Leadership

Dean of School of Dentistry

Keith Mays, DDS, MS, PhD

Keith Mays, DDS, MS, PhD

Dean of School of Dentistry
Department of Restorative Sciences,
Division of Prosthodontics

Associate Deans

Kristin Artinger, PhD

Kristin Artinger, PhD

Associate Dean for Research and Discovery
Department of Diagnostic and Biological Sciences,
Division of Basic Sciences
Paul Olin, DDS, MS

Paul Olin, DDS, MS

Interim Associate Dean for Patient Care and Clinical Services
Department of Restorative Sciences,
Division of Prosthodontics
Karl Self, DDS, MBA

Karl Self, DDS, MBA

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Department of Primary Dental Care,
Division of Dental Therapy

Assistant Deans

Thorsten Gruenheid at courtyard garden near Moos Tower in 2023

Thorsten Gruenheid, DDS, Dr. med. dent., PhD, MHA

Assistant Dean for Advanced Education
Department of Developmental and Surgical Sciences,
Division of Orthodontics
Boyen Huang, DDS (Kaohsiung, 1994), MHA (Chang Gung, 2000), PhD (London, 2004)

Boyen Huang, DDS, MHA, PhD

Assistant Dean for Faculty Development
Department of Primary Dental Care,
Division of Dental Public Health
Mercedes Porter

Mercedes Porter, DDS

Assistant Dean for Student & Resident Affairs
Department of Restorative Sciences

Chairs

Heather Conrad, DMD, MS, FACP, FRCD(C)

Heather Conrad, DMD, MS, FACP, FRCD(C)

Chair, Department of Restorative Sciences
Department of Restorative Sciences,
Division of Prosthodontics
Brent Larson, DDS, MS

Brent Larson, DDS, MS

Interim Chair, Department of Developmental and Surgical Sciences
Department of Developmental and Surgical Sciences,
Division of Orthodontics
Sheila Riggs, DDS, MS, DMSc

Sheila Riggs, DDS, MS, DMSc

Chair, Department of Primary Dental Care
Department of Primary Dental Care,
Division of Dental Public Health
Donald Simone, PhD

Donald Simone, PhD

Chair, Department of Diagnostic and Biological Sciences
Department of Diagnostic and Biological Sciences

Division Directors

Alex Fok, PhD, MSc

Alex Fok, PhD, MSc

Director, Division of Biomaterials
Department of Restorative Sciences,
Division of Biomaterials
Raj Gopalakrishnan BDS, PhD

Rajaram Gopalakrishnan, BDS, PhD

Director, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
Department of Diagnostic and Biological Sciences,
Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
Angela Hastings, DMD

Angela Hastings, DMD

Director, Division of Community Outreach and Engagement
Department of Primary Dental Care,
Division of Community Outreach and Engagement
Gary Hildebrandt, DDS, MS

Gary Hildebrandt, DDS, MS

Director, Division of Operative Dentistry
Department of Restorative Sciences,
Division of Operative Dentistry
Brent Larson, DDS, MS

Brent Larson, DDS, MS

Interim Chair, Department of Developmental and Surgical Sciences
Department of Developmental and Surgical Sciences,
Division of Orthodontics
Richard Nadeau, DDS, MPH

Richard Nadeau, DDS, MPH

Director, Division of Comprehensive Care
Department of Primary Dental Care,
Division of Comprehensive Care
Robert Nadeau, DDS, MD

Robert Nadeau, DDS, MD

Interim Director, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Department of Developmental and Surgical Sciences,
Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Donald Nixdorf, DDS, MS

Donald Nixdorf, DDS, MS

Director, Division of TMD and Orofacial Pain
Department of Diagnostic and Biological Sciences,
Division of TMD and Orofacial Pain
William Noblett, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD

William Noblett, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD

Director, Division of Endodontics
Department of Restorative Sciences,
Division of Endodontics
Karin Quick, PhD, DDS

Karin Quick, PhD, DDS

Director, Division of Dental Public Health
Department of Primary Dental Care,
Division of Dental Public Health
Nelson Rhodus, DMD, MPH

Nelson Rhodus, DMD, MPH

Director, Division of Oral Medicine, Diagnosis and Radiology
Department of Diagnostic and Biological Sciences
Karl Self, DDS, MBA

Karl Self, DDS, MBA

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Department of Primary Dental Care,
Division of Dental Therapy
Stephen Shuman, DDS, MS, FGSA

Stephen Shuman, DDS, MS, FGSA

Director, Division of Hospital and Special Care Dentistry
Department of Developmental and Surgical Sciences,
Division of Hospital and Special Care Dentistry
Donald Simone, PhD

Donald Simone, PhD

Chair, Department of Diagnostic and Biological Sciences
Department of Diagnostic and Biological Sciences
Daniel Skaar, DDS, MS, MBA

Daniel Skaar, DDS, MS, MBA

Director, Division of Periodontology
Department of Developmental and Surgical Sciences,
Division of Periodontology
Cynthia Stull, DHSc, MDH, RDH

Cynthia Stull, DHSc, MDH, RDH

Director, Division of Dental Hygiene
Department of Primary Dental Care,
Division of Dental Hygiene
Alvin Wee, DDS, BDS, MS, MPH, PhD

Alvin Wee, DDS, BDS, MS, MPH, PhD

Director, Division of Prosthodontics
Department of Restorative Sciences,
Division of Prosthodontics