National Advisory Dental and Craniofacial Research Council Roster


Rena D'Souza, DDS, MS, PhD
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD 20892


Albers, Kathryn Marie, PhD
Department of Neurobiology and Department of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15261

Collier, Joel H., PhD
Associate Professor
Biomedical Engineering Department
Duke University
Durham, NC 27708

Couper, David J., PhD
Deputy Director and Clinical Professor
Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center
Department of Biostatistics
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

D'Silva, Nisha J., MSD, PhD
Donald A. Kerr Endowed Collegiate Professor of Oral Pathology
Division of Oral Pathology, Medicine, Radiology
School of Dentistry
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1079

Ebetino, Frank H., PhD
President & Chief Scientific Officer
Precision RX, LLC
Venice, FL 34285

Garcia, Raul I., DMD
Professor and Chairman
Department of Health Policy and Heath Services
Henry M. Goldman School Of Dental Medicine
Boston University
Boston, MA 02118

McNeil, Daniel W., PhD
Eberly Distinguished Professor
Department of Psychology
West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV 26506

Niswander, Lee A., PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Molecular, Cellular and Dev. Biology
University of Colorado - Boulder
Boulder, CO 80309

Shi, Wenyuan, PhD
CEO and Chief Scientific Officer
The Forsyth Institute
Boston, MA  02142

Stanford, Clark M., DDS, PhD
UIC Distinguished Professorship and Dean
Department of Administration
College of Dentistry
University of Illinois At Chicago
Chicago, Il 60612

Strom, Joel L., DDS
Strom & Klein Dental Associates
Beverly Hills, CA 90212

Visel, Axel, PhD
Deputy Director of Science
LBNL-DOE Joint Genome Institute
University of California-Lawrence Berkeley Lab
Joint Genome Institute
Berkeley, CA 94720

Executive Secretary

Dombroski, Alicia J., PhD
Division of Extramural Activities
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD 20892

Ex Officio
Arola, Patricia E., DDS
Assistant Under Secretary for Health for Dentistry
Department of Veterans Affairs
Washington, DC 20420

Azar, Alex M. II
The U.S. Department of Health And Human Services
Washington, DC 20201

Collins, Francis S., PHD, MD
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD 20892

Last Reviewed
December 2020