Russo Seminars, Hands-on cadaver courses with Dr.John Russo
 The Speakers

Course Director: Dr. John Russo is a graduate of The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. He completed hisperiodontal training and earned a Master in Health Sciences degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Russo is a Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He is in private practice in Sarasota, FL and is a clinical assistant professor at the Medical University of South Carolina in the Division of Periodontics. He is an author and an international lecturer on bone grafting and dental implant surgery.

Dr. John Russo

Course Co-Director: Dr. Bob Gellin joined the Medical University of South Carolina faculty in 1985. He is Professor and Chair of the Department of Stomatology, Director of the Division of Periodontics and a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. He maintains an active practice limited to Periodontics within the College's Dental Faculty Practice. Dr. Gellin is also the administrator of the College of Dental Medicine's clinic management software.

Dr. Bob Gellin
Dr. Thierry Bacro, Ph.D is an Associate Professor in the Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology at the Medical University of South Carolina where he joined the faculty in 1995. He graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine with a Ph.D in Anatomy and Developmental Biology in 1994. He has been the Director of the Gross and Neuroanatomy course taught to the dental students in the MUSC College of Dental Medicine since 2004. He also serves as the Director of the Center for Anatomical Studies and Education at MUSC and as such is instrumental in obtaining and processing the specimens for the cadaver hands-on laboratory. Dr. Tierry Bacro

Additional Rotating Course Faculty:

Dr. Joe Krayer Assistant Professor and Director of the Graduate Program in Periodontics, Division of Periodontics, Department of Stomatology, Medical University of South Carolina

Dr. P. D. Miller Clinical Professor, Division of Periodontics, Department of Stomatology, Medical University of South Carolina. Recognized as an international expert in the field of soft tissue grafting, having introduced new concepts and procedures to Periodontics.

Participating faculty will vary based on course location and date.