EXECUTIVE DEAN

 

Thomas Schneid

Thomas R. Schneid, DMD, MS

Dr. Schneid retired from the Air Force in the rank of Colonel after 30 years of active service. During that time, he served as the Founding Dean of the Air Force Postgraduate Dental School within USU. In addition, he served as Dean of Graduate Dental Education at the 59th Dental Group, 59th Medical Wing, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas; Chief of Dental Training Division at the Air Force Medical Operations Agency Dental Directorate; and Military Consultant for Graduate and Continuing Dental Education to the Air Force Surgeon General and Assistant Surgeon General for Dental Services. In past military assignments he served as Chairman of Department of Prosthodontics and Program Director for the Air Force Prosthodontics Residency and Maxillofacial Prosthetics Fellowship. He also served as Military Consultant for Prosthodontics to the Air Force Surgeon General and Special Consultant for Prosthodontics to the Assistant Surgeon General for Dental Services, as well as Commander of the 59th Dental Training Squadron. In addition to being Dean of the PDC, he also serves as Professor of Comprehensive Dentistry within the Air Force Postgraduate Dental School at USU.

ASSOCIATE DEAN OF DENTAL RESEARCH

Rodney D. Phoenix, DDS, MS

Dr. Phoenix retired from the Air Force in the rank of Colonel following 23 years of active service and 11 years in the Air Force Reserve. During his tenure in the Air Force, Dr. Phoenix served as Chairman of the Department of Prosthodontics and Program Director at the Air Force Graduate Prosthodontics Residency Program. He also served as Military Consultant for Prosthodontics to the Assistant Surgeon General for Dental Services. Dr. Phoenix received a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Ohio State. In addition to being Associate Dean at the PDC, he also currently serves as Professor of Prosthodontics within the Air Force Postgraduate Dental School at USU.

ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR FACULTY AFFAIRS

Drew Fallis, DDS, MS

Dr. Fallis retired from the Air Force in the rank of Colonel after 29 years of active service. During that time, he served as Dean of Graduate Dental Education at the 59th Dental Group, 59th Medical Wing, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, and Dean of Air Force Postgraduate Dental School at USU. Additionally, he served as Chief of Dental Training Division at the Air Force Medical Operations Agency Dental Directorate and as Military Consultant to the Air Force Surgeon General for Graduate and Continuing Dental Education. In addition to being Associate Dean at the PDC, he also currently holds an appointment as Professor of Orthodontics within the Air Force Postgraduate Dental School at USU.