The Department of Orthodontics & Oral Facial Genetics boasts a diverse faculty trained in multiple orthodontic techniques. Many faculty have secondary specialties that have contributed to the uniqueness and success of the program. We are grateful for their hard work and dedication, and especially to our volunteers for their time.

Our organizational chart is available here.


*Katherine S. Kula, MS, DMD, MS


Ahmed A. M. Ghoneima, BDS, MSc, PhD, Director, 3D Imaging Lab
*Sean Shih-Yao Liu, DDS, MS, PhD, Director, Mineralized Tissue and Histology Research Laboratory and Orthodontic Fellowship Program
*Kelton T. Stewart, DDS, MS, Program Director, Orthodontic Clinic
*Achint Utreja, BDS, MS, PhD


Tasha Hall, DMD, MSD
Lana Helms, DDS, MSD, PC
*Michael C. Frazier, DDS, MS
*Donald I. George, DMD, MS, MS
*Charles Pritchett, DDS, MSD
*O.H. Rigsbee, DDS, MS
Jennifer A. Russell, DDS, MSD


*Timothy Alford, DDS, MSD
*Jason K. Bunch, DDS, MSD 
*Nelson R. Diers, DDS, MSD
*J. Courtney Gorman, DDS, MSD
*James Hartsfield Jr, DMD, PhD
*Ken Hyde, DDS, MS
Michael J. Koufos, DDS, MSD
James R. Miller, DDS, MSD, PhD
*Anthony M. Puntillo, DDS, MSD

Joint Appointments with Purdue University School of Engineering & Technology (IUPUI)

Jie Chen, PhD, Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Thomas R. Katona, DMD, PhD, Director of the Biomechanics Laboratory 

Retired Faculty

*James J. Baldwin, DDS, MSD
*Charles Burstone, DDS, Ph.D.
*William F. Hohlt, DDS, Professor Emeritus of Orthodontics
*W. Eugene Roberts, DDS, PhD, DHC (Med), Professor Emeritus of Orthodontics

*  Certified by the American Board of Orthodontics
^  Certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics
#  Certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry