Autumn 2018

Touching Lives

It is amazing to think about the thousands of lives that members of the Dugoni School family impact each year.

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Dr. Edward Bryan ’57: Breaking Down Barriers with His Smile

Dr. Edward Bryan ’57 didn’t set out to be a trailblazer, but his charm and good luck led him to achieve many firsts.

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The Future Looks Bright

Founded in 2002 on the Stockton campus, the Dental Hygiene program was the first three-year program leading to a bachelor of science degree in dental hygiene in the United States. Now, the program is based in San Francisco and hygiene students in the 2018 graduating class were the first to begin and end their clinical training at the dental school. Learn how this program has evolved and how dental hygiene students are integrated into patient care teams.

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Dan Tanita Global Ambassador Local Philanthropist

It is, of course, a quip. But friends and colleagues of Dr. Dan Tanita ’73 like to say that if you see this longtime Dugoni School of Dentistry volunteer headed your way, guard your wallet. Because the minute he leaves, you’ll discover you handed it over at some point in the conversation without even realizing it.

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Lives We Have Touched

“Our purpose is to help people lead healthy lives,” says Dean Nader A. Nadershahi ’94. For student dentists at the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, the almost 900 clinical hours they spend in their second and third years are essential to their education; for the patients they treat, those hours translate to lives touched.

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Dr. Richard Fredekind | Keep Moving Forward

Keep moving forward. For Dr. Richard E. Fredekind, recently retired executive associate dean of the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, this motto encapsulates his constant drive for self-improvement.

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Pac Ave Records CD Release Benefits Santa Rosa-Area Fire Victims

Pac Ave Records, University of the Pacific’s student-run record label, released their new compilation CD, “Rose Gold: Songs for Sonoma,” in April featuring performances by student artists. The students also elected to use this year’s release as an opportunity to help victims of last October’s fires in Sonoma County, including one of their very own…

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