Faculty and Staff

Hunt School of Dental Medicine Faculty

Richard Black portrait picture
Richard C. Black, D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. Richard Black was named dean of the Woody L. Hunt School of Dental Medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso in June 2018, after serving as interim dean of the dental school since 2017.

915-215-4231

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Wendy Woodall, D.D.S., MAGD

Dr. Wendy Woodall, professor and associate academic dean, joined the TTUHSC El Paso faculty in September 2018.

wendy.woodall@ttuhsc.edu

915-215-4365

Fady F. Faddoul, D.D.S., M.S.D.
Fady F. Faddoul, D.D.S., M.S.D.

Dr. Fady Faddoul, professor and associate dean of clinical affairs, joined the TTUHSC El Paso faculty in January 2021.

fady.faddoul@ttuhsc.edu

915-215-5343

Ana Karina Mascarenhas, B.D.S., M.P.H., Dr.P.H., FDS RCPS(Glasg)
Ana Karina Mascarenhas, B.D.S., M.P.H., Dr.P.H., FDS RCPS(Glasg)

Dr. Ana Karina Mascarenhas, associate dean of research, joined TTUHSC El Paso faculty in July 2021.

anakarina.mascarenhas@ttuhsc.edu

915-215-5343

Victor Sandoval, D.D.S., M.P.H.
Victor Sandoval, D.D.S., M.P.H.

Dr. Victor Sandoval, assistant dean, joined TTUHSC El Paso faculty in May 2017.

v.sandoval@ttuhsc.edu

Rhonda J. Everett, D.D.S., M.P.H.
Rhonda J. Everett, D.D.S., M.P.H.

Dr. Rhonda Everett, assistant dean of student affairs and professor of general dentistry, joined the TTUHSC El Paso faculty in April 2021.

rhonda.everett@ttuhsc.edu

915-215-4142

Wilma Luquis-Aponte, D.M.D., Ph.D.
Wilma Luquis-Aponte, D.M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, General Dentistry

wilma.luquis-aponte@ttuhsc.edu

915-215-5239

Santiago Batres, D.D.S.
Santiago Batres, D.D.S., MAGD

Assistant Professor, General Dentistry 

santiago.batres@ttuhsc.edu 

915-215-4894

Angela Chi, D.M.D.
Angela Chi, D.M.D.

Professor, Oral Maxillofacial Pathology

angela.chi@ttuhsc.edu

915-215-5440

Robert A. Danforth, D.D.S.
Robert A. Danforth, D.D.S.

Professor, Oral Maxillofacial Radiology 

robert.danforth@ttuhsc.edu

915-215-4785

Salma Elwazeer, B.D.S., M.D.S., M.P.H.
Salma Elwazeer, B.D.S., M.D.S., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor, Public Health/Dental Public Health

salma.elwazeer@ttuhsc.edu

915-215-4737

Alejandro Gonzalez, D.D.S., MAGD
Alejandro Gonzalez, D.D.S., MAGD

Assistant Professor, General Dentistry

dr.alex.gonzalez@ttuhsc.edu

915-215-4009

Geoffrey D. Guttmann, Ph.D. 
Geoffrey D. Guttmann, Ph.D. 

Professor, Anatomy 

geoffrey.guttmann@ttuhsc.edu

915-215-4163

Bo-young Hong, Ph.D.
Bo-young Hong, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Microbiology-Immunology

bo-young.hong@ttuhsc.edu

915-215-5019

Mostafa Ibrahim, B.D.S., M.S.
Mostafa Ibrahim, B.D.S., M.S.

Assistant Professor, General Dentistry

mostafa.ibrahim@ttuhsc.edu

915-215-5222

Carlos A. Jurado, D.D.S., M.S.
Carlos A. Jurado, D.D.S., M.S.

Associate Professor, Prosthodontics 

carlos.jurado@ttuhsc.edu

915-215-4923

Jan E. Kronmiller, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Jan E. Kronmiller, D.D.S., Ph.D.

Professor, Orthodontics

jan.kronmiller@ttuhsc.edu

915-215-5836

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Salwa Mekled, B.D.S., D.M.D.

Assistant Professor, General Dentistry

salwa.mekled@ttuhsc.edu

915-215-4498

Marcos E. Ortega, Ph.D.
Marcos E. Ortega, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biochemistry

marcos.ortega@ttuhsc.edu

915-215-5127

Praveen Parachuru, B.D.S., M.D.S., Ph.D.
Praveen Parachuru, B.D.S., M.D.S., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Periodontics

venkata.parachuru@ttuhsc.edu

915-215-5316

Todd Parco, D.D.S., M.S.
Todd Parco, D.D.S., M.S.D.

Assistant Professor, Pediatric Dentistry

todd.parco@ttuhsc.edu

915-215-5451

Cheryl Samaniego, Ph.D.
Cheryl Samaniego, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Microanatomy and Cellular Biology

cheryl.samaniego@ttuhsc.edu

915-215-4901

Wenlian Zhou, D.M.D., D.D.S., Ph.D., M.P.H.
Wenlian Zhou, D.M.D., D.D.S., Ph.D., M.P.H.

Professor, General Dentistry

wenlian.zhou@ttuhsc.edu

915-215-5319

Staff

Yvonne Ramirez Barragan, portrait picture
Yvonne Ramirez Barragan, B.B.A.

Executive Associate to the Dental Dean

yvonne.b.ramirez@ttuhsc.edu

 915-215-4320

Carmen Campos
Carmen Campos, B.B.A.

Coordinator

carmen.campos@ttuhsc.edu

915-215-5343

Carmen Campos
Kate Feuille, M.S.L.S.

Director of Library Services

kate.feuille@ttuhsc.edu

915-215-5043

Cyd Goldfarb, portrait picture
Cyd Goldfarb, M.Ed.

Senior Director of Admissions and Recruitment

cyd.goldfarb@ttuhsc.edu

 915-215-6013

Will Henard, M.H.A., B.S.
Will Henard, M.H.A., B.S., CDA, RDA

Senior Clinical Administrator

will.henard@ttuhsc.edu

915-215-4457

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Andrea Ramirez, M.Ed.

Assistant Director of Admissions and Recruitment

andrea.ramirez@ttuhsc.edu

 915-215-4207

Serena Sanchez
Serena Sanchez, RDA

Patient Service Specialist Supervisor

serena.sanchez@ttuhsc.edu

915-215-4233

Bailey Senyitko
Bailey Senyitko, B.S.

Academic Administrative Coordinator

bailey.senyitko@ttuhsc.edu

915-215-4231

Tania Silva, B.A.
Tania Silva, B.A.

Coordinator

tania.silva@ttuhsc.edu

915-215-4365

Joey Burback 
Vacant

Senior Director of Resources