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Business Administration


The Office of Business Administration at the UMMC School of Dentistry is responsible for fiscal oversight of the School’s operations. Our goal is to provide quality financial support services to the School of Dentistry’s faculty, staff, and students.  


The mission of the business office is to ensure fiscal responsibility and efficiency of School of Dentistry operations, to ensure that quality patient care guides all decision making, and to help create an effective work environment.  


  • Communicate financial position of the School of Dentistry  
  • Increase operational efficiency by continually evaluating and adopting new business strategies  
  • Develop partnerships across UMMC campus that facilitate improvement  
  • Maintain compliance with State of MS and Dental Board regulations   


Kelly Dismuke, Department Business Administrator

Venessia Randle, Project Manager I

Anita Gray, Manager of Business Operations

Lametha Morgan, Associate Director- Administration & Finance 

Denise Blackwell, Senior Business Analyst (Finance)

Walton Malette, Senior Business Analyst (2nd Floor)

Amy Jones, Senior Business Analyst (3rd Floor)

Kenneth Austin, Senior Business Analyst (4th Floor)