M. Benoit, RDH, MEd
Professor - Clinical Specialist
gbenoi@lsuhsc.edu; 504-941-8283

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

Eswar Kandaswamy
Assistant Professor
ekanda@lsuhsc.edu; 504-941-8278

Pooja Maney, BDS, MPH, PhD
Director, Advanced Education Program in Periodontics
Professor
pmaney@lsuhsc.edu; 504-941-8278

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

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

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

Jeanne St. Germain, RDH
Instructor
jstge1@lsuhsc.edu; 504-941-8276

 

Prosthodontics

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

Jonathan Esquivel, DDS
Associate Professor
Prosthodontics Implant Director
jesqu1@lsuhsc.edu; 504-941-8292

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

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

Faye Mascarenhas, BDS, MS
Assistant Professor
Director, Advanced Education
fmasca@lsuhsc.edu; 504-941-8329

Laurie F. Moeller, DDS
Associate Professor of Clinical Prosthodontics
Director, Advanced Education Program in Prosthodontics lmoell@lsuhsc.edu; 504-941-8289

Amir H. Nejat, DDS, MSD
Assistant Professor
anejat@lsuhsc.edu; 504-941-8290

Jorge Palavicini, DDS
Assistant Professor
jpala1@lsuhsc.edu; 504-941-8291

Greer C. Reisig, DDS
Assistant Professor
greisi@lsuhsc.edu; 504-941-8286

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

Adriana Cordero Wilson, DDS, MSD
Associate Professor of Clinical Prosthodontics
Director, Internationally Educated Dentist Program
acorde@lsuhsc.edu; 504-941-8285

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

 

Dental Laboratory Technology

Leonard W. Aucoin, Jr., CDT, MEd
Associate Professor
laucoi@lsuhsc.edu; 504-941-8086

Anthony J. DiVincenti
Instructor
adivi1@lsuhsc.edu; 504-941-8085

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

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

David Vela, BS, MCDT
Associate Professor
dvela@lsuhsc.edu; 504-941-8144

Julio Zavala, BS, MCDT
Program Director, Dental Laboratory Technology
Associate Professor
jzaval@lsuhsc.edu; 504-941-8145

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