Alessandro Villa, DDS, MPH, PhD

Assoc Prof Clinical Oral Med
Orofacial Sciences

Dr. Alessandro Villa is the Chief of the Sol Silverman Oral Medicine Clinic at UCSF where he also serves as program director for the Oral Medicine Residency program. Dr. Villa is board certified in Oral Medicine. After graduating with a DDS from the University of Milano, Italy, he obtained his Master of Public Health from AT Still University, MO and earned a PhD from the University of Sassari, Italy. He also served as a post-doctoral fellow at the National Cancer Institute, NIH where he studied the oral HPV prevalence in a large population and methods of early detection of oral cancer. Dr.

Kyle Jones, DDS, PhD

Assistant Professor

Kyle completed his BS in Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics at UCLA. He then completed his DDS and PhD degrees in the UCSF School of Dentistry. Kyle's PhD work was performed under the supervision of Dr. Ophir Klein and focused on the identification and characterization of oral epithelial stem cells. Kyle also completed sub-specialty training in oral and maxillofacial pathology at UCSF under the direction of Dr. Richard Jordan. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orofacial Sciences and Director of the UCSF Oral Dysplasia Program.