Faculty & Staff

Image of Dr. Gerald Grant - University of Louisville School of Dentistry Gerald Grant, DMD, MS, FACP, FAAMP

Professor

Email: gerald.grant@louisville.edu
Office: (502)852-4129

Dr.  Gerald “Jerry” Grant received his DMD degree from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry, a certificate in Prosthodontics from the Naval Postgraduate Dental School, Bethesda, MD, Master’s of Science from George Washington University, and a certificate in Maxillofacial Prosthetics from the Naval Postgraduate Dental School. 

He is currently the Vice President on the American College of Prosthodontics (ACP)  is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics and is currently President of the American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics.  He came to the University of Louisville after 33 years of service with the United States Navy where he was the Service Chief of the 3D Medical Applications Center, Department of Radiology at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.  He is currently the Interim Assistant Dean of Advanced Technologies and Innovation, Associate Director of UofL Additive Manufacturing Institute of Science & Technology (AMIST). 

Dr. Grant’s research is in the validation and applications of Advanced Digital Dental Technologies, virtual surgical applications, Advanced Digital Applications in the design and fabrication of medical devices for craniofacial reconstruction, dental restoration and rehabilitation, and recently in bio-printing/bio-fabrication.

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Daniel Montero, DDS, MS

Assistant Professor

Email: daniel.montero@louisville.edu
Office: (502) 852-8931

Dr. Montero graduated from Latin University of Costa Rica with his DDS.and received his certification in Prosthodontics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.  He is a member of the American College of Prosthodontics (ACP) and the International Team for Implantology (ITI). Dr. Montero is currently the Preclinical Fixed Pros Course Director and is a key faculty member in the Digital Dentistry Education for dental students.

 

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Jasmine Mohandesi, DDS, MS

Assistant Professor

Email: jasmine.mohandesi@louisville.edu
Office: (502) 852-7809

Dr. Mohandesi graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine with her DMD and received his certification in Prosthodontics at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry. She is a member of the American College of Prosthodontics (ACP). Dr. Mohandesi is currently the Fixed and Implant Clinical Course Director.

 

Image of Dr. Zafrulla Khan - University of Louisville School of Dentistry Zafrulla Khan, DDS, MS, FACP

Professor

Email: zafrulla.khan@louisville.edu
Office: (502) 852-5747

Dr. Zafrulla Khan is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics, Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontics and American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics. He received his Dental Degree from Government Dental College, Bangalore University, India and Masters in Oral Biology from University of Louisville. Completed Prosthodontic Residency at State University of New York at Buffalo, NY. and Fellowship in Maxillofacial Prosthetics/Dental Oncology from University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

He is currently a Professor of Prosthodontics and Director of Maxillofacial/Oncologic Dentistry at James Graham Brown Cancer Center. Also adjunct faculty at School of Medicine in Departments of Medicine, Radiation Oncology, University of Louisville. His previous appointments included Director of Post graduate Prosthodontics and Chairman, Department of Prosthodontics at the Dental School.

He holds Active Medical Staff appointments at multiple Hospitals in Louisville, KY and is a Consultant to VA Medical Center and member of multiple Cancer Committees.

Dr. Khan has published many scientific articles in various Dental and Medical Journals.  He has received over five million dollars in Grants and Contracts for Research from National Institute of Health, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, Pharmaceutical Companies and Universities.

Currently he is the Investigator of two Clinical studies sponsored by Pharmaceutical companies on the effects of radiation in head and neck cancer.

Gratis Faculty

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Dr. Lawrence Gettleman 

Emeritus Professor

Email: gettleman@louisville.edu

Lawrence Gettleman received a B.A. from Rutgers College (1962), a D.M.D. from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine (1966), and a M.S.D. from St. Louis University (1968) on an N.I.H. training grant in prosthodontics. He served in the U.S. Public Health Service in San Francisco at the Dental Health service until 1970, back on the Harvard faculty until 1976, and at L.S.U School of Dentistry until 1980. He was a senior staff associate at Gulf South Research Institute and in private practice in New Orleans until 1989, and joined the UofL School of Dentistry as Professor of Prosthodontics & Biomaterials in 1990, going part-time in 2014. He has been the principal investigator or coinvestigator of twelve NIH research grants, has published 74 peer-reviewed papers, 13 book chapters or reports, and holds three patents. He developed a permanent, resilient denture liner (Novus).

Division Staff

Kelly Johnson – Administrative Associate
Nataliya Pushnin – Billing Coordinator
Jayne Giannini -  Dental Clinic Support
Melisa Haycraft – Dental Clinic Support