Dr. Nouneh obtained his dental degree from Boston University in 1997. He then continued to receive his specialty training in Periodontics at Georgia Health Science University, College of Dentistry in Augusta, Georgia. During his three years at MCG, Dr. Nouneh studied the attachment of bone cells to dental implant surfaces and obtained his Master’s Degree in Oral Biology. His published work can be found on the joionline.org website.
Dr. Nouneh is a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. He is currently an active member of several national and international organizations including:
- American Academy of Periodontology
- Academy of Osseointegration
- American Dental Association
- Illinois Society of Periodontists
- Midwest Society of Periodontology
Dr. Nouneh enjoys contributing part of his time to teaching and is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Dentistry. He also serves on staff at Evanston Hospital, Northshore University Healthsystem, working with the dental residents at the General Dental Residency program.
Positions Dr. Nouneh Served:
- President, The Greater Evanston Association of Dentists, 2006-2016
- President, Illinois Society of Periodontists, 2013-2014
- Fellow and Secretary, The Odontographic Society of Chicago, 2016-current.
- Clinical Associate Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago, school of Dentistry, 2008-current
- Attending,Dental Clinic, Evanston Hospital, NorthShore University HealthSystem, 2006-current
Amanda Henry, DDS.
Dr. Amanda Henry received her dental degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2012. She was the recipient of the Golden Scaler Award and enhanced her education through a month long study at the Sun Yat Sen University in Guangzhou, China. Dr. Henry is an honors graduate with a degree in biology from Indiana University, where she was also elected to Phi Beta Kappa honor society.
Furthering her commitment to providing excellent dental care, Dr. Henry is continuing her education as a faculty club member at the Spear Dental Education Center. She is also affiliated with the Illinois State Dental Society and Chicago Dental Society.
Dr. Henry is a third generation dentist in her family. Her love of dentistry allows her to connect with patients and help them achieve their healthiest, most beautiful smiles! She is a Chicago native and enjoys traveling, taking Spanish classes, and teaching yoga in her free time.
Dr. Pappas received her dental degree from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry where she was president of both The American Association of Public Health Dentistry and the American Association of Women Dentists University of Michigan chapters. After Graduation, Dr. Pappas completed a general practice residency program at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center where she received advanced training in general dentistry. Dr. Pappas is an active member in both the American Dental Association and Chicago Dental Society. She developed her love for dentistry from her mother who is also a dentist. Dr. Pappas is passionate about cosmetic dentistry and helping patients attain their most beautiful smiles and she also enjoys working with children. In addition to her residency, Dr. Pappas has received advanced training in Botox therapy for the treatment of TMJ disorders.
Dr. Fulreader received her dental degree from the University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Dentistry. Here, she was awarded the Nathan David Gold Memorial Award for conscientious dedication to clinical practice and the Harry E. Latchman Memorial Award in Restorative Dentistry. Following dental school, Dr. Fulreader completed a general practice residency program at Evanston Hospital. She received her bachelor’s degree and payed soccer at Colby College in Waterville, Maine. Dr. Fulreader’s goal is to provide the highest level of patient care, making dental appointments both a comfortable and relaxing experience. Dr. Fulreader is committed to continuing education and is a member of the Illinois State Dental Society and the Chicago Dental Society. In her free time, she enjoys skiing, running, painting, and yoga.
Dr. Jiyeon Kim received her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) from Harvard School of Dental Medicine. She the pursued advanced specialty training in prosthodontics at the University of Illinois, College of Dentistry.
Prosthodontists specialize in the restoration and replacement of missing teeth, and have seven years of formal training – four years of dental school, and an additional three years of advanced specialty training. Through her training, Dr. Kim has become an expert in diagnosis and treatment planning for smile makeovers using veneers, crowns, bridges, implants, and dentures. Her goal is to provide her patients with treatment that is both visually appealing and highly functional so her patients can smile with confidence!
Dr. Kim is actively involved in teaching being a full time Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois, College of Dentistry, Department of Restorative Dentistry.
James Hu, DMD.
Dr. James Hu grew up in the Northern Suburbs of Chicago, and received his dental degree from Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine in Downers Grove During dental school, he was accepted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon, national dental honor society, an award given to the top 10% of his class. He was also awarded the Senior Dental Student Certificate of Merit – for outstanding service to the field of dentistry – by the Pierre Fauchard Academy, an international honor dental organization
He then completed general practice residency in Evanston Hospital where he received advanced training in all aspects of dentistry. During his time there, he was the recipient of multiple service value awards for exceptional service and professional work ethic, nominated by his peers and patients.
During his early days, Dr. Hu learned the importance of the golden rule – do on to others as you want done to you and that is a mantra he lives by to this day. He treats all of his patients as family and ensures the patient’s comfort and ease throughout any procedure. During his free time, he loves spending time with his wife and son traveling, and eating his way around the world.
Marina Karnaukh, DDS.
Dr. Marina Karnaukh (pronounced Kar-Now) received her dental degree from Nova Southeastern University at Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Dr. Karnaukh then pursued post-graduate education and completed a program in Advanced Education of General Dentistry (AEGD) at Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts. She is an honors graduate with a BS in biology from the Ohio State University.
Dr. Karnaukh enjoys all facets of dentistry and is comfortable providing care to patients of all ages. Preventative care and continuing education is of utmost importance to Dr. Karnaukh. She enjoys connecting with patients and is committed to creating custom treatment plans to fit each patient’s unique needs and goals. Dr. Karnaukh is an active member of the American Dental Association and Chicago Dental Society.
When she isn’t restoring Chicago’s smiles, Dr. Karnaukh is enjoying traveling, yoga, concerts and spending time with her friends and family.