Renowned Leader in Oral and Craniofacial Research to Deliver Convocation Address

Headshot of Christopher Fox

Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine is pleased to announce that Christopher H. Fox, DMD, DMSc, chief executive officer of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) and the American Association for Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research (AADOCR), will deliver the keynote address for the 2024 SDM Convocation Ceremony.

This year’s festivities will be held on Wednesday, May 15, at the Staller Center on Stony Brook University’s main campus, with a reception to follow in the Staller Center Plaza.

“We are so very fortunate to have Dr. Fox speaking to the Class of 2024 at convocation,” said Patrick M. Lloyd, dean of Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine. “His wealth of experience in dentistry and research, as well as his engaging personality, sense of humor and insight into the profession, will undoubtedly add to what is always a wondrous afternoon for our graduates and their families.”

Fox has served in each position since 2003, steering the non-profit organizations that are comprised of 11,000 and 3,500 members respectively. He completed his Doctor of Dental Medicine, Master of Science in epidemiology, and Doctorate of Medical Sciences in oral biology and oral epidemiology at Harvard University, as well as residencies in periodontology and dental public health.

The Class of 2024 will join a network of more than 1,500 School of Dental Medicine graduates who have gone on to practice on Long Island, throughout New York State and around the country.