Featured Faculty


Steven Chussid, DDS

Steven Chussid

Section chair and pediatric dentistry division director Steven Chussid has modeled professionalism and kindness while leading, teaching, and practicing dentistry at CDM the past 20 years. Read on.



Luz Marina Aguirre

Luz Marina Aguirre

Faculty member Luz Marina Aguirre overcame a language barrier, financial hardship, and other roadblocks on her path to becoming a service-minded community dentist and mentor. Read on.



Flora Momen-Heravi

From investigating immune response to unlocking the therapeutic usefulness of exosomes, Flora Momen-Heravi is tackling projects that could advance treatments for cancer, periodontitis, and more. Read on.



Henry Nahoum

Professor emeritus at CDM since 1987, Henry Nahoum continues to consider and reconsider the work that profoundly impacted orthodontics. Read on.