Leadership and Administration

Marcelo W.B. Araujo Dean Image.

Marcelo W.B. Araujo, DDS, PhD, MS

Dean, School of Dental Medicine

Martha Boyer.

Human Resources Officer

Dr.Mary Bush.

Associate Dean for Student Affairs

Neil Dengler

Assistant Dean, Senior Director for University Advancement

Associate Dean for Community Engagement and Global Initiatives, Interim Assistant Vice President of Interprofessional Education

James M. Harris, MA, MBA, MPH

Assistant Dean and Interim Compliance Officer

Pamela Jones, PhD

Assistant Dean of Special Projects


Keith L. Kirkwood, DDS, PhD

Centennial Endowed Chair, Senior Associate Dean for Research

Gunther Kohn

Chief Information Officer

Michael R. Markiewicz, DDS, MPH, MD, FACS

Feagans Endowed Chair, Associate Dean for Hospital Affairs

Edward Morrison

Assistant Dean and Chief Marketing Officer

Ramtin Sadid-Zadeh, DDS, MS

Assistant Dean of Digital Technologies

Debra L. Stamm, PhD.

Debra L. Stamm, PhD, MEd

Assistant Dean for Advanced Education


Eugena Stephan, DMD, PhD

Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs

Kenneth Suski Image.

Kenneth Suski, MA

Interim Unit Business Officer

Tammy Thompson Image.

Tammy Thompson, DDS

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Carrie Woodrow image.

Carrie Woodrow

Chief of Staff

Contact Us

Office of the Dean
University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine
325 Squire Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214-8006

Phone: (716) 829-2836
Email: sdm-dean@buffalo.edu

School of Dental Medicine At A Glance

Faculty and Staff: 527 (including volunteers)
Alumni: 5,700
Academic Departments: 7

Founded: 1892
Dean: Marcelo W.B. Araujo, DDS, PhD, MS
Student Body: 408 DDS, 120 Advanced Education

Degrees and Programs:

  • DDS
  • Advanced general dentistry
  • Biomaterials
  • Endodontics
  • General practice residency
  • Oral biology
  • Oral and maxillofacial surgery/MD
  • Oral and maxillofacial pathology
  • Oral sciences
  • Orofacial pain/TMD
  • Orthodontics
  • Pediatric dentistry
  • Periodontics
  • Prosthodontics