Oral Pathology, Medicine & Radiology

Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Oral Pathology, Medicine and Radiology is to provide exemplary educational programs, research, and patient care services in the diagnostic sciences and medical management of patients. The department serves as the gateway for the introduction of patients and students to patient care at Indiana University School of Dentistry.


The vision of the department is to be a nationally recognized center of excellence and referral unit for exemplary education, patient care services and research in oro-facial diagnostic sciences.

OPMR Faculty Participation in IU/Moi/AMPATH Collaboration 2012

During the calendar year 2012 several OPMR faculty actively participated in the IU/Moi/AMPATH collaboration.  Dr. Ginat Mirowski participated in a faculty exchange visit in for two weeks June.  She gave multiple presentations to dental students, hospital staff and the Kenya Dental Association, in addition to touring the hospital wards.  Dr. Mythily Srinivasan continued her collaborative research project on oral manifestations of HIV, tobacco use and salivary profile.  This is an ongoing project involving Drs. William Tierney and Kara Wools-Kaloustian at IUSM and the subject of an evolving NIH grant proposal.  Dr. Lawrence Goldblatt spent a week at MU School of Dentistry and AMPATH continuing his work with Moi University faculty formalizing the Oral Health Component of AMPATH Primary Care.

Where do I refer a patient with an oral medicine problem?

Although there is not currently an oral medicine clinic associated with the department, several of our faculty members are seeing patients with oral medicine problems through private practices.  

To schedule with Dr. Susan L. Zunt, who sees her patients through The Center for Oral Diagnosis and Treatment in the Dental Faculty Private Practice, please call Nikki Guerrettaz at 317 274 5250.

To schedule with Dr. Ginat W. Mirowski, who sees her patients in a private practice outside of the university, please phone 317 359 5357.

Where do I refer a patient with a TMJ/TMD or facial pain problem?

IUSD currently does not have a TMJ/TMD expert seeing clinical patients.

Does your department offer a graduate program?

We are not currently taking applications for a graduate program.

Other Services Offered by the Department:

Click here for information on the Radiographic Duplication Service
Click here for information on the Oral Pathology Group
Click here for information on The Center for Oral Diagnosis and Treatment
Click here for information on the Cone Beam Imaging Facility