Group Members & Collaborators

Laboratory Director

Dr. Michael D. Colvard, DDS, MTS, MS, FDS RCSEd
Periodontist, Oral Medicine Specialist, and Professor, Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, and Department of Periodontics, College of Dentistry;
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)

 

Group Members

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

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

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

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

Dr. Herve Sroussi, DMD, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago

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

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

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

Dr. Christine D. Wu, PhD
Professor, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago

 

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

Dr. Joseph Buhagiar, PhD
Lecturer and Director, Argotto Gardens, University of Malta, Msida, Malta

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

Dr. D. Doel Soejarto, PhD
Professor of Pharmacognosy, Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy, University of Illinois at Chicago, and Director, UIC Pharmacognosy Field Station, Downers Grove, IL

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

Dr. Richard Preston, PhD
President/Senior Scientist, Sensing Strategies, Inc.

Dr. Rodrigo Villalobos, DDS, MSc, MS
Dean of Health Sciences, Universidad Latina de Costa Rica (ULATINA), San Jose, Costa Rica