DMRT Team & Collaborators

Directors

Director, Dr. Michael Colvard, DDS, MTS, MS, FDS RCSEd
Professor, Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago;
Diplomate, American Academy of Pain Management (DAAPM);
Academic Fellow, American Academy of Oral Medicine (AAOM);
Diploma (Oral Medicine) and Fellow Dental Surgery (FDS), Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh (RCSEd)

Co-Director, Dr. David Peters, JD
Senior Director of Police Services, Commander of Support Services, UIC Police Department, State of Illinois Police, University of Illinois at Chicago

Co-Director, Dr. E. John Wipfler, III, MD, FACEP
Professor of Surgery, University of Illinois College of Medicine;
Attending Emergency Physician, OSF Saint Francis Medical Center;
Medical Director, STATT TacMed Unit, Sheriff's Physician, Peoria County Sheriff's Office;
Fellow, American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP)

 

Group Members

Dr. Benjamin J. Vesper, PhD, MBA, PMP
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago;
Project Management Professional (PMP), Project Management Institute

Eva K. Nabuufu, MPA, PMP
Finance and Research Coordinator, Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago;
Project Management Professional (PMP), Project Management Institute

Mary Roberg, BS
DVM Student, University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine, Class of 2015;
Vice President, Veterinary Business Management Association (VBMA), University of Illinois

Dr. Peter Demitry, MD, MPH
Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago

Dr. James A. Radosevich, PhD
Professor, Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago

Jim D. Wallace II, MS
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago

Dr. Harvey Wigdor, DDS, MS
Clinical Professor, Department of Oral Medicine & Diagnostic Sciences, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago;
Chief, Department of Dentistry, Illinois Masonic Hospital

 

Collaborators

Dr. Nikolai Attard, BChD, MS, PhD
Dean, Head of Department, and Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Dental Surgery, Mater Dei Hospital, University of Malta, Msida, Malta

Leo R. Bloomfield, MPH
Public Health Analyst, Program Budget and Extramural Management Branch (PBEMB), Division of Global HIV/AIDS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
*Specialist for Brazil, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Guyana, Russia, Senegal, Tanzania, & Ukraine

Robert P. Boehmer, JD
Director, Institute for Public Safety Partnerships, University of Illinois at Chicago

Dr. Elisa Budyn, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago;
Professeur des Universites, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ecole Normale Superieure de Cachan, Cachan, France

Dr. Michael Cailas, PhD, PE
Executive Director, Emergency Management and Continuity Planning Program, Division of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago

Dr. Geoffrey A. Cordell, PhD
Professor Emeritus, University of Illinois at Chicago;
President, Natural Products Inc.

Dr. Luke Hanley, PhD
Professor and Head, Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois at Chicago;
Adjunct Professor, Department of Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Chicago

Dr. James James, MD, DrPH, MHA
Executive Director, Society for Disaster Medicine and Public Health;
President, Disaster Medicine Associates, LLC

Dr. Andrew Johnson, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Ilinois at Chicago;
Director of Research, Electronic Visualization Laboratory, University of Illinois at Chicago

Dr. John Kenney, DDS, MS, DABFO
Diplomate, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry;
Diplomate, American Board of Forensic Odontology

Dr. Steven Lacey, PhD, CIH, CSP 
Associate Professor and Division Director, Environmental Health Science, School of Public Health, Indiana University;
Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), American Board of Industrial Hygiene;
Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Board of Certified Safety Professionals

John Lauder, MS
Advisor, Garfield Institute for Public Leadership, Hiram College

Dr. Jason Leigh, PhD
Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Hawaii at Manoa;
Director Emeritus, Electronic Visualization Laboratory, University of Illinois at Chicago

Dr. Emilio Mordini, MD, PhD
Professor, and Director, Centre for Science, Society and Citizenship (CSSC), Rome, Italy

Dr. Koichi Nakakuki, DDS, PhD 
Professor, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Maxillofacial Reconstruction and Function, Division of Maxillofacial and Neck Reconstruction, Graduate School, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan

Dr. Brian T. Murphy, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicinal Chemistry & Pharmacognosy, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago

Dr. William J. Pestle, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Miami (FL)

Dr. David A. Wold, DDS
Private Practice Dentist, General and Forensic Dentistry, Bensenville, IL;
Special Deputy, Forensic Dental Services, Champaign County Coroner's Office, Urbana, IL