Prashanti Bollu, BDS, MBA, MS, DMD
Program Director, AEODO/MBA Residency Program Associate Professor of Dental Medicine


Dr. Prashanti Bollu received dental school training first in India and then in the US from Boston University School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Bollu holds a Master’s degree in Health Care Administration as well as a Master’s in Business Administration. She received her orthodontic training at the Roseman University of Health Sciences. Dr. Bollu has received several awards for outstanding academic achievements during her undergraduate and graduate training. Her interest in research was sparked early in dental school and strengthened further during her employment at Boston University during which time she worked with many prominent researchers. She has been involved in several research projects and presented multiple posters at national conferences. Dr. Bollu has been recognized by DENTSPLY and Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, for outstanding student research. Dr. Bollu has professional affiliations with the American Association of Orthodontics, American Dental Association and the Southern Nevada Dental Society. She currently practices orthodontics in a few private orthodontic offices in the Las Vegas area. Dr. Bollu has recently been hired by Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine’s Henderson Campus as an Assistant Professor and Research Coordinator for the Advanced Education in Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics/MBA Residency Program. She is the Course Director for the research blocks in the AEODO residency program and facilitates all resident and faculty research endeavors. Her research interests include Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT), practice management issues, orthodontic insurance coverage gaps and access to orthodontic care.

James Broadbent, MS, DDS
Associate Professor of Dental Medicine
 Dr. James M. Broadbent joined Roseman University of Health Sciences in 2009 (the first year of orthodontic residency training) as a full-time faculty member in the Advanced Education in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics/MBA (AEODO/MBA) Residency Program. At Roseman he is course director of several modules of learning. He serves on University faculty senate and several committees. His professional and research interests include, phase I orthopedic growth modification, functional jaw orthopedics, accelerated orthodontics, facial esthetics, air way and temporomandibular joint disorders. Dr. Broadbent graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Zoology. Dr. Broadbent received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the Northwestern University Dental School in Chicago. He completed a dental specialties internship at the Chandler Medical Center, University of Kentucky. He then served as an Assistant Professor of Crown and Bridge at Northwestern University Dental School and practiced general dentistry prior to dental specialty training. Dr Broadbent received his Master of Science (MS) degree and Certificate in Orthodontics from Northwestern University. Dr. Broadbent practiced orthodontics many years in Provo, Utah, and served as adjunct faculty at Utah Technical College (now Utah Valley University), American Institute of Medical Dental Technology, and Provo College. Dr. Broadbent made a significant contribution to the art and science of orthodontics in teaching numerous continuing education courses, seminars and presentations at local, state, and national and international dental meetings, and university graduate training programs. Along the way he was awarded the Joseph E. Johnson Outstanding Table Clinic, American Association of Orthodontists, and twice the (AAFO) J. Robert Bronson Clinician of the Year award. Dr. Broadbent completed board certification in orthodontics, achieving the status of Diplomate, American Board of Orthodontics. His interest and training in temporomandibular joint disorders and oral facial pain lead to achieving status of Diplomate, American Academy of Pain Management. Dr. Broadbent has published many articles in several professional journals. He served as president of the Provo District Dental Society, Utah Dental Association annual program chairperson and president of the Utah Association of Orthodontists. Dr. Broadbent demonstrates vision and leadership in community organizations and service. He is recognized as a Kentucky Colonel, Commonwealth of Kentucky; member President’s Club, Brigham Young University; Boy Scouts of America distinguished Silver Beaver and James E. West Fellow. For more than 20 years he served the Boy Scouts of America; Utah National Parks Council (one of the largest National BSA Councils), as Council Jamboree Chairman, National Boy Scout Jamboree, A.P. Hill Virginia (1985, 1989, 1993) and Chair of highly successful Council Events (1996, 2000) and as Utah National Parks Council Commissioner (1987-2000) and UNPC Vice President Program (2000-2003). He earned the Distinguished Eagle Scout and Silver Explorer awards. Dr. Broadbent is a member of the American Dental Association, Utah Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists, Rocky Mountain Society of Orthodontists, Utah Association of Orthodontists, American Association for Functional Orthodontics, International Association for Orthodontics and the American Dental Educators Association. Presently Dr. Broadbent is Associate Professor in the College of Dental Medicine, AEODO/ MBA program. Before Roseman University of Health Sciences he served as attending dentist and adjunct faculty instructor of several courses of education at Salt Lake Community College, Dental Hygiene Program (South Jordan Utah Campus). Dr. Broadbent is licensed to practice dentistry in California, Nevada, and Utah. Personal activities include fly fishing, off-road rock crawling motor sports, over landing motor sports, white water river running.

Ji Hyan Ahn, DDS, MSD

Assistant Professor of Dental Medicine
Dr. Ji Hyun Ahn graduated from the Kyungpook National University, School of Dentistry with a DDS degree and Orthodontic graduate school with a MS degree in Korea. After working for over 10 years, she came to the University of the Pacific, Orthodontic Department in San Francisco as a visiting scholar. Over there she completed her second orthodontic training with another MS degree. Dr. Ahn completed board certification in orthodontics, and 2 of her cases were displayed during the annual AAO conference in New Orleans and the PCSO meeting in Anaheim. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. Dr. Ahn is professionally affiliated with the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists (PCSO) as well as Korean Association of Orthodontists (KAO), Korean Dental Association (KDA). Dr. Ahn is a full time faculty in AEODO/MBA residency program and a member of Center for Innovations of Healthcare Education (CIHE) team at Roseman University. She is interested in researches on Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT), Temporary Anchorage Devices (TADs) and 3D Printer. Other than orthodontics, Dr. Ahn likes hiking, traveling and snowboarding. She enjoys sharing testimonies and encouraging others, believing loving others is our goal.

Kishore Chaudhry, MD
Research Associate Professor
Dr. Chaudhry has over three decades of extensive research experience. A physician by background and a senior scientist in the fields of oncology and public health, he has been recognized as a preeminent epidemiologist worldwide. His contributions to the fields of tobacco and cancer research, oral cancer in particular, have played a critical role in several health policy changes, and planning control measures. With extensive research grant experience, Dr. Chaudhry has garnered millions of dollars in grant support from various national and international organizations. Over the last two decades, he has served on several expert planning committees with the World Health Organization (WHO) and other international agencies. He has published extensively in various peer-reviewed journals and authored several book chapters in the topics of cancer research, tobacco control, asthma, and health care expenditure. He is an active reviewer and serves on the editorial board of numerous peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Chaudhry has held key administrative positions in academia as well as in health sector of the Indian government. During his tenure as the Dean and Chair of the Departments of Community and Family Medicine at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS, Bhopal), one of the most reputable educational institutions in India, he was instrumental in the initiation and development of multiple new programs and departments and laid a strong research foundation. The most notable role that defines Dr. Chaudhry’s research accomplishments is his journey as an accomplished researcher to being the Director Level Scientist at the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), which is equivalent to the National Institute of Health (NIH). His extensive experience in multi-specialty and multi-center projects provided him the ability to work in different environments and design studies in accordance with constraints of different scientists and institutions.

Terry Dischinger, DDS
Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine
Terry Dischinger is considered nationally as a leader in both functional jaw orthopedics and orthodontic technology and has lectured extensively throughout the World. He has written numerous articles published in national orthodontic journals. Dr. Dischinger is a member of several national study clubs, which deal in the latest techniques in orthodontics. His training and experience also encompasses treatment of facial pain and jaw disorders (TMJ). Dr. Dischinger holds three academic degrees, including a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Purdue University, a dental degree from the University of Tennessee and two-year doctoral graduate training in orthodontics from the University of Oregon Health Sciences Center. Dr. Dischinger is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO). He established his orthodontic practice in Lake Oswego, Oregon in 1977. His previous career includes a U.S. Olympic gold medal in basketball, NBA Rookie of the Year, and All-Star status during his nine-year career in the National Basketball Association. He also served his country as an officer in the U.S. Army.

David Hatcher, BA, MSc, MRCD, DDS
Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine


Dr. David C. Hatcher received his D.D.S. degree from the University of Washington. Subsequently he completed two years active duty in the U.S. Public Health Service and a one year general practice residency program at the University of Vermont Medical Center. Dr. Hatcher entered the graduate program in radiology at the University of Toronto and was granted a specialty degree in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology in 1982 and a M.Sc. in 1983. His thesis topic dealt with radiology of tempormandibular disorders. Presently Dr. Hatcher is in private practice in Sacramento, California and has faculty appointments as Clinical Professor at the University of California San Francisco, University of California Los Angeles, University of the Pacific and Roseman University of Health Sciences.

Michael Kahn, DDS
Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine


Dr. Michael A. Kahn is a tenured Professor and Chairman of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and Laboratory Director of Tufts Oral Pathology Services. He also is a Professor at Tufts School of Medicine and maintains a university-based consultative oral medicine/oral pathology clinical practice and has conducted intramural and extramural funded basic and clinical research. He has been a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology since 1989 and currently is serving President of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. Dr. Kahn graduated from Emory University’s School of Dentistry in 1979. Following several years of military and private practice, he returned to Emory for a 3-year residency training in oral pathology. He then completed a one-year postdoctoral research fellowship in oral pathology at Temple University’s School of Medicine. In 1988, he accepted a faculty position at the University of Tennessee-Memphis College of Dentistry. While at Tennessee, Dr. Kahn was a three-time recipient of the UT Health Science Center’s ‘Excellence in Teaching’ award and was selected by his peers to receive the UT College of Dentistry Distinguished Faculty award. In 2002, he accepted a tenured senior faculty position at Tufts and, in 2005 as well as in 2009, he was awarded the Dean’s Excellence in Teaching Award. Dr. Kahn has published more than 80 articles and abstracts in professional journals and is the author of a dental therapeutics book and editor of the oral medicine part 2 section of Lexi-Comp’s “Drug Information Handbook for Dentistry”. Dr. Kahn has given over 400 invited presentations and continuing education courses, including numerous on oral cancer, and has produced several educational multimedia series on a wide variety of oral and maxillofacial pathology topics including oral cancer for EDIC. He serves on several standing and advisory committees of the American Dental Association and is a member of the American Association of Dental Research and American Dental Education Association. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology (AAOMP), International College of Dentists, American College of Dentists, and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. He also serves on the editorial board of the peer-reviewed journals Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology and Endodontology, Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and Inside Dentistry.

Donald Linck, MSc, DDS
Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine


Dr. Donald Linck II, a board certified orthodontist, received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of California in San Francisco. He practiced general dentistry in the U.S. Navy (as a lieutenant) and in Berkeley, Calif. prior to earning his specialty certification in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics from Columbia University in 1968. Since then he has maintained a full-time exclusive orthodontic practice in Pleasant Hill, Calif. He also maintains satellite offices in Hercules and Concord, both in California.
Dr. Linck is exceedingly passionate about continuing one’s professional education as evident by one of his latest accomplishments, receiving his Master of Science Degree from the University of Donau in Krems, Austria; the topic for his master’s thesis was distraction osteogenesis. Dr. Linck’s commitment to his profession and to clinical excellence has gained him considerable respect among his peers both nationally and internationally. He is often called upon to lecture around the world on such subjects in dental sciences and orthodontics as TMJ dysfunction, orthognathic surgery and distraction osteogenesis, just to name a few. In addition to being a professor at Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine, he is currently on the faculty of the University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry and University of Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, and on staff at Stanford University School of Medicine, Division of Plastic Surgery, Children’s Hospital and Research Center at Oakland, John Muir Hospital, Walnut Creek, and Mt. Diablo Hospital, Concord. His other professional affiliations include The American Association of Orthodontists, The California State Society of Orthodontists, The Foundation for Advanced Continuing Education, The American Dental Association, as well as a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and a Charter Member of the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontists.

Ram Nanda, BDS, MS, PhD, DDS
Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine


Professor Ram S. Nanda, B.D.S., D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, was Chairman in the Department of Orthodontics, University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry for 35 years. He was also Chair of the Division of Developmental Dentistry and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Cell Biology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. He was honored by an appointment as Endowed Chair in 1996 by the University of Oklahoma. Dr. Nanda’s teaching career spans over five decades. He is the founder of the orthodontic department as well as the Division of Developmental Dentistry at the University of Oklahoma. He organized excellent innovative clinical and research programs in predoctoral and graduate orthodontics. Dr. Nanda has offered numerous lectures and courses on his philosophy, treatment technique, and research both nationally and internationally. His contributions to research are widely acknowledged with presentation of over 150 original papers and several book chapters. Dr. Nanda has always maintained a clinical practice and is a diplomat of the American Board of Orthodontics. Drawing on his years of experience, he is very knowledgeable on the contemporary issues in Orthodontics. Dr. Nanda has received several honors and awards, notable among them were the first research award from the Angle Society, first Jarabak award from the Indiana University, and the Martin Dewey Memorial award from the Southwestern Society of Orthodontists.

Rory O’Neill, BDS, MSc, DMD
Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine


Dr. O’Neill received his primary dental degree from University College Cork, National University of Ireland .Having spent some time in private practice, he came to the USA for his postgraduate training, and to pursue his passion for periodontology at Tufts University, School of Dental Medicine in Boston. He then got his DMD degree from Boston University School of Graduate Dentistry. He has served on several committees at both Tufts University and Boston University dental schools and is currently Associate Clinical Professor of Periodontology at Tufts University, where he is director of the Surgical Literature Review course. He served as a trustee of the American Board of Periodontology and also on the committee for Clinical Practice. He is a past president of the Massachusetts Periodontal Society and was the founding president of the Greater Salem Dental Society. He also was a founding member of the International Academy for the Advancement of Interdisciplinary Dentistry and was its first president. Dr. O’Neill has a Masters degree in “the management of cranio-mandibular dysfunction” from Danube University, Krems, Austria. He has authored and co-authored several papers and has lectured both nationally and internationally. He continues to teach periodontics at the postdoctoral level at Tufts and has a special interest in orthodontics, and maintains a private practice limited to periodontics, implantology and TMD therapy. He is Board Certified and a Diplomate of The American Board of Periodontology.

Jahnavi Rao, DDS
Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine
Dr. Rao has been living in Las Vegas, Nevada for the paDr. Jahnavi Rao received her DDS with honors from University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry. She continued her education and clinical training at The Ohio State University where she received her Certificate in Orthodontics and Master of Science. Her research evaluated bone remodeling around miniscrews and has been published in textbooks and citied in numerous journals. Dr. Rao received several awards for outstanding academic achievements during her undergraduate and graduate training following which she moved to California and, then to Nevada to start her private practice.Dr. Rao has been involved with education and teaching since 2007. Before joining Roseman University she was an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). While at UNLV she directed graduate level courses for both orthodontic and pediatric residents and also trained undergraduate dental classes in orthodontic treatment planning. She has given educational presentations on auto transplantation of teeth, bone response to TADS‘s (temporary anchorage devices) and orthodontic practice management techniques at various dental schools. Dr. Rao’s national involvements include serving as the Nevada Spokesperson for the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), Board Member, Products & Services Committee for the AAO, Chair, Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists (PCSO) Southern Regional Division, Board Member, Reserve and Investment Committee (PCSO) and, Member of DSO Task Force for the American Association of Orthodontists. She has also served on many Planning Committees for continuing education at the state, constituent and component levels for the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) and, continues to be an active member of the AAO. Additionally, Dr. Rao currently holds memberships in many national and international organizations including the American Association of Orthodontists, the Society of Educators, the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists, the World Federation of Orthodontists, and the Nevada Orthodontic Society. Dr. Rao has been living in Las Vegas, Nevada for the past 8 years and spends a considerable amount of her time at her private practice. She has been recognized as one of “America’s Top Dentists” by the Consumers’ Research Council of America, multiple times. She was recently elected by her peers to become the President Elect for the Nevada Orthodontic Society (2015-2016) for a one year term, following which she will become the President of the society. Her personal interests include traveling to historic places, trying out different cuisines and spending time with friends and family.

Glen Roberson, DMD
Clinic Director / Assistant Professor of Dental Medicine


Dr. Roberson graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), New Jersey Dental School as valedictorian in 2004. During his dental training, he was the recipient of many awards and a member of many honor societies. Following graduation from dental school, he completed a General Practice Residency Program at Overlook Hospital in Summit, NJ, followed by a full time associateship in Hillsborough, NJ. Dr. Roberson furthered his education by enrolling in the Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics Residency Program at University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) School of Dental Medicine. While there, he performed his duties as a resident, as well as numerous additional duties such as class president, course director and teacher for the undergraduate orthodontics class, as well as a member of various committees. During his residency, he successfully completed the written portion of his American Board of Orthodontics Examination, which makes him board eligible. Upon graduation, Dr. Roberson honed his skills as an orthodontist by working as an associate at a practice in Reno, NV. In January 2010, Dr. Roberson joined Roseman as a full time faculty member in the Advanced Education in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics/MBA (AEODO/MBA) Residency Program. Dr. Roberson is currently an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists (PCSO), and American Dental Education Association (ADEA). He is also serving on a number of University Committees such as Faculty Senate and the Intramural Grant Review Committee (IGRC).

Richard M. Stevens, DMD
Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine
Dr. Stevens first became interested in orthodontics while in high school and his orthodontic treatment was being completed. He was managing a gas station and doing mechanical work, but his orthodontist encouraged him to become an orthodontist. Dr. Stevens graduated from the University of Utah in Medical Biology, and completed his professional training in Boston at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Stevens is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and is a founding member and Fellow of the World Federation of Orthodontists. He has been active in several national, regional, state and local professional societies. Highlights include service as President of the Nevada State Society of Orthodontists, President of the Northeast Nevada Dental Society, and founding member and Vice-President of the Association of Lingual & Esthetic Orthodontists. Some of Dr. Stevens’ professional contributions include publishing several papers on orthodontics, including topics on lingual appliances, adult orthodontics, and early treatment. Teaching review courses for the orthodontic section of the National Board Exams to dental students from Tufts, Harvard and Boston Universities, lab instructor for the orthodontic courses in the dental school curriculum at Tufts, and presenting clinical and continuing professional education courses. Dr. Stevens has also taught courses in all levels of rock climbing at Great Basin Community College and is active in the Boy Scouts of America.  Dr. Stevens finds orthodontics an interesting and progressive specialty that provides a very beneficial service. Dr. Stevens feels that the orthodontist is in an ideal position to reinforce a positive outlook on life as well as help patients gain greater self-confidence which can lead to improved relations in the social and employment arenas. The main reason Dr. Stevens specialized in orthodontics is because it provides a unique opportunity to do something for others, which will have a beneficial effect throughout their lives.  Outside his professional endeavors, Dr. Stevens enjoys acting as a subject matter expert and consultant in legal, clinical, and business matters. He is active in his church and spends as much time as he can outdoors with family and friends camping, climbing, hiking, hunting, fishing, water and snow skiing, motorcycling, cycling, and in the shooting sports. Mechanics, metal & wood working, and refurbishing items are additional interests.


Karthikeyan Subramani, BDS, MSc, MS
Assistant Professor of Dental Medicine

Dr. Karthikeyan Subramani received his Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) degree from The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University (India) and a Master of Science degree from University of Newcastle upon Tyne (United Kingdom) in Biomedical Nanotechnology. Following this, Dr. Subramani was involved in the International Team for Implantology (ITI) funded research projects in Switzerland, the Netherlands and in the USA on guided bone regeneration and implant biomaterial research. He later completed a fellowship program in Orthodontics and Craniofacial Research at the University of Kentucky (Lexington, KY) prior to completing his Advanced Education in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics Residency Program and at the same institution in 2015. During his education at the University of Kentucky, he was involved in the American Association of Orthodontics Foundation (AAOF) funded research project leading to a second Master of Science degree. Dr. Subramani was the recipient of the prestigious 2006 Andre Schroeder Research Prize from Straumann (Switzerland) for his innovative research findings during his Biomedical Nanotechnology degree program in the United Kingdom. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed original research and review manuscripts and has authored numerous book chapters. Dr. Subramani is the editor for two textbooks, “Emerging Nanotechnologies in Dentistry” (Foreword by Nobel Laureate Sir. Harold W Kroto) and “Nanobiomaterials in Clinical Dentistry” published by Elsevier. Both the books are currently published in their second editions in 2018 and 2019. Dr. Subramani is also serving a member of various editorial boards of Nanotechnology, Orthodontics and Implantology journals. Dr. Subramani is currently a full time faculty in AEODO/MBA residency program and is actively involved in didactic teaching, research and clinical care to the patients. He is professionally affiliated with American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), American Dental Association (ADA), International Association for Dental Research (IADR) and Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists (PCSO). Dr. Subramani has presented his research findings in numerous international conferences and his research interests include Nanobiomaterials and Orthodontics research. Dr. Subramani was the recipient of the “2016 Robert M. Ricketts Sunflower Orthodontics Fellowship Award” from the American Association of Orthodontics Foundation (AAOF). Recently, Dr. Subramani was awarded the highly prestigious “Milo Hellman Award” in 2019 given by the American Association of Orthodontics (AAO). Milo Hellman Award is awarded to the most outstanding and meritorious research project of unusual merit, related to orthodontics and will only be awarded, when the research has achieved such a distinction. Dr. Subramani is humbled to receive such an honor and his personal interests include travelling, working out and spending time with his family. Publications List