ADEA Sections

A Section is a group of ADEA members with similar professional specialties who come together to exchange ideas and keep themselves informed about current and discrete developments in the field of dental education. The activities of a Section are planned by its members and elected officers and provide a clear indication of the diverse interests and needs of its members.

Through participation in a Section, you can help design what, in essence, are small professional organizations within the association. Only ADEA members can belong to a Section, though each member can belong to as many Sections as desired.

You can join Section by logging in to your ADEA membership profile. Once you have joined a Section, you are automatically opted in the respective ADEA Connect community for the group. You will remain on the community until you have opted out or until your ADEA membership expires.

 

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The ADEA Section on Academic Affairs meets the professional development needs of the academic affairs administrators and faculty members interested in curricular management at dental schools.

Community email: adea-SECAcademicAffairs@ConnectedCommunity.org

Councilor
Emily Sabato M.S.Ed., Ed.D.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, School of Dental Medicine
sabatoeh@sdm.rutgers.edu


Chair
Sheila Brear, B.D.S.
California Northstate University College of Dental Medicine
sheila.brear@cnsu.edu


Chair-elect
Tracy De Peralta, D.M.D., Ph.D., M.Clin.Ed.
University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine
tracy.deperalta@cuanschutz.edu


Secretary
Faizan Alawi, D.D.S. 
University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
falawi@upenn.edu


Recipient of the 2021 ADEA COS Thomas F. Nowlin Award for Outstanding Performance by a Section.

 

The ADEA Section on Addiction Education promotes activities and curricula for tobacco cessation in dental education.

Community email: adea-SECAddictionEducation@ConnectedCommunity.org

 

Councilor
Richard D’Innocenzo, D.M.D., M.D.
Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine
rdinno@bu.edu


Chair

Leticia Guajardo-Morales, D.D.S.
University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston
Leticia.Guajardo@uth.tmc.edu


Chair-elect

Vincent Chee, D.D.S.
Loma Linda University School of Dentistry
vchee@llu.edu


Secretary

Kerin Latocha Burdette, D.D.S., M.P.H., FAAPD
Texas A&M University College of Dentistry
burdette@tamu.edu


Recipient of the 2019 ADEA COS Thomas F. Nowlin Award for Outstanding Performance by a Section.

 

The ADEA Section on Advanced and Graduate Education represents the education component of graduate and advanced dental education, including but not limited to specific/topical issues of licensure, interprofessional education, assessment, curriculum, and scholarly activities.

Community email:  adea-SECAdvGradEd@ConnectedCommunity.org

 

Councilor
Maricelle Abayon, D.D.S., M.S.
University of Rochester Medical Center
maricelle_abayon@urmc.rochester.edu


Chair

Joyce Barbour, D.D.S., M.B.A.
Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry
jbarbour@mmc.edu


Chair-elect

Neeraj Panchal, D.D.S., M.A., M.D.
University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
npanchal@upenn.edu


Secretary

Eswar Kandaswamy, B.D.S., M.S.
Louisiana State University Health New Orleans School of Dentistry
ekanda@lsuhsc.edu

 

The ADEA Section on Anatomical Sciences fosters communication among educators in the anatomical sciences and encourages an interdisciplinary/multidisciplinary approach to learning.

Community email:  adea-SECAnatomicalSciences@ConnectedCommunity.org

 

Councilor
Duane Winden, Ph.D., M.S.N./E.D., M.S., RN
Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine - South Jordan, Utah
dwinden@roseman.edu


Chair
Shayla Yoachim, Ph.D.
University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry
shayla.yoachim@unmc.edu


Chair-elect
Divya Acharya, B.D.S., M.P.A.
Indiana University School of Dentistry
divachar@iu.edu


Secretary
Joshua Little, D.C., Ph.D.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry
jlittle1@email.unc.edu


Recipient of the 2007 and 2012 ADEA COS Thomas F. Nowlin Award for Outstanding Performance by a Section. 

 

The ADEA Section on Behavioral Science advances the principles and methods of the behavioral sciences in the development of caring dental professionals. 

Community email:  adea-SECBehSci@ConnectedCommunity.org

 

Councilor
Linda Centore, Ph.D., NP
University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry
Linda.Centore@ucsf.edu


Chair
Carly McKenzie, Ph.D.
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry
cmckenzi@uab.edu


Chair-elect
Stuart Schrader, Ph.D.
Indiana University School of Dentistry
sschrade@iu.edu


Secretary
Mark Scarbecz, Ph.D.
University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry
mscarbec@uthsc.edu

 

The ADEA Section on Biochemistry, Nutrition, and Microbiology provides a forum for dental educators in the disciplines of biochemistry, nutrition and microbiology to organize and communicate information about these scientific disciplines in relation to dental and allied dental education. 

Community email:  adea-SECBChemNutMicBio@ConnectedCommunity.org

 

Councilor
Ransome Van der Hoeven, Ph.D.
University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston
ransome.vanderhoeven@uth.tmc.edu


Chair
David Fischer, Ph.D.
University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry
fischedd@udmercy.edu


Chair-elect
Claudia Tellez Freitas, Ph.D.
Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine - South Jordan, Utah
cfreitas@roseman.edu


Secretary
Joshua Thomson, Ph.D
University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry
thomsojo@udmercy.edu


Recipient of the 2011 ADEA COS Thomas F. Nowlin Award for Outstanding Performance by a Section

 

The ADEA Section on Business and Financial Administration provides leadership in the areas of business, finance and administration in dental educational institutions and provides expertise to institutional officers charged with responsibility in these areas.

Community email:  adea-SECBusFinAd@ConnectedCommunity.org

 

Councilor
Scott Arneson
The University of Iowa College of Dentistry & Dental Clinics
scott-arneson@uiowa.edu


Chair
Doug Marshall, M.H.A.
The Ohio State University College of Dentistry
marshall.59@osu.edu


Chair-elect
Anne Rudwick, M.B.A.
Oregon Health & Science University School of Dentistry
stemwede@ohsu.edu


Secretary
Michael Harner, CPA, M.B.A., M.A., Ed.D
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry
mikeh@uic.edu


Recipient of the 2006 ADEA COS Thomas F. Nowlin Award for Outstanding Performance by a Section. 

 

The ADEA Section on Cariology provides a venue within ADEA to discuss and enhance the teaching of cariology.

Community email:   adea-SECCariology@ConnectedCommunity.org

 

Councilor
Marcelle Nascimento, D.D.S., Ph.D., M.S.
University of Florida College of Dentistry
MNASCIMENTO@dental.ufl.edu


Chair
Jan Mitchell, D.D.S., M.Ed.
Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University
janmitchell@augusta.edu


Chair-elect
Susie Goolsby, D.D.S., M.S.H.A.
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry
srgoolsby@vcu.edu


Secretary
Eileen Hoskin, D.M.D., M.A.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, School of Dental Medicine
hoskiner@sdm.rutgers.edu


Recipient of the 2016 ADEA COS Thomas F. Nowlin Award for Outstanding Performance by a Section. 

 

The ADEA Section on Clinic Administration promotes clinical programs and activities that ensure optimal patient care within educational settings.

Community email:   adea-SECClinicAdmin@ConnectedCommunity.org

 

Councilor
Sandra Phillips, M.P.A.
University of Washington School of Dentistry
sandyp@uw.edu


Chair
Kim Capehart, D.D.S., M.B.A., Ph.D.
Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University
kcapehart@augusta.edu


Chair-elect

Fields Farrior, D.M.D., M.S.
University of New England College of Dental Medicine
ffarrior@une.edu


Secretary
Brian Howe, D.M.D., M.S.
The University of Iowa College of Dentistry & Dental Clinics
brian-howe@uiowa.edu


Recipient of the 2006 ADEA COS Thomas F. Nowlin Award for Outstanding Performance by a Section. 

 

The ADEA Section on Clinical Simulation examines the application of clinical simulations and clinical ergonomics in dental education.

Community email:  adea-SECClinicalSim@ConnectedCommunity.org

 

Councilor
Kyriaki C. Marti, D.M.D., M.D., M.H.P.E., Ph.D., FEBOMFS
University of Michigan School of Dentistry
kyriaki@umich.edu


Chair
Shaista Rashid, B.D.S., M.S., M.P.H.
A.T. Still University Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health
shaistarashid@atsu.edu


Chair-elect
Josephine Lomangino-Cheung, D.D.S.
University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
jlcheung@upenn.edu


Secretary
Kathleen M. Fischer, D.M.D.
University of Louisville School of Dentistry
kmfisc01@louisville.edu

 

The ADEA Section on Community and Preventative Dentistry explores issues related to community and preventive dentistry as they apply to dental and dental hygiene education, research and practice.

Community email:  adea-SECComPrevDent@ConnectedCommunity.org

 

Councilor
Frank Roberts, D.D.S., Ph.D.
University of Washington School of Dentistry
froberts@uw.edu


Chair
Tamara Tobey, D.D.S., M.A.
University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine
tamara.tobey@cuanschutz.edu


Chair-elect
Tiffany Wilson, D.D.S., M.P.H.
Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry
tewilson@mmc.edu


Secretary
Sarah Shoffstall-Cone, D.D.S., M.P.H.
Ilisagvik College Alaska Dental Therapy Educational Program
sshoffstallcone@anthc.org


Recipient of the 2020 ADEA COS Thomas F. Nowlin Award for Outstanding Performance by a Section. 

 

The ADEA Section on Comprehensive Care and General Dentistry facilitates the development of innovative ways to improve the delivery and teaching of comprehensive patient-centered care in dental school clinics.

Community email:  adea-SECCompCareGenDent@ConnectedCommunity.org

 

Councilor
Robert Taylor, D.M.D., MOH
University of Kentucky College of Dentistry
robbie.taylor@uky.edu


Chair
Brooke Adams, D.D.S.
Indiana University School of Dentistry
bnadams2@iu.edu


Chair-elect
Elmer Newness, D.D.S., M.B.A.
The Ohio State University College of Dentistry
newness.1@osu.edu


Secretary
Lisa Willis, D.D.S., M.S.D., B.S.D.H., A.S.D.H., M.S.
Indiana University School of Dentistry
lhwillis@iu.edu

 

The ADEA Section on Continuing Education promotes standards of excellence and innovations for dental school-based continuing education.

Community email:  adea-SECCE@ConnectedCommunity.org

 

Councilor
Melissa Welsh, M.S.
Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
mmw7@cumc.columbia.edu


Chair
Chris Swayze, D.D.S., M.B.A.
University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry
chris.swayze@dentistry.utoronto.ca


Chair-elect
Jo Peterson, Ph.D.
University of Minnesota School of Dentistry
jopete@umn.edu


Secretary
Kelly Fong
University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
kfong@pacific.edu

 

The ADEA Section on Dental Anatomy and Occlusion discusses the form, function and application of principles of teaching dental anatomy and occlusion.

Community email:  adea-SECDentAnatOcc@ConnectedCommunity.org

 

Councilor
Richard Green, D.D.S., M.S.Ed.
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC
greenr@usc.edu


Chair
Krithika Baskaran, B.D.S., D.D.S.
University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine
krithika.baskaran@cuanschutz.edu


Chair-elect
Amira Elgreatly D.D.S., M.S.
The University of Iowa College of Dentistry & Dental Clinics
amira-elgreatly@uiowa.edu


Secretary
Liliana Mosquera, D.D.S., M.S., M.B.A.
Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine
lm685@nova.edu

 

The ADEA Section on Dental Assisting Education promotes and sustains quality formal education, faculty advancement and program offerings related to the field of dental assisting education. It actively works with other organizations in the dental assisting community.

Community email:  adea-SECDentAssistEd@ConnectedCommunity.org

 

Councilor
Janet A. Sell, Ed.D.
Ozarks Technical Community College
Sellj@otc.edu


Chair
Amanda Reddington, LDH, M.H.A., CDA, EFDA
University of Southern Indiana
arreddingt@usi.edu


Chair-elect
Cara Miyasaki, RDA, RDHEF, M.S.
Foothill College
miyasakicara@fhda.edu


Secretary
VaCora L. Rainey, D.D.S.
Germanna Community College
VOliver-Rainey@germanna.edu

 

The ADEA Section on Dental Hygiene Education explores and examines—through timely program offerings—issues affecting dental hygiene education. It strives to advance the art and science of dental hygiene education.

Community email:  adea-SECDentalHygieneEd@ConnectedCommunity.org

 

Councilor
Lori Holt, RDH, M.S.
University of Missouri—Kansas City School of Dentistry
holtla@umkc.edu


Chair
Iwonka Eagle, RDH, M.S.
University of Michigan School of Dentistry
ilenda@umich.edu


Chair-elect
Michelle Arnett, RDH, M.S.
University of Minnesota School of Dentistry
marnett@umn.edu


Secretary
Julie Drury, RDH, M.S.
University of Louisville School of Dentistry
julie.drury@louisville.edu


Recipient of the 2005 and 2008 ADEA COS Thomas F. Nowlin Award for Outstanding Performance by a Section. 

 

The ADEA Section on Dental Informatics promotes the exchange of ideas and applications among computer, information technology and information science professionals connected to dental education.

Community email:  adea-SECDentIT@ConnectedCommunity.org

 

Councilor
Elise S. Eisenberg, D.D.S, M.A.
NYU College of Dentistry
elise.eisenberg@nyu.edu


Chair

Cassandra Callaghan, B.B.A., M.S.
University of Michigan School of Dentistry
clcarson@umich.edu


Chair-elect

Sharon C. Perelman, D.D.S., M.M.I.
Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
sp3714@cumc.columbia.edu


Secretary

Lynda Torre, D.D.S.
Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
lt2363@cumc.columbia.edu

 

The ADEA Section on Dental School Admissions Officers explores issues of importance to those involved with the recruitment, evaluation and selection of potential dental students. It actively collaborates and holds an interim meeting with the sections on Financial Aid Administration and Student Affairs.

Community email: adea-SECDSAO@ConnectedCommunity.org

 

Councilor
Richard Bigham, M.A.
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Dentistry
bighamr@umkc.edu


Chair
Crystal Ridgley, M.B.A.
MUniversity of Colorado School of Dental Medicine
crystal.ridgley@cuanschutz.edu


Chair-elect
David Koenecke, D.C., M.Ed.
A.T. Still University Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health
dkoenecke@atsu.edu


Secretary
Susan Wold, M.S.
University of Minnesota School of Dentistry
skramer@umn.edu

 

The ADEA Section on Development, Alumni Affairs and Public Relations fosters the exchange of information on constituent fundraising, relationship building and communications. The Section works to advance each school’s ability to increase the support and involvement of its constituents.

Community email:  adea-SECDevAlumPR@ConnectedCommunity.org

 

Councilor
Randall Newquist, M.A.
University of Washington School of Dentistry
randyn@uw.edu


Chair
JoAnne Courville, M.P.A.
Louisiana State University Health New Orleans School of Dentistry
jcourv@lsuhsc.edu


Chair-elect
Douglas Day
University of Washington School of Dentistry
daydoug@uw.edu


Secretary
Marcy O’Leary
Louisiana State University Health New Orleans School of Dentistry
molea2@lsuhsc.edu

 

The ADEA Section on Educational Research, Development and Curriculum provides a forum for leadership, quality and innovation in the areas of research, educational methods and curriculum and supports programs designed to facilitate the development of faculty skills.

Community email:  adea-SECEdResDevCurr@ConnectedCommunity.org

Councilor
Se-lim Oh, D.M.D., M.S.
University of Maryland School of Dentistry
soh@umaryland.edu


Chair
Laureen Zubiaurre Bitzer, D.M.D., M.S., Ph.D.
Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
laz1@columbia.edu


Chair-elect
Vidya Ramaswamy, Ph.D.
University of Michigan School of Dentistry
ramaswav@umich.edu


Secretary
Nyla Balakrishnan, B.D.S., M.P.H., M.S.
University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine
ramaswav@umich.edu


Recipient of the 2004 and 2015 ADEA COS Thomas F. Nowlin Award for Outstanding Performance by a Section. 

 

The ADEA Section on Endodontics provides guidance in predoctoral and postdoctoral endodontic education research and service. It promotes a strong liaison with its specialty organization.

Community email:  adea-SECEndo@ConnectedCommunity.org

 

Councilor
Yaara Berdan, D.D.S.
University of Southern California
berdan@usc.edu


Chair
Natasha Flake, D.D.S., Ph.D., M.S.D.
University of Washington School of Dentistry
nflake@uw.edu


Chair-elect
Leticia Guajardo, D.D.S.
University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston
Leticia.Guajardo@uth.tmc.edu


Secretary
Rebeca Weisleder Urow, D.D.S., M.Ed
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Dentistry
weislederurowr@umkc.edu


Recipient of the 2014 ADEA COS Thomas F. Nowlin Award for Outstanding Performance by a Section. 

 

The ADEA Gay-Straight Alliance Section is a resource for information, advocacy and support for schools, students, faculty, administrators and staff with a commitment to create more inclusive environments.

Community email:  adea-SECGSA@ConnectedCommunity.org

 

Councilor
Herminio Perez, D.M.D., M.B.A.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, School of Dental Medicine
hlp21@sdm.rutgers.edu


Chair
Kevin Frazier, D.M.D., Ed.S.
Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University
kfrazier@augusta.edu


Chair-elect
Holly Sharp, D.D.S.
University of Utah School of Dentistry
holly.sharp@hsc.utah.edu


Secretary
Harold Jennings, RDH, M.A.
Plaza College
hjennings@plazacollege.edu

 

The ADEA Section on Gerontology and Geriatrics Education promotes the education of dental professionals in all pertinent aspects of the study of aging and the clinical care of older adults.

Community email:  adea-SECGGE@ConnecctedCommunity.org

 

Councilor
Leonardo Marchini, D.D.S., M.S.D., Ph.D.
The University of Iowa College of Dentistry & Dental Clinics
leonardo-marchini@uiowa.edu


Chair
Annetty P. Soto, D.M.D.
University of Florida College of Dentistry
asoto@dental.ufl.edu


Chair-elect
Rohit Nair, B.D.S., M.D.S.
The University of Iowa College of Dentistry & Dental Clinics
rohit-nair@uiowa.edu


Secretary
Olga Luaces, D.M.D., M.P.H.
University of Florida College of Dentistry
oluaces@dental.ufl.edu


Recipient of the 2007 ADEA COS Thomas F. Nowlin Award for Outstanding Performance by a Section

 

The mission of the ADEA Section on Integrated Clinical and Applied Biomedical Sciences (formerly the ADEA Section on Oral Biology) is to provide a forum to address the integration of the basic sciences across the entire dental curriculum.

Community email: adea-SECICABS@ConnectedCommunity.org

 

Councilor
Michael G. Schmidt, Ph.D.
Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
schmidtm@musc.edu


Chair
Alan Myers, Pharm.D., Ph.D., RPh
University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston
Alan.L.Myers@uth.tmc.edu


Chair-elect
Anita Joy-Thomas, B.D.S., Ph.D.
University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston
Anita.JoyThomas@uth.tmc.edu


Secretary
Rachel Novak, Ph.D.
Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine - South Jordan, Utah
rnovak@roseman.edu

 

The ADEA Section on Minority Affairs, Diversity and Inclusion provides a vital source of leadership in promoting and sustaining optimum diversity of faculty and administrators in dental and dental hygiene education and to develop comprehensive strategies to increase the number of minorities in the oral health care professions.

Community email:  adea-SECMinAffDivInc@ConnectedCommunity.org

 

Councilor
Ethel Harris, D.D.S.
Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry
eharris@mmc.edu


Chair
Anchal Malik Chopra, B.D.S., M.H.A.
University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine
anm287@pitt.edu


Chair-elect
Tawana K. Lee-Ware, D.D.S., M.S.D., FACD
Indiana University School of Dentistry
tklee@iu.edu


Secretary
Julie A. Gray, D.D.S., M.A. 
Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry 
jgray@mmc.edu


Recipient of the 2010 ADEA COS Thomas F. Nowlin Award for Outstanding Performance by a Section

 

The ADEA Section on Operative Dentistry and Biomaterials fosters communication among educators in operative dentistry and biomaterials and others in dental education, research and behavioral disciplines. It coordinates activities with other organizations representing operative dentistry and biomaterials.

Community email:  adea-SECOpDentBioMat@ConnectedCommunity.org

 

Councilor
Marcela Hernandez, D.D.S., M.S., M.B.A.
The University of Iowa College of Dentistry & Dental Clinics
marcela-hernandez@uiowa.edu


Chair
Aditi Jain, B.D.S., M.S.
The University of Iowa College of Dentistry & Dental Clinics
aditi-jain@iowa.edu


Chair-elect
Melissa Ing, D.M.D.
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
Melissa.Ing@tufts.edu


Secretary
Mary Anne Melo, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D., FADM
University of Maryland School of Dentistry
MMelo@umaryland.edu


Recipient of the 2005 ADEA COS Thomas F. Nowlin Award for Outstanding Performance by a Section

 

The ADEA Section on Oral Diagnosis and Oral Medicine focuses on education of basic pathologic processes, patient assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning and patient management.

Community email:  adea-SECOralDiagOralMed@ConnectedCommunity.org

 

Councilor
Gargi Mukherji, D.D.S.
University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston
gargi.mukherji@uth.tmc.edu


Chair
Vinu Sista, D.D.S.
University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston
Vinu.T.Sista@uth.tmc.edu


Chair-elect
Charles Streckfus, D.D.S., M.A., FAAOM, FAGD
University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston
Charles.Streckfus@uth.tmc.edu


Secretary
David Ojeda Diaz, D.D.S.
UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry
OjedaDiza@uthscsa.edu

 

The ADEA Section on Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology enhances instruction in dentistry and oral pathology through support and participation in programs and educational research.

Community email:  adea-SECOralMaxPathology@ConnectedCommunity.org

 

Councilor
Rashidah Wiley, D.D.S.
University of Kentucky College of Dentistry
rashidahwiley@gmail.com


Chair
Theodora Danciu, D.M.D., D.M.Sc.
University of Michigan School of Dentistry
tdanciu@umich.edu


Chair-elect
Junu Ojha, B.D.S.
University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry
ojhaj@udmercy.edu


Secretary
Anupama Grandhi, B.D.S., D.D.S.
Loma Linda University School of Dentistry
agrandhi@llu.edu

 

The ADEA Section on Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology helps to increase the knowledge in and appreciation for the art and science of teaching oral and maxillofacial radiology.

Community email:  adea-SECOralMaxRadiology@ConnectedCommunity.org

 

Councilor
Aniket Jadhav, B.D.S., M.D.S., M.S.H.A., FADI, FICD, Dipl. ABOMR
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry
abjadhav@vcu.edu


Chair
Sonali Rathore, B.D.S., M.S., Dipl. ABOMR
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry
srathore@vcu.edu


Chair-elect
Rohan Jagtap, D.D.S., M.H.A., OMFR, FPFA, FADI
University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Dentistry
rjagtap@umc.edu


Secretary
Suvendra Vijayan, B.D.S., M.P.H., M.S.
University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine
suv16@pitt.edu

 

The ADEA Section on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Anesthesia and Hospital Dentistry offers a forum for members and specialty organizations to exchange information on academic and administrative issues related to the teaching of oral and maxillofacial surgery, anesthesia and hospital delivery.

Community email:  adea-SECOMSAnesHospDent@ConnectedCommunity.org

 

Councilor
Faisal A. Quereshy, M.D., D.D.S.
Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine
faq@case.edu


Chair
Bridget Ferguson, D.D.S.
Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
bf2310@cumc.columbia.edu


Chair-elect
Sabah Kalamchi, D.D.S., FFDRCS
A.T. Still University Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health
skalamchi@atsu.edu


Secretary
Michael Hansen, D.M.D., B.S.
Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health
mwhansen3@gmail.com

 

The ADEA Section on Orthodontics represents the interests of those in orthodontic education and fosters liaisons with academic and specialty organizations.

Community email:  adea-SECOrtho@ConnectedCommunity.org

 

Councilor
Edmund Khoo, B.D.Sc., FICD, FACD, Dip ABO
Eastman Institute for Oral Health at the University of Rochester Medical Center
Indiana University School of Dentistry
dr.edmund.khoo@hotmail.com


Chair
Thyagaseely Premaraj, B.D.S. (Hon), Ph.D.
Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine
sheelapremaraj@gmail.com


Chair-elect
Sudha Gudhimella, B.D.S., M.S., M.B.A.
University of Louisville School of Dentistry
sudha.gudhimella@louisville.edu


Secretary
Karthikeyan Subramani, B.D.S., M.Sc., M.S.
Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine - South Jordan, Utah
ksubramani@roseman.edu


Recipient of the 2013 ADEA COS Thomas F. Nowlin Award for Outstanding Performance by a Section

 

The ADEA Section on Pediatric Dentistry supports excellence and innovation in predoctoral and advanced education in pediatric dentistry and advocates improved oral health for children.

Community email:  adea-SECPedDent@ConnectedCommunity.org

 

Councilor
Abimbola O. Adewumi, B.D.S., FDSR
University of Florida College of Dentistry
aadewumi@dental.ufl.edu


Chair
Kimberley Patterson, D.D.S., M.S.
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry
pattersonk8@vcu.edu


Chair-elect
Glenn Canares, D.D.S., M.S.D
University of Maryland School of Dentistry
gcanares1@umaryland.edu


Secretary
Priyanshi Ritwik, B.D.S., M.S.
University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston
priyanshi.ritwik@uth.tmc.edu


Recipient of the 2020 ADEA COS Thomas F. Nowlin Award for Outstanding Performance by a Section

 

The ADEA Section on Periodontics promotes excellence in the teaching of periodontics and serves as a source of expertise for clinical and didactic periodontal education. It actively works with related specialty organizations.

Community email:  adea-SECPerio@ConnectedCommunity.org

 

Councilor
Jessica L. Owens, D.M.D
Louisiana State University Health New Orleans School of Dentistry
jowen6@lsuhsc.edu


Chair
Robert Bitter, D.M.D.
Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine
rbitter@siue.edu


Chair-elect
Sangeetha Chandrasefaran, B.D.S., M.S., M.S.
University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine
sangeetha.chandrasekaran@cuanschutz.edu


Secretary
Kai-Chiao (Joe) Chang, D.D.S., M.S.
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC
kjchang@usc.ed


Recipient of the 2006 ADEA COS Thomas F. Nowlin Award for Outstanding Performance by a Section

 

The ADEA Section on Physiology, Pharmacology, and Therapeutics exchanges ideas concerning human physiology pedagogical and research issues in dental education, as well as ideas related to the teaching of pharmacology and therapeutics. 

Community email:  adea-SECPPT@ConnectedCommunity.org

 

Councilor
Neha Parikh, M.S., Ph.D.
University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston
neha.parikh@uth.tmc.edu


Chair
Jayne Reuben, Ph.D.
Texas A&M University College of Dentistry
jsreuben@tamu.edu


Chair-elect
Deethy Nair, B.D.S., M.D.S.
University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry
nairda@udmercy.edu


Secretary
Amandeep Gupta, M.D
University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry
guptaak@udmercy.edu

 

The ADEA Section on Practice Management facilitates communication between teachers of dental practice administration and acts as a forum for issues in the disciplines of economics, marketing, finance, sociology, informatics, law and policy and management.

Community email:  adea-SECPracticeManagement@ConnectedCommunity.org

 

Councilor
Dieter Schonwetter, M.A., Ph.D.
University of Manitoba Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry
Dieter.Schonwetter@umanitoba.ca


Chair
Clifford Lisman, D.M.D., M.S., FACD, FAAPD, M.B.A
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
clifford.lisman@gmail.com


Chair-elect
Aaron Glick, D.D.S.
University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston
Aaron.R.Glick@uth.tmc.edu


Secretary
Rodney McDaniel, D.D.S., M.A.
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry
mcdanielra@vcu.edu


Recipient of the 2009 ADEA COS Thomas F. Nowlin Award for Outstanding Performance by a Section

 

The ADEA Section on Prosthodontics addresses the specific needs of dental educators who have interests in fixed and removable prosthodontics. It actively collaborates with specialty organizations and sponsors regional meetings for members.

Community email:  adea-SECProstho@ConnectedCommunity.org

 

Councilor
John Won, D.D.S., M.S.
Loma Linda University School of Dentistry
jwon@llu.edu


Chair
Judy Chia-Chun Yuan, D.D.S., M.S., M.A.S.
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry
yuanjudy@uic.edu


Chair-elect
Cortino Sukotjo, D.D.S., Ph.D., M.M.Sc.
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry
csukotjo@uic.edu


Secretary
Ahmed Mahrous, D.D.S., M.S.
The University of Iowa College of Dentistry & Dental Clinics
ahmed-mahrous@uiowa.edu


Recipient of the 2004 ADEA COS Thomas F. Nowlin Award for Outstanding Performance by a Section

 

The ADEA Section on Scholarship of Teaching and Learning is a rich discussion forum that provides members the opportunity to learn and build upon the experiences and knowledge of their teaching peers within an infrastructure to support the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning throughout dental education.

Community email:  adea-SecSoTL@ConnectedCommunity.org

 

Councilor
Nancy Young, D.M.D., M.Ed.
Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University
nayoung@augusta.edu

Chair
Tobie Jones, D.M.D.
Oregon Health & Science University School of Dentistry
jonesto@ohsu.edu


Chair-elect
Mathew Mara, D.M.D., M.Ed.       
Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine
maramb@bu.edu


Secretary
Parvati Iyer, D.D.S.              
University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
piyer@pacific.edu

 

The ADEA Section on Student Affairs and Financial Aid promotes the professional development and education of those in student affairs and financial aid administration, as well as offering a forum for the exchange of ideas in these areas.

Community email:  adea-SECSAFA@ConnectedCommunity.org

 

Councilor
Juliette C. Daniels, Ed.D.
University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry
danieljc@udmercy.edu


Chair
Margaret Yang, M.S.Ed.
University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
xiaojiao@upenn.edu


Chair-elect
Susannah Turner, B.S., M.A.
The Ohio State University College of Dentistry
turner.647@osu.edu


Secretary
Marlise Perry, B.S.
Loma Linda University School of Dentistry
mdperry@llu.edu

 

The ADEA Section on Women in Leadership provides a forum for ADEA members interested in advocating for the advancement of women in dental education and gender equity.

Community email:  adea-SECWIL@ConnectedCommunity.org

 

Councilor
Ana Lopez-Fuentes, D.M.D., M.P.H., FACD, FICD
University of Puerto Rico School of Dental Medicine
ana.lopez6@upr.edu

Chair
Elizabeth Andrews, D.D.S., M.S.
Western University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine
eandrews@westernu.edu


Chair-elect
Michelle Brady, D.D.S.
University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
mbrady1@pacific.edu


Secretary
Lea Hachem, D.D.S., M.S.
UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry
Elhachem@uthscsa.edu