Dean’s Message

Our Living Legacy

Legacy can be defined as something handed down from one generation to another. The Merriam-Webster dictionary says “something transmitted by or received from an ancestor or predecessor or from the past.”

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Transforming Our Future

Spring is a season of new beginnings and reinvigoration; it’s also a time of transformation, growth and energy around the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry.

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Building a Bright Future – Together

With your help, we will strengthen our culture of humanism, enhance our relentless focus on excellence in our programs and build an institution true to our commitment to excellence, respect, trust and integrity.

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Focusing on People and Programs

After an intensive focus on our “place,” we are eagerly refocusing on the success of our people and programs.

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New Pathways

When I first started as a new student in our school in 1991, I never would have imagined my path would lead me to my new role as interim dean. Having the opportunity to serve in this position is a tremendous honor. I am thrilled to carry on the legacy of leadership at the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry.

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New Connections

Building towards a healthy future calls for interconnectivity, something we’re aspiring to achieve in multiple ways.

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Making a House a Home

We may be in a new location, but our alumni and friends will always have a place to call home in San Francisco.

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In Transit

As I reflect on the past few months, Janus captures the spirit of this season of movement and change. We are in transit. And, our transition gives us the opportunity to look both forwards and backwards.

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Fast Forward

Pacific Dugoni is a busy place of learning and achievement in the fall season. Our new students are getting adjusted to their course schedules. Classes and clinics are in full swing, and our upcoming graduates are one step closer to finishing up their studies and joining the ranks of our alumni. Our faculty and staff are also working hard to prepare for our move next year to our new downtown San Francisco campus.

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Fueled By Passion

Among our many other responsibilities as healthcare providers, we are responsible for possessing an honest passion for what we do.

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