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College of Dentistry Administration


James C Ragain

James C. Ragain, DDS, MS, PhD, FICD, FACD
Dean, College of Dentistry 



Shennetta Alexander

Shannetta K. Alexander, BSBA-FIN, CAP
Academic Project Manager 


Dan Brown

Daniel E. Brown, JD, CPA
Assistant Dean for Financial Affairs 


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David R. Cagna, DMD, MS
Associate Dean, Postgraduate Affairs 


J. Stansill Covington III

J. Stansill Covington III, DDS, MS
Associate Dean of Faculty and Student Affairs 


Dr. Mustafa Dabbous

Mustafa Kh. Dabbous, MS, PhD
Professor and Interim Associate Dean for Research


Edward J. Deschepper

Edward J. DeSchepper, MAEd, DDS, MSD
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs 



Cynthia Hightower
Senior Administrative Services/Assistant Admissions Coordinator  


Paul Luepke

Paul G. Luepke, DDS, MS, FACD
Interim, Associate Dean Clinical and Extramural Affairs
Associate Professor


Syreeta McTavous headshot photo.

Syreeta T. McTavous, DDS
Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion


Dayna Myers

Dayna Myers, RDH, BBA, MDH
Director of Admissions Administration and Advising  



LaSaundra Pirtle, BA, MPS
Senior Administrator for the Dean 


Mark Scarbecz

Mark Scarbecz, PhD
Associate Dean, Institutional Affairs 


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William F. Slagle, DDS, MEd
Dean Emeritus 



Orpheus Triplett, DDS
Assistant Dean Of Community Oral Health and Outreach

Jul 12, 2022