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2020 SDAA Annual Awards Luncheon - CANCELLATION UPDATE

The OHSU Foundation and Alumni Association are being intentional and proactive by taking steps to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on our state, in keeping with OHSU’s mission to attend to the health and well-being of all Oregonians. With that in mind we are canceling the 2020 Awards Luncheon and DMD reunions on April 3 and 4. We appreciate your support of our shared responsibility to do what we can to protect the most vulnerable in our community.

We recognize the following award honorees for their outstanding contributions to the dental field.

2020 Honorees:

John C. Peterson Distinguished Alumni of the Year: Connie L. Masuoka, DMD' 88

Legacy Faculty Award: Rita C. Patterson, DMD '91

Honorary Alumni Awards: Thad Langford, DDS and Jill Mason, MPH

Ryan Dental Hygiene Update 2020 - RESCHEDULED

Margaret M. Ryan Dental Hygiene Update
The 2020 Margaret M. Ryan Dental Hygiene Update scheduled for Saturday, February 29, 2020 has been postponed.
We are looking to re-schedule it for later in 2020.

Thank you to all who attended the 2019 Cantwell Pub CE and Cantwell Lecture. We particularly appreciate the support of Delta Dental of Oregon and Alaska for our Pub CE event.  We are planning for 2020 already and would love to hear your comments and input. 

2020 Reunions have been canceled. 

Alumni news and publications

The OHSU School of Dentistry E-News for Alumni provides occasional news updates about the dental school and the School of Dentistry Alumni Association events and programs.

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Stories are archived on this page, with those appearing in the most recent edition at the top.

October 2019: Modifications, Meaningfulness and Mohr
Meet new Development Director, Jon Mohr
Shine a meaningful light on alumni excellence. Nominate an award recipient. 
Modifications, piercings and things that go bump in the mouth. Relive Back to School 2019
Featured CE: Special code ALUMN19 scores you 20 percent discount on CBCT course Nov. 2. Register here.
Help us decide about an alumni reception at ADA 2020: take this two-question survey.

April 2019: Celebrations, Scholarships and San Francisco

Class Reunion photos and Awards Lunch photos from 2019 are available here.
Meet Willamette Dental Group Scholar Paul Lamoreau '19
Meet School of Dentistry Alumni Association Scholar Carly Christoferson '19

April 2018: Reunions and Awards

Pictures and Award Recipients from the 2018 Awards Lunch and Reunions

Stories from August 2016

Cantwell/Ryan Lecture Focuses on Oral Imaging Sept 17
Cantwell Golf Goes Down by the Riverside
Alexandria Dewey to Lead CDE Initiatives
PROH Conference - "Dental Myths and Controversies"

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