OHSU Alumni Honors

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At the annual OHSU School of Dentistry Alumni Lunch in April, three of our faculty were honored by the Alumni Association Board. Beata Cymorek was given the title Honorary Alumnus. Mike Taylor was honored with the Legacy Award. Tobie Jones was honored with the Early Career Achievement Award.


Dr. Eric Moore wins SDAA Faculty Award!

The School of Dentistry Alumni Association (SDAA) has announced that Dr. Eric Moore has been selected by the student body as the recipient of the 2018 Faculty Award. The award recognizes an outstanding faculty member for his or her strong ability to help students develop clinical skills and professional relationships with peers, faculty and patients.

(Dr. Phillip Marucha, Dr. Eric Moore, Dr. Donald Sirianni)
Eric Moore, Phil Marucha, Don Sirianni

News and Announcements

Congratulations to our outstanding faculty for their great accomplishments in the 2017-18 Academic Year!

Todd Beck
  • Elected President of the Oregon Board of Dentistry

Luiz Bertassoni

  • Helped develop a process to engineer artificial blood vessels which are used to generate teeth, possibly changing the way root canal treatments will be done in the future. Study published in the journal Scientific Reports. 

Beata Cymorek

  • Dr. Beata Cymorek was awarded with the title of Honorary Alumnus at the April 2018 OHSU School of Dentistry Alumni Lunch.

Kim Doyle

  • During a state meeting in October, Ms. Kim Doyle was sworn in as one of the four members of the Board of the Oregon Association of Dental Laboratories. She will serve as Education chair for the 2018 term.

Jack Ferracane

  • Completed term as President of the American Association for Dental Research
Thad Langford
  • Completed term as President of American Academy of Restorative Dentistry

Eric Moore

  • Recipient of the School of Dentistry Alumni Association (SDAA) 2018 Faculty Award. 

Peter Morita

  • Appointed to the Alumni Association Board 

Dennis Nicola

  • Dr. Dennis Nicola was recently selected as President-elect of the Multnomah Dental Society for 2018-19. Dr. Nicola has served on the Board of MDS since 2016.  Congratulations and thank you for your service Dr. Nicola!

Carmem Pfeifer

  • The IADR Dental Materials Group election ended October 31, 2017.  Carmem S. Pfeifer was elected as Vice President.  Her term will begin at the conclusion of the 2018 IADR/PER General Session and Exhibition in London, England, UK (July 25-28, 2018).

Barry Taylor

  • Recipient of Fellowship in the International College of Dentists. Fellowship in the College is extended by invitation only. The Fellowship is awarded to dentists who have demonstrated, "outstanding professional achievement, meritorious service and dedication to the continued progress of dentistry for the benefit of humankind."
  • Named as a member of the American Dental Association's Council on Communications.
Michael Taylor
  • Honored with the Legacy Award at the April 2018 OHSU School of Dentistry Alumni Lunch.