Officers of Administration

  • Lawrence E. Wolinsky, Ph.D., D.M.D., FACD, FICD, Dean
  • Paul C. Dechow, Ph.D., Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
  • Stephen J. Griffin, D.D.S., Associate Dean, Clinical Affairs
  • Larry L. Bellinger, Ph.D., Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies
  • Ernestine S. Lacy, M.A., D.D.S., Associate Dean, Student Affairs
  • Lavern J. Holyfield, D.D.S., Assistant Dean, Diversity and Faculty Development, Academic Affairs
  • Gail Parrigin-Clark, M.B.A., Assistant Dean, Finance
  • Susan Mitchell Jackson, M.A., Executive Director, Advancement, Communications and Alumni Relations
  • Amerian Sones, D.M.D., M.S., Executive Director, Continuing Education
  • Dale A. Christensen, M.B.A., Executive Director, Facilities Services and Planning
  • Barbara H. Miller, D.D.S., Executive Director, Recruitment and Admissions
  • Sarah Parker Allen, D.D.S., M.S., Director, Dental Curriculum
  • Patricia Brouwer, Director, Human Resources
  • Rosanna Ratliff, Director, Library
  • Leeanna Bartlett, M.Ed., Director, Social Services
  • Jorge C. Hernandez, Senior Information Technology Manager
  • Pat Matulis, Executive Assistant, Office of the Dean
  • Department Heads

  • Lynne Opperman, Ph.D., Biomedical Sciences
  • Leigh Ann Wyatt, B.S.D.H., M.A., M.S.,Caruth School of Dental Hygiene
  • John M. Wright Jr. D.D.S., M.S., Diagnostic Sciences
  • Robert A. Augsburger, D.D.S., M.S., M.S.D., Interim, Endodontics
  • Mohsen Taleghani, D.M.D., General Dentistry
  • David M. Grogan, D.D.S., M.S.D., Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Larry P. Tadlock, D.D.S., M.S., Orthodontics
  • Alton G. McWhorter, M.S., D.D.S. Pediatric Dentistry
  • Thomas G.H. Diekwisch, D.M.D., Ph.D. (sc.), Ph.D. (phil.), Periodontics
  • Daniel L. Jones, D.D.S., Ph.D., Public Health Sciences
  • Steve W. Karbowski, D.D.S., Restorative Sciences