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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

Robert Laughlin, DMD
Dean, LSUHSC School of Dentistry
Professor
504-619-8500

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

Darlene P. Brunet, MEd,
Director, Student Affairs
Associate Professor-Clinical
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

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

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

Bryan Lara, DDS
Assistant Professor
Joint Appointment in Prosthodontics
blara@lsuhsc.edu; 504-941-8385

 

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

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

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

Kellie Bourgeois, RDH
Clinical instructor
Kbour8@lsuhsc.edu; (504) 941-8153

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

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

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

Gabrielle Herry Wagner, RDH, BSDH
Clinical Instructor
gwagn1@lsuhsc.edu; (504) 941-8153

Geri Waguespack, RDH, MS
Professor-Clinical
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
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

Samer 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

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

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
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

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; 504-941-8216

Robert M. Laughlin, DMD
Head of Department; Associate Professor
rlaugh@lsuhsc.edu; 504-941-8220

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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