Khrystyna Leskiv, DDS, has been appointed clinical assistant professor in the Department of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry and director of the dental student education program in pediatric dentistry.
Stony Brook University’s School of Dental Medicine Associate Professor Rafael Arcesio Delgado-Ruiz headed to Washington, DC, this month to advocate for robust federal funding for the Title VII Oral Health Training Programs within the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) and for the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR).
Driven by the shortage of dental school faculty in New York and across the United States, Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine hosted its inaugural Dental Educators Day on Thursday, October 5, on Stony Brook University’s south campus.
Fifty years ago, the first class was accepted to the Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine. Since then, the school has graduated over 1,500 students who have dedicated themselves to delivering the highest quality of dental care throughout the country. The golden anniversary was recognized the weekend of September 9 with a series of celebratory events,
Elina Nourmand, a third-year student at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine, has been awarded a $10,000 scholarship from the Dental Trade Alliance Foundation (DTA) and Darby Dental.
Robert M. Peskin, DDS ’77, clinical associate professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery’s Division of Hospital Dentistry at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine, has been named president of the American Institute of Parliamentarians (AIP)
Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine is pleased to announce that Laura Shelley has been appointed as its new director of development.
Forty-five Doctor of Dental Surgery students, as well as graduate students and residents of the School of Dental Medicine’s Class of 2023, received their degrees and certificates at the annual convocation ceremony held at the Staller Center for the Arts.
More than 40 Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine students and residents participated in 2023 Leo and Mickey Sreebny Lectureship and School of Dental Medicine Research Symposium, held at the Student Activities Center on April 26.
Robert Schindel, DDS '90, a decorated figure in orthodontics and longtime professor at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine, has been presented with the 2023 School of Dental Medicine Distinguished Alumni Award.
Second-year orthodontics resident Heather Ercolano, DDS ’21, has received the American Association of Orthodontists Foundation Research Aid Award for her proposal that will examine soft tissue changes after orthopedic maxillary expansion.
Dana Chan, a third-year dental student at Stony Brook, received first place in the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Student Poster Award competition at the organization’s annual meeting in Portland, Oregon, in March.
Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine’s tradition of placing students into advanced dental education programs continued this year as all 39 members of the Class of 2023 who sought residency have matched into a position.
Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU), the national honor society in the field of dentistry, has presented Patricia Swanson, DDS, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Prosthodontics and Digital Technology at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine (SDM), with its Charles Craig Teaching Award.
Edward Gottesman DDS ’01, PD Perio ’04 has been appointed president of the Northeastern Society of Periodontists (NESP) and will lead the organization through the end of 2023.
The School of Dental Medicine has been granted $120,769 by biotech company StellaLife® to study the efficacy and anti-plaque and anti-gingivitis properties of its new herbal-based VEGA® Oral Care Recovery Kit product.
Patricia Swanson, DDS, FACP, clinical assistant professor and director of predoctoral prosthodontics at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine, has been named Junior Educator of the Year by the American College of Prosthodontists (ACP).
Kurtz was recognized for his contribution to the school’s Annual Research Day as the keynote speaker for his presentation, “Dental Implant Intervention for Syndromic & Non-Syndromic Childhood Partial Edentulism.”
Vincent Iacono, DMD, SUNY Distinguished Service Professor, chair of the Department of Periodontology, and Tarrson Family Professor of Periodontology in the Stony Brook University...
The Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine (SDM) recently hosted its annual fall Give Kids a Smile Day event.
Stony Brook University has named Patrick M. Lloyd, DDS, MS, as Dean of the School of Dental Medicine (SDM). Lloyd’s appointment, effective July 1, was announced by Hal Paz, MD.
Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine's Class of 1981 recently gathered to celebrate their 40th Reunion. Hosted by Dr. Mark Wolff and Barbara Wolff...
Harold “Hal” Paz, MD, MS has been named Executive Vice President for Health Sciences at Stony Brook Medicine. We welcome this exceptional leader, clinician and educator.
This month marks the 30th anniversary of the establishment of Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine’s Advanced Education Program in Periodontics.
Dr. Ralph Epstein received the 2020 Distinguished Alumnus Award at the White Coat Ceremony for Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine’s Class of 2023.
The acceptance of a white coat is a tradition among health professions and serves as a symbol of commitment to providing compassionate, ethical care to patients.
Saline Atieno developed a dangerous and disfiguring bacterial necrosis called Noma as a young child in Kenya.
The Staller Center for the Arts at Stony Brook University was brimming with excitement as Doctor of Dental Surgery, graduate, and advanced ...
Each year, Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine hosts the Leo and Mickey Sreebny Lectureship and School of Dental Medicine Research Symposium.
According to Soosan Ghazizadeh, PhD, millions of Americans are currently suffering from the loss of salivary gland function, greatly affecting oral health and overall quality of life.