School staff

School Executive

Title Name Contact no Email
Acting Head of School and Dean Professor Heiko Spallek +61 2 8890 4364 dentistry.dean@sydney.edu.au
Deputy Head of School A/Professor Ky-Anh Nguyen +61 2 8890 8766 ky-anh.nguyen@sydney.edu.au
School Manager Emma Dupal +61 415811789 emma.dupal@sydney.edu.au
Deputy School Manager Tracey McClure +61 421013649 tracey.mcclure@sydney.edu.au
Senior Administrative & Student Affairs Manager Denise Fischer +61 2 8627 0266 dentistry.studentaffairs@sydney.edu.au
Associate Director, Development Ene Juurma +61 2 8627 0465 ene.juurma@sydney.edu.au
Administration Services Officer Marty Darragh +61 2 8890 9029 marty.darragh@sydney.edu.au
Executive Assistant to the Head of School and Dean Sandra Rogers +61 2 8627 0463 dentistry.dean@sydney.edu.au

Heads of Discipline

Disciplines Acting Head of Discipline Subject Areas Head of Subject Area
The Discipline of Oral Surgery, Medicine & Diagnostics Professor Hans Zoellner Exodontia & Oral Surgery Dr Stephen Cox
Oral Medicine Professor Hans Zoellner
Conscious Sedation & Emergency Medicine Dr Ken Harrison
Special Needs Dentistry Professor Hans Zoellner
Dento-Maxillofacial Radiology Dr Eduardo Delamare
The Discipline of Restorative & Reconstructive Dentistry Associate Professor Axel Spahr Endodontics Dr Michelle Heffernan
Tooth Conservation (including Cariology) Professor Elizabeth Martin
Prosthodontics & Oral Rehabilitation (including Fixed & Removable Prosthodontics) Dr Ayman Ellakwa
The Discipline of Orthodontic & Paediatric Dentistry Professor Ali Darendeliler Paediatric Dentistry Dr Neeta Prabhu
Orthodontics Professor Ali Darendeliler
The Discipline of Population Oral Health Professor Woosung Sohn Population Oral Health Professor Woosung Sohn
Behavioural Sciences & Professional Practice Dr  Alexander Holden
The Discipline of Oral Biosciences Dr Munira Xaymardan Biomaterials Dr  Alexander Zavgorodniy
Oral Life Sciences Dr Munira Xaymardan
The Discipline of Oral Health Dr Kimberly Mathieu-Coulton Oral Health Dr Kimberly Mathieu-Coulton

Learning and Teaching Contacts

Title Name Contact no Email
Associate Dean Learning and Teaching Professor Elizabeth Martin +61 2 8890 7183 elizabeth.martin@sydney.edu.au
Team Leader Tracey McClure +61 421013649 tracey.mcclure@sydney.edu.au
Senior Policy Officer Alison Green +61 2 9351 8342 alison.green@sydney.edu.au
Project Manager - Rural Placement Grace Kwaan +61 475 370 098 grace.kwaan@sydney.edu.au
Educational Designer (elearning) Imogen Craney +61 2 9351 8311
+61 478 302 030
imogen.craney@sydney.edu.au
Clinical Education Officers Team1- DMD1, DMD2, Orthodontics, Periodontics & PG Core Course Nicole Taylor
Fiona Thien
+61 2 9351 8345
+61 2 8890 4367
Nicole.taylor@sydney.edu.a
Fiona.thien@sydney.edu.au
Clinical Education Officers Team2 - DMD3, DMD4, Oral Surgery, Paediatrics, Prosthodontics & Conscious sedation Fotini Dimitrioski
Alison Reid
Nidhi Kochhar
+61 2 8890 7281
+61 2 8890 9030
+61 2 8890 7192
fotini.dimitrioski@sydney.edu.au
alison.reid@sydney.edu.au
nidhi.kochhar@sydney.edu.au
Clinical Education Officers Team3 - BOH, Special Needs dentistry, Oral Medicine, Oral Implant Arthi Gopal
Kadambini Kharade
Tina Fulham
+61 2 8890 4367
+61 2 8890 7192
+61 2 8890 7192
arthi.gopal@sydney.edu.au
kadambini.kharade@sydney.edu.au
betina.fulham@sydney.edu.au
Assessments Office Buddhi Gunaratne
Ramie McAleer
+61 2 8890 6977
+61 2 8890 6977
buddhi.gunaratne@sydney.edu.au
ramie.mcaleer@sydney.edu.au
Faculty Support Officer William Thevapalan +61 2 8890 4720
+61 401 997 234
william.thevapalan@sydney.edu.au
IT Administrator Kamal Wanigaratne +61 2 8890 7024
+61 427 096 714
kamal.wanigaratne@sydney.edu.au
Dental Simulation Clinic Coordinator - SDH & Westmead Alexandra Iaquinto +61 2 8890 4737 alexandra.iaquinto@sydney.edu.au
Work Health & Safety Officer Dr Terry Whittle +61 2 8890 7734 terry.whittle@sydney.edu.au
Academic Coordinators
Admissions & Academic coordinatorProfessor Hans Zoellner +61 2 8890 7892 hans.zoellner@sydney.edu.au
DMD Year 1 Coordinator Dr Susie Dracopoulos +61 2 9351 8320 susie.dracopoulos@sydney.edu.au
DMD Year 1 Assistant
Dr Tihana Divnic-Resnik +61 2 9351 8325 tihana.divnic-resnik@sydney.edu.au
DMD Year 2 Coordinator Dr Delyse Leadbeatter +61 2 9351 8383 delyse.leadbeatter@sydney.edu.au
DMD Year 2 Assistant Dr Rahena Akhter +61 2 8890 7281 rahena.akhter@sydney.edu.au
DMD Year 3 Coordinator Dr Judith Werner +61 2 8821 4347 judith.werner@sydney.edu.au
DMD Year 3 Assistant TBA    
DMD Year 4 Coordinator Ms Smitha Sukumar +61 2 8890 7281 smitha.sukumar@sydney.edu.au
DMD Year 4 Assistant Associate Professor Ayman Ellakwa +61 2 98457161 ayman.ellakwa@sydney.edu.au
Unit of Study Coordinators (DMD)
Foundations of Clinical Dentistry A (DMD1 / DMD2) Dr Susie Dracopoulos and
Dr Rahena Akhter (Assistant)
+61 2 9351 8320 susie.dracopoulos@sydney.edu.au
rahena.akhter@sydney.edu.au
Foundations of Clinical Dentistry B (DMD1 / DMD2) Dr Tihana Divnic-Resnik and
Dr Eduardo Delamare (Assistant)
+ 61 2 9351 8325
 
tihana.divnic-resnik@sydney.edu.au
eduardo.delamare@sydney.edu.au
Integrated Life Sciences (DMD1 / DMD2) Dr Munira Xaymardan and
Dr Christina Adler (Assistant)
+ 61 2 8890 4816
+61 2 8890 4818
munira.xaymardan@sydney.edu.au
christina.adler@sydney.edu.au
Research (DMD1 / DMD2) Dr Shanika Nanayakkara and
Professor Greg Murray (Assistant)
+61 2 8890 8799
+61 2 8890 6380
shanika.nanayakkara@sydney.edu.au
greg.murray@sydney.edu.au
Integrated Clinical Dentistry A (DMD3 / DMD4) Dr Judith Werner and
TBA (Assistant)
+61 2 8821 4347
 
judith.werner@sydney.edu.au
Integrated Clinical Dentistry B (DMD3 / DMD4) Associate Professor Ayman Ellakwa and
Dr Smitha Sukumar (Assistant)
+61 2 98457161
ayman.ellakwa@sydney.edu.au
smitha.sukumar@sydney.edu.au
Integrated Clinical Dentistry C (DMD3 / DMD4) Prof Hans Zoellner and
Dr Eric Carter (Assistant)
+61 2 8890 7892 hans.zoellner@sydney.edu.au
Research (DMD3 / DMD4) Professor Greg Murray and
Dr Shanika Nanayakkara (Assistant)
+61 2 8890 6380
+61 28890 8766
greg.murray@sydney.edu.au
shanika.nanayakkara@sydney.edu.au
Electives (DMD3 / DMD4) Ms Robyn Watson   robyn.watson@sydney.edu.au
Unit of Study & Year Coordinators (BOH)
Foundations of Oral Health I & II Peta Warren +61 2 8890 4720 peta.warren@sydney.edu.au
Oral Health Clinical Practice I & II Andrew Terry +61 2 0351 8337 a.terry@sydney.edu.au
Integrated Oral Health Clinical Practice I & II Dr Kimberly Mathieu Coulton and
Dr Grace Wong (Assistant)
+61 2 8890 4720
+61 2 8890 4720
kimberly.coulton@sydney.edu.au and
grace.wong@sydney.edu.au
Foundations of Oral Health III & IV Karen Lansdown +61 2 8890 4720 karen.lansdown@sydney.edu.au
Oral Health Clinical Practice III & IV Rebecca Chen +61 2 8890 4720 rebecca.chen@sydney.edu.au
Life Sciences I & II Dr Jinlong Gao and
Heather Apthorpe (Assistant)
+61 2 9845 8766 jinlong.gao@sydney.edu.au and
heather.apthorpe@sydney.edu.au
Life Sciences III & IV Dr Jinlong Gao and
Heather Apthorpe (Assistant)
+61 2 9845 8766 jinlong.gao@sydney.edu.au and
heather.apthorpe@sydney.edu.au
Foundations of Oral Health V & VI Ms Cathryn Forsyth +61 2 9633 2333 cathryn.forsyth@sydney.edu.au
Comprehensive Oral Health Management I & II Ms Grace Wong and
Dr Kimberly Mathieu Coulton (Assistant)
+61 2 8890 4720 grace.wong@sydney.edu.au and
kimberly.coulton@sydney.edu.au
First Year Cohort Coordinator Dr Kimberly Mathieu Coulton +61 2 8890 4720 kimberly.coulton@sydney.edu.au
Second Year Cohort Coordinator Karen Lansdown +61 2 8890 4720 karen.lansdown@sydney.edu.au
Third Year Cohort Coordinator Dr Grace Wong +61 2 8890 4720 grace.wong@sydney.edu.au
Clinical Education Officer BOH1, 2 & 3 Arthi Chauhan +61 2 8821 4367 arthi.gopal@sydney.edu.au

Assessment

Title Name Contact no Email
Faculty Chair Ms Wendy Currie    
Postgraduate Associate Professor Ky-Ahn Nguyen +61 2 9845 8766 ky-anh.nguyen@sydney.edu.au
DMD1 / DMD2 Dr Delyse Leadbeatter +61 2 9351 8383 delyse.leadbeatter@sydney.edu.au
DMD3 / DMD4 Professor Elizabeth Martin +61 2 9845 7183 elizabeth.martin@sydney.edu.au
BOH Dr Kimberly Mathieu Coulton +61 2 8890 4722 kimberly.coulton@sydney.edu.au

Research and Postgraduate Support

Title Name Contact no Email
Chair of Lifespan Oral Health Professor Joerg Eberhard +61 437 487 452joerg.eberhard@sydney.edu.au
Dental Education UnitAssociate Professor Tania Gerzina+61 2 8890 8721 tania.gerzina@sydney.edu.au
Associate Dean Research Professor Neil Hunter +61 2 8890 8762 neil.hunter@sydney.edu.au
Research and Postgraduate Studies Administration Officer Tracey McClure +61 421013649 tracey.mcclure@sydney.edu.au
Administrative Officer (Research) Tina Fulham +61 2 8890 4368 betina.fulham@sydney.edu.au
Executive Assistant - Orthodontics Rebecca Chan +61 2 9351 8314 rebecca.chan@sydney.edu.au
Research Officer Dr Terry Whittle +61 2 8890 7734 terry.whittle@sydney.edu.au
Research Officer Elizabeth Kelly +61 2 8890 7290 elizabeth.kelly@sydney.edu.au

Academic Governance

Title Name Contact no Email
Curriculum and Assessment StrategyDr Delyse Leadbeatter+61 2 9351 8383delyse.leadbeatter@sydney.edu.au
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LeadMs Cathryn Forsyth+61 2 9633 2333cathryn.forsyth@sydney.edu.au
Faculty Disability Liaison OfficerMs Wendy Currie+61 2 9633 2333wendy.currie@sydney.edu.au
Academic Integrity CoordinatorDr Alexander Holden+61 2 8890 6977alexander.holden@sydney.edu.au
DMD3 MentoringProfessor Elizabeth Martin+61 2 8890 7183elizabeth.martin@sydney.edu.au
Policy and ResolutionsMs Wendy Currie+61 2 9633 2893wendy.currie@sydney.edu.au
Postgraduate Programs Associate Professor Ky-Ahn Nguyen +61 2 9845 8766 ky-anh.nguyen@sydney.edu.au
Rural GovernanceProfessor Woosung Sohn+61 439 063 770woosung.sohn@sydney.edu.au
Double Degree CoordinatorDr Jinlong Gao +61 2 9845 8766 jinlong.gao@sydney.edu.au
Simulation Learning EnvironmentsDr Susie Dracopoulos+61 2 9351 8320susie.dracopoulos@sydney.edu.au
Clinical Staffing CoordinatorDr Judith Werner +61 2 8821 4347 judith.werner@sydney.edu.au

Continuing Education in Dentistry

Title Name Contact no Email
Associate Director Miriel Hobbs +61 2 9351 8370 miriel.hobbs@sydney.edu.au
Senior Officer (Business Systems) Ross Corrigan +61 2 9351 8348 ross.corrigan@sydney.edu.au

Marketing and Communications Team

Title Name Contact no Email
Marketing and Communications Manager - Health Laurie Guthrie +61 2 8627 5178 laurie.guthrie@sydney.edu.au
Media and PR Adviser - Health Kobi Print +61 2 9036 7589 kobi.print@sydney.edu.au