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About the School

Executive Committee

Sean Edwards, DDS, MD
Term Ends 10-31-2018
Clinical Associate Professor, OMS/HD
seanedwa@med.umich.edu

Erika Benavides, DDS, PhD
Term ends 10-31-2018
Clinical Associate Professor, POM
benavid@umich.edu

James P. Simmer, DDS, PhD
Term ends 10-31-2017
Professor, BMS
jsimmer@umich.edu

Mark Fitzgerald, DDS, MS
Term ends 10-31-2017
Associate Professor, CRSE
markfitz@umich.edu

Carlos González-Cabezas, DDS, MDS, PhD
Term ends 10-31-2019
Associate Professor, CRSE
carlosgc@umich.edu

Nisha D'Silva, BDS, MSD, PhD
Term ends 10-31-2016
Professor, POM
njdsilva@umich.edu

Ex Officio:  Laurie McCauley, DDS, MS, PhD, Professor and Dean, Room 1234, mccauley@umich.edu

Contact:  Kim Huner, 1226 Dentistry, Box 1078, 734-763-3311kimhuner@umich.edu


Duties of the Executive Committee:

  • Advise the Dean in administrative functions
  • Investigate and formulate educational and instructional policies for consideration by the faculty
  • Represent the faculty in matters of budget and other financial affairs
  • Act for the faculty on recommendations for appointment, promotion, and tenure
  • Prepare and circulate to each department an annual assessment of areas needing future, coordinated attention in the School for purposes of long-range planning