Members & Fellows

Founding Members

Michael Alfano, D.M.D., Ph.D. (President)

Professor, Dean and Executive Vice President Emeritus of New York University.

Dominick DePaola, D.D.S., Ph.D.

Dr. DePaola was Academic Dean Emeritus of Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine, as well as former President and CEO, The Forsyth Institute. In Memoriam (1942-2013)

Arthur Dugoni, D.D.S., M.S.D.

Dean Emeritus and Professor of Orthodontics at the University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry

Lawrence Meskin, D.D.S., Ph.D., M.P.H.

Dr. Meskin was Professor and Director of Continuing Education at the University of Colorado School of Dentistry, as well as former Dean of the School of Dentistry and Dean of the Graduate School and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Research for the University of Colorado System. In Memoriam (1936-2007).

Harold Slavkin, D.D.S.

Dean Emeritus and Professor at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry, University of Southern California (USC).


Stephen N. Abel, D.D.S., M.S.D

Associate Dean for Student, Community and Professional Initiatives at the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine.

Teresa A. Dolan, D.D.S., M.P.H.

Vice President & Chief Clinical Officer, Dentsply Sirona.

Peter A. DuBois, J.D.

Executive Director for the California Dental Association.

Claude Earl Fox, M.D., M.P.H.

President, Med Plus Disability Evaluations, Inc and Professor Emeritus, Miller School of Medicine at University of Miami.

Ralph Fuccillo, M.A. (Secretary)

Principal, Cambridge Concord Associates.

Raul Garcia, D.M.D., M.Med.Sc.

Professor and Chair, Department of Health Policy and Health Services Research at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine.

Ronald Inge, D.D.S.

Chief Dental Officer/VP of Professional Services for Delta Dental Plan of Missouri.

Judith Jones

Associate Dean for Academic Administration at the University of Detroit Mercy Corktown Campus School of Dentistry.

Steven William Kess, M.B.A. (President-Elect)

Vice President, Global Professional Relations for Henry Schein, Inc.

Dushanka Kleinman, D.D.S., MScD

Associate Dean for Research and Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Maryland College Park.

Nicholas G. Mosca, D.D.S., Dr.P.H. (Treasurer)

Quality Manager for CrescentCare, a Federally-Qualified Health Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Wendy Mouradian, M.D., M.S.

Professor Emerita at the University of Washington (UW) School of Dentistry and Founding Director of the UW Regional Initiatives in Dental Education (RIDE) program.

Nader A. Nadershahi, DDS, MBA, EdD

Dean of University of the Pacific’s Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry,

Linda Niessen, D.M.D., M.P.H., M.P.P.

Dean and Professor for NOVA Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Fotinos S. Panagakos, D.M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Research, West Virginia University School of Dentistry

Gary W. Price

President and Chief Executive Officer of the Dental Trade Alliance.

Emeritus Members

Terry Fulmer, Ph.D., R.N.

President of The John A. Hartford Foundation in New York City.

Senior Scholars

Kathryn A. Atchison, D.D.S., M.P.H.

Professor of Public Health and Community Dentistry, University of California at Los Angeles

Judith Haber, Ph.D., A.P.R.N., B.C., F.A.A.N.

Ursula Springer Leadership Professor in Nursing, New York Uuniversity

Ira B. Lamster, D.D.S., M.M.Sc.

Dean Emeritus and Professor of Dental Medicine at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

Founders Fellows

Patricia A. Braun M.D., M.P.H.

Professor of Pediatrics, Family Medicine, Public Health and Dental Medicine at the University of Colorado.

Elisa Chavez, D.D.S.

Associate Professor at the University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco.

Astha Singhal, D.M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor in Health Policy and Health Services Research at Boston University School of Dental Medicine.