Department & Faculty

Full-Time

Dr. Riyad Al-Qawasmi, Associate Professor
B.D.S. Jordan University of Science & Technology 1994
M.S.D. Indiana University School of Dentistry 2004
Ph.D. Indiana University School of Dentistry 2004
Diplomate, American Board of Orthodontics 2005

Dr. Mariana Haughey, Assistant Professor
D.D.S. Universidade Federal do Espirito Santo 2005
M.S. Orthodontics, University of Detroit Mercy 2011
D.D.S. University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry 2013
Diplomate, American Board of Orthodontics 2013

Dr. Richard Kulbersh, Professor, Chariman andProgram Director
D.M.D. Tufts University 1969
M.S. Orthodontics, University of Detroit 1975
Diplomate, American Board of Orthodontics 1988

Dr. Daman Thanik, Clinical Professor
B.D.S. University of Lucknow, India 1956
D.D.S. University of Toronto 1967
M.S. University of Rochester 1964
M.S. University of Alberta 1974
Fellow, Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario,Canada 1968
Diplomate, American Board of Orthodontics 2006

Part-Time

Dr. Larry Anderson, Adjunct Associate Professor
PhD. Utah State University 1971

Dr. Jeffrey Berger, Adjunct Professor
D.D.S. University of London, England 1971
M.S. Orthodontics, University of Toronto 1980

Dr. Keith Bever, Adjunct Associate Professor
D.D.S. University of Detroit 1969
M.S. Orthodontics, University of Detroit 1973

Dr. Steven Ceresnie, Adjunct Assistant Professor
B.A. Wayne State University 1970
M.S. Wayne State University 1974
Ph.D. Psychology, Wayne State University 1976

Dr. Ahmed Deebajah
B.D.S. Jordan University of Science & Technology 1991
Fellowship, University of Kentucky 2007
Certificate in Restorative Dentistry, University of Michigan 2010

Dr. Dori Freeland Watters, Adjunct Assistant Professor
D.D.S. University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry 2002
M.S.  Orthodontics, University of Detroit Mercy 2004
Diplomate, American Board of Orthodontics 2005

Dr. Milton Gordon, Adjunct Assistant Professor
D.D.S. University of Detroit 1964
Certificate in Orthodontics, University of Detroit 1968

Dr. Andre Haerian, Adjunct Assistant Professor
D.D.S. McGill University 1993
M.S. University of Detroit 1995
Ph.D. University Of Michigan 2002
Diplomate, American Board of Orthodontics 2005

Dr. Ronald Jacobson, Adjunct Associate Professor
D.D.S. Northwestern University 1986
M.S. Orthodontics, Northwestern University 1989
Diplomate, American Board of Orthodontics 2005

Dr. Richard Kaczynski, Adjunct Assistant Professor
B.S. Wayne State University 1984
M.S. Wayne State University 1988
Ph.D. Wayne State University 1993

Dr. Farhad Khosrow Shahian, Adjunct Assistant Professor
D.D.S. University of Detroit 2008
Ph.D. University of Windsor 2004

Dr. John Lazarus, Adjunct Assistant Professor
D.D.S. University of Detroit 1969
M.S. Orthodontics, University of Detroit 1973

Dr. Robert Lokar, Adjunct Assistant Professor
D.D.S. University of Detroit 1960
M.S. Loyola University 1965

Dr. R. Bruce MacIntosh, Adjunct Professor
D.D.S. Marquette University 1958

Dr. Robert Matthews, Adjunct Assistant Professor
D.D.S. University of Michigan 1961
M.S. Orthodontics, University of Michigan 1975

Christine Stevens-Mills, Oro-facial Myologist, Adjunct Assistant Professor
B.S. Bowling Green State University 1973
Advanced Certification, Institute for Myo-Functional Therapy 1975
M.S. Wayne State University 1978
Member of Myo-Functional Therapy Association of America

Dr. Valmy Pangrazio-Kulbersh, Adjunct Professor
D.D.S. University of Asuncion 1973
M.S. Orthodontics, University of Detroit 1977
Diplomate, American Board of Orthodontics 1988

Dr. William Patchak, Adjunct Assistant Professor
D.D.S. University of Detroit 1976
Certificate in Orthodontics, College of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey 1979

Dr. Deborah Priestap, Adjunct Assistant Professor
D.D.S. Ohio State University 1983
M.S. University of Detroit 1986
Diplomate, American Board of Orthodontics 1995

Dr. Michael Riolo, Adjunct Professor
D.D.S. University of Michigan 1967
M.S. Orthodontics, Georgetown University 1971
Diplomate, American Board of Orthodontics 1981

Dr. Mamnoon Siddiqui, Adjunct Assistant Professor
D.D.S. University of Michigan 1999
M.S. University of Detroit Mercy 2002
Diplomate, American Board of Orthodontics 2012

Dr. John Spolyar, Adjunct Associate Professor
D.D.S. University of Michigan 1968
M.S. Orthodontics, University of Detroit 1972
Diplomate, American Board of Orthodontics 2005
Staff Orthodontist, Cleft Lip & Palate, Craniofacial Anomalies Team, William Beaumont Hospital

Dr. Michelle Thornberg, Adjunct Assistant Professor
D.D.S. University of Michigan 1995
M.S. Orthodontics, University of Detroit Mercy 1997
Diplomate, American Board of Orthodontics 2009

Dr. Raymond Tsou, Adjunct Assistant Professor
D.M.D. Tufts University 2004
M.S. University of Detroit Mercy 2006
Diplomate, American Board of Orthodontics 2007

Dr. Baron Whateley, Adjunct Assistant Professor
D.D.S. University of Michigan 1975
M.S. University of Detroit 1980
Diplomate, American Board of Orthodontics 1989