School of Dental Medicine Dean Search - Search Committee Announced




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    STONY BROOK, NY, June 8, 2014 - A national search for the new School of Dental Medicine Dean has been launched.

    SBU has announced the search committee for the new School of Dental Medicine Dean. The search committee members include:


    Basil Rigas, MD, DSc
    Vice President, Business Development
    Dean for Clinical Affairs
    William and Jane Knapp Chair in Pharmacological Sciences
    Professor of Medicine
    Department of Medicine






    Dr. Steve Zove
    Clinical Associate Professor
    Acting Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs
    School of Dental Medicine
    Mr. John Riley
    Associate Vice President and Vice Dean
    Administration and Finance
    Stony Brook Medicine
    Dr. Lee Xippolitos
    School of Nursing
    Dr. David Krause
    Distinguished Service Professor
    Department of Anatomical Sciences
    Stony Brook University
    Dr. Cordia Beverley
    Visiting Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine
    School of Medicine
    Dr. Laura Valente
    Dean of Residential Education and Director of Residential Programs
    Stony Brook University
    Dr. Ann Nasti
    Clinical Associate Professor
    Program Director General Practice Program
    School of Dental Medicine
    Mr. Steve Kess
    Vice President of Henry Schein
    Dr. Lisa Benz-Scott
    Director, Program in Public Health
    Associate Professor, Health Technology & Management;
    Preventive Medicine; Medicine; Dental Medicine
    School of Health Technology & Management



    Mission Statement

    Through our continuous pursuit of excellence in education, patient care, discovery and leadership, we advance oral and general health throughout the local and global community.

    Vision Statement

    The vision of Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine is to define and shape the future as an international leader and innovator in dental education, patient care, research and service.

    SDM Core Values (CREED)

    • Compassion: We provide empathetic care to our patients with attentive listening and affirmation.
    • Respect: We foster a humanistic environment of mutual respect and trust with our teaching, learning and delivery of patient care.
    • Excellence: We set the highest standards in education, research, patient care and service.
    • Engagement: We connect and serve the local Long Island community, New York State, the nation and world.
    • Diversity: We embrace diversity in people and thinking.

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