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A Healing Hands first

Wesley Okumura, DDS’94, MS, assistant professor, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, is the first School of Dentistry faculty clinician to receive the Healing Hands silver pin awarded to LLU Health care providers and support staff whose patients have made a point formally and tangibly to acknowledge their appreciation for their compassionate care.

Student Research Winners to present at ADEA, IADR, CDA, and CDHA

Attendees of the 55th School of Dentistry Alumni Student Convention at the Loma Linda University Centennial Complex enjoyed the opportunity, Thursday, February 5, of witnessing the annual research project presentations initiated months earlier by third year dental students and senior dental hygiene students under the guidance of faculty mentors. Alumni had the opportunity not only to be reminded of their own table clinic experiences but also to acquire continuing education credits by viewing all the student research presentations and completing the table clinic questionnaire.

Susan Roche honored with AHS Fellowship

Susan Roche, DDS’93, MS, MA, associate professor, Department of Oral Diagnosis, Radiology and Pathology, was elected as a Fellow of the American Headache Society (AHS) at the Society’s annual symposium, November 2014, in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Clinic With A Heart celebrates its silver anniversary

It was a dark and rainy morning, but two hundred eight adults and 14 children received free dental care on Sunday, January 11, 2015, at the Loma Linda University School of Dentistry’s (LLUSD) student clinics, during the School’s annual Clinic With A Heart.

Dean's List - Autumn Quarter 2014

Dentistry Class of 2018

Kathleen Aguilar, Devin Bower, Adrien Charles-Marcel, Brian Choi, Minna Chun, Evert Cowan, Dustin Davis, Alyssa DeWenter, Rene DeWenter, Ross Emerick, Douglas Gammenthaler, John Hegazin, Jieun Hwang, Paul Jung, Jamie Kim, Sean Kinard, Allison Lee, Brian Lee, Jason Lee, Lidya Lee, Ouk Lee, Timothy Lee, Alison Perez, Katimarie Ralston, Christopher Rodas, Kylin Sager, Carlisle Salcedo, Colt Sicher, Morgan Steely, Elisabeth Stout, Darlene Teddy, Milton Vega, Safina Waljee, David Weber, Michael Weis, Jessica Wyrostok

Introducing Kristi Herrmann

The LLU School of Dentistry acquired the services of Kristi Herrmann, beginning November 2014, to fill the School’s need for a second development officer.
Ms. Kristi Herrmann

LLUSD alumnus elected to California Assembly

LLU School of Dentistry alumnus Jim Wood, DDS’86, was elected in November 2014 to represent California’s 2nd Assembly District, which comprises all of Del Norte, Trinity, Humboldt and Mendocino counties, plus northern and coastal Sonoma County, including the northern half of Santa Rosa.