Orthodontics Faculty

Dr. Dawei Liu, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Dr. William Lobb, D.D.S., M.S., M.P.H.

Dr. Bhoomika Ahuja, B.D.S., M.S.

Dr. John Crawford, D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. Todd Connell, D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. Robert Gordon, D.D.S.

Dr. Pamela Hanson, D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. Scott Jamieson, D.D.S., M.S.

Ann Kiehm, CDT

Dr. John Kittleson, D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. Russel Kittleson, D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. Charles Montoure, D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. Ghada Nimeri, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Dr. Spencer Pope, D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. Timothy Poser, D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. Kevin Race, D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. Todd Rasch, D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. Peter Reichl, D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. William Schuckit, D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. Jane Wright, D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. Robert Youngquist, D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. Amanda Olejniczak, D.D.S., M.S.

Name

Dawei Liu, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Email
Program director and research director
Dental Degree: China Medical University – Beijing, 1990;
Postgraduate Degree: Masters of Sciences in Orthodontics - China Medical University - Beijing; Ph.D. in bone biology - Peking University, Masters of Sciences in Orthodontics - Marquette University, Milwaukee.
ABO Diplomate: Yes
Highest Honor: Funding from AAOF (2005-2008); Award recipient: Robert M. Ricketts Sunflower Orthodontics Fellowship (2006), Alice L. Jee Memorial Young Investigator (2006, 2007), Willie and Earl Shepherd Fellowship (2007), and Orhan C. Tuncay Teaching Fellowship (2008).
Research interest: mechanical perturbation on orthodontic tooth movement and root resorption.

William Lobb

William Lobb, D.D.S., M.S., M.P.H.
Dean and Professor of Developmental Sciences
Dental Degree: University of Alberta, Canada
Postgraduate Degree: Master of Science in Orthodontics University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; Master of Public Health - Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
ABO Diplomate: No
Highest Honor: Dean of the Dental School.
Research interest: Clinical outcomes

Bhoomika Ahuja, B.D.S., M.S.
Assistant Professor
Dental Degree: Bhavnagar University, India
Postgraduate Degree: Masters of Science in Orthodontics, University of California Los Angeles
ABO Diplomate: No
Highest Honor: AAOF funding - Orthodontic Faculty Development Award (T. M. Graber Teaching Fellowship Award 2014)
Research interest: Sleep breathing disorders and
associated comorbidities

Ghada Nimeri, D.D.S, M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Dental Degree:  Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden (2011).
Postgraduate Degree:Masters of Science in Orthodontics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama, USA (2016).
ABO Diplomate: No
Highest Honor: Ph.D. in Biointerface science & Biomaterials, Department of Molecular & Medical Microbiology, Gothenburg University, Sweden.
Research interest: Effects of acceleration of tooth movement. Micro-strain  & micro-stress of bone & temporary anchorage devices.

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John Crawford, D.D.S., M.S.
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Dental Degree: Marquette University 1982;
Postgraduate Degree: Marquette University 1985 Masters of Science Degree
ABO Diplomate: Yes
Highest Honor: ABO, President of the M.S.O, Bank director for Southport Bank since 1997;
Research interest: Clinical outcomes

Dr. Todd Connell

Todd Connell, D.D.S., M.S.
Adjunct Professor
Dental Degree: Marquette University – Milwaukee – 1991;
Postgraduate Degree: Master of Science in Orthodontics Marquette University
ABO Diplomate: Yes
Highest Honor: member of the OKU's dental honor society, Orthodontic Study Club of Wisconsin, The Trinity Study Club and the Milwaukee Study Club. Served on the Board of the South Shore YMCA; supporter of the Strong Kids campaign.
Research interest: Clinical outcomes

Name

Robert Gordon, D.D.S.
Adjunct Professor
Dental Degree: Marquette University – Milwaukee - 1960;
Postgraduate Degree: Master of Science in Orthodontics University North Carolina
ABO Diplomate: No
Highest Honor:  served in the U.S. Army and is a member of the ADA, WSO, GMDA, AAO and World Federation of Orthodontics.
Research interest: Clinical outcomes

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Pamela Hanson, D.D.S., M.S.
Adjunct Professor
Dental Degree: Marquette University – 1989
Postgraduate Degree: Master of Science in Orthodontics Marquette University 1991
Post Doctoral Fellowship: Surgical Orthodontics, Craniofacial Anomalies & Dentofacial Deformities, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas 1992
Research Interest: Cleft and lip palate patients

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Scott Jamieson, D.D.S., M.S.
Adjunct Associate Professor
Post-graduate degree: Masters of sciences in Orthodontics
ABO (American Board of Orthodontics)
Diplomate: Yes, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
Highest Honor: Omicron Kappa Upsilon

Name

Ann Kiehm, CDT
Laboratory Supervisor
Dental Laboratory training: Milwaukee Area Technical College– Milwaukee – 1984;
Postgraduate Degree: Associate Degree in Dental Technology.
Highest Honor: Certified Dental Technician designation in orthodontics.

John Kittleson

John Kittleson, D.D.S., M.S.
Adjunct Associate Professor
Dental Degree: Marquette University – Milwaukee - 1992;
Postgraduate Degree: Master of Science in Orthodontics Marquette University
ABO Diplomate: Yes
Highest Honor: Past president Washington-Ozaukee County dental society, Current President-elect Wisconsin Society of Orthodontists;
Research interest: Clinical outcomes

Name

Russel Kittleson, D.D.S., M.S.
Adjunct Associate Professor
Dental Degree: Marquette University
Postgraduate Degree: University of Illinois
ABO Diplomate: No
Highest Honor: Earl Shepard Distinguished Service Award 2005; Distinguished Alumnus in Dentistry 1997 Marquette University; Marquette School of Dentistry Part Time Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award 2006
Research interest: Clinical outcomes

Charles Montoure

Charles Montoure, D.D.S., M.S.
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Dental degree: Marquette 1987
M.S. & Certificate in Orthodontics: Marquette 1989
ABO: yes
Highest honor: President of the Wisconsin Society of Orthodontists 2013-2014
ABO Diplomate: Yes

Name

Spencer Pope, D.D.S., M.S.
Adjunct Associate Professor
Dental Degree: Northwestern University – Chicago - 1995;
Postgraduate Degree: Masters in Oral Biology and Certificate in Orthodontics, Northwestern University - 1997.
ABO Diplomate: Yes
Highest Honor: Clinic Director of Northwestern University's Orthodontic Department; 2009-10 President of the Illinois Society of Orthodontists.
Research interest: Clinical outcomes and orthognathic surgery prediction.

Name

Timothy Poser, D.D.S., M.S.
Adjunct Professor
Dental Degree: Marquette University – Milwaukee – 1983
Postgraduate Degree: Master of Science in Orthodontics Marquette University
ABO Diplomate: No
Research interest: Clinical outcomes

Dr. Kevin Race, D.D.S.

Kevin Race, D.D.S., M.S.
Adjunct Associate Professor
Dental Degree: Marquette University – Milwaukee - 1993;
Postgraduate Degree: Master of Science in Orthodontics - Marquette University
ABO Diplomate: Yes
Highest Honor: Voted one of Milwaukee’s “Top Orthodontists” by Milwaukee Magazine’s latest three surveys, 1998, 2003 and 2009. Waukesha County Dental Officer and past President; Wisconsin Society of Orthodontists Board Member.
Research interest: Clinical outcomes

Todd Rasch

Todd Rasch, D.D.S., M.S.
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Dental Degree: Marquette University 2006
Postgraduate Degree: Masters of Science in Orthodontics - University of Iowa
ABO Diplomate: No
Highest Honor: Current Vice President of the Waukesha County Dental Society, Omnicron Kappa Upsilon
Research Interests: Clinical Outcomes

Peter G. Reichl

Peter Reichl, D.D.S., M.S.
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Dental Degree: Marquette University – Milwaukee – 1984;
Postgraduate Degree: Certificate in Orthodontics, Fort Knox, Kentucky Master of Science in Orthodontics University of Louisville
ABO Diplomate: Yes
Highest Honor: served as a US Army general dentist in Berlin, Germany
Research interest: Clinical outcomes

William Schuckit

William Schuckit, D.D.S., M.S.
Adjunct Professor
Dental Degree: Marquette University – Milwaukee – 1980;
Postgraduate Degree: Master of Science in Orthodontics University North Carolina
ABO Diplomate: Yes
Highest Honor:  past president: Washington-Ozaukee County dental society, and Wisconsin Society of Orthodontists; past director to the Midwestern Society of Orthodontists; member of the Angle Society of Orthodontics.
Research interest: Clinical outcomes

Jane Wright

Jane Wright, D.D.S., M.S.
Adjunct Professor
Dental Degree; Marquette University 2009
Postgraduate Degree: Masters of Science and Certificate in Orthodontics at Marquette in 2011
ABO Diplomate: Yes
Highest Honor: President of the Kenosha Dental Society 2016/17
Research Interest: Tooth size, missing teeth and malocclusion.

Name

Robert Youngquist, D.D.S., M.S.
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Dental Degree: University of Iowa – Des Moines - 1974;
Postgraduate Degree: Certificate in Orthodontics, Loyola University.
ABO Diplomate: No
Highest Honor: Clinic Director of Northwestern University's Orthodontic Department; 2009-10 President of the Illinois Society of Orthodontists.
Research interest: Clinical outcomes

Amanda Olejniczak

Amanda Olejniczak, D.D.S., M.S.
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Dental Degree: Marquette University - 2012
Postgraduate Degree: Masters of Science and Certificate in Orthodontics from Marquette University - 2014
ABO Diplomate: No
Orthodontic Involvement: Member of the Wisconsin Society of Orthodontists, Washington/Ozaukee County Dental Society, Primus Study Group, and Third Coast Study Group
Research Interests: Clinical Outcomes