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About the Climate Study Work Group

Chairs

George Taylor

George W. Taylor, DMD, DrPH

Professor, Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences; associate dean for diversity and inclusion

Linda Centore

Linda Centore, PhD, ANP-BC

Clinical professor; chair, Division of Behavioral Science and Community Education, Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences

Work Group Members

Jessica Baisley
Third-year domestic dental student

Anamica Batra
Fourth-year international student, International Dentist Pathway

Jean Calvo, DDS
Resident in Pediatric Dentistry

Marina Dronsky
Department manager, Department Orofacial Sciences

Jeffory Eaton, DDS
Clinical associate professor; faculty director, Community Dental Clinic, Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences

Stuart Gansky, DrPH (Biostatistics)
Professor; director, Center to Address Disparities in Children’s Oral Health (CAN DO); assistant director, CTSI Mentor Development Program; vice chair for research, Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences

Maria Guerra
Director of operations, UCSF Dental Center

Natalie Buu Hastings, DMD
Associate clinical professor; chair, Division of Clinical General Dentistry, Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences

Sunita Ho, PhD
Professor, Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences

Larisa Kure, BA, MPA
Associate dean for administration and finance

Alexander Lipske
Project manager, Dean’s Office

Karen Maalona
Analyst 1 supervisor, International Dentist Program

Michael McMaster, PhD
Professor, Cell and Tissue Biology

Elizabeth Ann Mertz, PhD
Associate professor, Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences; chair, School of Dentistry Faculty Senate

Thomas Nguyen
Third-year domestic dental student; president of the Gender and Sexual Diversity in Dentistry Alliance

Sneha Oberoi, DDS, MDS
Professor of clinical orofacial sciences; director, Cleft and Craniofacial Orthodontic Program, Department of Orofacial Sciences

Sampeter Odera, DMD, MD
Assistant professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Sophia Saeed, DMD
Associate clinical professor, Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences; chair, School of Dentistry Curriculum Steering Committee

Janis Williams
Ambulatory care administrative supervisor, predoctoral dental clinics, UCSF Dental Center, Parnassus

Joseph Youssef
Fourth-year domestic dental student, domestic predoctoral program; past president, Associated Dental Students organization