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Program Graduates

Graduates of the advanced education programs are listed below with their current positions.

2020

  • Wedad Alshehri, M.S., PhD; Dr. Alshehri is currently a faculty member in the Dental Hygiene Program, Riyadh Colleges of Dentistry and Pharmacy, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Bei Chang, PhD; Postdoctoral Fellow, Texas A&M College of Dentistry
  • William Stenberg, DDS, PhD; Private Practice, Gearhart, OR, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M College of Dentistry
  • Hui Shu, PhD, Scientist, Health Track RX

 2019

  • Wenjing Luo, B.S., PhD
  • Mirali Pandya, B.D.S, PhD; Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Periodontics, Texas A&M College of Dentistry
  • Ahmad Swidi, B.D.S., PhD; Assistant Professor, Division of Orthodontics, Department of Preventive Dental Sciences, College of Dentistry, Jazan University, Saudi Arabia
  • Ke Wang, B.D.S., PhD; Resident, Division of Orthodontics, University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine
  • Jason Mao, MS; PhD student at Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine
  • Mujtaba Methani, MS; Prosthodontics Residency Program, Rutgers School of Dental Medicine

2018

  • Tian Liang, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Michigan School of Dentistry, MI
  • Georgia Mitchell, MS, Dental Student at Utah Dental School, Salt Lake City, UT 

2017

  • Crystal Stinson (nee Johnson), DDS, MS, PhD; Assistant Professor at Texas A&M College of Dentistry, Department of Public Health Sciences 
  • Moufida Abufarwa, PhD, Orthodontics Resident, Buffalo University, NY
  • Priyam Jani, PhD, NIH Clinical Fellow – NIDCR, Bethesda, MD
  • Neelam Ahuja, MS, Faculty Research Associate, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX, & Adjunct Assistant Professor, Texas A&M College of Dentistry, Dallas, TX
  • Vijaya Kondru, MS, Periodontology Resident, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
  • Mahesh Rao, MS 

2016

  • Taha Azimaie, MS, Dental Student at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, New Brunswick, NJ
  • Ryan Walsh, MS, Endodontics Private Practice, Adjunct Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University, College of Dentistry  

2015

  • Yinshi Ren, PhD; Assistant Professor, Orthopedic Surgery, UTSW Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • Leslie Pryor McIntosh, PhD; Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences – Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, South Georgia
  • Maria Serrano, PhD; Visiting Professor, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX
  • Isra Ibrahim, MS; Graduate Program, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
  • Katrina Fritz Mills, MS

2014

  • Anika Voisey, DDS, PhD; Craniofacial Orthodontist, Texas Children's Hospital; Instructor TCH Plastic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine; Houston , TX
  • John Bonds, DDS, PhD; General Dentistry Private Practice, Coppell, TX
  • Roberto Carillo, DDS, PhD; Faculty and Research Director of the Orthodontic Department, Autonomous University, Nuevo Leon, Mexico & Adjunct Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University, College of Dentistry
  • Akshi Arora, PhD, MS, DDS, Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Engineering and Graduate Program in Dental Materials, Marquette University, MI
  • Bryan Trump, MS, DDS, Professor of Oral Pathology at University of Utah School of Dentistry, Salt Lake City, UT

2013

  • Monica Prasad-Gibson, PhD; Assistant Professor of Periodontics and Graduate Program Director, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
  • Afsaneh Rangiani, PhD, DDS, Orthodontics Private Practice, Fredericksburg, VA
  • Wendy Vu, MS;  DDS, General Dentistry Private Practice, Rowlett, TX
  • Shuxian Lin, PhD, Faculty, Department of Prosthodontics, Shanghai Ninth People's Hospital, Shanghai, China
  • Sammar Razaq, MS, DDS, General Dentistry Private Practice, Dallas, TX
  • Poorva Gharpure, MS; Private Practice, Wylie, TX

2012

  • Hageer Glessa, BDS, MS
  • Matthew McBride, MS, DDS, Orthodontics Private Practice, Plano, TX

2011

  • Ashneet Sachar, BDS, PhD; General Dentistry Private Practice, India
  • Julia Chang, DDS, PhD; Dr. Chang is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Dentistry, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Leticia Ferreira, DDS, MS; Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Medicine University of the Pacific Arthur A Dugoni School of Dentistry, San Francisco, CA
  • Pavithra Pugalagiri, BDS, MS; Oral Pathology Private Practice, Fort Worth, TX
  • Veera Malavia, BDS, MS; General Dentistry Private Practice, Roosevelt, NY
  • Mohamed Mansour, BDS, MS; General Dentistry Private Practice, Richardson, TX
  • Lakshmi Gorungantula, BDS, MS; Periodontics Private Practice, Dallas, TX
  • Yao Sun, BDS, PhD; Associate Professor, Vice Director of Hard Tissue Regeneration Institute, Harbin Medical University, China
  • Jyoti Puri, BDS, PhD;  Periodontics Private Practice, Lombard, IL
  • Hoa Nguyen, DDS, PhD; General Dentistry Private Practice, Plano, TX

2010

  • Elias Kontogiorgos, DDS, PhD; Professor, Director of Implant Dentistry, Department of Prosthodontics, Texas A&M University, College of Dentistry

2009

  • Shankar Venugopalan, DDS, PhD; Associate Professor of Orthodontics, College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics, University of Iowa
  • Steve Lin, MS; Businessman, Dallas, TX
  • Wenli Yu, DDS, PhD; Wenli is an Oral Surgeon at the University of California, San Francisco, Highland Hospital and Kaiser Permanente Northern California
  • Mani ChopraDDS, PhD; Senior Manager, Proctor & Gamble, Singapore Innovation Center, Singapore

2008

  • Sean Liu, DDS, PhD; Orthodontics Private Practice, Kent, WA
  • Uriel Zapata, PhD; Professor, Graduate Program Director, Mechanical Engineering Department, Universidad EAFIT, Medellin, Colombia
  • Cara Kessler, MS; General Dentistry Private Practice, Richardson, TX
  • Sammer Razaq, MS; Oral Pathology Private Practice, Dallas, TX

2007

  • Samer Al-Aqeel, MS, PhD; Professor, College of Applied Medical Science, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
  • Erik Harrington, DDS, PhD; Pediatric Dentistry Private Practice. Dallas, TX
  • Patricia Garcia-Morales, DDS, PhD;
  • Reed Gibbins, DDS, MS; Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Private Practice, Forney, TX
  • Ingrid Proenca, DDS, MS; Oral Pathology Private Practice, Dallas, TX

2006

  • Anneta Bitouni, DDS, MS;  Assistant Professor, Comprehensive Dentistry, Texas A&M University College of Dentistry
  • Mohammed El Salanty, MD, PhD; Professor and Chair of Anatomy, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences
  • Aparna Naidu, DDS, M.S., Clinical Associate Professor of Oral Pathology, University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Dentistry, Kansas City, MO
  • John Roberts, DDS, MS; Pediatric Dentistry Private Practice, Prosper, TX

2005

  • Payal Bhan, MS

2004

  • Ana Maria Wintergerst, DDS, PhDProfessor and Associate Director of Clinical Research, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City
  • Yiyu Fang, DDS, PhD; Orthodontics Private Practice, Kennewick, WA
  • Carolyn Kerins, DDS, PhD; Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Texas A&M University, College of Dentistry
  • Dong Hwa Chung, DDS, PhD; Professor, Dankook University, South Korea
  • Kathy Adab, DDS, PhD; Orthodontics Private Practice, Seattle, WA

2002

  • Salvador Nares, DDS, PhD; Professor, Head of Department of Periodontics, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
  • Pei Kang, DDS, PhD; Endodontics Private Practice, Fort Worth, TX
  • Robert Spears, MS, PhD; Dr. Spears is currently the Associate Dean for Student and Academic Affairs at the School of Dentistry, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX
  • Jill Peterson, DDS, PhD; Endodontics Private Practice, Arlington, TX
  • Mary Davis, MS

2000

  • Reena Talwar, DDS, PhD; Clinical Associate Professor, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Alberta, Canada
  • Carina Schwartz-Dabney, DDS, PhD; Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Private Practice, Irving, TX
  • Ana Lavda DDS, MS; Private Practice, Greece
  • Matt Quintero, PhD
  • Nikitas Sykaras, DDS, PhD; Prosthodontics Private Practice and Assistant Professor, University of Athens, Greece
  • Maria Fuentes, DDS, PhD; Pediatric Dentistry Private Practice, Carrollton, TX
  • Ted Fields, DDS, PhD;  Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Private Practice, Rockwall, TX

1999

  • Jason Cope, DDS, PhD;  Orthodontics Private Practice and Adjunct Assistant Professor, Orthodontics, Texas A&M University, College of Dentistry

1998

  • Marianela Gonzalez, DDS, PhD; Clinical Associate Professor, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Texas A&M University College of Dentistry

1997

  • Deborah Doxey, DDS, PhD

1992

  • Fedon Liverotos, DDS, PhD