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Georgia K. Johnson Georgia K. Johnson   B.S., D.D.S., M.S.
Professor and Head, Department of Periodontics

Dr. Johnson joined the University of Iowa College of Dentistry in 1991 after serving on the faculty at the University of Nebraska Medical Center Dental College. In 1998, she became head of the Department of Periodontics. She is also a professor in the Dows Institute for Dental Research.


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Gustavo Avila-Ortiz Gustavo Avila-Ortiz   D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Periodontics

Dr. Avila-Ortiz joined the College of Dentistry in 2011. He is an assistant professor in the Department of Periodontics.


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Kim A. Brogden Kim A. Brogden   Ph.D.
Director, Dows Institute for Dental Research
Professor, Department of Periodontics

Dr. Brogden joined the College of Dentistry in 2004. He is a professor in the Department of Periodontics and the Dows Institute for Dental Research.


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Steven H. Clark Steven H. Clark   D.D.S.
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Family Dentistry

Dr. Clark was in private practice dentistry from 1983-1989. From 1992-1997, he was in periodontics private practice. In 1998, Dr. Clark joined the Department of Family Dentistry as a visiting assistant professor and he is now clinical assistant professor.


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Satheesh Elangovan Satheesh Elangovan   B.D.S., DSc, DMSc
Assistant Professor, Department of Periodontics

Dr. Elangovan joined the UI College of Dentistry Department of Periodontics in 2011 after completing his doctor of medical science at Harvard School of Dental Medicine and his postdoctoral research fellow at the Forsyth Institute, both in Boston.


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Lewis A. Humbert Lewis A. Humbert   B.A., D.D.S., M.S
Clinical Professor, Department of Periodontics

Dr. Humbert joined the University of Iowa College of Dentistry’s Department of Periodontics as a clinical professor in 2004.
 


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Nancy Slach Nancy Slach   B.S., R.D.H.
Assistant in Instruction, Department of Periodontics

Prior to joining the faculty at the College of Dentistry in the fall of 1985, Ms. Slach had experience in private practice and public health dental hygiene as well as practicing at the University of Iowa in Hospital Dentistry.


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Paula Weistroffer Paula Weistroffer   B.A., D.D.S., M.S.
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Periodontics

Dr. Weistroffer joined the University of Iowa College of Dentistry in July 2007 as a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Periodontics. While she was obtaining her MS in oral science and a certificate in periodontics, she was also a postdoctoral trainee (NRSA T32 grant) from July 2005-July 2007.


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