Published on Monday, January 12, 2015
Where are our School of Dentistry graduates? Several of our faculty members have asked.
Dr. Gary W. Reeves
We are still able to say – after years of graduations – that 74 percent of our graduates have stayed in Mississippi. Thanks goes to the hard work of those in the office of Dr. Wilhelmina O’Reilly, professor of pediatric community oral health; Becky Smith, education administrator; and Rajdeepsinh Dolia, dental lab aid, who researched all the alumni to try to locate them.
We are happy to introduce a new section of our e-newsletter that highlights our alumni: the “Class Notes” section. I encourage you to send us your news so we can share it with our readers.
Most of us enjoy being connected to our alma mater, and there is no better way to do so than by reading about a classmate, faculty member or friend who helped make your time at the UMMC School of Dentistry memorable. Please email your news items to Bruce Coleman at email@example.com – we will be more than happy to include them in our next publication.
As you read through this e-newsletter, please take a look at our list of upcoming events. There may be some you may have missed in the past but would now like to attend. Or there may be events you never attended because you always found out about them when it was too late to register.
No matter the reason, I hope you’ll consider joining us and your fellow alumni who make all of our events extra special.
I hope you enjoy this publication.
Gary W. Reeves, D.M.D. Dean, School of Dentistry
Where the School of Dentistry’s most recent alumni – the Class of 2014 – are now practicing or continuing their education
(Information available as of May 2014)
R. Conner BillsRowan Family DentalNew Albany
Andrew DulaneyDulaney Family DentistryByram
Trey JonesMHS DentalBrandon
O. Randy JonesBonner Dental ClinicWaynesboro
Stephen KeelKeel Family DentistryLong Beach
M. Keith KlausMichael Ellis Family DentistryVicksburg
Patrick LambFamily Dental CareLaurel
Ricardo LemusJoplin, Missouri
Eli LowryU.S. Navy Camp LejeuneNorth Carolina
Lynsey Giachelli PhillipsSunflower Dental ClinicRuleville
Letasia PoyadouCronin Family DentistryHattiesburg
Sherry Jones RaceyCollins Family Dental CareSumrall
Arielle SpiveyNorthcutt Dental GroupFairhope, Alabama
Jessica Bosarge TaylorWillis and Parker Family DentistryPascagoula
Yolanda Jackson TaylorKool SmilesBiloxi
J. Patton WebbSpraberry Dental ClinicGulfport
Megan BlackmanAdvanced Education General Dentistry ResidencyMississippi
Kayla McCarver BryantPediatric Dentistry ResidencyMississippi
David CarterGeneral Practice ResidencyLouisiana
R. Lynsey CumberlandAdvanced Education General Dentistry ResidencyMississippi
Kristen Mullins DouglasPediatric Dentistry ResidencyTennessee
Kefei DuanGeneral Practice ResidencyMichigan
Matthew FosterOral-Maxillofacial Surgery ResidencyMissouri
Karla HaikGeneral Practice ResidencyMississippi
J. Brian JacksonOral-Maxillofacial Surgery ResidencyMississippi
Austin McMurphyPediatric Dentistry ResidencyLouisiana
T. Brice McMurphyGeneral Practice ResidencyLouisiana
Emilee Peeples MillingPediatric Dentistry ResidencyFlorida
Jonathan NicholsPediatric Dentistry ResidencyMississippi
Dustin PambianchiAdvanced Education General Dentistry ResidencyMississippi
Lawson ParkerAdvanced Education General Dentistry ResidencyMississippi
David PerezAdvanced Education General Dentistry ResidencyMississippi
Julie StrongEndodontics ResidencyMissouri
Adriane WhiteOrthodontics ResidencyWashington, D.C.
John WikleAdvanced Education General DentistryAlabama
Richard WittyGeneral Practice ResidencyNevada
We are working on several upcoming Continuing Education courses for 2015 pertaining to the following:
• OMS – Tumor resection and jaw reconstruction
• Pharmacology course
• Restorative course
• OSHA course
• Risk management
• Dental team course: “How to Start a Practice and Make a Profit”
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