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CODA Staff and Contact Information

Please Note: CODA staff is currently working remotely in response to COVID-19. You will receive a faster response by using email instead of the phone extensions below.

The following staff may be contacted for additional information about the Commission and its activities at 800.621.8099 or 312.440.4653. Also, download staff biographical information (PDF) for more detail on CODA staff. Click on any name below to launch an email to that staff member.

CODA Director
Dr. Sherin Tooks, director, x2940

Ms. Marjorie Hooper, operations coordinator, x4653

Allied Dental Education
Ms. Michelle Smith, manager, x4660

  • Dental assisting education
  • Dental laboratory technology education

Open, manager, 2695

  • Dental hygiene education

Advanced Dental Education
Ms. Jennifer Snow, manager, x2714

  • Endodontics
  • Oral and maxillofacial surgery
  • Orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics
  • Periodontics

Open, manager, x2672

  • Dental public health
  • Oral and maxillofacial pathology
  • Oral and maxillofacial radiology
  • Pediatric dentistry
  • Prosthodontics
  • Site visits
Ms. Peggy Soeldner, manager, x2788

  • Advanced education in general dentistry
  • General practice residency 
  • Dental anesthesiology
  • Oral medicine
  • Orofacial pain

Predoctoral Dental Education  
Open, manager, x2721

  • International Accreditation Program
  • Predoctoral dental education
  • Dental therapy

Communication and Technology Strategies
Mr. Gregg Marquardt, manager, x2705

Site Visit Coordination
Open, coordinator, x2675

Ms. Bernadette Molina, coordinator, x2668

Accredited Program Information
Telephone: U.S. 312.440.4653

Mailing Address:
Commission on Dental Accreditation
211 E. Chicago Ave.
Suite 1900
Chicago, Illinois 60611