RSDM News

Faculty and Alumna is Pioneer in Field of Oral Surgery

Carrie Stetler | March 4, 2020

Dr. Pam Alberto endured a litany of sexist commentary during dental school in the 1970s and later, when she was applying for an oral surgery residency. Nevertheless, she persisted, eventually becoming the second woman oral surgeon in New Jersey.

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Alumnas’ Gift Inspired by Women Mentors

Carrie Stetler | December 23, 2019

Drs. Miriam Furlong and Elisa Velazquez were RSDM students in the 1990s, when the great majority of faculty were men. For them, female faculty were a vital source of support and mentorship. Hoping to give back, they endowed a student scholarship as part of the Chancellor’s Challenge Scholarship Match.

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Recent Grad Endows Scholarship to Thank Parents

Carrie Stetler | December 3, 2019

Dr. Josh Bryan’s parents gave him the kind of support many middle class kids take for granted. They encouraged him to keep his grades up. They ferried him to swim team practice. When he was accepted to RSDM, they bought him a car so he could get around. To show his gratitude, Dr. Bryan, Class of 2014, established the Rosemary and Todd Bryan Endowed Scholarship

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