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New Full-Time Orthodontic Faculty Member.

Dr. Nandakumar Janakiraman joined the department as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthodontics, Pediatric Dentistry and Special Care effective June 1, 2016. As an Assistant Professor for the Division of Orthodontics, Dr. Janakiraman’s primary responsibilities will include all areas of Orthodontic teaching, research mentoring and clinical supervision.

Dr. Janakiraman comes to U of L from the University of Connecticut, Department of Orthodontics where he has been teaching for the past two years. His research interest has been concentrated in the area of three-dimensional imaging application in the field of Orthodontics and evidence-based orthodontic techniques and outcomes.  He received a Doctor of Dental Surgery from the Government Dental College, Bangalore University, India in 1998; a Master’s in Orthodontics from Government Dental College, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India in 2002; a Fellowship in Orthodontics at the School of Dental Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut in 2011; a Certificate of Specialty with a MDentSc in Orthodontics from the School of Dental Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, in 2014.