Faculty by Division

Behavioral Sciences & Community Dental Education



  • Leon Assael, Director of Community-based Education and Practice & Clinical Instructor
  • Linda CentoreDivision Chair & Professor
  • Frank Grimaldi, Professor
  • Ram Vaderhobli, Assistant Professor

Volunteer Faculty

  • Michael Aaronson, Clinical Instructor
  • Mouhannad Almajdalani, Clinical Instructor
  • Baharak Amanzadeh, Assistant Professor
  • Mostafa Barakzoy, Assistant Professor
  • Yogita Butani Thakur, Clinical Instructor
  • Jonathan Canick, Associate Professor
  • Ann Chen, Clinical Instructor
  • Joyce Chen, Clinical Instructor
  • Nicole Chen, Clinical Instructor
  • Catherine Do, Assistant Professor
  • Sohail Ebrahimi, Clinical Instructor
  • Joshua Emrick, Clinical Instructor
  • Nicole Flanigan, Clinical Instructor
  • Vanessa Franks, Clinical Instructor 
  • Alfonso Galindo, Assistant Professor
  • Vanisha Gandhi, Clinical Instructor
  • John Gee, Clinical Instructor
  • Barbara Gerbert, Professor Emeritus
  • Mark Harris, Assistant Professor
  • Enos Heinzen, Clinical Instructor
  • Paul Hsiao, Clinical Instructor
  • Marcello Indelicato, Clinical Instructor
  • Vijayalakshmi Katragadda, Clinical Instructor
  • John Kaze, Assistant Professor
  • Paul Kim, Clinical Instructor
  • Wynne Ko, Assistant Clinical Professor
  • Anson Kwong, Clinical Instructor
  • Mikoyan Lagrimas, Clinical Instructor
  • Gordon Lai, Clinical Instructor
  • Phu Le, Clinical Instructor
  • Benjamin Lee, Clinical Instructor
  • Jeanie Lee, Clinical Instructor
  • Sheila Leffall, Clinical Instructor
  • Christina Liao, Clinical Instructor
  • Philip Liao, Clinical Instructor 
  • Mai Ly, Clinical Instructor
  • Ahmed Moneim, Assistant Professor
  • Monica Macvane-Pearson, Assistant Professor
  • Ahmed Moneim, Professor Emeritus
  • Constanza Montejo-Kadera, Associate Professor
  • Tinh Phan, Professor
  • Franklin Pierce, Assistant Professor
  • Fatima Pineda-Lam, Assistant Professor
  • Marco Reyes, Assistant Professor
  • Steven Rippy, Professor
  • Riza Santos, Professor
  • Harjinder Singh, Assistant Professor
  • Daniel Siri, Assistant Professor
  • Monica Tong, Assistant Professor
  • Katherine Vo, Assistant Professor
  • Pamela Wong, Assistant Professor
  • Tara Wongchaowart, Clinical Professor
  • Carter Wright, Assistant Professor
  • Ryan Yamanaka, Assistant Professor
  • Michelle Yap, Professor

Biomaterials & Bioengineering



Volunteer Faculty

  • Raymond Bertolotti, Health Sciences Clinical Professor
  • Kimberly Kim, Health Sciences Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Lilliam Pinzon, Assistant Adjunct Professor
  • Karen Schulze, Assistant Adjunct Professor
  • Michal Staninec, Health Sciences Clinical Professor, Emeritus

Clinical General Dentistry



Volunteer Faculty

  • Nirvana Anoosheh, Assistant Professor
  • Dennis Buhler, Assistant Professor
  • Clifford Chow, Associate Professor
  • Norman Choy, Assistant Professor
  • Don Coluzzi, Assistant Professor
  • Osleydis Diaz, Professor
  • Glen Hebert, Assistant Professor
  • Jason Henderson, Assistant Professor
  • Ronald Hirose, Professor
  • John Ino, Non-senate ACAD Emeritus
  • Victor Kvikstad, Professor
  • Gordon Lee, Assistant Professor
  • John Lin, Assistant Professor
  • Terence Louie, Professor
  • Larry Odono, Assistant Professor
  • Roger Pelzner, Recall Professor
  • Biana Roykh, Associate Director
  • Clement Shek, Associate  Professor
  • Bruce Tran, Associate Professor
  • David Vierhus, Assistant Professor
  • Perry Wong, Assistant Professor
  • Eric Yabu, Assistant Professor
  • Randy Yip, Professor

Endodontics



Volunteer Faculty

  • Carolyn Chong, Associate Professor
  • Joseph Grenn, Assistant Professor
  • Wayne Hotzakorgian, Associate Professor
  • Nhi Huynh, Assistant Professor
  • Jeffrey Janian, Associate Professor
  • Kevin Keating, Associate Professor
  • Harrison Nguyen, Assistant Professor
  • Craig Noblett, Assistant Professor
  • Terrell Pannkuk, Professor
  • Christine Peters, Associate Professor
  • Ove Peters, Professor
  • Cyrus Salehi, Assistant Professor
  • Jeffrey Wing, Assistant Professor
  • Bexter Yang, Associate Professor

Oral Epidemiology & Dental Public Health



Volunteer Faculty

  • Carolyn Brown, Associate Professor
  • Elisa Chavez, Associate Professor
  • Gregory Chong, Clinical Instructor
  • Cynthia Fantacone, Assistant Professor
  • Jared Fine, Assistant Professor
  • Margaret Fisher, Assistant Professor
  • Susan Fisher-Owens, Associate Professor
  • Richard Gregory, Assistant Professor
  • Frank Grimaldi, Professor
  • Barbara Heckman, Dental Hygienist
  • Irene Hilton, Assistant  Professor
  • Robert Isman, Associate Professor
  • Nathan Kaufman, Assistant Professor
  • Michael Le, Clinical Instructor
  • Bonnie Lederman, Clinical Instructor
  • Kristy Menage Bernie, Assistant Professor
  • Kohei Morita, Clinical Instructor
  • David Noel, Assistant Professor
  • Francisco Ramos-Gomez, Professor
  • Melissa Tuft, Assistant Professor
  • Katherine Vo, Clinical Instructor

 Pre-Clinical



Volunteer Faculty

  • Ben Amini, Assistant Professor
  • Gregory Chong, Assistant Professor
  • Joseph Kim, Assistant Professor
  • Michael Lin, Assistant Professor
  • Lakshmi Ramgopal, Assistant Professor
  • Jeffrey Sasaki, Assistant Professor
  • William Thai, Professor Emeritus

Prosthodontics



Volunteer Faculty

  • Steven Goldman, Assistant Professor
  • Sung Hong, Associate Professor
  • Michael Jacobs, Assistant Professor
  • Theodore Jacobson, Associate Professor
  • Rodney Lee, Professor
  • Robert Morrish, Associate Professor
  • Roy Nakamoto, Professor
  • Kirk Pasquinelli, Assistant Professor
  • Juhyong Yi, Assistant Professor
  • Craig Yonemura, Assistant Professor
  • Todd Yonemura, Assistant Professor