Faculty & Staff

Faculty & Staff

SJ Clark

Stephen J. Clark, DMD

Professor & Director, Post-Doctoral Endodontics

Email: stephen.clark@louisville.edu
Office: (502) 852-1224

The Endodontics Graduate Program is directed by Dr. Stephen J. Clark. Dr. Clark received his DMD degree in 1972 from the University Of Kentucky College Of Dentistry and returned to complete his endodontics training there in 1975. He established his endodontics practice in Louisville, practicing full time for 23 years. Dr. Clark began teaching part time at the University Of Louisville School Of Dentistry and became a full-time faculty member in 1998. He currently serves as Professor and Director of the Postgraduate Endodontics Program. Dr. Clark is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics and a Director of the American Association of Endodontics.

Ricardo Caicedo

Richard Caicedo, Doctor in Odontology

Associate Professor

Email: ri.caicedo@louisville.edu
Office: (502) 852-4004

Dr. Ricardo Caicedo received his Doctor in Odontology degree from the Colegio Odontologico Colombiano - University (UNICOC), Bogota, Colombia in 1979, and his certificate in Endodontics at the University of Louisville. He has served as Chair of the Endodontic Department and Director of the Graduate Endodontic Program at UNICOC, served as Dean there from 1996-99, and was awarded the title of Emeritus Professor.

He currently serves as Associate Professor with Tenure at the University Of Louisville School Of Dentistry. He is a member of the American Association of Endodontics (AAE), International Federation of Endodontic Associations (IFEA), International Association of Dental Traumatology, Hispanic Dental Association and American Dental Education Association. He also serves as a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Journal of Endodontics and International Dental Traumatology Journal.

Joseph Morelli

Joseph Morelli, D.D.S, M.Ed.

Associate Professor; Director, Pre-Doctoral Endodontics

 Email: joseph.morelli@louisville.edu
Office: (502) 852-7376

Dr. Morelli attended dental school in Chicago at Loyola, School of Dentistry. After practicing fourteen years in the Boston Area he returned to school  to attain a Certificate in Endodontics at Tufts School of Dental Medicine, Boston.  After a short time as part-time faculty at Tufts he and his wife re-located to Kentucky in 1995 at which time he became a part-time faculty member at University of Louisville School of Dentistry.  He became full-time in 2005. He currently serves as Discipline Coordinator and Director for Pre-doctoral Endodontics. Dr. Morelli is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics and serves on several National Committees.

Part-Time Faculty

 Dr. Paul Abbott

Dr. Michael Childers

Dr. Chris Cook

Dr. Peter Fotos

Dr. Roycelyn Gray

Dr. Jennifer Kron

Dr. Anthony Leung

Dr. Mark Sakamaki

Dr. Scott Shuler

Dr. Jonathan Vlahos

Dr. Kelly Walker



Division Staff

  • Jennifer Baker - Administrative Assistant
  • Joyce Wiedmar - Graduate Endodontic Clinic
  • Lori Baxter - Graduate Endodontic Clinic
  • Wendy Spencer- Pre-doctoral Endodontic Clinic
  • Andrea Davis – Receptionist