Alumni Recognized for Excellence During the Ohio Dental Association’s Annual Session
Six College of Dentistry alumni were recognized for their distinguished careers, leadership, and service during the Ohio Dental Association’s (ODA) Annual Session in October. Alumni Mark Bronson, ’91 DDS, and Thomas Paumier, ’87 DDS, were honored with the 2021 Joseph P.
2021 White Coat Ceremony
On August 23, the Dental Hygiene Class of 2023 and Dental Class of 2025 marked the official start of their education at the College of Dentistry by participating in the annual White Coat Ceremony. Darryl Hamamoto, DDS, PhD, associate dean for Academic Affairs, presided over the ceremony.
Family Tragedy Drives Susan R. Mallery, ’81 DDS, ’90 PHD, to Research Breakthroughs
Driven forward by the losses in her family and her “hatred of cancer,” Dr. Mallery — now chair of the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology at the College of Dentistry — has built a prolific research career on the prevention and treatment of oral cancer.
A Family Legacy of Dentistry in Underserved Communities
For many dentists, it’s a dream scenario to have your child join you in the profession and your practice. And when the two of you work side-by-side in communities that are underserved by dental care, the experience becomes even more meaningful.