Postgraduate Dental College

Contact Information

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Southern Region Campus
2787 Winfield Scott Road, Bldg 2398
JBSA Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234-7510
Thomas R. Schneid
Executive Dean: Thomas R. Schneid, DMD, MS
(210) 808-4492
Postgraduate Dental College

Postgraduate Dental College

The Postgraduate Dental College (PDC) of the Uniformed Services University was established in May 2010 after receiving approval from the USU Board of Regents. The University grants a Master of Science in Oral Biology degree after the completion of an affiliated graduate dental residency program at one of the Service Dental Schools. The college is comprised of educational sites for the Army Postgraduate Dental School located at Fort Bragg, N.C., Fort Hood, Texas, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Fort Gordon, Ga. Naval Postgraduate Dental School at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, and the Air Force Postgraduate Dental School with locations at Lackland and Keesler Air Force Bases. All students matriculated into the program have obtained a Doctor of Dental Surgery or a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. Admission is open to active duty officers or Health Professions Scholarship Program recipients who have been selected for residency training in University affiliated programs by their respective Service.

The Tri-Service Center for Oral Health Studies (TSCOHS) is aligned to USU under the Postgraduate Dental College. The Center provides consultative services related to dental care in the military.

Army Postgraduate Dental School

COL Douglas D. Lancaster, D.M.D.

Col. Douglas D. Lancaster, Dean
2450 Stanley Road
JBSA Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234-7510
Contact: (210) 221-0079

Master of Science in Oral Biology Programs

  • Comprehensive Dentistry, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii
  • Comprehensive Dentistry, Fort Hood, Texas
  • Comprehensive Dentistry, Fort Bragg, N.c.
  • Endodontics, Fort Bragg, N.c.
  • Periodontics Residency, Fort Gordon, Ga.
  • Prosthodontics Residency, Fort Gordon, Ga.
  • Endodontics Residency, Fort Gordon, Ga.


Naval Postgraduate Dental School

CAPT Glenn Munro

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Capt. Glenn Munro, Dean
8955 Wood Road
Bethesda, Md. 20889-5628
Contact: (301) 295-0064

 Master of Science in Oral Biology Programs

  • Comprehensive Dentistry, Bethesda, Md.
  • Endodontics, Bethesda, Md.
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Bethesda, Md.
  • Orofacial Pain, Bethesda, Md.
  • Periodontics, Bethesda, Md.
  • Prosthodontics, Bethesda, Md.


Air Force Postgraduate Dental School

Drew Fallis

Col. Drew Fallis, Dean
2133 Pepperrell Street
Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas 78236
Contact: (210) 292-6258

Master of Science in Oral Biology Program

  • Comprehensive Dentistry, Lackland AFB, Texas
  • Tri-Service Orthodontics Residency Program, TORP-Lackland AFB, Texas
  • Endodontics, Lackland AFB, Texas
  • Prosthodontics, Lackland AFB, Texas
  • Comprehensive Dentistry,  Keesler AFB, Miss.
  • Endodontics, Keesler AFB, Miss.