Faculty, Staff and Students
Division Chief of Periodontology and Program Director of Graduate Periodontology:
Mohanad Al-Sabbagh, Associate Professor; M.S. SUNY Buffalo 2002; Cert. Periodontology, SUNY Buffalo 2002; Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology 2005. Email: email@example.com
Program Director of Predoctoral Periodontology:
Samuel J. Jasper, Associate professor; D.D.S., Ohio State University, 1976; M.S., Ohio State University, 1980, Cert. Periodontology, Ohio State University 1980. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sue P. Humphrey, Associate Professor, BS in Dental Hygiene, Kentucky, 1972; M.S. Kentucky, 1995. Mrs. Humphrey is a Fellow in the AADH. Email: email@example.com
Dolphus R. Dawson III, Assistant Professor; D.M.D. University of Louisville 1992; Advanced General Dent Cert. University of Louisville 1993; Cert. Periodontology and M.S. University of Kentucky 1997. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pinar Emecen Huja, Assistant Professor; D.D.S., Hacettepe University, Turkey 1998; PhD, Hacettepe University, Turkey, 2005; Cert. Periodontology and M.S. Ohio State University 2011; Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology 2012. Email: email@example.com
Jeffrey L. Ebersole, Alvin L. Morris Professor of Oral Health Research, Assistant Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, B.A., Temple University, 1971; Ph.D., Univ. of Pittsburgh School of Dentistry, 1975. Currently serves as Director of the Center for Oral Health Research. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Doug Neuman, D.M.D., M.S., University of Kentucky, 1972; Cert., Periodontology, University of Kentucky, 1974.
Justin Clemens, D.D.S. Indiana University, 2004, Cert. Periodontology and M.S. University of Kentucky, 2007
Jerry Stovall, D.M.D., University of Kentucky, 1970: Cert., Periodontology, University of Kentucky 1975.
Tom Rubino, D.D.S., Medical College of Virginia 1986: Cert., Periodontology, University of Kentucky 1988.
Neal Shepherd, D.D.S., University of Louisville 2005: Cert., Periodontology, University of Louisville 2008.
Patient Coordinator: Connie Thaxton is our patient coordinator. She schedules all appointments in the graduate clinic, answers incoming calls and generally takes care of administrative matters related to patient care and scheduling. She can be reached at (859) 323-6193.
Staff Hygienist: Cheryl Huffman is our staff hygienist. She works closely with the graduate students in order to provide the best possible maintenance care for our patients. She can be reached at (859)323-5557
Administrative Assistant: Terri McGlasson is the secretary/administrative assistant for the Division of Periodontics. She handles all of the nonclinical administrative matters relating to the grad program. She can be reached at (859) 323-5391 or email@example.com
Business Manager: She oversees the business and administrative functions of the Periodontology Graduate clinic.
Financial Counselor: Kathleen Hertz is our financial counselor. She is located in room D402C, next to the receptionist. She answers billing and insurance questions, collects payments, verifies insurance benefits and submits prior authorization requests. She can be reached at (859)323-6547 or Kathleen.firstname.lastname@example.org
Dental/Surgical Assistants: Sherry Hacker and Prakash Shrestha are our talented dental assistants. They provide high-quality chairside assisting during many procedures, including data collection, nonsurgical debridement, surgical / regenerative procedures and implantology. In addition, they maintain the inventory, process instruments and expose/process radiographs.
CURRENT GRADUATE STUDENTS
Jimmy Vellis (Howard University)
Nathan Johnson (University of Kentucky)
Elliott Neuman (University of Kentucky)
John Ferrin (University of Las Vegas)
Alison Wright (University of Louisville)
Benjamin Syndergaard (University of Las Vegas)