Faculty

Raed F. Ajlouni, BDS, MS
Clinical Professor

Leeanna H. Bartlett, MEd
Instructional Assistant Professor

Elain Benton, BS
Lecturer

Kerin Burdette, DDS, MPH, FAAPD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Paul C. Dechow, PhD
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Regents Professor
Interim Department Head, Public Health Sciences
Member of the Texas A&M Graduate Faculty

Daniel L. Jones PhD, DDS
Professor

Joshua Liescheski, DDS 
Clinical Assistant Professor

Amal A. K. Nourel-din,  BDS, MS, MS, PhD
Clinical Associate Professor, Associate Department Head

Simmi Patel, DDS
Clinical Assistant Professor

Joe J. Simmons III, MA, DDS
Clinical Associate Professor

Crystal P. Stinson, DDS, MS, PhD
Assistant Professor

Peggy Timothé, DDS, MPH, MA
Assistant Professor

Karl Veasey, DDS
Clinical Assistant Professor

Staff

Rosa Behrevar, RDA
Dental Assistant 

Bethelhem Belaineh, RDA
Dental Assistant 

Rachel Cowley-Portillo
Clinic Manager

Ruth Garcia, RDA
Dental Assistant

Andrea Gonzalez, RDA
Dental Assistant 

Paul Hoffmann, MSSW, MBA
Administrative Director of Extramural Clinics 

Tony Keller, BA
Administrative Associate 

Tristen Lovekamp, MPA
Program Coordinator 

Beatriz Mata, RDA
Dental Assistant 

Priscilla Munoz, RDA
Dental Assistant 

Katy Nimmons, MPH, M.Sc
Research Projects Administration Manager 

Diana Plata, RDA
Dental Assistant 

Gloria Porras, RDA
Dental Assistant 

Ki’Ara Ransom, RDA
Dental Assistant 

Santa Isabel Rivera-Galo, RDA
Dental Assistant 

Rita Rorie
Senior Administrative Coordinator 

Angela Wilson, MA
Administrative Associate

Residents 

  • Darnell Thomas, DDS, MPH