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On August 28, 2018, the Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine will provide free dental screening, cleanings, fluoride treatment and oral health education to hundreds of underserved children at their annual Give Kids A Smile® event. Sponsored by the American Dental Association (ADA), Give Kids A Smile events are part of a national campaign to provide dental care and promote the importance of oral health to children who might not have ready access due to their economic status. Many families on Long Island do not have adequate dental insurance or the means to provide for proper preventive care for their…

Each year the School of Dental Medicine Alumni board receives nominations to recognize one of their outstanding alumni as the Distinguished Alumnus award (DAA) recipient.  This year, the board received a number of nominations, but unanimously selected Dr. Man Wai Ng ’89. Dr. Ng is the Dentist in Chief at Boston’s Children’s Hospital which is ranked by US News and World report as the #1 hospital in the nation.  She is also Associate Professor of the Department of Developmental Biology at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Previously Dr. Ng was chief of the Department of Dentistry at Children’s National…

With our record-breaking attendance records, ever-expanding alumni network and growing presence across the globe, including 186,550 alumni, 195 events, and 111 countries represented, we are beyond proud of all that our alumni have accomplished this year. For a comprehensive overview of alumni engagement including signature events, social media, awards programs and reunions, as well as a list of Scholarship Golf Classic donors, check out our 2016-2017 Annual Report.

On Thursday and Friday, May 18 and 19, the School of Dental Medicine and its alumni board celebrated the 40th anniversary of its first graduating class by hosting members of the Class of 1977 for their reunion.  As part of their reunion, these pioneers escorted the Class of 2017 into their graduation ceremony.  Ira Lamster DDS ’77, former Dean of the School of Dental Medicine at Columbia University was the guest speaker at the school’s Convocation Ceremony. During the ceremony, the graduates and their families enjoyed a video created to compare the first graduating class with the class of 2017.…

Dr. Anthony Fazio, ’96, was honored with the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award from Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine (SDM) during the White Coat Ceremony on April 14. Dr. John Rose, President, Alumni Board of Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine, presented the award to Dr. Fazio. The Distinguished Alumni Award is an honor bestowed on a select few who have contributed to the profession, school and alumni in an exemplary manner. The audience rose to their feet as cheers and applause erupted during Dr. Fazio’s presentation. Students, faculty, staff and guests could be seen wiping tears from their…

On Saturday, November 14, the School of Dental Medicine’s classes of 1985 and 2000 met up in Manhattan to celebrate the class of 1985’s 30th anniversary and the class of 2000’s 15th. Alumni enjoyed dinner, drinks and good company during a reception coordinated by University staff along with Dean Mary Truhlar ’84 and reunion committee members Dr. Leslie Furie ’85, Dr. Jodi Guttenberg ’85 and Dr. Elena Kogan ’00. To view photos from the reunion, click here.