Lasting Impressions | Fall 2017

Pictured: Marina in Cozumel, Mexico F O L L O W N S U Table of Content s 3 2 MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN 3 MAKING AN IMPACT 6 MESSAGE FROM THE INTERIM CHANCELLOR 8 PROFESSORS REMEMBER THE CDM’S EARLY YEARS 10 PASSING THE ENDODONTICS BATON 14 FINDING SUPPORT 24 SCENES FROM GRADUATION 2017 32 RESEARCHERS REUNITE AT THE CDM 39 GIVE KIDS A SMILE 2018 EVENT SCHEDULED 47 WHITE COAT CEREMONY 2017 48 NOTES FROM OUR ALUMNI 32 24 STUDENT IMPRESSIONS Swim Instructor/Dental Student Pools His Skills 18 FACULTY IMPRESSIONS Diane Ede-Nichols 20 Robert Seltzer 28 ALUMNI IMPRESSIONS Tagreed Ali Alohali 36 Dean and Tara Kois 40 Theodore Kerry Chamberlain 44 CDM IMPRESSIONS Faculty Leadership Changes 7 Dental Fix RX Names Chief of Staff 7 New American Board of Periodontology Diplomates Named 7 Dental Society President Elected 13 Associate Dean on Scientific Affairs Council 13 Dean Featured in Televised Health Segment 13 Lasting Impressions Honored with Award 23 PG Prosthodontics Alumni Published 31 12 CDM Students Inducted into Dental Honor Society 43 Students, Faculty Members Participate in Community Exams 43 HPD IMPRESSIONS New M.D. College Receives Preliminary Accreditation 35 18 36 28 02-108-16NOM Your Family Your Class In Memoriam A Graduate A Professor TRIBUTE GIVING Name a scholarship to help a student and honor people important to you, or explore naming opportunities and bench dedications across NSU’s campuses. GIVING OPPORTUNITIES Name a Changing Lives Scholarship $5,000 ($1,000/5 years or $84/month) Distributed for Five Years (954) 262-2127 | Name an Endowed Scholarship $25,000 ($5,000/5 years) Designed to Last for Generations (954) 262-2109 | Dedicate a Bench $2,500 (single seat)–$20,000 (crescent of five benches) (954) 262-2162 | Explore Additional Naming Opportunities (954) 262-2064 Explore Legacy Giving Options (954) 262-2135 TAG YOUR RIDE SHOW YOUR PRIDE WITH THE NSU SHARK PLATE Lynn Larose College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences M.S., 2014 Lagaylia Brown Abraham S. Fischler College of Education M.S., 2004 Mauricio Angee College of Engineering and Computing M.S., 2007 Samantha DeBianchi H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepre- neurship Ethan Wall Shepard Broad College of Law J.D., 2007 Upgrade to an NSU Shark Specialty Plate, and we’ll give you a $25 gift card. Visit for more details and restrictions.