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John, Vanchit, BDS, MDS, DDS, MSD

John, Vanchit, BDS, MDS, DDS, MSD
John, Vanchit, BDS, MDS, DDS, MSD

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Associate Professor
Chair, Department of Periodontics & Allied Dental Programs

 

 

  • Vanchit John, BDS, MDS, DDS, MSD
  • Chairman
  • Associate Professor
  • Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology (2002)
  • Education
    • BDS—Madras Dental College (1987)
    • MDS- Periodontics- Madras Dental College (1990)
    • MSD- Periodontics- Indiana University School of Dentistry (1995)
    • DDS- Indiana University School of Dentistry (1998)
  • Research Interests
    • Teaching Calibration
    • Periodontal Regeneration
    • Implant Dentistry
  • Family—Married, 2 adult children
  • Interests—Music, Playing my Guitar and Running

 


Blanchard, Steven, DDS, MS

Blanchard, Steven, DDS, MS
Blanchard, Steven, DDS, MS

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Associate Professor - Graduate Periodontics Division

 

 

  • Director, Graduate Periodontics
  • Associate Professor
  • Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology (1992)
    • Current Chairman, American Board of Periodontology
  • Education
    • DDS--University of Michigan (1980)
    • General Practice Residency—USAF Medical Center Scott (1981)
    • Certificate in Periodontics--Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center (1989)
    • MS (Periodontics)—University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio (1989)
  • Research Interests
    • Periodontal Regeneration
    • Bone Regeneration
  • Family—Married, 3 adult children, 2 grandchildren
  • Interests—Beekeeping, fishing, hunting, outdoor activities

Hamada, Yusuke, DDS, MSD

Hamada, Yusuke, DDS, MSD
Hamada, Yusuke, DDS, MSD

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Clinical Assistant Professor


 

  • Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Education
    • MSD in Periodontics - IU School of Dentistry (2015)
    • Certificate in Periodontics -IU School of Dentistry (2015)
    • DDS - Kyushu Dental College (2006)
  • Research interest: Regenerative Therapy and Implant Dentistry



Kowolik, Michael J., BDS, PhD

Kowolik, Michael J., BDS, PhD
Kowolik, Michael J., BDS, PhD

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Executive Associate Dean
Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs and Global Engagement

 

  • Professor, Periodontics
  • Executive Associate Dean,
  • Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
  • Associate Dean for Global Engagement
  • Education:
    • BDS - University of Edinburgh, Scotland (1973)
    • FDS - Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Scotland (1977)
    • PhD - University of Edinburgh (1984) 
  • Research focus: Oral/Systemic Disease Associations
  • Global relationship building for IUSD and IU
  • Family: Married,  2 sons
  • Interests: reading, art, music, history, antique maps, gourmet cuisine, gardening

Shin, Daniel DDS, MSD

Shin, Daniel DDS, MSD
Shin, Daniel DDS, MSD

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Clinical Assistant Professor
Director, Pre-doctoral Periodontics Program

 

  • Daniel Shin, DDS, MSD
  • Director, Predoctoral Periodontics
  • Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology (2010)
  • Education
    • DDS - State University of New York at Buffalo (2006)
    • Certificate in Periodontics- Indiana University School of Dentistry (2009)
    • MSD (Periodontics) – Indiana University School of Dentistry (2009)

Ramos, Elizabeth D., DDS, MSD

Ramos, Elizabeth D., DDS, MSD
Ramos, Elizabeth D., DDS, MSD

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Clinical Assistant Professor

 

 

  • Director, Program and Institutional Assessment
  • Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Education
    • BS Biology – The University of Toledo, College of Arts & Sciences (1992)
    • DDS—The Ohio State University, College of Dentistry (1997)
    • Advanced Education in General Dentistry Certificate— The Ohio State University, College of Dentistry (1998)
    • Certificate in Periodontics- Richard L. Roudebush, VA Medical Center (2005)
    • MSD (Minor: Oral Pathology)— Indiana University, School of Dentistry (2008)
  • Research Interests
    • Clinical Research in oral health and systemic disease
    • Dental Education

Walters, Carol DDS, MS

Walters, Carol DDS, MS
Walters, Carol DDS, MS

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Clinical Assistant Professor



  • Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Education:
    • RDH - Indiana School of Dentistry (1968)
    • DDS - Indiana School of Dentistry (1981)
    • MS in Periodontics  - University of Michigan School of Dentistry (1983)
    • Family: Husband Dave Keller
    • Interests: golf, information technology, Eagle Creek Park Foundation activities, and dogs (especially mine)

 


Emeritus Faculty

Gillette, William, DDS
Professor Emeritus

Hancock, E. Brady, DDS, MSD
Professor Emeritus

Newell, Donald, DDS, MS
Professor Emeritus

Adjunct Faculty

Alavanja, Branko, DDS, MSD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Au-Yeung, Jason, DDS, MSD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Gossweiler, Michael, DDS
Clinical Assistant Professor

Ocampo, Santiago, DDS, MSD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Phillips, Gregory, DDS, MSD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Rajkumar, Krithika, BDS, MSD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Robbins, Frederick, DDS, MSD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Towns, Stephen, DDS
Clinical Assistant Professor

Wolfe, James, DDS, MSD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Volunteer Faculty


Barco, Clark T., DDS
Volunteer Assistant Professor

Brooks, Leslie, DDS
Volunteer Assistant Professor