Operative Dentistry Faculty

faculty/staff list

Steve Armstrong
Steven R. Armstrong, D.D.S., Ph.D., FADM
Professor and Chair, Department of Operative Dentistry

Dr. Armstrong joined The University of Iowa College of Dentistry faculty in 1999 after completing post-doctoral work at the college as an NIDCR Dentist-Scientist. He is a professor in the Department of Operative Dentistry.

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Hanan Elgendy
Hanan Elgendy, D.D.S., M.S.
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Operative Dentistry

Dr. Elgendy received her M.S. and certificate in operative dentistry in 2016. She is currently a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Operative Dentistry.

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Sandra Guzmán-Armstrong
Sandra Guzmán-Armstrong, D.D.S., M.S.
Clinical Professor, Department of Operative Dentistry

Dr. Guzmán-Armstrong joined the Department of Operative Dentistry in 2001 after completing postdoctoral work at the College of Dentistry. She is a clinical professor in the Department of Operative Dentistry.

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Aditi Jain
Aditi Jain, B.D.S., M.S.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Operative Dentistry

Dr. Aditi Jain completed her MS in oral science and certificate in operative dentistry at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry in 2016. She is now a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Operative Dentistry.

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Justine Kolker
Justine L. Kolker, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Operative Dentistry

Dr. Kolker joined The University of Iowa College of Dentistry faculty in 2005 after completing a research fellowship at the University of Michigan and a Ph.D. in oral science at Iowa as an NIDCR Dentist-Scientist. She is an assistant professor in the Department of Operative Dentistry.

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Patricia Meredith
Patricia Meredith, D.D.S., M.S.
Director, Advanced Standing Program
Clinical Professor, Department of Operative Dentistry

Dr. Meredith joined The University of Iowa College of Dentistry faculty in 1996 as director of Patient Admissions. She is a clinical professor in the Department of Operative Dentistry.

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Fernando de Carvalho Oliveira Junior
Fernando Oliveira , D.D.S., M.S.
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Operative Dentistry

Dr. Oliveira received his DDS from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (Brazil) in 1984. In 1986, he received his MS in operative dentistry from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. He is currently a visiting assistant professor at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry in the Department of Operative Dentistry.

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Natalia Restrepo-Kennedy
Natalia Restrepo-Kennedy, D.D.S., M.S.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Operative Dentistry

Dr. Restrepo-Kennedy joined the University of Iowa College of Dentistry faculty in 2012 as a visiting assistant professor after completing her MS in oral science and certificate in operative dentistry. In 2013, she became a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Operative Dentistry.
 

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Rodrigo Rocha Maia
Rodrigo Rocha Maia, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D
Assistant Professor, Department of Operative Dentistry

Dr. Rocha Maia joined the University of Iowa College of Dentistry faculty in 2012 as a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Operative Dentistry. In 2013 he became an assistant professor.

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Erica Teixeira
Erica C. Teixeira, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Operative Dentistry

Prior to coming to Iowa, Dr. Teixeira was an assistant clinical professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Department of Comprehensive Dentistry, San Antonio, TX. She joined the UI College of Dentistry in July 2014 as an associate professor in the Department of Operative Dentistry.

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Cristina de Mattos Pimenta Vidal
Cristina de Mattos Pimenta Vidal, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Operative Dentistry

Dr. Vidal joined the UI College of Dentistry, Department of Operative Dentistry, in 2016.

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