Faculty & Staff bios

Nithya Venugopal, DMD

Assistant Professor

College of Dental Medicine

E-Mail: nvenugopal@westernu.edu



  • American Dental Association
  • American Dental Education Association


Dr. Venugopal grew up in Lexington, KY. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences at the University of Kentucky. In 2005, she obtained her dental degree from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, being awarded the American Association of Periodontology Senior Class Award. She practiced as an associate for five years before joining our Western team. Her expertise lies in general dentistry and is dedicated to dental education and patient care. Her research interest primarily involves the utilization of web-based tools in dental curriculum.