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Oral Pathology, Radiology, & Medicine

Steven D. Vincent Steven D. Vincent, D.D.S., M.S.
Professor and Department Head, Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology and Medicine

Dr. Vincent joined the faculty of the College of Dentistry in 1984 as the director of the Oral Diagnosis Clinic. He became the director of Advanced Education Programs in Stomatology in 1987.


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Veeratrishul Allareddy Veeratrishul Allareddy, B.D.S., M.S.
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology & Medicine

Dr. Allareddy joined the University of Iowa College of Dentistry faculty in 2008 after completing his residency. He is a clinical associate professor in the Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology and Medicine.


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Azeez Butali Azeez Butali, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology, and Medicine

After completing his postdoctoral fellowship in craniofacial genetics at the University of Iowa in 2013, Dr. Azeez joined the College of Dentistry as an assistant professor in the Dows Institute for Dental Research.


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Karen A. Baker Karen A. Baker, B.S., M.S.
Associate Professor, Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology and Medicine

Ms. Baker joined the faculty of the College of Dentistry in 1981. She has been director of Dental Pharmacy Services since 1991, is an associate professor in the Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology & Medicine and is also an associate professor in the UI College of Pharmacy’s Division of Pharmacy Practice.


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Ronald D. Elvers Ronald D. Elvers, D.D.S., M.S.
Director of Clinics
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology & Medicine

Dr. Elvers joined The University of Iowa College of Dentistry in 1996. He is director of clinics and an associate clinical professor in the Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology and Medicine.


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Michael W. Finkelstein Michael W. Finkelstein, D.D.S., M.S., 1951-2013 (In Memoriam)
Professor, Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology & Medicine

Dr. Finkelstein joined the College of Dentistry in 1982. He was the Centennial Endowed Professor of Teaching and Curriculum in the Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology and Medicine. He also had an appointment in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology in the College of Medicine.


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Alberto Gasparoni Alberto Gasparoni, D.D.S, M.S., Ph.D., D.D.S.
Clinical Associate Professor

Dr. Gasparoni joined the College of Dentistry in 2010 as a visiting assistant professor. He is now a clinical associate professor in Dental Clinic Administration and the Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology and Medicine.


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Dr. Nidhi Handoo Nidhi Handoo, B.D.S., M.S.
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry
Associate Clinical Fellow, Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology and Medicine

Dr. Handoo joined the Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry in 2010 as a visiting assistant professor. She is also an associate clinical fellow in the Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology and Medicine.


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John W. Hellstein John W. Hellstein, D.D.S.
Clinical Professor, Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology & Medicine

After serving 20 years in the army, Dr. Hellstein joined the faculty of the College of Dentistry in 2002. He is director of the Surgical Oral Pathology Laboratory and has a special interest in bisphosphonate (Bis-phossy jaw) osteonecrosis of the jaw.


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Cindy L. Marek Cindy L. Marek, Pharm. D.
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology and Medicine

Dr. Marek joined the faculty of the College of Dentistry in 1996. She is currently clinical associate professor in the College of Dentistry’s Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology & Medicine and also clinical associate professor in the UI College of Pharmacy's Division of Clinical & Administrative Pharmacy.
 


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Carrie McKnight Carrie McKnight, D.D.S.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology and Medicine

Dr. McKnight served as a staff dentist at Broadlawns Hospital, Des Moines, from 1999-2001. She also was in private practice in Johnston, Iowa, from 2000-2001. From 2001-2005, she was clinical assistant professor and General Practice Residency director in the Hospital Dentistry division of UI Hospitals and Clinics.


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Axel Ruprecht Axel Ruprecht, D.D.S., M.Sc.D.
Professor, Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology & Medicine

Dr. Ruprecht is active clinically in the College of Dentistry, where he is the only radiologist, as well as at UIHC where he sees patients in the Department of Radiology. Axel is also on the staff in the UIHC Department of Dentistry.


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Ruth D. Spieker Ruth D. Spieker, D.D.S., M.S.
Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology and Medicine

Dr. Spieker was in private practice from 1984-2002 and was also an adjunct faculty member at the University of Western Ontario. In 2002 she joined The University of Iowa College of Dentistry as an assistant professor in the Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology & Medicine.


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Christopher A. Squier Christopher A. Squier, M.A., Ph.D., D.Sc., F.R.C.,
Professor, Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology & Medicine

Dr. Squier joined The University of Iowa College of Dentistry in 1975. He is a professor in the Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology & Medicine, and director of graduate studies at the College of Dentistry.


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Sherry Timmons Sherry Timmons, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology and Medicine

Dr. Timmons became a faculty member in the Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology & Medicine in 2002 following completion of a Ph.D. in oral science from Iowa in 2001 and a general practice residency in 2002.


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Philip W. Wertz Philip W. Wertz, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology, and Medicine

Dr. Wertz joined The University of Iowa College of Dentistry in 1990. He is a professor in the Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology, & Medicine and also the Dows Institute for Dental Research.


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