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universityofmarylandschoolofdentistryMdentalspring2013GenerationsofAmbitionWhenDentistryHelpsFamiliesGrow MessagefromtheDeanAtFaceValueOurvaluesaretheundamentalcharacteristicsthatdefneus.AttheUniversityoMarylandSchooloDentistrytheinstitutionalrameworkisbuiltuponsevencorevaluesknowledgeexcellenceleadershipcivilitydiversitycollaborationandaccountability.Morethanaspirationsthesevaluesareinstrumentalcomponentsodailylieorourstudentsacultystaandalumni.Excellenceandaccountabilityorexamplearedemonstratedbyaewoourstellaralumniwhoarethesubjectothisissuescoverstory.DedicatedriendsoUMSODtheSarubinEggnatzandRosenthalami-lieshavebuiltalegacybyprovidingexceptionalcaretotheirlocalcommunities.Civilityisacorevaluethathasbeentakentoheartbyouralumni.WearepleasedtosharethestoryoLillianWongDDS77whoservesasacompassionaterolemodelbyprovidingdentalcaretotroubledyouth.AlumniMichaelDiPaulaDDS70EricKatkowDDS70andPeterChaDDS86showcasethediversitythatisevidentinourstrongalumnibase.EachotheirstoriesiseaturedinanewsectiontitledBeyondtheWhiteCoat.IhopethatyouwillreadthestoryooneoourdedicatedacultymembersValliMeeksDDS88RDHMSwhointhespiritocollaborationisworkingtoestablishadentalschoolintheAricannationoRwanda.KnowledgeandleadershipareevidencedbytwonewdepartmentchairmenDougBarnesDDS83MSandEung-KwonPaeDDSMScPhDandbynewassistantdeanKarenFaraoneDDS78.Iinviteyoutoreadmoreabouttheseenthusiasticadministratorsandtheirnewresponsibilitiesinthismagazine.WithaoundationrootedinourcorevaluestheUniversityoMarylandSchooloDentistrycontinuestoshapetheutureodentistry.ChristianS.StohlerDMDDrMedDentDean coMarcelenaHolmesEditor-in-ChiefandWriterPaulDrehoEditorMeganMooreeldWriterandPhotographerAdamZeweEditorWriterandPhotographerBrushwoodGraphicsDesignGroupDesignBillDenisoncoverphotoSpecialthankstoMetropolitanBathandTileoruseotheirshowroomorthecoverphoto.VisittheUniversityoMarylandSchooloDentistryonthewebatwww.dental.umaryland.edu.MdentalispublishedoralumniriendsacultystastudentsandparentsotheUniversityoMarylandSchooloDentistry.Wewelcomeyourcommentsnewsandsuggestions.Theeditorialstareservestherighttorevisematerialsreceived.PleasesendyourcommentstoAdamZeweazeweumaryland.eduorUniversityoMarylandSchooloDentistryOfceoInstitutionalAdvancementSuite6207650W.BaltimoreSt.BaltimoreMD21201Features2GenerationsoAmbitionWhenDentistryHelpsFamiliesGrowOnthecoverToddSarubinposeswithhisyoungestsonDylanwhomaysomedaybecomethenextSarubinfamilydentist.9AlumniProfleLillianWongDDS7711AlumnusEstablishesScholarshiporMarriedStudents12HistoryMeetsHerstoryDepartments6BeyondtheWhiteCoatRockSolidPeterChaDDS86HorsingAroundMichaelDiPaulaDDS70MarathonManEricKatkowDDS7010StudentSpotlightStudentsJuggleMarriedLifeandAcademics13PatientCareDentalTreatmentHelpsPatientRebuildHerlife14FacultyFocusJoshuaLubekDDSMDandthedaVinciRobotDougBarnesDDS83MSLeadsDepartmentofGeneralDentistryEung-KwonPaeDDSMScPhDLeadsDepartmentofOrthodonticsandPediatricDentistryKarenFaraoneDDS78AppointedAssistantDeanofStudentAffairsValliMeeksDDS88RDHMSHelpsEstablishDentalSchoolinRwandaInRetirementJohnBradburyDDSEdGraceDDS64MortWoodDDS69MEd23AlumniAssociation24StudentActivitiesSeniorAwardsAnEveningwiththeStars2012Graduation201226AlumniNews2012AllAlumniReunionWeekendAlumniReceptions2012ClassNotesInMemoriamspring2013universityofmarylandschoolofdentistrymdl971425 2universityoFmarylanDschooloFDentistrythecommunityneverwavered.Wheneverthefrater-nityhostedalocalnationalorinternationaleventhewasamajorpartoftheactionsaysTodd.ThevisionofSarubinFamilyDentalAssociatesgrewoutoftheturbulent1950swhichwasatimewhenJewishandotherminoritygroupsstruggledtointegrateintomainstreamAmerica.LikemanyaspiringJewishphysiciansofhistimeLarrysdreamofbecomingaphysiciancametoanendwhenhismedi-calschoolapplicationwasdeclined.HisstrongworkethicanddrivetosucceedledhimtobeginworkingwithhisfatherSamuelatawomenscoatfactory.LaterhedecidedtoenlistintheU.S.ArmyandwasstationedinAlbuquerqueN.M.forseveralyearsbeforereturningtoBaltimorein1954.tgfsbddd--gffmxegDDs15DsbDDs94msbDDs66mb--wrbaxDDs52tddsbDDs85dKbsbDDs16.thesrubinfmilyDr.LarryDonaldSarubinwhopassedawayinOcto-berof2011couldnothaveimaginedtheimpacthislifewouldhaveonhiscommunityandfuturegen-erationsofSarubinswhenheestablishedhisdentalpracticein1958.BornandraisedinBaltimoreLarrySarubingradu-atedfromtheUniversityofMarylandCollegeParkandhadadreamofsomedaybecomingaphysician.HissonToddSarubinDDS85spokeabouthisfathershumblebeginningsatthe2007AlphaOmegaFrater-nityFoundersDayCelebrationwherehepresentedhisfatherwiththeWalterI.LevineAwardforMeritoriousService.MyfathersinvolvementinthefraternityandgenerionoambiionWhenDentistryhelpsFamiliesGroW mDentalsprinG20133byMarcelenaHolMesandadaMZeweAterhismilitaryserviceLarryheldontohisdreamoservingpatientsasahealthcareprovider.Stilleelingthestingorejectionrommedicalschoolhewasreluctanttoollowtheadviceoriendsandamily.FinallytheypersuadedLarrytogodowntowntotheSchooloDentistryandtalkwithsomeone.Ateralengthyconversationwiththead-missionsdirectorLarrywasacceptedintotheschoolonthesameday.ItwasduringhistenureattheSchooloDentistrywhichwasthenknownastheBaltimoreCollegeoDentalSurgerythatLarrybecameinvolvedinAlphaOmega.Theraternitywouldbecomeoneohistruepassions.Atergraduatingin1958LarryestablishedhisdentalpracticeinCatonsvilleMd.Heoundedhispracticealongwithaphysicianriendandthetwosharedpatientsaswellasofcespace.HisbrotherMurraySarubinDDS66joinedthegrowingdentalpracticein1971.Dr.LarrySarubinstirelessworkinthecommunityislegendary.HehasvolunteeredinvariouscapacitiesasaacultymemberattheUniversityoMarylandSchooloDentistryandasahealthcareprovideratSinaiHospitalinBaltimore.AsanAlphaOmegaDentalFraternityvolunteerhementoredcountlessdentalstudentsandtraveledwiththemtovisitarecentlybuiltdentalschoolinIsrael.Larrysgreatestaccomplishmentmaybetheinspirationheprovidestohisamily.LarrysbrotherMurraySarubinDDS66nephew-in-lawDarylWittDDS75sonToddSarubinDDS85andnephewDannySarubinDDS94allollowedinhisootstepstobecomedentists.InactLarryMurrayToddandDannypracticedtogetheruntilLarrysdeath.MurrayToddandDannycontinuetopracticeatSarubinFamilyDentalAssociates.LarryalsoignitedasparkordentistryinhisgrandsonsMaxEmmerlingDDS15andKobySarubinDDS16.Iwasheadedtomedicalschoolbutrealizedthatmydreamwastobeadentistlikemyather.Hehadsuchpassionorhisproessionandgreatcompassionorhispatients.Nevercompromisewashismotto.Hispatientsbecamehisriends.ItwastrulyasighttoseeToddconcludes.theggnazfamilyCharismaticandvisionaryDr.MeyerEggnatzsetthebarhighoramilymemberswhowantedtoollowinhisootsteps.Thoughhepassedawayin1991atage84heuniquelyusedtheproessionodentistryasalaunchingpadtotransormhisamilyproessioncommunityandnation.Bornin1907toRussianimmigrantsMeyerEggnatzgrewuponParkAvenueinBaltimore.Hewastheonlysoninahouseholdwithourchildrenandlearnedabouttheimportanceoamilyatayoungl-rmG.eggzdhubdD.mcheggzD.leggzdwfms.eggzdldughlutbglysubDDs58dwyocb2011buhgcyvhughgfsubfyd. age.WhilehewasattendinghighschoolMeyerworkedortheamilytailoringbusinessaterschoolbutitwasneverhistruepassion.MeyerssonLeeEggnatzDDS58saysthathisatherotendisap-pearedromtheamilybusinesstospendtimewithhismentorDr.GeorgeM.Andersonanortho-dontistandgraduateotheUniversityoMarylandSchooloDentistry.Myatherwasnotinterestedintakingovermygrandatherstailoringbusiness.InthebeginninghewasinterestedinbecomingaphysicianbutduringthattimeitwasnoteasyorthosewhowereoJewishdescenttogetintomedicalschoolremarksLee.Meyerdideventuallyapplytomedicalschoolbuthisapplicationwasdeclined.HereceivedadviceandreassuranceromDr.Andersonwhotooktheyoungermanunderhiswingandencouragedhimtoapplytodentalschool.MeyeracceptedhismentorsadviceandenrolledintheUniversityoMarylandSchooloDentistry.ThroughouthisdentalschoolcareerMeyerdevelopedatruepassionorthepracticeodentistry.HequicklybecameinvolvedintheAlphaOmegaDentalFraternityandenjoyedcamaraderiewithhisclassmates.Hegraduatedromdentalschoolin1928andestablishedaprivatepracticein1930.ShortlyaterhewentintopracticeMeyerlearnedthatpatientsontheEasternShorelackedaccesstoalocalorthodontist.Toremedythissituationhebe-gantravelingtoEasternShorecommunitiestopro-videorthodonticcare.AtthistimetheBayBridgeconnectingtheeasternandwesternshoresoMarylandhadyettobebuiltsoerriestransportedtracacrosstheChesapeakeBay.LaterinhiscareerMeyerbecameanassistantproessorathisalmamaterwherehewasinstrumentalinestab-lishingtheDepartmentoOrthodontics.Hissupportotheschoolservedasaninspirationorotherac-ultymembersaswellashisellowalumni.Dr.EggnatzwaselectedpresidentotheBaltimoreCollegeoDentalSurgeryAlumniAssociationandwasalsonamedtheDistinguishedAlumnusotheYear.In1951MeyerandhiswieRenamovedtoMiamiBeachFla.wherehelaunchedanothersuc-cessuldentalpractice.Meyerleveragedhisinfuenceasacommunitydentisttocreateabetterlieorhisamilyandhiscommunity.HewasamentorormanybuddingdentistsinsouthernFlorida.MeyerandRenaworkedtirelesslytoraisemoneytosupporthealthcareinitiativesinMiamiBeach.TheirgenerosityextendedoverseasaswelltheyhelpedundraisetobuildtherstdentalschoolinIsrael.Meyerheldatruepassionorservinghislocalcommunityandreachingouttothoseinneedaroundtheworld.Leelearnedagreatdealromhisatherwhenhejoinedtheamilydentalpractice12yearsbeoreMeyerretiredin1978.TenyearsaterMeyerre-tiredLeessonMichaelEggnatzDDS88joinedthepracticeaswell.Theamilystillembodiesthecommunity-mindeddedicationandphilanthropicheritageoitspatriarch.Drs.LeeandMichaelEggnatzareestablishingascholarshipundattheSchooloDentistry.ThescholarshipwillhonorthelegacyoMeyerandtheEggnatzamily.therosenhalfamilyDr.BarryRosenthalhaseltapowerulconnec-tiontohisalmamatereversincehegraduatedromtheUniversityoMarylandSchooloDentistry4universityoFmarylanDschooloFDentistrymeggzgfddddfhbwusfDmdJi. UMSODin1978.Thirty-veyearslaterthatcon-nectionhasgrownevenstrongerBarryssonBrianRosenthalDDS12willollowinhisathersoot-stepsandjointheamilydentalpracticethissummer.ThisisnotthersttimeBarryhasinspiredsome-oneelsetobecomeadentist.Howeverhedidntexpecttobeaamilytrailblazerwhenheenrolledindentalschool.Barrychosetheproessionbecauseheeltastrongdesiretoservepeopleinhiscommunity.HisyoungerbrotherMarknoticedBarryspassionortheproessionanddecidedtoollowsuitenrollingatUMSODandgraduatingin1980.AterBarrygraduatedromUMSODin1978heservedthreeyearsintheU.S.Army.FollowinghismilitaryserviceDr.RosenthaldecidedtomovetosouthernFloridaalocationthatheeltwouldoermoreopportunitiesoragrowingdentalpractice.FromtheverybeginningBarryranhisdentalocelikeaamilybusiness.Manyohisemployeeshaveworkedorhimor20yearsormore.BarrymethiswieTerrieaterhehiredhertoworkinhisprac-ticeasadentalhygienist.Thetwohavebeenhappilymarriedsince1985.Terriehascontinuedtoworkinthedentalpracticerstasahygienistandnowasabookkeeper.AsthepracticefourishedtheRosenthalamilyfourishedaswell.BarryandhiswiehaveourchildrenJasonShaynaBrianandMelissa.Briantookakeeninterestinhisatherswork.WhileBarryencouragedBriantomakehisownchoicesabouthisutureproessionhecouldnthelpbutshowacertainbiastowarddentistry.Ieltan-tasticwhenBriandecidedtogototheUniversityoMarylandordentalschool.Hesaidallalongthathewantedtobeadentisteversincehewasalittleboy.ImproudthathesollowinginmyootstepsBarryremarks.WhileBrianwasattendingdentalschoolheandhisatherotenoundthemselvescompar-ingnotesaboutthelatestdentaltechnology.AtruetechnophileBarryendeavorstokeephisprac-ticecurrent.HeenjoyslearningaboutthelatestdentalequipmentatUMSOD.AsanalumnusandparentBarryrelishedtheopportunitytovisithissonatschoolandseethehigh-techclinicsandsimulationlabs.InactBarrydecidedtopurchaseaspecializedcrown-millingmachineorhispracticeaterlearningaboutthetechnologyhissonwasutilizing.Briansgraduationwasarewardingday.IteltverygoodtobebackattheschoolespeciallysincesomeomysonsproessorswereactuallymyclassmatesstatesBarry.BrianwilljointheamilypracticeinJulyaterhecompletesaresidencyataNavajoreservationinWinslowAriz.AssummerapproachesBarrycanhardlycontainhisexcitement.TheresabigsmileonmyacewhenIthinkaboutworkingwithBrian.HellprobablyteachmemoreaboutdentistrythanIllbeabletoteachhimbutIcanteachhimotherimportantlessonslikehowtohandlepatientsBarryremarks.SincehisowngraduationBarryhaseltadeepde-siretosupporthisalmamater.NowthathissonisanalumnustooBarrycontinuestosupporttheeducationouturedentalstudents.OneothoseuturestudentsmightevenbeayoungRosenthalthoughBarryadmitsthatitisabitearlytothinkaboutsendingutureamilygenerationstotheSchooloDentistry.IwillsaythisIwouldntdiscourageitthatsorsureBarrysays.mDentalsprinG20135afByroDDs78oodoBdug2012hoocovoooy.abovByroDDs78dwftdsuF. 6universityoFmarylanDschooloFDentistryPeterChaDDS86isascomortablesittingnexttoadentalchairasheisjammingonastage.Dr.ChawhopracticesinFrederickMd.spendshissparetimeplayingelectricguitarinthreerockbandseachwithaverydierentmusicalstyle.MusichasbeenanimportantpartoDr.Chasliesincehighschool.Inactheissopassionateaboutrockandrollthatheevenoundtimetoplaywhileattendingdentalschool.HerecallstravellingtoperormataWestVirginiaclubthenightbeoreanexam.AllthewaybackIwasdrivingandmyband-mateswerereadingnotesanddiscussingthem.Wemanagedtotoughitoutuntiltheendotheexamandthencamebacktoourroomsandpassedouthequips.Dr.Chaadmitsthatsometimeshisstudiestookabackseattohismusic.Dr.Chahascontinuedplayingsinceheestablishedhispracticethoughhedoeshisbesttoavoidall-nightersthesedays.HeperormswithFaded-XahardrockandheavymetalbandESPaprogressiveclassicrockbandandaSundaymorningchurchrockband.HeenjoystheuniquechallengesoallthreetypesomusicbuttheSundaymorningperormancesaretheoneshefndsmostulflling.Howotendoyougettoserveyourchurchwithsomethingyoualreadyhaveadeeppassionorheasks.Playinginthreebandsinvolvesplentyopractice.ForexamplewhilepreparingoragigDr.Chawillotenimmersehimselinasix-hourrehearsalsession.Thepayoorallthathardworkcomeswhenheisonstageshowingohisguitarskillsinrontoascream-ingcrowd.Theperormanceormeisanaturalhigh.GenerallyImkindoashyguybutputmeonstagebehindaguitarandIhavealotounheoers.ThemusickeepsDr.Chayoung.Italsohelpshimstayinshapejumpingaroundonstageisasgoodaworkoutasthegymhesays.TherockmusicheplaysrommetalheaviesDokkentogrungesuperstarsPearlJamhelpshimrelatetoyoungerpatients.WhatcanIdotoconnectwiththemAlototimeswelltalkaboutmusic.Manyyoungpatientsaresurprised.Theythinkwhatdoesanolderguylikeyouknowaboutrockheconcludes.rocksolidpeterchaDDs86maKestimeFormusicBeyondTheWhiteCoatD.pcfwdkbdFdd-X.. ForDr.DiPaulathebiggestrewardforallhishardworkcomeswhenhesaddlesupandtakesahorseoutontooneofthewoodedtrails.mDentalsprinG20137hoingaoundmichaelDipaulaDDs70hasahoBByoFaDiFFerentcolorMichaelDiPaulaDDS70doesntneedtoventurearromhissuburbandentalpracticetobreathereshcountryair.LocatedjustaewmilesromthebeltwayinruralBaltimoreCountyDr.DiPaulas120-acrearmisaneasygetawayromthedailygrind.Hisloveotheoutdoorsinspiredhimtobuythearmmorethan30yearsago.Asachildhespenttimeonhisunclesarmanddreamedoowningenoughlandtokeephorses.Todayheoperatesahorse-boardingbusinessFoxFollyFarmandhasadozenequinetenants.Twelvedierenthorseswith12uniquepersonalitiesareenoughtokeepDr.DiPaulaandhiswieNancyverybusy.Whentheycanndawaytogetintotroubletheylldoitheremarks.Theanimalswilloccasionallysuerromcolicorinjurethemselvesonlooseboards.Theworkisnotwithoutitsrewardshoweverandwitnessingthebirthoaoalisoneothebig-gest.Dr.DiPaularecallsoneEastermorningwhenhiswievisitedthebarntocheckonapregnanthorse.Shenoticedthatsomeonehadletthehoserunningspillingwateralloverthefoor.IrritatedNancyreturnedtothehouseandcamebacktocleanupthewater.SheglancedinthepenasshewalkedbynoticedanextrapairoearsandcalledmescreamingYoudbettergetdownheretheoalisbornheexclaims.Thehorsesareahandulbutthearmworkaloneispracticallyaull-timejob.Dr.DiPaulaspendshoursmowinghiseldstokeepthesprawl-inggroundsintip-topshape.Thelandisasourceogreatpridesinceheliterallybuiltthearmromthegroundup.Hedesignedthehouseandbarndugtheone-acreshingpondandspentanentirewintercollectingrockstoconstructakoipondandeight-ootwaterall.AperectionistDr.DiPaularecallsdrawingsketchesothepropertyorhourstoensurethehousewasbuiltintheexactrightspothewantedaclearviewothesunsetoverthepond.ForDr.DiPaulathegreatestrewardorallhishardworkcomeswhenhesaddlesupandtakesahorseoutontooneothewoodedtrails.Aloneintheorestsurroundedbythesoundsonaturehendsanoverwhelmingsenseopeace.ThisismyShangri-La.WhenImhereIdontevenknowtherestotheworldexists.D.mDpwffvpbadZwwHitecoatstoriesbyadaMZewe 8universityoFmarylanDschooloFDentistryEricKatkowDDS70isrunningorhislieandhishealth.PassionateabouttnessDr.Katkowhascom-pletedmorethan25marathons20triathlonsand10ultra-marathonswhichareraceso31milesormore.Hewasintroducedtorunningbyapatientwhovisitedhisoceinthelate1970s.Thepatientinvitedhimtoruna10kwiththeHowardCountyStridersbutDr.Katkowwasworriedhewouldntbeabletorunsuchalongdistance.MypatientsaidIyoucantmakeitthatarwellsendacartopickyouup.HewasocoursekiddingDr.Katkowsays.DespitehismisgivingsDr.Katkowcompletedthe10kdevelopinganewloveorahealthypastime.Fastorwardaewdecadesandthe68-year-olddentistwhopracticesinColumbiastilllacesuphisrunningshoesregularly.EverySaturdaymorninghecanbeoundpoundingthepavementwiththeBagelRun-nersadedicatedgroupwhobegineachrunatalocalbagelshop.TheyresodedicatedinactthateventhemountainsosnowthatellonColumbiaaewwintersagocouldntkeepthemindoors.Weendeduprunningourorvemilesinthemiddleothestreetbehindasnowplowhestates.A10kdoesntseemtooartoDr.Katkowany-more.Hehasrunhisshareolongerracesandsaysthemilesgoquicklyaslongashehasatalkativerun-ningpartner.Thebiggestchallengeoamarathonishavingenoughtotalkaboutheremarks.ThesocialaspectorunningiswhatDr.Katkowenjoysthemostwhetherhemeetssomeoneneworcatchesupwithanoldriend.Heonceranintotwoormerstudentmenteesduringa50-mileraceinWashingtonCountyMd.Dr.Katkowshobbyhastakenhimtosometrulypicturesqueplaces.HerecallsrunningupGrandatherMountainthetallestinNorthCarolinasBlueRidgerange.WitheachstepDr.Katkowmarveledatthemistypeakssurroundinghim.Halwayaroundtheworldherana10kacrossthefoorsovolcanoesinHawaii.Hecouldeeltheblisteringheatromsteamjetsburstingthroughcracksintheearth.MorethanamarathonmanDr.Katkowalsoenjoyspushinghimselbyparticipatingintriathlons.Theswim-mingportionotheraceisthemostchallengingbutheeelsagreatsenseoaccomplishmentwhenhecrossesthenishline.Ithinkexerciseisreallygoodphysicallyandmentally.ItisthebeststressreductionactivitythatIknowoheconcludes.marathonmanericKatKoWDDs70picKsupthepaceBeyondTheWhiteCoatThesocialaspectofrunningiswhatDr.Katkowenjoysthemostwhetherhemeetssomeoneneworcatchesupwithanoldfriend.abl-rD.eKkwBmgfwcbtd-bkggfcbt. mDentalsprinG20139AlumniProfileForLillianWongDDS77dentistryrequiressteadyhandsandanopenheart.Sheusesherproessiontoimprovethelivesochildrenespeciallythoseinneedomorethandentalcare.Dr.WongwhohasbeeninprivatepracticeinCarlislePa.since1980servesasthedentaldirectoratHomanHomesorYoutharesidentpsychiatriccenterorchildren.LocatedamidsttherollinghillsoruralAdamsCountyPa.HomanHomesprovidesbehav-ioralandcognitivetherapyorabout140troubledkidsbetweentheageso6and18.FormorethansevenyearsDr.Wonghasmadethe45-minutedrivethroughthecountrysideeachweekprovidingcomprehensivedentalcareinthecentersclinic.Thekidsandtheiruniqueneedsattractedhertotheacility.MorethanhalthechildrenadmittedtoHomanHomeshaveattemptedsuicideand95percenthaveahistoryoaggression.Manyothesekidsarerombrokenhomesandhavealotoemotionalissues.Someothestoriestheytellabouthowtheygottherearetrulyheartbreakingshestates.WhilethechildrenareatHomanHomestheyaresurroundedbycaringadultsinasaeenvironment.Dr.Wongstrivestobepatientandcompassionatesoshecanactasagoodrolemodel.Stillshesometimesfndsitdifculttocommunicatewiththechildrenabouttheiroralhealthneeds.Manyhavespentyearsbouncingbetweenosterhomesandyouthdetentioncentersandhaventvisitedthedentistregularly.Otentheyviewdentalcareasrighteningunamiliarorpointless.Thesearekidswhodonothavealototrustoranygrownup.TryingtogaintheirtrustsoIcancleantheirteethcanbearealchallengesheremarks.DespitetheirresistancethechildrenareotenappreciativewhenDr.Wongsworkiscomplete.Sherecallsonechildwhoellandbrokeatooth.HewasskepticalwhenhesatinDr.Wongsdentalchairbutatershefnishedtherestorationthechildwasamazedthathisnewtoothlookedbetterthantheoriginal.SomeothesekidswalkinandsayIhatethedentist.Idontwanttobehere.Iteelsgoodwhenatertheappointmenttheyactuallysaythankyousheexplains.UltimatelyDr.Wonggetsbackevenmorethanshegivestothechildren.WorkingsoloandperormingawiderangeodentalserviceskeepsherskillssharporherownpracticewhichsheshareswithherhusbandBillSpruillDDS77.ThewarmeelingDr.Wonggetswhensheseesachildssmileisthegreatestrewardoall.IliketothinkthatImulfllinganeedanddoingsomethingreallyuseul.MyhopeisthatwhenthesechildrenleaveHomanHomesIveturnedtheiropinionsaboutdentalcarearoundsheconcludes.LillianWongDDS77byadaMZeweproFileilktothnkthtimfulfllngnnongsomthngrllusful.MhopsththnthschlrnlvHoffmnHomsivturnthropnonsoutntlcrroun.D.lWgcp.dfwbddBsDDs77. StudentSpotlightAstrongmarriageisbuiltoncommitmentcompromiseandhardwork.Marriageisnotalwayseasybutwiththerightmindsetitcanbecontinuallyrewarding.Forallitsupsanddownsmarriagesoundsalotlikedentalschool.Nooneknowsthatbetterthanthosewhochoosetowalkdowntheaislebeforesettingfootinsidethesimulationlab.payingduesMoneyisoteninshortsupplyoryoungcouples.NicoleChaneyandherhus-bandCoreyarenoexception.ThetwoweremarriedinJune2009andNicolegraduatedromthedentalhygienepro-graminthespringo2012.BothNicoleandCoreywererepayingcollegeloansandndingspaceintheirbudgettokeepupwiththepaymentsontheirnewhome.Financiallywewerealittlestrapped.NeverthelessIhadhissupportandweknewattheendothedaythatthisiswhatwereallywantedtodoNicolesays.Coreyanaccountantbydaytookasecondjobtohelppaysomeothebills.Thatmadeitevenharderorthetwotospendtimetogether.CompromiseissomethingtheyvelearnedthehardwayNicolestates.WorkingtogeherPreparingoraweddingisstressulbutRaquelBrentsonDDS14hadanaddedlayeroanxietyshewasstudyingorherDATexamatthesametime.ShetooktheexamamonthbeoreshemarriedDonovanandpassedwithfyingcolors.Despiteaewsetbackstheweddingwentowithoutahitchtoo.Isqueezedalmostalltheplanningintothelastmonth.Ibookedthechairsormyweddingtwodaysbeoretheceremonysheremarks.SincetyingtheknotRaqueldrawssupportromherhusbandwhoshesaysshowedaheartwarminglevelounderstanding.Shestaysbusystudyingatthelibrarysometimesorwholedaysonendandsaysitiswonderultocomehometoacleanhousewithdinneronthetable.TherearetimesIprobablywouldnthavecleanlaundryorsomethingtoeatiitwerentorhimstatesRaquel.tiemanageenKevinParksDDS12hasbeenperectinghistimemanagementskillsduringnearly12yearsomarriage.HeandhiswieTianyalsohavethreechildrenwhichmadehisbalancingactthatmuchmorechallenging.WhilehewasinschoolitwasdicultorKevintomaketimeorschoolworklongclinichoursandhischildrensaterschoolactivities.Headoptedahelpulapproach.WhenIwashomeIwasaatherbutassoonasthekidswenttosleepthenIwasadentalstudentagainheremarks.Stillhesometimesacedmultipleexamsinaweekandendedupspendingsomuchtimeatthelibrarythathiswieactedlikeasingleparent.Hereliedonhersupportandunderstandingtokeephimgoing.Imhopingthisissomethingwelookbackoninveyearswiththerealizationthatitwastoughbutwemadeitthroughtogetherheconcludes.DsdJggmdldad10universityoFmarylanDschooloFDentistryndccrqdDBKdtfpkwdbyadaMZewe mDentalsprinG201311storyPHotobyadaMZewehenJamesThorenDDS78wascompletingdentalschoolattheUniversityoMarylandSchooloDentristyUMSODheandhiswiereliedonfnancialandmoralsupportromtheirmentorsDr.FrankandAnneIber.TheThorensarehopingtohelpotherstudentswhoaresimilarlysituatedbyes-tablishingaSchooloDentistryscholarshipinhonorotheircloseriends.TheFrankL.andAnneE.IberScholarshipwillprovideanannualawardtoamarrieddentalstudent.Dr.Thorenknowsfrsthandhowdifcultitistoattenddentalschoolwhilesupportingaamily.Mar-riedandraisingayoungsonheenrolledatUMSODaterservingintheAirForce.Facedwithrigorouscourseworkandabusyclinicschedulehewasunabletoworkduringtheschoolyear.HiswieNancywasoeredajobasanadministratororDr.IberwhoranthegastroenterologydepartmentattheSchooloMedicine.Dr.IberrecallsNancyastheperectsecretaryabletodetlyhandleanytaskthatcameacrossherdesk.Hersalaryincreasedeachyearsheworkedorhimcommensuratewithherstellarperormance.TheIbersandThorensquicklybecamecloseriends.Itwasveryclearthattheywereateamgoingtodentalschoolandshewasgoingtobethebreadwinnerheremarks.auuebhschohomarriedstudentWThankstoDr.IbersfnancialsupportDr.ThorenwasabletopurchasedentalinstrumentsandpaythetuitionohisyoungsonJereysschool.TohelphisamilymakeendsmeetDr.Thorenheldseveraldierentsummerjobsincludingapositiondissect-ingheadsortheDepartmentoAnatomy.Duringtheschoolyearheandhiswiewereworking12-to14-hourdays.Wewerebasicallyrightontheedgeobankruptcythewholetimeweweregoingtoschool.IwehadenoughmoneyorapizzaattheendotheweekthenitwasagoodweekDr.Thorenstates.WithoutDr.IberssupporttheThorenswouldhavebeenorcedtoborrowsubstantialamountsomoneytopaytuition.InsteadDr.Thorengraduateddebtree.Despitethestrugglesoschoolneitherhenorhiswieevergaveupontheuturetheywantedorthemselvesandtheirchildren.Henowhopestomakelieeasieroradentalstudentacingthesamesituation.Itsahardwaytogothroughschoolbecauseyouhavetostrugglethewholetimebuttheendresultisthatyouendupwhereyouwanttobeheconcludes.ForDr.Iberwhohasmentoredmorethan120studentsitisalwaysrewardingwhenariendachievessuccess.Howeverheneverexpectedtobehonoredthroughascholarship.Iampleasantlyoverwhelmedbythegestureontheirparthesays.Dr.Thorenserved17yearsintheArmyaftergraduat-ingfromUMSOD.HerecentlyretiredfrompracticeinTacomaWash.HeandhiswifeNancyhaveonesononedaughterandthreegrandchildren.ththodibhschoooDy.l-rJfythowhdughJByibFkibncythodJtho.AlumniNews byMeganMoorefieldomenlikeElizabethBlackwellFlorenceNight-ingaleandMarieCuriearehistoricallyrenowned.In1849BlackwellbecamethefrstwomantograduaterommedicalschoolintheUnitedStates.InconjunctionwithmedicineNightingaleisconsid-eredapioneerinormalizingastructureornursinged-ucation.CurieisapplaudedorresearchinradioactivityandbecamethefrstwomantoreceivetheNobelPrizein1911.Thesewomenareconsideredtrailblazersandperhapseministprecursorsorovercomingsignifcantsocialbarriersimposedsimplybecauseotheirgender.Thesestruggleshavebeenacommonplightthrough-outhistorythatpersisttoday.Dentaleducationandtheproessionodentistryarenotimmunetothem.Thefrstwomantograduateromadentalinstitu-tionDr.LucyBeamanHobbspursuedherdentaleducationandcareeratershewasdeniedadmissiontomedicalschoolinCincinnatiOhio.InFebruary1873EmilieFoekingbecamethefrstemalegraduateromtheBaltimoreCollegeoDentalSurgery.FoekingborninPrussiawasrejectedromthePennsylvaniaCol-legeoDentalSurgery.ShewroteathesisentitledIsWomanAdaptedtotheDentalProessionollowinghercommencement.ItwaspublishedintheAmericanJournalofDentalScienceinApril1873.ThroughaseriesoquestionsFoekingarguedthatwomencanpracticedentistry.ShesupportedherresponsewithavarietyosourcesincludingtheBible.Shestatedthatchangewouldnothappeninadaybutovertime.SinceFoekingsgraduationmorethan140yearsagowomenhaveenteredtheproessionodentistryinlargenumbers.InacttheUniversityoMarylandSchooloDentistryUMSODclasso2016has67malestudentsand63emalestudents.FemaledentalstudentsfndproessionalsupportthroughthenationalorganizationandlocalstudentchaptersotheAmericanAssociationoWomenDentistsorAAWD.Fourth-yeardentalstudentBrittanyBergeronhasbeeninvolvedwiththeAAWDsinceherfrstyearodentalschool.BergeronisthecurrentstudentchapterpresidentorUMSODaswellasthenationalrepre-sentative.Theproessionodentistryisrapidlyexpandingorwomen.WhenItellpeoplethatIamindentalschooltheyassumeIaminthedentalhygieneprogram.IhavetopolitelycorrectthemandinormthemthatIamac-tuallygoingtobeadentistexplainsBergeronduringherbreakbetweenclassesandpatients.Shesaysthatpatientsseemtoenjoyhavingaemaledentistbutshewishestheywerenotsosurprisedbytheexperience.Inadditiontoalargenationalsupportnetworkthereareemaledentistswhopavedthewayasleadersindentistry.Dr.MaryBethReidyassociatedirectorothepost-graduateperiodonticsprogramwasrecentlyelectedpresidentotheAAWD.Sheisparticularlyin-terestedineectivewomenleadershipwithinthepro-essiontheroleowomenshealthinadentalschoolcurriculumandtheimpactohealthcarelegislation.ItisgreattoseeUniversityoMarylandSchooloDentistrystudentsinvolvedatthenationallevel.Itrulyaimtobeamentorandhelpaddressconcernsowomeninthedentalproessionwhicharenotthatmuchdierentromtheconcernsoourmalecoun-terpartsstatesDr.Reidy.ShewantstopositiontheAAWDasaresourceandsupportnetworkorpracticemanagementwork-lie-balanceandthecontinuationoeducationandadvocacy.IDr.Foekingwerealivetodayshewouldbeimpressedbytheanswertothequestionthatherthesisposedlongago.Todaysemaledentalstudentswillmakesacrifcesortheireducationinordertoreachtheirgoal.LikeFoekinghistorywillrememberthemortheirsignifcantcontributionstotheproession.HistoryMeetsherstoryeFkg12universityoFmarylanDschooloFDentistrybyMeganMoorefield henHelenDalerstsatinthewaitingroomattheUniversityoMarylandSchooloDentistryUMSODshewasunsureishedeverbeabletotalkagain.ThirtyyearslaterDalenotonlyspeaksshesingsthepraisesotheUMSODdentistswhorebuiltherjawandhelpedherrebuildherlie.HerjourneytotheUMSODclinicbegins2500milesromBaltimore.DaleanativeoChicagore-tiredtoGuadalajaraMexicointheearly1980saterasuccessulcareerinpublicrelations.WhileshewaslivinginGuadalajaraaburglarbrokeintoherhomeandshothertwiceintheacecompletelydestroyingtheletsideoherjaw.ShewasrushedtoaMexicanhospitalwhereshenearlydiedbecausethehospitaldidnothaveenoughbloodstoredorsurgicalproce-dures.Aterbeingtranserredtoaprivatehospitalandreceivinglie-savingsurgeryDaletookstockohersituation.WhenIwasshotIthoughtthatwouldbetheendomyproductiveliesheremarks.ShereturnedtotheU.S.andontherecommen-dationohersonDalemadethetriptoBaltimoreandtheSchooloDentistry.Arailwomanonherrstvisittotheclinicsheweighedonly89poundsbecauseshehadbeenunabletoeatsolidoodorweeks.HerjawswerewiredshutsotightlythatDalecouldonlydrinkthroughafattenedstraw.ShebegantreatmentatUMSODwhereacultymembersreplacedboneinherjawandrebuiltherupperandlowercheeks.Iwassoimpressedbytheirthorough-nessandkindnessateverylevelotherestorationsaysDale.WhileshewasreceivingtreatmentatUMSODDaleslietookanotherunexpectedturn.TheMexicanpesolostsomuchvaluethatallthemoneyshehadsavedorherretirementinGuadalajarawasworthless.VirtuallypennilessDaleoundanapart-mentinBaltimoreandbeganbuildinganewlie.WithherabilitytospeakrestoredshetookajobwiththeBaltimoreCountyPoliceDepartmentasapublicrelationsocer.IcouldnthavegottenajobiithadntbeenorthetreatmentIreceivedattheSchooloDentistryDalestates.Shebeganattendingachurchwhichshediscov-eredinaBaltimoreMagazineshereadonemorningintheUMSODclinicwaitingroom.AtchurchshemetheruturehusbandDr.GradyDaleJr.whothenworkedasassistantdeanorstudentaairsattheSchooloPharmacy.ShehadexpectedtoreturntoMexicoandliveoutherretirementinsolitudebutinsteadshecontinuestoenjoyarewardingcareerahappyamilylieandtheabilitytogivebacktohernewcommunity.DalewhoservesontheElectoralCollegeorMarylandalsooundedtheactivistgroupMarylandWomenorResponsibleGovernment.SheisgrateulorthelieshehastodayandacknowledgesthatnoneoitwouldhavebeenpossiblewithoutthecareshereceivedatUMSOD.TheSchooloDentistrygavemeanewlieandtheopportunitytostartanewcareer.ImgrateulortheongoingserviceIvereceivedsheconcludes.DentalTreatmentHelpsPatientRebuildHerLiemDentalsprinG201313storyPHotobyadaMZewePatientCare Q.Howdidyoudevelopaninterestinheadandneckcancera.Duringmyoral-maxilloacialsurgerytrainingatHenryFordHospitalinDetroitIlearnedagreatdealaboutoncology.Ifndcancersurgeryveryinterestingandchallenging.ForthesepatientsitisaverynecessarysurgerysoIeelarealconnectionwiththem.Ienjoyhelpingcancerpatientshaveabetterqualityolie.Q.TellusaboutyourroleasfellowshipdirectoroftheMaxil-lofacialOncologyMicrovascularSurgeryprogram.a.Iworkwithagroupoellowswhoaregraduatesurgeonsandhaveaninterestinurtheringtheirknowledgeoheadandneckcancer.Ienjoytrainingthenextgenerationoacademicoral-maxilloacialsurgeons.Theywillusetheskillstheylearnheretoimprovesurgeryprogramsacrossthecountryultimatelyprovid-ingbetterpatientcare.Q.Whatarethebiggestchallengesoforalcancersurgerya.Whenpatientscometometheyarescared.Theyareinadesperatesituationandtheyarelookingorhelpandhope.Inadditionalotothesepatientshavealreadyreceivedradiationorchemotherapywhichmakesoralcancersurgeryevenmorecomplicated.Reconstructionsareotenverydifcultespeciallyorpatientswhopresentwithadvancedcancerbecausetheywerediagnosedlate.FACulTyFoCuSDvnOntheCuttingEdgeofOralCancerSurgerytitleanpfnhDnfomxfsugyJoinedschoolofdentistry2010currentresidenceBhometoWntnoncndfamilyWfD.JlubkdnngnBdughg7ndng4hoBBiessndngwhhfynwkngwknggfJoshuaLubekDDSMDFACSproFilephbyadZw14 byadamzewemDentalsprinG201315Q.TellushowyouusethedaVincirobotororalcancersurgeries.a.ThedaVincirobotwasdevelopedseveralyearsagoorgeneralsurgeryprocedures.Iperormsurgerywhilesittingataconsoleunitandwatchingtheprocedureona3Dhigh-defnitiontelevision.Thescreenmagnifeseverythingtoshowtheminutestdetail.Icontroltherobotwhichperormsthesur-gerybypreciselyollowingmyhandmovements.Therobotcanholdourinstrumentsinitsarmsandusetwoinstrumentssimultaneously.Theinstrumentsareverysmallandnarrowwhichallowsthemtoperormmeticulousprocedures.Q.WhatarethebiggestbeneftsousingthedaVincirobota.Therobotcanmanipulatetheinstrumentswithmoreprecisionthanintraditionalsurgeryduetothelackohandtremor.Theinstrumentsaresotinythatsurgerycanbeperormedwithonlyasmallincision.ForexampleIusedtherobottooperateonapatientwhohadatumoronthebackohistongue.Thetumorwascausedbyrecurrentcancersothepatienthadalreadyundergoneextensivetreatments.Ididnotwanttocreateahugeincisionthatwouldrequireadvancedreconstruction.Therobotwasabletoentertheoralcavitymakingonlyasmallcutandexcisetheentiretumor.Q.DoyouanticipateusingthedaVincirobotmorerequentlya.MycolleaguesandIhaveusedtherobotabout20timesthisyear.Iwouldliketousetherobotormoresurgeriesbutitdependsonthecase.Sometimestra-ditionalsurgeryisthebetteroptionorthepatient.Mostpatientswhocouldbeneftromtherobotareactuallyquiteenamoredwithit.Itisanewtechnol-ogyandmanypeoplefnditveryinteresting.Q.Whatdoyouseeastheutureooralcancersurgerya.Wearedoingresearchtounderstandtumorbiol-ogy.Inrecentyearsoralsurgeonshaveseenmorepatientswhoarenondrinkersandnonsmokersdevel-opingoralcancer.Somescientiststhinkthiscouldbelinkedtohumanpapillomavirus.Wearealsostudyingnewmethodsoearlydetectionandprevention.Q.Whatisexcitingaboutthenewtechnologiesinoralcancersurgerya.Irecentlybeganusing3Dcomputersimulationsorreconstructionandsurgery.ThecomputerallowsmetocreatemodelsandcuttingguidesoruseintheoperatingroomwhenIamremovingaboneandreshapingitorareconstruction.Thisleadstomoreaccuratereconstructionsandallowssurgeonstoworkmoreefcientlyintheoperatingroom.Q.Whatdoyouenjoythemostaboutyourworka.Ienjoyresearchparticularlystudyingtonguemovementsandreconstructionincancerpatientsbecauseitleadstogreaterunderstandingodis-eases.Wecanusethatknowledgetohelpclinicianseectivelydiagnoseandtreattheirpatients.Ialsogetalotosatisactionoutotreatingpatients.AsacancersurgeonIdevelopastrongrelationshipwithmypatientsandtheiramilies.aftwoofD.lubkugcwokwhhdvcobo.thdvcoboowD.lubkofocuouugcocdu. 16universityoFmarylanDschooloFDentistryProessorDougBarnesDDS83MShasbeennamedchairmanotheDepartmentoGeneralDentistryapostheassumedonJuly12012.Dr.BarneswhomostrecentlyservedasdirectorotheAdvancedEducationinGeneralDentistryAEGDProgramwillcontinuetoadministertheresidencyprograminhisnewrole.Dr.BarnesoverseesthenewDepartmentoGeneralDentistrywhichishometothepre-doctoralgeneralpracticeclinicsandtheAEGDprogram.Thenewdepartmentwillultimatelybecreatingaclini-calenvironmentthatwillmimicprivatepracticeascloselyaspossible.HopeullythismodelwillallowstudentstoprogressartherthantheyhaveinthepastDr.Barnesremarks.Heplanstointensiygeneraldentistrytrainingorpre-doctoralstudentssharpeningtheocusongeneraldentistsastreatmentcoordinators.Studentswilllearntocollaboratewithspecialiststoprovidethehighestlevelocare.InadditionstudentswillgainadditionalexperiencetreatingpatientsinthestreamlinedclinicDr.Barnessays.ForDr.BarneswhograduatedromUMSODin1983leadingthenewdepartmentpresentsexcitingcareerchallenges.ImlookingorwardtocreatingawholenewconceptorthetreatmentopatientsattheSchooloDentistryandamodelthatwillbenewandexcitingorstudents.Dr.BarnesreceivedhisDDSromUMSODin1983andearnedacertifcateinadvancedgeneraldentistryin1984.HealsoreceivedamastersdegreeinoralbiologyromtheUMGraduateSchoolin1992andcompletedanNIHellowshipinclinicalresearchattheUniversityoWashington.HeisamemberoOmicronKappaUpsilontheInternationalCollegeoDentistsandtheGammaPiDeltaHonorSocieties.Dr.BarnesisalsoamemberotheAcademyoGeneralDentistryAmericanDentalEducationAsso-ciationAmericanDentalAssociationInternationalAssociationorDentalResearchandtheAmericanAssociationorDentalResearch.Recentlyhewasnominatedormember-shipinthePierreFauchardAcademy.Heisanactiveclinicaldentalmaterialsresearcher.Dr.BarneshaspublishedmanyarticlesandpresentedlecturesonestheticdentistryintheU.S.andinternationally.InadditiontohisteachingandresearchresponsibilitieshemaintainsanactivedentalpracticeinBaltimore.dglBdds83msumsodintroduces2neWdepartmentchairmenThenewdepartmentwitimatebecreatingacinicaenvirnmentthatwimimicprivatepracticeascseaspssibe.FACulTyFoCuSDepartmentofGeneralDentistry mDentalsprinG201317storyPHotosbyadaMZeweEung-KwonPaeDDSMScPhDhasbeennamedchairmanothenewlycombinedDepartmentoOr-thodonticsandPediatricDentistry.Dr.Paewhoas-sumedleadershipinFebruaryo2012alsoheadstheDepartmentoPediatricsasNormanTinanoDDSMSsteppeddownaschairmanotheDepartmentoHealthPromotionandPolicyandassumedtheroleodivisiondirectororpediatricdentistry.Dr.PaejoinsUMSODromtheUniversityoCaliorniaLosAngelesUCLASchooloDentistrywhereheservedasproessoroorthodonticsanddirectorotheorthodonticsresidencytrainingpro-gram.HewasdrawntoUMSODbecauseothestate-o-the-artacilitiesandopenlaboratories.Marylandprovideswonderulopportunitiestoreelyapproachotherswithintheuniversitycommunity.Thiscollab-orativeenvironmentreallysuitsmeremarksDr.Pae.Aschairmanheplanstoenhancetheeducationalmissionothenewdepartment.Heispreparingtoestablishasleepapneaclinicoeringpre-doctoralstudentspediatricdentistryresidentsandortho-donticsresidentsnewopportunitiesorresearchandclinicaltraining.Wearegoingtocovertheentirespectrumogrowthanddevelopmentseamlesslywhichgivesourstudentsahugeeducationaladvan-tagehesays.Heanticipatesdevelopingastrongerresearchcomponentwithinthedepartment.Dr.Paeplanstoinvolvebothpediatricdentistryresidentsandorth-odonticresidentsinhisownresearch.Hehasspentnearlyhisentireacademiccareerresearchingobstruc-tivesleepapneaandlooksorwardtocollaboratingwithotherinvestigatorsattheSchooloDentistry.Dr.Paealsoresearchesprenatalandpostnataldiabe-tes.Ibelieveresearchisvitaltoclinicalactivities.Practitionershavetothinklogicallybasedonthesciencetheyhavelearnedandapplythatknowledgetopatientcareheremarks.Dr.PaeanativeoSouthKoreaearnedhisDDSin1980romYonseiUniversityinSeoulSouthKorea.HeearnedhisMScandPhDdegreesromtheUniversityoBritishColumbiainVancouverCanadain1989and1993respectively.Dr.PaereceivedacertifcateinorthodonticsromtheUni-versityoConnecticutin1995.HeisamemberotheInternationalAssociationorDentalResearchandtheAmericanAssociationoOrthodontists.eung-KwonpaddsmscphdDepartmentofOrthodonticsandPediatricDentistryHeispreparingtoestablishasleepapneaclinicofferingpre-doctoralstudentspediatricdentistryresidentsandorthodonticresidentsnewopportunitiesforresearchandclinicaltraining. 18universityoFmarylanDschooloFDentistryKarenFaraoneDDS78MAhasbeenappointedassistantdeanostudentaairs.InhernewpositionwhichofciallybeganinNovember2012sheadvisesinormsandsupportsthestudentbody.ImexcitedtobeginthisnewchapterinmycareerandIamsoproudtobeapartotheUniversityoMaryland.IviewmyroleprimarilyasastudentadvocateencouragingasupportiveenvironmentorstudentgrowthandeducationosteringcommunicationcounselingproblemsolvingandservingasaliaisonexplainsDr.Faraone.Shewillworkwithstudentslisteningtotheirconcernsraisingissueswithadministratorsandacultymembersandprovidingeedbacktothestudentbody.Dr.Faraoneplanstoarrangeindividualandsmallgroupmeetingsandlargeorumstoopenlydiscussimportanttopics.Thisisalsoaboutteachingthestu-dentsleadershipandresponsibility.IwanttoseethemempoweredinapositivewayDr.Faraonesays.TheassistantdeanshipdividestimebetweenadministrativeandteachingresponsibilitiessoDr.Faraonewillremainapreclinicalandclinicalinstructor.Shelooksorwardtoworkingwithstudentsinadierentwaybutunderstandsthathernewrolewillbringitsownchallenges.Ithinkthebiggestchallengeswillbemaintainingaccessibilityandalevelostudenttrustsheremarks.AlielongeducatorDr.Faraonedevelopedadeeppassionorstudentadvocacyearlyinhercareer.AtergraduatingromUMSODin1978sheservedasdirectorotheWaxterDentalClinicortheBaltimoreCityHealthDepartment.Whiletheresheactedasapreceptorordentalandhygienestudentswhorotatedthroughtheclinic.ThatexperiencehookedDr.FaraoneoneducationandledhertoapplyoraacultypositionatUMSOD.Thirty-ouryearslatershestillgetsathrillromteaching.Dr.Faraoneisenthusiasticaboutthisopportunitytotakestudentadvocacytoanewlevel.Ilikethedynamicointeractingwithstudents.Thisaddsanewacettomycareer.ItisinvigoratingconcludesDr.Faraone.Dr.FaraonegraduatedromtheUniversityoMarylandSchooloNursingin1974.SheearnedherDDSatUMSODin1978receivedamastersdegreeininstructionalsystemsdevelopmentromtheUniversityoMarylandBaltimoreCountyin1983andcompletedacertifcateinprosthodonticsatUMSODin1987.ShehasservedasaUMSODacultymembersince1979mostrecentlyasanassociateproessoroprosthodonticsintheDepartmentoEndodonticsProsthodonticsandOperativeDentistry.Karenfaraonedds78Iviewmreprimariasastdentadvcateencragingaspprtiveenvirnmentfrstdentgrwthandedcatinfsteringcmmnicatincnseingprbemsvingandiaisnfnctins.byadaMZeweAppointedAssistantDeanofStudentAffairsFACulTyFoCuS byMeganMoorefieldsthedirectorospecialcareservicesValliMeeksDDS88RDHMSunderstandstheimpor-tanceoknowingthepatientpopulationandexpandingthehealthcareocus.HerworkinthePLUSClinicandmanagementoRyanWhiteundsmadeheraperectdentalrep-resentativeorahealthcaredelegationtoRwanda.IwashonoredthatDeanStohlerandDr.MaoaskediIwouldgoandrepresenttheUniversityoMarylandSchooloDentistrystatesDr.Meeks.TheRwandangovernmentandtheClintonHealthAccessInitiativeCHAIarepartneringtoexpandthehealthcareworkorceinthissmallcentral-Aricannation.ThisdelegationormedduetoormerPresidentBillClintonsconcernthattheUnitedStatesdidnotprovidemoreassistanceduringtheeraogenocide.Theocusothisdelegationistolookatuni-versitiesromtheUnitedStateswithhealthcareproessionsandinvitetheiracultytocomeandteachtheRwandanhealthcareworkerssaysDr.Meeks.Oneothethingsthattheyarelookingatistheactthattheirresourcepoolisextremelylimited.InactRwandahasonly13dentistsortheentirecountry.WhilethereDr.MeekstworepresentativesromHarvardUniversityacommunityhealthdentistadentistromCanadaandaglobalhealthprojectdirectorworkedondevelopingadentalschoolcur-riculum.Thegovernmentplanstoconstructanewdentalschoolasacontinuingcommitmenttobuild-ingtheinrastructure.Thiswouldalsoincludeamoreecientclinicwithunctioningequipmentandmorebooksoreachstudentaswellasalibrary.CurrentlyRwandasdentalstructureisdividedintothreekeylevels.Astudentisconsideredadentalassistantatercompletinghisorherrstyearoinstruction.Aterthreeadditionalyearsstudentsbecomedentaltherapists.Aterthethyearstudentsattainthestatusodentalsurgeons.Adentalsurgeonistheequivalentoathird-orourth-yeardentalstudentintheUnitedStates.ManydentalstudentsinRwandahavenotcompletedtheirtrainingduetomoneyoramilyissues.WehopethatbyreworkingthecurriculumandshowinginvestmentthatthiswillenticethedentalassistantsanddentaltherapiststocomebackandcompletetheirdentaleducationexplainsahopeulDr.Meeks.TherecentlyappointedMinisteroHealthDr.AgnesBinagwahowassworninwhileDr.MeeksandthedelegationwereinRwanda.Dr.MeekscreditsBinagwahowithtrulyleadingthiseort.Dr.Binagwahowantstomakesurethegovern-mentoRwandawelcomesthevisitingacultyandthattheyhavehousingandthetoolsnecessarytoteachrefectsDr.Meeks.Thegovernmenthasmadearealcommitmentthatthiswillhappenwithinthenextyear.ValliMeeksDDS88RDHMSHelpsEstablishaDentalSchoolinRwandaFACulTyFoCuSmDentalsprinG201319aboadofouorwdgboood.BowD.vmkbooowodfofowobofchairwd. 20universityoFmarylanDschooloFDentistryEducationhasbeenapassionorJohnRickBradburyDDSortheentirespanohis40-yearcareer.ThoughheretiredasdirectorooperativedentistryinJuneDr.Bradburyhasletanenduringmarkonhundredsooralhealthcareproviders.DentistryrstappealedtoDr.Bradburybecauseitcombinedhisinterestinsciencewithhisloveohandiwork.TheCortlandOhionativecameeastatercompletingdentalschoolatTheOhioStateUniversity.Duringaresidencyprogramhetreatedunderservedpatientsinsouth-centralPennsylvania.NeartheendotheresidencyDr.Bradburybegantoconsiderteaching.IthoughtthatiIwentintoteachingIdhavetheopportunitytorelatetodentalstudentsthewayIwishmyproessorshadrelatedtomeheremarks.HejumpedattheopportunitytoteachatUMSODoriginallyplanningtoreturntoCortlandandstartapracticeaterthreeyears.In-steadIellinlovewithteachingsaysDr.Bradbury.EdGraceDDS64directorobehavioralsci-encesretiredlastyearatermorethan25yearsattheUniversityoMarylandSchooloDentistry.Heletbehindalegacyotreatingpatientsandteach-ingstudentswithacombinationocompassionandintegrity.AnativeNewYorkerDr.Graceattendedsemi-naryorayearbeorechangingpathsandenteringdentalschool.Healwaysharboredadesiretoservehisellowman.WithdentistrynotonlydoIgettohelppeoplebutIamindependentabletodomyownthingheremarks.AtergraduationDr.GraceservedintheNavyorveyearsbeoreestablishingaprivatepracticeinColumbia.Hebecameateacherbyaccident.WhileinprivatepracticeDr.Gracebegantreatingspecialneedspatientswhowerehospitalized.TheUniversityhadanopeningorsomeonewithhisexpertiseandaskedhimtoteachonedayeachweek.Twoyearslaterhesoldhispracticesohecouldteachulltimeandneverlookedback.Dr.Gracetaughtbehavioralsciencecoursesandgavelecturesontreatingchronicpainconditionswhileprovidingcareorpainandphobiapatients.Itisimportanttolookatthewholeperson.Youhavetoknowtheirsocialandpsychologicalneeds.Iyouignorethoseyoullneverullytreatthepatienthestates.Dr.Gracesharedthatlessonwithstudentsormorethan25years.Caringorpainpatientscanbechallengingespe-ciallybecausetherearesomanydierentactorsthatinfuencepainremarksDr.Grace.Successullytreat-ingapatientisrichlyrewardingespeciallywhenthatpatienthasbeensueringormanyyears.Dr.GracealsoeltullledthroughhisteachingJohnBraburyddsegracdds64retirementanecDotesFACulTyFoCuS mDentalsprinG201321storyPHotosbyadaMZeweOnly27yearsoldDr.Bradburywasyoungerthanmanyohispupilswhenhejoinedtheaculty.HelearnedagreatdealromhisstudentsmostowhomwereVietnamveteranswhowereshapedbytheidealsothe1960s.Todaythedentalstudentbodyisdramaticallydierent.Twenty-rst-centurystudentsareinfuencedbytechnologyheexplainsandmanylacktheinterpersonalskillsthatarevitaltoasuccessuldentalpractice.Itcanbediculttointroducestudentstothechallengesorelatingtopeopleinveryintimatesituations.Theytendtobeaccustomedtohavingakeypadbetweenthemselvesandwhomevertheyareinteractingwithhestates.DespitethechallengesoteachingDr.Bradburyenjoyedcountlessrewardsrominteractingwithstu-dents.Agoodteacherisonewhohasanabundanceoenergyandpatiencehesays.ImustrememberwhatitwaslikewhenIwasastudentandputmyselintheirshoes.Thestudentsdonthaveallthean-swerseventhoughImayhaveallthequestionshesays.Heremainedinpracticethroughouthisteach-ingcareertokeephisskillssharpsohecouldhelpstudentswhentheyneededsupport.Heendeavoredtogiveconstructivecriticismwithapositivespinalwaysndingsomethinggoodtopointoutbeoreheexplainedwhatastudentdidincorrectly.Ultimatelythebestrewardwasseeingstudentsblossomintoden-tistsoverourshortyearsstatesDr.Bradbury.EvenaterheretiredDr.BradburywantedtostayinvolvedwithUMSOD.HecontinuestoteachnowonedayaweekasavolunteermemberotheDeansFaculty.WithmorereetimehealsoplanstotravelwithhiswiePamandengageinoneohisavoritehobbiessinging.AndwhenhesnotvolunteeringhemightbeoundridingonhisHarley-Davidsonmotorcycle.Asanygoodteacherknowsitisimpossibletoleaveaclassoracareerwithoutonelastpieceopartingwisdomorstudentsactivities.Heworkedwithstudentsinsmallgroupsroleplayingpatientbehaviortodemonstratethecommu-nicationskillstheywillneedtoserveawiderangeopatients.Hisadviceorstudentsissimplebehappyandenjoyyourproession.ThestudentsIveoundoverthepast25yearswhoaremostsuccessulinpracticearetheoneswhoreallywanttolearnwhoconsistentlydomorethantheyneedtosaysDr.Grace.WhileretirementisbittersweetorDr.Graceheislookingorwardtostayingbusy.HeandhiswieserveasushersattheHippodromeTheatreandalsotakeclassestogether.Currentlytheyarelearningtoplaybridge.Healsoplanstospendmuchohistimebabysittinganyohis10grandchildren.Dr.Graceeelsortunatetohavehadsucharewardingcareerandisexcitedorwhatthenextchapterholds.Enjoytothefullestyourlifeasadentistanddowhateverittakestomaximizethatenjoyment.Themoreweenjoywhatwedothebetterservantswearegoingtobeforourpatients. 22universityoFmarylanDschooloFDentistryThroughouthis36-yearcareerattheUniversityoMarylandSchooloDentistryUMSODAssociateProessorMortWoodDDS69MEdendeavoredtomoldstudentsintomorethancompetentclinicians.HeretiredromteachinginJunebuthasletapowerullegacyathisalmamater.Dr.WoodneverexpectedthathewouldsomedayretireromUMSODwhenhegraduatedwithaDDSin1969.GrowinguptheSpringeldMass.nativehadalwaysbeeninterestedinhealthproessions.Hechosetopursuedentistrybecauseitprovidesopportu-nitiesorproessionalismwithoutaphysicianshecticschedule.AtergraduatingromUMSODDr.WoodestablishedaprivatepracticeinSuernN.Y.IalwaysenjoyeddentistryandtherelationshipsIbuiltwithpatients.TheonlythingIdidntlikewastheisolationosoloprivatepracticeheremarks.WhenanopportunitymaterializedorDr.Woodtoteachathisalmamaterhejumpedonit.AsanewacultymemberDr.Woodtaughtdentalanatomyandocclusioncourseshecontinuedtoteachuntilhisretirement.HewasthrilledtobebackinMarylandthoughheounditdiculttoseehismentorsasnewoundcolleagues.OneothehardestthingswaslearningtocallmyormerproessorsbytheirrstnamesrecallsDr.Wood.Hedistinctlyre-membersoneohisbiggesthighlightsromthoseearlyyearsaninstancewhenoneohisormerproessorsaskedorhisopinion.Dr.Woodhasenjoyedtheopportunitytoworkwithstudentsduringallouryearsotheireduca-tion.Heencouragedstudentstobeactiveinquisitivelearnersandadvisedhispupilstoembracethenotionthatdentistryrequiresstrongdidacticskillsandhandskillscombinedwithanethicalapproach.Watch-ingstudentsreallyfourishthroughouttheirthirdandourthyearsandthengraduateastrueproessionalsisextremelyrewardinghestates.OneoDr.WoodsmostrewardingexperienceswashisroleaschairmanotheDepartmentoRestorativeDentistryrom1997until2005.Leadingadepart-mentallowedhimtobeinvolvedinthedecision-makingprocessortheschoolhesays.Hetookprideinthewaythepostgraduateprogramexcelledduringhistenure.InretirementhelooksorwardtospendingmoretimewithhiswieEvelyn.Theyareheavilyinvolvedincatrescueandplantodevotemoreeortstosavingabandonedanimals.Theyalsoplantotravel.InadditionDr.Woodandhiswiewillhavemoretimetodevotetotheirworld-renownedcollectionoteddybears.Since1994theyhavewrittenaregularpicto-rialcolumninTeddyBearandFriendsmagazinewhichtheyintendtocontinue.Dr.Woodisexcitedortheopportunitiespresentedbyretirementbutcantshakeabittersweeteelingwhenheconsidershowrewardinghiscareerhasbeen.Itallboilsdowntothestudents.Watchingthemgrowandfourishhasbeenthebestpartothisjobheconcludes.mortWoodds69meretirementanecDotesHewasthrilledtobebackinMarylandthoughheounditdifculttoseehismentorsasnewoundcolleagues.Oneothehardestthingswaslearningtocallmyormerproessorsbytheirfrstnames.FACulTyFoCuS mDentalsprinG201323AlumniAssociationMessagefromAlumniAssociationPresidentsgFwdSpringisaseasonogrowth.Itgivesushopeandasenseorenewal.AuthorMartyRubinsaidThedeeprootsneverdoubtspringwillcome.WiththespringeditionoMdentalIamremindedthatourproessionallivesandproessionalrootslieattheUniversityoMarylandSchooloDentistryUMSOD.Wehavegrownandprosperedwithourdegreesromthismagnicentinstitution.Ourgraduateshaveexcelledindentistryproudlyservinginthemilitaryandinpublichealthanddentaleducationarenas.Theyhavelecturednationallyandinternationallyandhavebeeninvolvedinalllevelsoorganizeddentistry.Duringthepast25yearsIhavehadtheprivilegeoworkingwithdentalstudentsandalumniinlocationsthatincludeNavajoreservationstheDominicanRepublicthePhilippinesandremoteareasoSoutheastAsia.Asaresultoprogramsthatourgraduatescreatedweareabletogivebacktotheworldinwhichwelive.IamorevergrateulormydentaleducationandtheriendsIhavemadealongtheway.Ourproessionallivesarelikeseedlingsroma173-year-oldtreethetreethatisUMSOD.Eachseedlingwentthroughtrialsandtribulationsdroughtsandfoodsuntilitgrewtallenoughtocreateitsownshade.Thisshaderepresentsthewayweinfuenceandshapelivesasmembersothedentalcommunity.IhavenodoubtthatourUMSODtreewouldindeedbestrongiweleveragedourcollectiveshadetoitsbenet.Asalumniwemustreacquaintourselveswithourrootslearnwhatisgoingonattheschoolandshareourexperienceswithstudentsinawaythathelpsusallgrow.TothisendIhopeyouareplanningtoattendour2013AllAlumniReunionWeekendonJune79.Renewtieswithclassmatesandlearnabouttheverybestthatouralmamaterhastooer.NgocChuDDS88FACDFADIFPFAPresidentUniversityofMarylandSchoolofDentistryAlumniAssociation 24universityoFmarylanDschooloFDentistryTheUniversityofMarylandSchoolofDentistryhonoreditstopstudentsduringAnEveningwiththeStarscelebrationonMay142012.Sixtyawardswerepresentedthemostinschoolhistory.Studentsreceivedhonorsforoutstandingachievementinacademicsaswellasdedicationtocommunityserviceprojects.Awardswerepresentedbydepartmentandinschool-widecategoriestothefollowingstudentsMichaelDavidAndersonIreneEbunoluwaAyoolaShahrzadBahramiJordanLynnBaumanHarryHerbertBenaventJodyCorinneBerinatoCraigRossBlattDarrylAnthonyCaesarNicoleMarieChaneyChristopherJamesConstantineEricMarieFarabaughEvaTheresaFiastroKristenLeighWhetsell-FlemmingSamanthaAnnFreyChristopherGomezLauraHeischWilliamThomasHackettOwenPatrickJordanGiselleAnnPrimoJoseGinaJoshuaDevinJonLangguthBrianThomasLuRuiMaNikhilSeoniMallickWalterMartinCyrusFarookhMistryAnEveningwiththeStarsMaryamNabaviKristenLenaeNelsonJoonParkKevinJaredParksMinhthuVietPhanZacharyFainReicherChristinaEvetteSamraFarashtaSediqzadJohnPhilipSeismanJr.BirajM.ShahDianaShoeJacquelineMichelleWolfsonKavehZandTheUniversityofMarylandSchoolofDentistrycongratulatesitsClassof2012awardwinnerswhoexhibitaspecialdedicationtoacademicscommunityserviceandpatientcare.Thesestudentsepitomizethehighestvaluesoftheinstitutionandserveasrolemodelstofellowstudentsandprofessionals.ckwJdcBtcgs.t.a.r.sdtargsDcsawdKJdpkadfDmawdcJcufmdBGdGgeddrawddJdlBlWdWkawd. mDentalsprinG2013252012GrAduAtioncokwFougdugdudfohbBDDs12oodfofhydvl-rgofoD.edGD.moWooddD.JoBdbuyooddugooooodddygudoudofoooooooy.PHotosbyadaMZewe 2012aarEunion26universityoFmarylanDschooloFDentistry byadamzeweruowkdJu132012mDentalsprinG201327PHotosbyadaMZewe ncpDmgm302012WgD.c.aDaaso.192012sF28universityoFmarylanDschooloFDentistryPhotosbyAdamZewePhotosbyMarcelenaHolmes byadamzewe2012aurEcEptionsckDmgSept.212012OceanCityMd.ykDcogJ.272012Boottop.hDmgm232012amDentalsprinG201329PhotosbyMeganMoorefeldPhotosbyMarcelenaHolmes 30universityoFmarylanDschooloFDentistry1973RobertJamesBrayDDSreceivedtheVaughanSpecialRecognitionAwardromtheAmericanBoardoOrthodontics.Theawardhonorsindividualswhohavemadesignif-cantcontributionstotheortho-donticsspecialty.Dr.BrayoperatesaprivateorthodonticspracticeinAtlanticCityN.J.1977MartinSchroederDDSreceivedtheOrkosAwardordem-onstratingproessionalexcellenceinthetreatmentogumdisease.ThehonorwaspresentedbyPerioProductLLCwhichcitedDr.Schroedersdedicationtoprovid-ingqualityminimally-invasiveperiodontalcare.Dr.SchroederisinprivatepracticeinBiglervillePa.BillSpruillDDSroadhisbike64milesintheMason-DixonChallengeonJuly142012.Theeventraisedmorethan1000ortheCentralPennsylvaniaChapterotheNationalMultipleSclerosisSociety.Dr.SpruillandhiswieLillianWongDDS77areinprivatepracticeinCarlislePa.1980StevenVaughanDDSreceivedthe2011DistinguishedGraduateAwardromMonsignorSladeCatholicSchoolinGlenBurnieMd.Hewashonoredortheinputheprovideddur-ingtheschoolsMiddleStatesAccreditationprocess.Dr.VaughanisinprivatepracticeinGlenBurnieMd.1981JerryKillianDDSwasnamedoneothe2012TopDentistsbyBaltimoreMagazine.Themagazinesurveyedmorethan2000dentistsinBaltimoreandthefvesur-roundingcountiesandaskedwheretheywouldsendtheirownamilyordentalcare.Dr.Killianisinprivateprac-ticeinBaltimore.1982EdwardL.GinsbergDDSandhispracticedonated1000toothbrushesandtubesotoothpastetoKenyaConnectaprojectthatdeliversmedicalanddentalsuppliestoneedychildreninKenya.Dr.Ginsbergoper-atesapediatricdentalpracticeinCatonsvilleandEllicottCityMd.1987PeterCiampiDDSwasnamedoneothetopdentistsinNewJerseybyNewJerseyMonthlyMagazine.Thehonorwasbasedonasurveyo6000NewJerseydentists.Dr.CiampimaintainsacosmeticandrestorativepracticeinSpringLakeN.J.andisaclinicalas-sistantproessorattheUniversityoPennsylvaniaSchooloDentalMedicine.1988AnnEshenaurSpolarichRDHPhDreceivedtheAmericanDentalHygienistsAssociationIreneNewmanAwardoroutstandingachievementinadvancingtheartandscienceothedentalhygieneproession.Dr.Spolarichservesasclinicalassoci-ateproessorandassociatedirectorotheNationalCenterorDentalHygieneResearchandPracticeattheOstrowSchooloDentistryotheUniversityoSouthernCaliornia.1995PatrickCuozzoDDSwasnamedoneothetoportho-dontistsinNewJerseybyNewJerseyMonthlyMagazine.Heisoneoonly323NewJerseydentistshonoredinthepublicationwhichpolledmorethan6000practitio-nersinthestatetodevelopthelist.Dr.CuozzoisinprivatepracticeinLincrotandSeaGirtN.J.1996MartinMendelsonDDShasjoinedSpearEducationattheScottsdaleCenterinArizona.Hispositionisvicepresidentoacultyclubdevelopmentandcorporaterelations.SpearclassnotesAluMNINeWS mDentalsprinG201331Educationoersdentalcontinuingeducationcoursesandproducesdentalcurriculums.2001ToddBarskyDDSwaseaturedonCBSSundayMorning.Dr.Barskywasinterviewedaboutthepopularityoveneersthatappearnatural.HepracticesattheInstituteorAgeManagementandInterventioninMiamiFla.2002JasonCohenDDSwasnamed2011BestDentistthroughareaderpollbyBestofBethesdaMagazine.Dr.Cohenisinpri-vatepracticeinChevyChaseMd.2010MichelleHackDDShasbeennamedGeneralPracticeDentistryResidentotheYearatHarbor-UCLAMedicalCenterinTorranceCa.CoreySmithDDSandhiswieStacyRitterSmithjoyullywelcomedtheirfrstchildVictoriaLeighSmithonJune182012.sdydwcnMdental.iyb-dzwyd.duymydsDyoiads6207650W.BsBmD21201uiverityfmrylschlfdetitryacenewoertigplfrntilmefdetitrytuymydsDyumsoDgdD.sD.hnmDywumsoD.t-xbwbddwbgby.tuymydsDyyy.WdgydyDcs.sDmDDmdD.twydkfybdywbdg.mbwjybfdd10ddgdxbdyMdentalgz.twkn.302012.vwww.d.gcD.sswk410706-7461.AlumniNews 32universityoFmarylanDschooloFDentistryWearesaddenedbythelossofthefollowingalumniinMEMoriAMRalphM.BishopDDS45JordanS.BloomDDS53Don-N.BrotmanDDS55PeterJ.BuchettoJr.DDS62JamesC.BulgerDDS55MD61BernardBuschDDS56JamesC.CarrollDDS48RussellL.ChapmanDDS54ThomasF.ClementDDS51BernieO.CoberlyDDS56WilliamW.CunninghamDDS50L.RodgerCurrieDDS52WilliamW.CwiekDDS60GailE.DiamondRDH80HowardS.DiamondDDS81ZenoL.EdwardsJr.DDS52WilliamW.EldridgeIIIDDS65JohnM.FoleyDDS59CharlesJ.GaliardiDDS56JosephJ.GiardinaDDS60MelvinGoldenbergDDS62SamuelHanikDDS36B.RalphHoffmanDDS44CharlesM.HoranDDS50JeromeP.JermainDDS56W.EdgarJohnsonDDS39MauriceJ.JurkiewiczDDS46StanleyH.KareshDDS43StephenE.KleimanDDS76RichardT.KoritzerSr.DDS62RobertM.LattanziDDS61RodneyS.LawsonDDS86HowardL.LevyDDS79AlbertG.LittleDDS71MartinP.LonderganDDS70ElonaG.MarcyDDS67H.BertonMcCauleyDDS36JohnB.McConnaugheyDDS71PaigeK.McFaul-LangDDS94CharlesH.MeinholdDDS48FainaNagelDDS9395JamesE.NewmanDDS46WilliamL.NuferDDS51ThomasF.OwensDDS57OresteN.PassarelliDDS57AllanB.PertnoyDDS62DonaldA.PirieDDS59ErnestA.PonceDDS64JamesF.PruittDDS43DonaldA.RomeoDDS62TheodoreA.RosaDDS61SaulRosenDDS29JohnE.RosoffDDS54LawrenceD.SarubinDDS58RogerC.Sears.DDS60HerbertShapiroDDS50ThomasA.Simes.DDS64RobertH.SmithDDS43BernardL.TellDDS52MerwinA.ToddIIIDDS64BernardTotzDDS46FelixT.TrommerDDS43FranklinJ.VerbosDDS71WaltonW.WeigandDDS55MichaelE.WeintraubDDS68FrancisW.WelchJr.DDS63BernardWilkinsDDS45JohnM.WilliamsDDS78WilliamE.WolfelJr.DDS53VincentJ.ZugayDDS65AluMNINeWS MTheUniversityofMarylandSchoolofDentistryseekstograduateexceptionaloralhealthcareprofession-alscontributetothescientificbasisoftreatmentsfordiseasesoftheorofacialcomplexanddelivercomprehensivedentalcare.TheseaccomplishmentswillpromotemaintainandimprovetheoverallhealthofthepeoplewithinMarylandandhaveanationalandinter-nationalimpactadoptingthespiritoftheUniversity-at-large.FVAswestrivetoachieveourgoalsweenvisionthefuture.ReflectingonitsheritagetheUniversityofMarylandSchoolofDentistrywilljoininfullpartnershipwithothercampusentities.Theresult-ingmultidisciplinaryventureswillcontributetoourprominenceinscien-tificdiscoveryscholarlyactivityandservicetothecommunity.Globalout-reacheffortsoffacultystudentsandstaffwillbemutuallyrewarding.Anatmosphereofcollegialityandintellec-tualstimulationwillprevailnurturingstudentsfacultyandalumni.Administrativesupportwillhelpfos-tercreativityandresponsivenesstoarangeofopportunities.TheSchoolwillcreateandmaintainanorganizationalstructurethatenhancesourabilitytoachieveourgoals.Studentsfacultyandstaffwillprovidethehighestqualityoforalhealthcare.Theworldsfirstdentalcollegeestablishedinthe19thcenturywilltakeitsplaceasthepremierdentalschoolofthe21stcentury.uniVersityoFMarylandschooloFdentistryUniversitySystemofMarylandBoardofRegents20122013JamesL.SheaChairBarryP.GossettVice-ChairGaryL.AttmanTreasurerJohnL.YoungMDAssistantTreasurerTheHon.C.ThomasMcMillenSecretaryThomasG.SlaterAssistantSecretaryNormanR.AugustineDr.PatriciaS.FlorestanoLouiseMichauxGonzalesLindaR.GoodenEarlF.HanceexofcioOrlanM.JohnsonTheHon.FrancisX.KellyJr.DavidKinkopfDr.FrankM.ReidIIIPaulL.VanceStevenHershkowitzStudentRegentTermexpires6302013UniversityofMarylandBaltimoreFoundationInc.BoardofTrusteesJanetS.OwensChairEdwardJ.BrodyVice-ChairJamesA.EarlPhDSecretaryHaroldE.ChappelearCharlesW.ColeJr.JamesA.DOrtaMDMortonP.FisherJr.BrianJ.GibbonsJosephR.HardimanDavidH.HillmanSandraS.HillmanRichardJ.HimelfarbWallaceJ.HoffKemptonM.IngersolDonaldM.KirsonHarryC.KnippMDKyleP.LeggThomasP.ONeillTheoC.RodgersDonaldE.RolandDevyPattersonRussellAlanSilverstoneFrederickG.SmithDDSC.WilliamStrueverRichardL.TaylorMDJohnC.WeissIIIGarlandO.WilliamsonWilliamT.WoodEsq.Ex-OfcioMembersMichaelB.MickeyDowdyMBAPresidentJudithS.BlackburnPhDMBAJayA.PermanMDBoardofVisitorsJohnF.PattersonDDS6474ChairmanWilliamH.SchneiderDDSGuyD.AlexanderDDS82StanleyE.BlockDDS58BarryL.CohanDDS74AllanM.DworkinDDS66RoyL.EskowDDS74EdwardK.GernerJr.JDMelvinF.KushnerDDS66CharlesP.MooreShaneRobinsonBarbaraJ.SteinbergDDS74RonaldWeitzmanGregoryWimsAlumniAssociationBoard20122013NgocQ.ChuDDS8890PresidentGuyAlexanderDDS82President-ElectBettyHowardRDH83ImmediatePast-PresidentCraigSlotkeDDS78ParliamentarianAliBehniaDDS98RonaldT.CarterDDS75BarryL.CohanDDS74GeorgeE.EvansDDS80JuliusHyattDDS81ChrisG.LiangDDS98BarbaraL.MerrittRDH81JonathanE.SilvermanDDS83LeonardSpectorDDS81JohnTaylorDDS77BradleyA.TrattnerDDS88 NonprotOrg.USPostagePAIDBaltimoreMDPermitNo.4429OfficeofInstitutionalAdvancement650WestBaltimoreStreetBaltimoreMD21201www.dental.umaryland.edu2013ALLALUMNIREUNIONWEEKENDSAVETHEDATEJUNE7-9www.dental.umaryland.edureunion.htmlReconnectwithclassmatesEnjoythetastesandsightsofBaltimore