College of Dentistry: Research Contacts

Faculty in Research by Department

The following lists faculty who are working on funded research projects. Faculty are listed alphabetically by department.

Biologic & Diagnostic Sciences

Bioscience Research

Endodontics

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Orthodontics

Pediatric Dentistry & Community Oral Health

Periodontology

Prosthodontics

Restorative Dentistry

Biologic & Diagnostic Sciences

Cesar Migliorati, D.D.S., M.S. Ph.D.
Chair | Professor | Director of Oral Medicine

Bioscience Research

Jegdish Babu, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Melody Barron, D.D.S.
Assistant Professor

Mustafa Dabbous, M.S., Ph.D.
Professor

Franklin Garcia-Godoy, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D., Ph.D.
Chair | Professor
Phone: 901-448-6333

Chris S. Ivanoff, D.D.S.
Associate Professor

Mark Scarbecz, Ph.D.
Professor, Assistant Dean, Institutional Affairs

Edwin Thomas, M.S., Ph.D.
Professor

David Tipton, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Professor

Antheunis Versluis, Ph.D.
Professor
Director of Biomaterials

Yanhui Zhang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Endodontics

Adam Lloyd, B.D.S., M.S.
Chair | Associate Professor

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Orthodontics

Edward Harris, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus

Terry Trojan, D.D.S., M.S.
Chair | Associate Professor

Pediatric Dentistry & Community Oral Health

Martin Donaldson, D.D.S
Associate Professor | Director, Postgrad Pediatric Dentistry

Liang Hong, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor | Director, Community Oral Health

Periodontology

Anastasios Karydis, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Rania Livada, D.D.S., M.S.
Assistant Professor

Swati Rawal, B.D.S., M.D.S.
Assistant Professor | Director, Graduate Periodontics

Jacob Shiloah, D.M.D.
Professor

David Tipton, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Professor

Prosthodontics

Swati Ahuja, B.D.S., M.D.S.
Assistant Professor

David Cagna, D.M.D., M.S.
Professor | Director, Graduate Prosthodontics

Vinay Jain, B.D.S., M.S., M.D.S.
Assistant Professor

Restorative Dentistry

James Simon, D.D.S., M.E.d.
Professor | Director, Esthetic Dentistry

Daranee Versluis-Tantbirojn, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor


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Department of Bioscience Research
875 Union Avenue
Memphis, TN 38163

Senior Executive Associate Dean for Research
Franklin Garcia-Godoy, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D., Ph.D.
Phone: (901) 448-6333