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Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Faculty & Staff

Chair

lawrence weeda

Lawrence W. Weeda, Jr., DDS
Professor & Chair
Dental Education: University of Missouri
OMS Education: Portsmouth Naval Hospital
lweeda@uthsc.edu

 

Director

james christian

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

 

Faculty

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

 

jeffrey brooks

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

 

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Nicholas O. Gerard, DMD, MD
Assistant Professor
Dental Education: Temple University
ngerard@uthsc.edu

 

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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

 

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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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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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

 

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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

Stephanie Alvarado
Clinical Dental Assistant
salvarad@uthsc.edu

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

Felicia Davis
Patient Care Coordinator

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 7, 2018