1. Minnesota


  1. MA - Bioethics Medical College of Wisconsin
  2. Fellow - National Research Service Award Tissue Injury and Nociception Section, Neurobiology and Anesthesiology Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health
  3. MS - Orofacial Pain School of Dentistry, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  4. DMD College of Dentistry, University of Kentucky
  5. BA - Pre-Medical Sciences Transylvania University


  1. Diplomate, American Board of Orofacial Pain

Primary Appointment

  1. Orofacial Pain

Academic rank

  1. Assistant Professor of Dentistry


  • Chronic orofacial pain and temporomandibular disorders
  • Predictability of TMJ surgical outcome
  • Research in trigeminal neuropathic pain
  • Research in psychophysical studies of responses to experimentally induced pain stimuli


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See a description of research activities.