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College of Dentistry Administration


James C Ragain

James C. Ragain, DDS, PhD, FICD, FACD, MS
Dean, College of Dentistry 



Shennetta Alexander

Shannetta K. Alexander, BSBA-FIN, CAP
Academic Project Manager 


Dan Brown

Daniel E. Brown
Assistant Dean for Financial Affairs 


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David R. Cagna, DMD, MS
Associate Dean, Postgraduate Affairs 


J. Stansill Covington III

J. Stansill Covington III, DDS, MS
Professor & Special consultant to the Dean 


Dr. Mustafa Dabbous

Mustafa Kh. Dabbous, PhD, MS
Professor & Interim Associate Dean for Research


Dr. Mustafa Dabbous

Dr. Mojdeh Dehghan, DDS
Professor & Dean of Admissions and Student Affairs


Edward J. Deschepper

Edward J. DeSchepper, DDS, MAEd, MSD
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs 


Cynthia Hightower

Cynthia Hightower
Senior Administrative Services/Assistant Admissions Coordinator  


Paul Luepke

Paul G. Luepke, DDS, MS, FACD
Interim, Associate Dean Clinical and Extramural Affairs
Associate Professor


Dayna Myers

Dayna Myers, RDH, BBA, MDH
Director of Admissions Administration and Advising  

Dewana Oliver

Dewana Oliver
Administrative Assistant



Adepitan A. Owosho, DDS
Associate Professor and Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Lasaundra Pirtle

LaSaundra Pirtle, BA, MPS
Senior Administrator for the Dean 


Mark Scarbecz

Mark Scarbecz, PhD
Associate Dean, Institutional Affairs 

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Jamerica Sisk
Administrative Services Assistant 

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William F. Slagle, DDS, MEd
Dean Emeritus 
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Allen T. Stanton, MDiv
Administrative Project Manager, Healthy Smiles Initiative


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Abby Stanton, MDiv
Communications Coordinator

Orpheus Triplett, DDS
Assistant Dean Of Community Oral Health and Outreach

Mar 17, 2023