2006 Alumnus of the Year
Dr. Alan L. Felsenfeld, DDS '74
Dr. Alan L. Felsenfeld is a professor of clinical oral and maxillofacial surgery and Director of Clinical Affairs in oral and maxillofacial surgery at UCLA. In addition he is a part-time attending surgeon at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He received his DDS from UCLA in 1974 and did a residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Cook County Hospital in Chicago. He practiced in the San Gabriel Valley for eighteen years before entering into a full-time academic career. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, as well as a Fellow in General Anesthesia of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology.
Dr. Felsenfeld has been active in organized dentistry and oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is presently chair of the Committee on Residency, Education and Training of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, as well as an examiner for the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He serves on the executive committee of the California Dental Association in his capacity as editor of the Journal of the California Dental Association.