Eastman Dental Institute


Staff list

Below you can find a list of all current staff by department. Please visit the Study and Research sections for more information on individual academic staff.

Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering
Continuing Professional Development
Craniofacial Growth & Development
Maxillofacial Medicine & Surgery
Microbial Diseases
Restorative Dentistry

Restorative Dentistry

  • Devina Bhowruth, Research Vascular Scientist / Technologist 
  • Dr Jacopo Buti, Clinical Associate Professor
  • Professor Francesco D’Aiuto, Professor in Periodontology/Honorary Consultant in Periodontology
  • Dr Nicola Di Vitale, Clinical Lecturer (Teaching)
  • Heather Finch, Administrative Assistant
  • Dr Johnah Galicia, Clinical Lecturer in Endodontology
  • Atrina Ghezel, Clinical Lecturer (Teaching) in Endodontics
  • Ciro Gilvetti, Associate Clinical Lecturer (Teaching)
  • Ruth Glover, Associate Clinical Lecturer (Teaching) in Dental Hygiene
  • Martin Brian Gough, Senior Clinical Lecturer
  • Professor Kishor Gulabivala, Professor of Endodontology
  • Banbai Hirani, Research Dental Nurse
  • Victoria Hoskins, Clinical Research Facilities Manager, ECIC
  • Mei Huang, Clinical Training Fellow/NIHR Clinical Lecturer
  • Alastair Jolly, Senior Chief Instructor Technician
  • Rachel Knight, Clinical Trial Practitioner
  • Yago Leira, Senior Clinical Research Fellow
  • Natalie Leow, Clinical Lecturer in Periodontology
  • Fedrico Moreno, Clinical Lecturer in Periodontology
  • Morteza Mazinanian, Associate Clinical Lecturer (Teaching) in Prosthodontics
  • Eva Munoz Aguilera, Clinical Lecturer (Teaching) in Periodontology
  • Professor Ian Needleman, Professor of Restorative Dentistry and Evidence-Informed Healthcare
  • Dr Touraj Nejatian, Associate Clinical Lecturer (Teaching) in Prosthodontics
  • Michael Nesbit, Instructor Dental technician
  • Professor Yuan Ng, Professor of Endodontology
  • Katarzyna Niziolek, Research Dental Nurse
  • Deepesh Patel, Associate Clinical Lecturer in Prosthodotics
  • Manish Patel, Clinical Lecturer (Teaching)
  • Keval Patel, Associate Clinical Lecturer (Teaching)
  • Dr Lambis (Charalampos) Petridis, Professor in Prosthodontics/Honorary Consultant in Prosthodontics
  • Roberto Rotundo, Senior Clinical Teaching   Associate in Periodontology
  • Maja Sabalic, Clinical Training Fellow/ NIHR Clinical Lecturer
  • Steven Saberi, Instructor Dental Technician
  • Raelene Sambrook, Clinical Lecturer in Prosthodontics
  • Jeanie Suvan, Clinical Lecturer (Teaching)
  • Beata Szczepkowska, Research Dental Nurse, ECIC 
  • Michael Weisbloom, Chief Instructor and Laboratory Manager
Professional Services


  • Michelle Bush, Personal Assistant
  • Megan Brain, Programme Administrator
  • Marianne Dang, Research Student Administrator
  • Thom Dixon, Programme Administrator
  • Sarah Douglas, Project Manager 
  • Nichola Faddoul, Senior Programme Administrator
  • Sara Giampietro, Academic Support Manager
  • Alexandra Gregory-Hobbs, Programme Administrator
  • Marjorie Kelly, Short Course Administrator
  • Kate Marr, CPD Business Officer
  • Jessica McGee, Programme Administrator
  • Jennifer O'Donnell, Programme Administrator
  • Andrew Curd, Admissions Administrator
  • Samantha Photiades, Institute Manager
  • Rhondda Pierre, Senior Programme Administrator
  • Renato Ponciano, Research Grant and Finance Officer
  • Mathew Sturmey, Programme Administrator
  • Melissa Zadmoghadas, Academic Support and Quality Officer
  • Nicola Phillips, Human Resources Officer
  • Trevor Willock, Management Accountant