National Advisory Dental and Craniofacial Research Council Roster


Somerman, Martha J., DDS, PhD
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD 


Baker, Shenda, PhD
President and Chief Operating Officer
Synedgen, Inc.
Claremont, CA 

Chai, Yang, DDS, PhD
Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology
Ostrow School of Dentistry
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 

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 

Darveau, Richard Peters, PhD
Department of Periodontics
School of Dentistry
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 

Hart, Tracy
Chief Executive Officer
Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation
Gaithersburg, MD 

Malamud, Daniel, PhD
Professor of Basic Science
Department of Basic Sciences
College of Dentistry
New York University
New York, NY 

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

Messersmith, Phillip B., PhD
Class of 1941 Professor
Departments of Bioengineering & Materials Science & Engineering
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 

Shete, Sanjay, PhD
Barnhart Family Distinguished Professor in Targeted Therapies
Division of Quantitative Sciences
Department of Biostatistics
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX 

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


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


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


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

Executive Secretary

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

Ex Officio

Arola, Patricia E., DDS, MHA, FACHE, FAGD
Assistant Under Secretary for Health for Dentistry
Department of Veterans Affairs
Washington, DC 20420

Collins, Francis S., MD, PhD
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD 


Last Reviewed
July 2018