Table of contents:
Frank Talk: In this first installment of a two-part article, the legendary, colorful "Coach" and retired NJDS professor, Dr. Frank Frates, shares tales from his early years and distinguished naval career.
Reaping the Rewards of Giving: Dr. Robert Wong ('77) has been a volunteer with Healing the Children, an organization providing healthcare to underprivileged youths, for 17 years. He will soon make his sixth trip to the Dominican Republic. With a sidebar, "Student Volunteers Who Make the Grade."
They Serve With Distinction:
Military service can provide an education, adventure,
professional growth, and a stellar career. Five NJDS alumni share
their experiences as dentists in uniform.
The dental profession is beginning to mirror America's
cultural diversity, and NJDS is doing its part with active recruiting
of women and minorities.
A New Horizon at
NJDS: In a new program for senior dental students, prominent
New Jersey dentists provide insight on careers beyond the traditional
Harmony Sounds at Heritage Celebration: With five people to honor, an inspiring speech, and sweet sounds, the Annual African American Heritage Day Celebration at New Jersey Dental School was in full harmony.
One Good Presidency
Deserves Another: An interview
with Dr. Peter DeSciscio ('85), president of the New Jersey Academy
of General Dentistry and president-elect of the Dental Alumni
Putting Teeth into
the Law: Two alumni and an NJDS professor have merged
the art of dentistry with their love of the law.