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Meet Our Residents

Our residents are all dentists who hold a D.D.S. (Doctor of Dental Surgery) or D.M.D. (Doctor of Dental Medicine). They are learning to specialize in orthodontics under the supervision of expert, experienced orthodontists that are part of the Seton Hill University Center for Orthodontics staff. This teaching facility incorporates the latest technology with specialized equipment to provide the highest standard of treatment for patients of all ages.

Daniel Camacho, D.M.D.

Dr. Camacho was born in Bogota, Colombia and moved to Connecticut when he was 9. He attended the University of Connecticut for his undergraduate degree and earned his D.M.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. He graduated first in his class. Daniel enjoys playing tennis, hiking, traveling, reading and spending time with friends. 

Alexander (AJ) Cardounel, D.M.D.

AJ was born in Fort Lauderdale, FL, earned his Bachelor's of Science degree in Biology from Stetson University and Masters Degree in Medical Physiology from Tulane University. He then received his DMD degree from LECOM. AJ Enjoys fishing and playing soccer.

Victoria Gonzalez, D.M.D.

Dr. Gonzalez was born and raised in Miami Beach, FL. She earned her D.M.D. from the University of FL. Excited to start orthodontic residency, Victoria and her puppy Belly look forward to moving to PA. Dr. Gonzalez enjoys traveling, dancing, and spending time with he family. 

Nicole Crasto, D.D.S.

Born in small-town Ohio, Nicole persued her undergrad and D.D.S. at the University of Dayton and OSU respectively. She married her college sweetheart and moved to Pittsburgh. As Nicole worked as a general dentist, she realized her interest in orthodontics. Dr. Crasto is grateful that dentistry provides her the opportunity to be involved in community service and education.

Cullen Doyle, D.M.D.

Dr. Doyle is a 'born-and-raised Pittsburgher'. He earned his B.S. and D.M.D. at the University of Pittsburgh. Cullen loves spending time with family, working out, watching and playing sports, finding new music, and playing fetch with his corgi, Lilly!

Dr. Jennifer Giltner, D.M.D.

Dr. Giltner earned her B.S. in Biomedical Sciences from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO and her D.M.D. from LECOM School of Dental Medicine in Bradenton, FL. Excited to be back near mountains, Dr. Giltner and her new husband are looking forward to exploring the Pennsylvania mountains while skiing, biking and hiking outdoors.

Dana Grimm, D.D.S.

Dr. Grimm is from Hagerstown Md., where she earned her Bachelor's in Biochemistry. She went on to earn her Doctorate in Dental Surgery degree at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. She has participated in numerous community service activities including Mission of Mercy and oral health screenings. In her free time, she enjoys baking, painting, and outdoor activities such as hiking, biking and skiing.

Adam Haber, D.M.D.

Dr. Haber attended Indiana University for his undergraduate B.A. in Chemistry. He received his Master's degree in Biology from Purdue University then attended LECOM for dental school. Dr. Haber is a big Indiana University basketball fan!

Jennifer Hadra, D.M.D.

Dr. Hadra graduated from the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. She is an avid animal lover and has a dog at home named Bentley. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, boating, fishing and spending time with family.

Monica Hummel, D.M.D.

Dr. Monica Hummel is from Lancaster, PA. She earned her BA degree from Temple University, her Masters from IUP & her D.M.D. from LECOM in Florida. Monica loves to travel & watch movies.

Daniela Martinez-Florez, D.M.D.

Dr. Martinez earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Florida International University before attending Nova Southeastern University School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Martinez worked in private practice before returning to school at Seton Hill for her residency training in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics. She enjoys traveling, running, doing cross-fit and spending time with her family.

Jaime Martins, D.M.D.

Dr. Martins was born in Venezuela and moved to Florida at age 11. He got his BS in Biology and his D.M.D. both at Nova Southeastern University; graduating top in his class. He speaks 3 languages, loves to travel and watch scary movies. He also enjoys spending time with family and friends.

William Mitchell, D.M.D.

Dr. Mitchell earned his B.S. and B.A. in biochemistry and music from St. Lawrence University. He then earned his D.M.D. from Rutgers School of Dental Medicine. He loves sports, hiking, traveling and playing music during his free time.

Janise Morales, D.M.D.

Dr. Morales earned her undergraduate education at Florida International University before receiving her dental degree at Nova Southeastern University. Before continuing her training in Orthodontia at Seton Hill, Dr. Morales served as Chief Resident at NYU Langone Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. She enjoys traveling, the beach, outdoor activities and time with her family.

Mallory Niro, D.M.D.

Dr. Niro is from Cranford, N.J. and attended Rowan University followed by her D.M.D. from Temple University. She enjoys an active life by traveling, cooking and spending quality time with family and her fiance.

Katelyn Owen, D.D.S.

Dr. Owen went to Bucknell for her BS in Biology and then the University of MD School of Dentistry. Katelyn married her HS sweetheart & is a devoted dog-mom. She loved the outdoors, from trail-running, hiking and paddle-boarding to skiing in the winter.

Vivek Patel, D.M.D.

Dr. Patel earned his bachelor's degree in molecular and cellular biology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his doctorate from the University of Illinois at Chicago.  He loves to play sports, draw/paint and travel.

Matt Roche, D.M.D.

Dr. Roche received his D.M.D. from LECOM School of Dental Medicine in Bradenton, FL. When Matt's not studying orthodontics, he enjoys playing video games, running, and enjoying the great outdoors.

Joseph Rodriguez, D.M.D.

Dr. Rodriguez is from Ft. Myers, Florida. He stayed close to home by attending Florida Gulf Coast University then LECOM for his dental degree. He spent 2 years practicing dentistry before returning for his post doctoral studies at SHU for his orthodontic residency. Joe likes to spend time outdoors and spend time with his wife & son.

Falon Rozhitsky, D.M.D.

Dr. Rozhitsky hails from Manalapan, N.J. She received her BS & D.M.D. degrees both from Rutgers University & Rutgers School of Dental Medicine. Falon loves to spend time with her family & friends, traveling, watching basketball & hanging out with her dog Pepper!

Robert Schudy, D.D.S.

Dr. Schudy attended TCU where he earned his B.A. in biology and earned his D.D.S. from the University of Texas School of Dentistry in Houston. He practiced public health for five years.

Samantha Seitz, D.M.D.

Dr. Seitz was born in PA but relocated to Florida. She stayed south in FL and attended Warner University, The University of South Florida & LECOM for all her studies before coming back to PA for her orthodontic residency. Sam likes sports, especially fooball and soccer. She also enjoys travel and time with her fiance & her two dogs.

Amir Shayesteh, D.D.S.

Dr. Shayesteh earned his D.D.S. from Howard University College of Dentistry and graduated top of his class. Amir then attended University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine and earned his certificate in Periodontics. He is Board-Certified Diplomate of American Board of Periodontology. He served as an Assistant Professor at Howard University College of Dentistry before returning to PA for his Orthodontic residency at SHU. He enjoys spending time with his family.

Avelina Svititskaya, D.D.S.

Dr. Svititskaya is from New York, where she attended a 7 year joint program, earning her B.S. from Adelphi University, and D.D.S. from New York University College of Dentistry. She enjoys traveling, nature, and spending time with loved ones.

Rekha Wadhwa, D.D.S.

Dr. Wadhwa earned her B.S. in cell and molecular biology and anthropology from Tulane University and her D.D.S. from LSU School of Dentistry. Dr. Wadhwa loves to travel, bake, hike, spend time with family and friends, and watch basketball and football.

Micah Yetter, D.D.S.

Dr. Yetter comes from Mesa AZ, where he attended ASU for his undergraduate degree. He went to WVU for his D.D.S. degree. Micah enjoys time outdoors & playing sports. He has 3 children with his wife Ashley.

Joseph Vaughn, D.D.S.

Dr. Vaughn is from Port Lavaca, Texas where he earned is B.S. and M.S. in biology and then his D.D.S. from the University of Texas School of Dentistry in Houston. He enjoys the outdoors, biking, fishing and scuba diving.