New Community Members
New Academic And Staff Appointments
The dental school made a number of new hires in the fall and winter quarters of academic and fiscal year 2010-2011. For a list of actions taken by the Academic Personnel Office, click here. For a list of the actions taken by Staff Human Resources, click here. The school welcomes the new members of the community.
School Creates New Staff Positions
To improve day-to-day operations, the dental school recently created two new staff positions.
Lauren Gambon fills the role of environmental health & safety specialist for the dental school. Lauren oversees infection control, clinical and research laboratory safety, incident reporting, AED inspections, and safety and CPR training. She also serves as a liaison to the main campus Environmental Health & Safety unit.
As the postgraduate program coordinator and international advisor, Erin Hakim is responsible for coordinating admissions for the postgraduate training programs and the preceptorship programs in addition to visas for the school's international population.
Dental School Family Welcomes New Babies
Patricia Crisantos-Alvarez and her husband Fernando Alvarez are the proud parents of their first daughter, Sarah Elizabeth (pictured, top), born October 4, 2010 right across the street at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. Sarah was welcomed to her family by her equally proud four-year-old brother, Nicholas David.
Dr. Mo Kang and his wife and son welcomed a baby girl, Chloe (pictured, bottom), to their family in January 2011.
Dr. Yagiela became a grandfather to four children--one girl and three boys--in 2010.
Dr. Felsenfeld and Evelyn Marques also welcomed new grandchildren to their families in recent months.