Our People

Dentist and patientAt Iowa, you will be exposed to some of the best clinicians, researchers and teachers in our profession. Through formal mentoring programs as well as an open-door philosophy, we provide high-powered opportunities for you to learn career-long lessons from these dedicated professionals.

Additionally, we are committed to helping you achieve your training aims. Classmates in your residency class will share in the support and encouragement that will help you excel.







Residency Program Director

Alison Uhl

Alison Uhl, DDS

General Practice Residency Director
Hospital Dentistry Institute - 51371 PFP
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242

Meet Our Residents

Mary DuBois

Mary DuBois, DDS
University of Iowa College of Dentistry, 2022
Bellevue University, Behavioral Science

Philip Nebres

Philip Nebres, DMD
University of Pittsburgh, 2022
University of Pittsburgh, Chemistry

Eric Portalatin

Eric Portalatin, DMD
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine School of Dental Medicine, 2022
University of Florida, MS of Public Health
University of Florida, Family and Consumer Sciences



David G. Gratton

David G. Gratton, DDS
Associate Professor