A Seventh-day Adventist Organization

Center for Dental Research Faculty

Faculty

The CDR is staffed by a team of experienced and highly respected researchers who provide assistance and support to both faculty and student researchers.

CDR Research Faculty

  • Yiming Li, DDS, MSD, PhD. Associate Dean for Research; Director, Center for Dental Research; Professor, Restorative Dentistry; Professor, Microbiology & Molecular Genetics - School of Medicine
  • Sean Lee, DDS. Director, Clinical Research, Center for Dental Research; Professor, Restorative Dentistry
  • Clyde Roggenkamp, DDS, MSD, MSD, MPH, Biomaterials Research Laboratory, Center for Dental Research; Associate Professor, Restorative Dentistry
  • Rodrigo Viecilli, DDS, PhD. Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Center for Dental Research; Associate Professor, Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
  • Wu Zhang, MD, Director, Research Services, Center for Dental Research; Professor, Dental Education Services

Faculty with CDR Appointment

  • Lancelot McLean, PhD. Associate Professor, Department of Dental Education Services
  • Ahmed Khocht, DDS, MSD. Professor of Periodontology, Pre-doctoral Program Director, Department of Periodontics
  • Dwight Rice, DDS. Associate Professor, Department of Oral Diagnosis, Radiology and Pathology
  • Montry Suprono, DDS, MSD. Assistant Professor, Division of General Dentistry, Department of Prosthodontics
  • Shelley Withers, MS, RDH. Assistant Professor, Department of Dental Hygiene

Faculty Conducting Research in Departments

  • Leif Bakland, DDS Professor, Endodontics
  • Joseph Caruso, DDS, MS, MPH, Chair, Orthodontics, Professor, Orthodontics
  • Jung-Wei Chen, DDS, MS, PhD, Associate Professor, Pediatrics
  • Charles Goodacre, DDS, MSD, Professor, Prosthodontics
  • Robert Handysides, DDS, Associate Professor, Endodontics
  • Alan Herford, DDS, MD, Professor, Surgery; Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Joseph Kan, DDS, MS, Professor, Restorative Dentistry
  • Yoon Kim, DDS, MS Associate Professor, Periodontics
  • Jaime Lozada, DDS, Professor, Restorative Dentistry, Director, Graduate Programs, Restorative Dentistry, Oral Implant Dentistry
  • Thomas Rogers, DDS, MA, Professor, Dental Education Services
  • Holli Riter, DDS, Associate Professor, Restorative Dentistry
  • Mahmoud Torabinejad, DMD, MSD, PhD, Professor, Endodontics

Research Associates

  • Raydolfo Aprecio, OD, BS, Research Associate, Center for Dental Research
  • Zhe Zhong, DDS, PhD., Postdoctoral Fellow, Research Associate, Center for Dental Research

Visiting Scholars

  • Dongjiao Zhang, MS, West China College of Stomatology, Sichuan University
  • Xiaoli Liu, MD, PhD, Xinhua Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiaotong University, School of Medicine
  • Roberto Savignano, MS, PhD. University of Pisa, Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • Weixu Chen, DDS, MS ENT Hospital, Fudan University, Department of Stomatology
  • Wei Jiang, DDS, PhD, Ninth People’s Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Stomatology
  • Danyin Tao, DDS, MS, Ninth People’s Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Stomatology