Faculty and Staff


Behavioral Sciences Faculty and Staff

Kavita P. Ahluwalia DDS MPH
Public Health Dentist
Assistant Professor of Clinical Dentistry
212 342-1938
kpa8@columbia.edu

David Albert, DDS MPH
Public Health Dentist/Clinician
Associate Professor of Clinical Dentistry and
Director, Division of Community Health
212 342-8588
daa1@columbia.edu

Emily Alspector, LMSW
Research Coordinator 
212-342-3922
era2125@columbia.edu 

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Emilie Bruzelius
Statistician
212 305-1391
eb2674@columbia.edu

Courtney Chinn DDS MPH
Pediatric Dentist
Assistant Professor
212 342-3565
chc26@columbia.edu

Christie Custodio-Lumsden, PhD, RD, CDN
Postdoctoral Research Scientist
212 342-0137
clc2123@columbia.edu

Burton L. Edelstein DDS MPH
Pediatric Dentist, Policy Analyst
Professor and Chair, Section of Social & Behavioral Sciences
212 342 3505
ble22@columbia.edu

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Carol Kunzel MA PhD
Social/Behavioral Scientist
Associate Professor of Clinical Dental Community Health
212 342-3046
ck60@columbia.edu

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Stephen Marshall DDS MPH
Associate Dean for Extramural Affairs
Associate Professor of Clinical Dentistry
212 305-0764
sm15@columbia.edu

Joseph McManus DMD MS MHA MBA MS
Pediatric Dentist
Associate Cilnical Professor of Dental Medicine
jmm10@columbia.edu

Dennis A. Mitchell, DDS MPH
Public Health Dentist, Clinician
Assistant Dean for Multicultural Affairs , Assistant Professor of Clinical Dentistry
212 342-3714
dml48@columbia.edu

Marcie Rubin, DrPH, MPH, MPA
Assistant Clinical Professor of Behavioral Sciences in Dental Medicine
212 342-6804
msr135@columbia.edu

Moussa Sanogo, MD MPH
Associate Research Scientist
212 342-1274
Ms2152@columbia.edu

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Lynn Tepper MS MA EdM, EdD
Psychologist
Clinical Professor of Behavioral Sciences in Dentistry
212 305-3126
lmt1@columbia.edu

Noreen Myers-Wright, RDH 

Project Coordinator
212-342-1821
Nlm2119@columbia.edu

Angela M. Ward RDH MEd 

Project Manager
212 342-3315
aw527@columbia.edu

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Athanasios I Zavras DMD, MSc, DrMedSc
Associate Professor of Dental Medicine and Epidemiology
212 342 0425
az2256@columbia.edu