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CORONAVIRUS DISEASE INFORMATION AND RESOURCES

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Faculty and Staff

Chair

Jim Albright, DDS

Jimmy E. Albright, DDS
Professor and Interim Chair
Dental Education: University of Tennessee Health Science Center
OMS Education: Bethesda Naval Hospital
jalbrig3@uthsc.edu

 

Director

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James W. Pledger, DDS
Associate Professor and Program Director
Dental Education: University of Tennessee Health Science Center
OMS Education: University of Tennessee Health Science Center
jpledger@uthsc.edu

 

Faculty

jeffrey brooks

Jeffrey H. Brooks, DMD
Executive Associate Dean
Professor
Dental Education: University of Mississippi, DMD
OMS Education: University of Tennessee Health Science Center
jbrook27@uthsc.edu

 

james christian

James M. Christian, DDS
Professor
Dental Education: Temple University
OMS Education: University of Connecticut
jchris19@uthsc.edu

 

Nicholas, Gerard, DMD, MD

Nicholas O. Gerard, DMD, MD
Assistant Professor
Dental Education: Temple University
OMS Education: Vanderbilt University
Medical Education: University of Health Sciences Antigua
ngerard@uthsc.edu

 

Bruce McCullar, DDS

Bruce H. McCullar, DDS
Associate Professor
Dental Education: University of Tennessee Health Science Center
OMS Education: University of Tennessee Health Science Center
bmcculla@uthsc.edu

 

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J. Lawrence McRae, DDS
Associate Professor
Dental Education: University of Tennessee Health Science Center
OMS Education: University of Tennessee Health Science Center

 

Richard Meekins, Jr., DDS

Richard D. Meekins, Jr., DDS
Assistant Professor
Dental Education: Howard University
OMS Education: Martin Luther King Jr./Charles R. Drew Medical Center
rmeekins@uthsc.edu

 

R. Kuhen Smith, DDS

R. Kuhen Smith, DDS
Assistant Professor
Dental Education: University of Tennessee Health Science Center
OMS Education: University of Tennessee Health Science Center

 

Ronald Staples, DDS

Ronald C. Staples, DDS
Assistant Professor
Dental Education: University of Tennessee Health Science Center
OMS Education: University of Tennessee Health Science Center

 

Scott Weiskopf, DDS

Scott A. Weiskopf, DDS
Assistant Professor
Dental Education: University of Tennessee Health Science Center
OMS Education: University of Illinois - Chicago
weiskop@uthsc.edu

 

Michael Williams, DDS, MD

Micheal A. Williams, DDS, MD
Assistant Professor
Dental Education: University of Tennessee Health Science Center
OMS Education: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Doctorate Education: University of Alabama at Birmingham, MD

 

Trent Wilson, DDS

G. Trent Wilson, DDS
Associate Professor
Dental Education: University of Tennessee Health Science Center
OMS Education: University of Tennessee Health Science Center
gwilson2@uthsc.edu

 

Staff

Beatrice Davis, BA
Administrative Secretary/Residency Coordinator
bpdavis@uthsc.edu

Felicia Davis
Patient Care Coordinator

Francis Gray
Clinical Dental Assistant
fgray5@uthsc.edu

Mamie Gray
Sr. Equipment Control Technician
mgray9@uthsc.edu

Kayla Hill
Clinical Dental Assistant
khill49@uthsc.edu

Carolyn B. Ivy
Administrative Aide
civy@uthsc.edu

Wendy Tapplin
Sr. Admitting Clerk
wjackson@uthsc.edu

Shelia Thompson
Scheduling
sthomp12@uthsc.edu 

Lashynthea Williams
Clinical Dental Assistant
lwill140@uthsc.edu 

Lavonne Wright
Sr. Material Control Clerk
lward@uthsc.edu

Last Published: Sep 2, 2020