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Faculty & Staff
Patricia Pereira, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Associate Professor
Patricial Pereira, D.D.S., Ph.D., is the associate dean for Academic Affairs and an associate professor in the Department of Restorative Dental Sciences
Mallori Wojcik, Academic Program Specialist II
Mallori Wojcik joined the Office of Academic Affairs in 2020. She assists with student registration, rotation scheduling, course scheduling, room scheduling, academic records and certification for graduation.
Dr. Ana Ribeiro, Director of Curriculum and Instruction
Dr. Ana Ribeiro, is the director of Curriculum and Instruction for the DMD program. She is responsible for overseeing the college’s curriculum management plan, including evaluations of courses, and supports the Curriculum Committee. She oversees and works in collaboration with the Office of Education’s Academic Assistant, Instructional Designer and Media Instructional staff to provide faculty support for teaching and learning.
Robert Caudle, Director of DMD Basic Sciences and Professor of Oral Biology
Robert Caudle, Ph.D., serves as the director of DMD Basic Sciences. His research examines the mechanisms of pain transmission and the molecular changes in the peripheral and central nervous systems that lead to chronic pain.
Margeaux Johnson, Instructional Designer
Margeaux Johnson, B.A., M.L.S., is an instructional designer for the DMD program. She assists faculty with course design & development, e-learning courses in Canvas, and the scholarship of teaching and learning. She is available to consult with professors to design engaging learning activities, to evaluate technology tools for teaching, to update materials for accessibility requirements, and to facilitate focus groups about student experiences.
Christina Ryan, Instructional Designer
Email Christina Ryan or call 352.273.5950
Christina Haskins, B.A., B.S., became part of the Office of Academic Affairs in 2004. She is an instructional designer for the DMD program. She assists faculty with course design & development, e-learning courses in Canvas, and the scholarship of teaching and learning. She is available to consult with professors to design engaging learning activities, to evaluate technology tools for teaching, to update materials for accessibility requirements, and to facilitate focus groups about student experiences.
Lucas Ranieri, Academic Assistant
Email Lucas Ranieri or call 352.273.5950
Lucas Ranieri started working in the Office of Academic Affairs in 2021. He serves as the clerical support for the office and schedules the classrooms in the college. He handles incoming degree verifications for UF DMD alums, provides the support role for the Student Performance Evaluation Committee, and monitors student grades and class records.
Valerie Trimble, Academic Assistant
Email Valerie Trimble or call 352-273-5699
Valerie Trimble facilitates all ExamSoft exams and lends aid with Canvas quizzes. Additionally, she provides support for Canvas, Qualtrics, Textbook Adoptions, GatorEvals, classroom scheduling, course debriefings and the Curriculum Committee.
Emmaly Sallee, Instructional Support
Email Emmaly Sallee or call 352.273.6589
Emmaly Sallee joined the Office of Academic Affairs in 2020. She maintains classroom and instructional technology, oversees lecture recording and posting using MediaSite and YouTube, and provides faculty and staff electronic classroom support.
Aimee Mckinney, Data Management Analyst III
Email Aimee Mckinney or call 253-273-5950
Aimee received her BS degree in Psychology from the University Central Florida. Before attending graduate school, Aimee worked as an operations manager with some of her primary responsibilities including business analytics for Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando, FL. While serving in this role, Aimee returned to the University of Central Florida to pursue her interest in data analytics and obtained her MS degree in Business Management and Data Analytics. Upon graduation she continued to serve Nemours Children’s Hospital in a new role as a Clinical Quality and Safety Data Analyst for the Quality and Safety Department, where she contributed to various Quality Improvement and Patient Safety projects.
Aimee’s professional areas of interest include data visualization, optimization modeling and forecasting. In her work she likes to blend the veracity of numbers with creative, visual story telling to transform information into useful insights, enabling data-driven decision making. She has been a member with the Healthcare Data and Analytics Association since 2018.
Instructional Support Jenin Natour, OPS
Instructional Support – Laura Garcia, OPS
Email Laura Garcia