Dental Administration

Dental Administration

The School of Dentistry is led by a team of talented individuals with years of experience in dental education, patient care and research. Our administrators take pride in preparing the next generation of exceptional dental professionals.

Mark A. Latta, DMD, M.S.

Dean of the School of Dentistry

Joseph V. Franco Jr., DDS

Assistant Professor
Assistant Director of Clinics

Kristi Freese

Senior Director of Finance

James H. Howard, DDS, M.S.

Senior Associate Dean for Clinical and External Affairs
Chairholder, The Dr. Edward J. “Eddie” and Neta DeRose Endowed Chair in Dentistry (2006)
Interim Chair, Diagnostic Sciences

William P. Kelsey III, DDS

Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Administration

Carol M. Murdock, DDS, MBA

Assistant Dean of Clinical Operations
Associate Professor

Neil S. Norton, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs

Sonia Maria Rocha-Sanchez, M.S., Ph.D.

Assistant Dean for Research
Associate Professor