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Program Graduates


Graduates of the advanced education programs are listed below with their current positions.


Hageer Glessa, BDS, MS; PhD program, Baylor College of Dentistry


Ashneet Sachar, BDS, PhD; Private practice, seeking academic position, India

Julia Chang, DDS, PhD; Postdoctoral fellow, HSC Institute for Biosciences and Technology, Houston; seeking academic position

Leticia Ferreira, DDS, MS; Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Surgery and Pathology, University of Mississippi

Pavithra Pugalagiri, BDS, MS; Oral Pathology resident, Baylor College of Dentistry

Veera Malavia, BDS, MS; Attending dental school at NOVA Southeastern University, Florida

Mohamed Mansour, BDS, MS; Private practice

Lakshmi Gorungantula, BDS, MS; Periodontics resident, University of Washington

Yao Sun, BDS, PhD; Associate Professor, Vice Director of Hard Tissue Regeneration Institute, Harbin Medical University, China

Jyoti Puri, BDS, PhD;  Periodontics resident, Louisiana State University Health Science Center

Hoa Nguyen, DDS, PhD; Private practice, Dallas, TX


Elias Kontogiogos, DDS, PhD; Assistant Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, Baylor College of Dentistry


Shankar Venugopalan, DDS, PhD; Orthodontic resident, Harvard School of Dental Medicine

Steve Lin, MS; Private business. Dallas, TX

Wenli Yu, DDS, PhD; Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Oral and Miaxollofacial Surgery, University of California, San Francisco

Mani Chopra, DDS, PhD; Postdoctoral Fellow, Pharmacology Department, University of Houston



Sean Liu, DDS, PhD; Assistant Professor, Department of Orthodontics and Oral Facial Genetics, Indiana University School of Dentistry, Indianapolis

Uriel Zapata, PhD; Professor, Graduate Program Director, Mechanical Engineering Department, Universidad EAFIT, Colombia

Cara Smith-Kessler, MS; Dental student at Baylor College of Dentistry

Sammer Razaq, MS; Resident, Oral Pathology, Baylor College of Dentistry



Samer Al-Aqeel, MS, PhD;  Associate Professor and Department Chair, College of Applied Medical Science, King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia

Erik Harrington, DDS, PhD;  Private practice. Dallas, TX

Patricia Garcia-Morales, DDS, PhD;  Private practice

Reed Gibbins, DDS, MS; Resident, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Baylor College of Dentistry

Ingrid Proenca, DDS, MS; Private practice


Anneta Bitouni, DDS, MS;  Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health, Baylor College of Dentistry

Mohammed El Salanty, MD, PhD; Assistant Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Department of Oral Biology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta

Aparna Naidu, DDS, PhD; Assistant Professor, Department of Diagnostic Sciences, Baylor College of Dentistry

John Roberts, DDS, MS; Private practice, Prosper, TX


Ana Maria Wintergerst, DDS, PhD; Associate Director of Clinical Research, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City

Yiyu Fang, DDS, PhD; Private practice

Carolyn Kerins, DDS, PhD;  Associate Professor, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Baylor College of Dentistry

Dong Chung, DDS, PhD; Private practice, South Korea

Kathy Adab, DDS, PhD; Private practice, Lakewood, Washington 


Salvador Nares, DDS, PhD; Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director, Department of Periodontology, University of North Carolina, Charlotte

Pei Kang, DDS, PhD; Private practice

Robert Spears, MS, PhD;  Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Baylor College of Dentistry

Jill Peterson, DDS, PhD; private practice

Mary Davis, MS; Research Associate, Department of Immunology, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas 


Reena Talwar, DDS, PhD;  Assistant Professor, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Toronto, Canada

Carina Schwartz-Dabney, DDS, PhD; Assistant Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery,University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas 


Ana Lavda, DDS, MS; Private practice

Matt Quintero, PhD; Assistant Professor, Medical University of South Carolina

Nikitas Sykaras, DDS, PhD; Private practice

Maria Fuentes, DDS, PhD; Private practice

Ted Fields, DDS, PhD;  Private practice


Jason Cope, DDS, PhD;  Private practice


Marianela Gonzalez, DDS, PhD; Assistant Professor, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Baylor College of Dentistry


Deborah Doxey, DDS, PhD; Faculty, Children's Medical Center of Dallas


Fedon Liverotos, DDS, PhD; Private practice