aerial view of Parnassus

Dentistry Organization

Units and chains of command

Michael Reddy, dean of the School of Dentistry, is a member of Chancellor Sam Hawgood's cabinet.

Direct reports to Dr. Reddy are listed below. Dotted-line reports include:

Administration

Sheila Brear, associate dean

  • Academic Personnel: Maria Rina Simon, director

Larisa Kure, associate dean

  • Staff Personnel: Maria Rina Simon, director
  • Finance: Lauren Haworth, director
  • Marketing and Strategic Relations: Melissa Telli, director
  • Communications and Content Development: Terri Hunter-Davis, manager
  • Special Projects: Al Lipske
  • Buchanan Dental Center: Poppy Singh, assistant director; Chris Cadwell, manager
  • Parnassus Predoctoral Clinic: Sean Mong, director; Biana Roykh, director; Chris Cadwell, manager
  • Health and Safety: Ramneek Rai, director
  • Compliance: Leslie McGarvey, liaison
  • Larisa Kure, CBO
  • Finance: Lauren Haworth, CFO
  • Marketing and Strategic Relations: Melissa Telli, director
  • Communications and Content Development: Terri Hunter-Davis, manager
  • Clinical Informatics and Technology: Amar Nagaram Chengal, director

George Taylor, associate dean

Sara Hughes, associate dean

  • Learner Success Center: Julia Hwang, director
  • Admissions & Outreach
  • Student Affairs and Advocacy: Pam Armstrong, director
  • Office of Curriculum Support: Stephanie Wallace, director

Thomas Lang, associate dean

  • Graduate and Research Affairs: Roger Mraz, program administrator
  • Global Oral Health Program: Benjamin Chaffee, director
  • Oral and Craniofacial Sciences Graduate Program: Pam Den Besten, co-director; Ralph Marcucio, co-director

Academic Departments & Research Programs

Diane Barber, chair
Department Site

Programs:

  • Oral Head and Neck Cancer Research Group: Andrei Goga, director

Brian Bast, chair
Department Site

Caroline Shiboski, chair
Department Site

  • Craniofacial Anomalies
  • Orthodontics
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Oral Medicine, Pathology and Radiology
  • Periodontology

Programs:

  • Center for Children's Oral Health Research: Pam Den Besten, director
  • Program in Craniofacial Biology: Ophir Klein, director

Mark Kirkland, interim chair
Department Site

  • Behavioral Science and Community Dental Education
  • Preclinical Education, Biomaterials and Engineering
  • Clinical General Dentistry
  • Endodontics
  • Oral Epidemiology and Dental Public Health
  • Prosthodontics

Programs:

  • Center to Address Disparities in Children's Oral Health (CAN DO): Stuart Gansky, director

Sunita Mutha, director
Website