National Advisory Dental and Craniofacial Research Council Roster

Chairperson

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

Members

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

Baker, Shenda M, PhD
President and Chief Operating Officer
Synedgen
Claremont, CA 91711

Chai, Yang, PhD, DDS
Director, Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology
Associate Dean of Research
Ostrow School of Dentistry
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90033

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

Darveau, Richard Peters, PhD
Chairman
Department of Periodontics
School of Dentistry
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195

Hart, Tracy
Chief Executive Officer
Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation
Gaithersburg, MD 20878

Malamud, Daniel, PhD
Professor of Basic Science
Department of Basic Sciences
College of Dentistry
New York University
New York, NY 10010

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

Messersmith, Phillip B, PhD
Class of 1941 Professor
Bioengineering & Materials
Science & Engineering Departments
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-1760

Shete, Sanjay, PhD
Barnhart Family Distinguished Professor In
Targeted Therapies
Division of Quantitative Sciences
Department of Biostatistics
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX 77230

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

Ad Hoc

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

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

Executive Secretary

Dombroski, Alicia J., PhD
Director
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
Director
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD 

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

Last Reviewed
July 2018