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Program Coordinator

Janis E. Smith
Office of Professional Development & Faculty Affairs
SMDEP Coordinator and Point of Contact
Phone: 713-486-4536
Fax: 713-486-4436
E-mail: Janis.E.Smith@uth.tmc.edu

Program Directors

Karen F. Novak, DDS, MS, PhD
Project Principal Investigator SMDEP Program
Associate Dean for Professional Development & Faculty Affairs
Professor, Periodontics & Dental Hygiene
Phone: 713-486-4019
Fax: 713-486-4436
E-mail: Karen.F.Novak@uth.tmc.edu

Philip Pierpont, DDS
Co-Director SMDEP Program
Associate Dean for Student & Alumni Affairs
Phone: 713-486-4151
Fax: 713-486-4425
E-mail: Hugh.P.Pierpont@uth.tmc.edu

R. Andrew Harper, MD
Co-Director SMDEP Program
Assistant Dean for Educational Programs
Health Education Academic Training (SMDEP)
Phone: 713-500-5140
Fax: 713-500-0603
E-mail: R.Andrew.Harper@uth.tmc.edu

Latanya J. Love, MD
Assistant Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs
Phone: 713-500-5116
E-mail: Latanya.D.Jones@uth.tmc.edu