Strategic planning committee

The strategic planning committee is charged with developing a strategic plan that reflects the priorities of Quest for Distinction – Virginia Commonwealth University’s strategic plan – and moves the school forward.

Each member of the committee represents a stakeholder group.

Peter Antinopoulos

Peter C. Antinopoulos, D.D.S.
Faculty at large

Antinopoulos is an assistant professor in the Department of General Practice.

Meredith Baines

Meredith B. Baines, M.Ed.

Baines serves as director of curriculum advancement at the VCU School of Dentistry.

Lin Corbin-Howerton
Leadership by Design

Corbin-Howerton is a former policy, planning and evaluation specialist with both state and local government.

Terry Dickinson, D.D.S.
Organized dentistry

Dickinson is the executive director of the Virginia Dental Association and serves on the VCU School of Dentistry’s Board of Advisors.

The Honorable Franklin P. Hall
Legislators and citizens

Hall served in the Virginia House of Delegates from 1976-2009.

Michael Healy

Michael Healy, D.D.S., M.Ed.

Healy is associate dean of admissions and international affairs.

Kim Isringhausen

Kim T. Isringhausen, B.S.D.H., R.D.H., M.P.H.
Community outreach

Isringhausen is chair of the Department of Oral Health Promotion and Community Outreach.

Todd Kitten

Todd Kitten, Ph.D.
Research faculty

Kitten is associate professor of oral and craniofacial molecular biology and of microbiology and immunology. He is a member scientist of the VCU Philips Institute and a fellow of the VCU Center for the Study of Biological Complexity.

Mary Catherine McGinn
Student leadership

McGinn, a third-year dental student, serves as vice president of the dental class of 2014.

Michael O. McMunn, D.D.S.

McMunn is a member of the VCU dental school class of 1977 and practices in Richmond.

Kirk M. Norbo, D.M.D.
Virginia Dental Association

Norbo serves as president of the Virginia Dental Association and practices dentistry in Purcellville, Va. He is an adjunct faculty member in the Department of General Practice.

Freda Pickle

Freda Pickle

Pickle, the VCU School of Dentistry’s patient advocate, mediates the concerns of patients, students and faculty in the school’s dental practices.

Margaret Poland

Margaret Poland

Poland is the senior fiscal technician in the Clinical Research Center for Periodontal Disease.

James Schroeder

James R. Schroeder, D.D.S.
Leadership by Design

Schroeder is an adjunct professor at the VCU School of Dentistry and a leadership consultant.

Jacob Sheppard
Student representative

Sheppard is a second-year dental student and president of the dental class of 2015.

Thomas C. Waldrop, D.D.S., M.S.
Clinic corporation

Waldrop, a member of the VCU dental class of 1973, is a professor and residency program director in the Department of Periodontics.