Previous Directors

American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology was established in 1979. The board consists of five diplomates of the ABOMR who are elected by the diplomates for a five-year term.

President, 2016

Mel Mupparapu, DMD

Dr. Mupparapu is currently a Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. He received his dental deg…

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President

1979 - 1981

Don Weissman, DDS

Dr. Weissman was a founding member of ABOMR. In 1979, Dr. Donald D. Weissman along with Benjamin Cio…

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PRESIDENT

1981-1982

Benjamin Ciola, DDS, MSD

Benjamin Ciola was a founding member of ABOMR. In 1979, Dr. Ciola along with Donald D. Weissman, Rob…

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PRESIDENT

1982-1983

Stephen R. Matteson, DDS, MS

Dr. Stephen R. Matteson, Professor, Dept. of Developmental Dentistry, received his D.D.S. degree fro…

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PRESIDENT

1984,1985

Stuart C. White, DDS, PhD

Stuart C. White, DDS, PhD, Professor Emeritus at UCLA, received his dental education as a member of …

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PRESIDENT

1986

Coleman Reed Tuckson, Jr. DDS, MSc, FACD

Coleman Reed Tuckson’s life exemplified the highest ideals of dental professionalism translated in…

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PRESIDENT

1987

Ramesh Kuba, BDS, MS

Dr. Kuba was a full-time faculty member in dental educational institutions for 41 years. He spent 37…

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PRESIDENT

1988

Julian Gibbs, DDS, PhD

Longtime Vanderbilt faculty member, Julian Gibbs, Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, …

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PRESIDENT

1989

P. Thomas McDavid, DDS, MS

Dr. McDavid was the President of the ABOMR in 1989. He was the Director of Office of the Civilian He…

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PRESIDENT

1990

Barton Gratt, DDS, PhD

Dr. Gratt’s bio will be here soon.…

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PRESIDENT

1991

Kevin O Carroll, BDS, MSD

Dr. Kevin O Carroll earned his BDS at the National University of Ireland, in January 1968 (actually …

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PRESIDENT

1992

Axel Ruprecht, DDS, MScD, FRCD(C)

Axel Ruprecht is Gilbert E. Lilly Professor of Diagnostic Sciences, and is Professor of OM Radiology…

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PRESIDENT

1993

Angelo Delbalso, MD, DDS, FACR

Dr. DelBalso is the chair of the Department of Radiology At University at Buffalo School of Medicine…

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PRESIDENT

1994

Alan G. Lurie, DDS, PhD

Dr. Lurie is professor and chair of the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Diagnostic Sciences and c…

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PRESIDENT

1995

Lars Hollender, DDS, PhD

Dr. Lars Hollender received his dental degree in 1958 from the Royal Dental School in Malmo, Sweden.…

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PRESIDENT

1996

Pirkka Nummikoski, DDS, MS

Dr. Nummikoski’s bio will be added soon…

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1997

Margot L. Van Dis, DDS, MS

Margot L. Van Dis, DDS, MS, is a professor of Dental Diagnostics Sciences in the Department of Oral …

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PRESIDENT

1998

R. Curtis Lundeen, DDS, MS

R. Curtis Lundeen, DDS, MS received his BS (1969) and DDS (1973) degrees from the University of Mich…

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PRESIDENT

1999

Donald Tyndall, DDS, MSPH, PhD

Dr. Tyndall graduated from UNC-CH in 1973 (biology/History double major) and with a DDS in 1980. He …

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2000

James C. Pettigrew, DMD

Dr. Pettigrew currently serves as an Associate Professor In the division of Oral and Maxillofacial r…

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PRESIDENT

2001

Neil L. Frederiksen, DDS, PhD

Neil L. Frederiksen earned both a B.S. and D.D.S. degree from the University of Minnesota and a Ph.D…

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2002

James R. Geist, DDS, MS

James R. Geist, Professor in the Department of Biomedical and Diagnostic Sciences at the University …

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PRESIDENT

2003

John Ludlow, DDS, MS

Dr. Ludlow is a Professor of Radiology in the Department of Diagnostic Sciences at the University of…

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PRESIDENT

2004

Tom Underhill, DDS, MS

Dr. Tom Underhill’s bio will be added soon.…

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PRESIDENT

2005

Mel L. Kantor, DDS, PhD

Mel L. Kantor is a professor in the Department of Oral Health Practice in the College of Dentistry w…

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2006

Byron W. (Pete) Benson, DDS, MS

Dr. Byron W. (Pete) Benson is Professor, Department Vice Chair, and Director of Radiology/Imaging Ce…

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PRESIDENT

2007

Ernest Lam, DMD, MSc, PhD, FRCD(C)

Professor Lam is the Dr. Lloyd & Mrs. Kay Chapman Chair in Clinical Sciences in the Faculty of D…

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PRESIDENT

2008

Sharon Brooks, DDS, MS

Dr. Sharon Brooks earned her DDS from the University of Michigan in 1973, along with MS degrees in O…

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PRESIDENT

2009

Lisa Koenig, BChD, DDS, MS

Dr. Koenig currently serves as Professor and Program Director of Oral Medicine and Oral Radiology at…

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PRESIDENT

2010

Debra Gander, DDS, MS

Debra Gander maintains a practice limited to oral and maxillofacial radiology at the Fauchard Center…

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PRESIDENT

2011

Thomas Razmus, DDS, MS

Dr. Razmus received the DDS degree from the University of Michigan (1975) and a certificate and MS d…

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PRESIDENT

2012

Brad J. Potter, DDS, MS

Dr. Potter graduated from Northwestern University School of Dentistry in 1979. After private practic…

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2013

Mansur Ahmad, BDS, PhD

Dr. Ahmad was the president of the ABOMR in 2013.…

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2014

Kenneth Abramovitch, DDS, MS

Dr. Abramovitch is Professor at Loma Linda University. He received his D.D.S. from McGill University…

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PRESIDENT

2015

Kristine Mosier, DDS, PhD

Dr. Mosier is the current President of the ABOMR. She is Associate Professor of Radiology with tenur…

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