ACADEMIC YEAR IN REVIEW
2021 2022 ACADEMIC YEAR IN REVIEW
Welcome to our Academic Year in Review 2021–2022, a collection of highlights of our successes from the past year. Each year we spotlight key facts and notable milestones to show the positive impact the Dugoni School makes on the world. We thank our students, residents, faculty and staff for the resilience they’ve shown as we continued navigating through the COVID-19 pandemic last year. Their impact on the community and our profession through their work in clinical care, outreach, research, service, leadership, philanthropy and more is certainly admirable. As you may recall, we just celebrated our 125th anniversary since our founding, an occasion thatpromptedreflectiononourpast,ourachievementsandwhatcomesnext.Iamexcited about the possibilities in our future and the many advancements the Dugoni School family willmakeinthedecadesahead.Thinkofthisreportasasnapshotfromtherst fi ofthenext 125 years!
Nader A. Nadershahi, DDS, MBA, EdD Dean & Vice Provost UniversityofthePacific,ArthurA.DugoniSchoolofDentistry
Purpose: Our Purpose is to Help People Lead Healthy Lives. Vision: Improving Health and Wellness through Innovation
in Programs, Partnerships and People.
We commit to the following values to support the defining characteristic of our education model — Humanism.
CLINICAL SERVICES Helping People Lead Healthy Lives
Total Patient Visits:
Patient Satisfaction Rate:
Thousands of people from across Northern California call the Dugoni School of Dentistry their home for oral healthcare. In addition to the school’s San Francisco clinic location, the school also serves patients at its Union City Dental Care Center in Union City, home to the Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program.
Student and Resident Dental Care Highlights
DDS and IDS Class of 2022
$10 million of oral healthcare
11,000+ operative procedures
2,400+xed fi units 800 teeth
Provided endodontic treatment for nearly
1,000 removable units
Provided care at
2,000 patient visits
350+ quads of root planning 4,000
Provided care at patient visits Advanced Education in General Dentistry Performed restorative procedures Residency Program
350+ endodontic cases
Endodontics Residency Program
Orthodontics Residency Program
Provided care at
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
11,000 patient visits
300+ orthodontic cases
Provided care for
under general anesthesia since April 2021
in the updated OMS SurgiCenter
27th Annual Senior Smiles and Wellness Health Fair was a successful collaboration between Pacific’s dental, audiology, physical therapy and social work programs, plus — for the first time — UC Berkeley School of Optometry
Union City Dental Care Center’s outreach events included Give Special Kids a Smile
Dental Hygiene outreach at Franklin Elementary school in Modesto served nearly 500 kids!
and Give Veterans a Smile in partnership with Southern Alameda County Dental Society
Free dental and audiology screenings on campus in November served military veterans
COVID-19 Vaccinations Clinics on Campus The Dugoni School repeatedly stepped up to provide COVID-19 vaccines to the community in partnership with the San Francisco Department of Public Health. Over the last academic year, our volunteers provided 890+ vaccine doses during 27 clinics held on campus, including special events for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Dugoni School dental students were also amongtherst fi inthenationtobeableto administer COVID-19 vaccines to the public aspartofanexpandedscopeofpractice.
Student Community Outreach for Public Education (SCOPE) outreach included events at Kain Na Tenderloin TNDC Community Food Service, Gordon J. Lau Elementary School in Chinatown and SF City Impact Elementary School in the Tenderloin
THE CONTINUING QUEST FOR EXCELLENCE
Celebrating clinical, research and community service at OKU-Sutro Excellence Day
85 participants | 71presentations /cases | 43 volunteer judges Keynote speaker Allen Huang, MD, DDS presented on the relationship between sleep medicine and dentistry
Dr. Alex Nguyen ’22 received the Dr. Henry A. Sutro Oral Rehabilitation Award for Best Oral Rehabilitation: Design and Excellence of Execution, an award which comes with a $100,000 donor-funded prize
Transforming Dental Education through VR and AR Simulation
DugoniSchoolfacultyarecollaboratingwiththeCube,Pacific’sinnovationandtec center in Stockton, to create groundbreaking virtual and augmented reality simulations that could change the future of dental education. Pilot projects led by Dr. Jesse West Manton, Mustafa Radif, Dr. Bernadette Fa, Dr. Gordon Lai and colleagues include:
Virtual reality spaces—forstudentstopracticedeliveringlocalanesthesiaandexploreD3 views of head and neck anatomy to identify nerves, muscles and bones Augmented reality application — to help students learn about root canal anatomy
Over The Hump Party
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CDA Contacts: Career Fair for graduating students
ASDA Vendor Fair brings dental companies on campus
American Student Dental Association Chapter hosted Pre-Dental Day to meet and train dental students
Mosaic Mentorship Programpairedrstfi generationcollegestudentswithfacultyment
Class of 2022 End of the Hump Party
Building Digital Connections Twitter:
21,788 followers and growing! Instagram:
Facebook: @dugonischoolofdentistry: LinkedIn:
Bridge Builders celebrated international food and cultures
Crawfish Boil sponsored by alumnus Dr. Jason Larkin ’01 and the Associated Student Body Asilomar retreat brought together the Classoffor 2 0 2 thenal fi in-person group gathering before graduation
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Committee Support Our Community First LGBTQ+ Pride Kick-Off event and SF Pride Parade participation Outreach to Society of American Indian Dentists | DEIB training at Faculty Development Day
Cultural competencyincorporatedinorientationsforrstfi yeardentalstudents,newemployeesandFacult Recognition activities for Juneteenth, Diwali, Día de los Muertos, Ramadan, Ukraine support fundraising and more
GROWING CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE
Dugoni School Launches Center for Innovation and Translation The Dugoni School’s Bay Area location puts it in the innovative
heartofmanyelds, fi includingbiotechnology,bigdataandAI To help improve oral health care, the Center for Innovation and
clinical research and develop innovative practices. Director: Dr. Rebecca Moazzez, professor and chair of the Department of Preventive and Restorative Dentistry Pacific Center for Equity in Oral Health Care
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access to care for those with barriers impacting their oral health. Director: Dr. Elisa Chávez, professor in the Department of Diagnostic Sciences Center for Success Supporting pathways to professional achievement is the focus of the Center for Success, which connects soon-to-be graduates with alumni mentors, networking and job opportunities, and offers personalized support for those looking to specialize. Inthelastve fi years,approximatelyof % 5 2 DugoniSchool graduates have become specialists—of this group, about half enter specialty programs immediately upon graduation, and the other half embark on these programs as alumni applicants. Inaddition,eachyearof % 5 2 ourDDS/ IDSstudentsare
accepted into AEGD and GPR programs upon graduation. Director: Dr. Craig Yarborough, associate dean, Institutional Advancement
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50 40 30
21 0 2 0 2 19 820 1 20 17 20 16 20 15 20 14 032 1 20 RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS BY YEAR
Publications from faculty at the Dugoni School continue their steady upward trend. Last year (2021), faculty in the school published 87 articles in peer-reviewed journals (according to the Scopus database), which have already been cited by external sources
219 times (as of August 1, 2022). This is a significant
increase from the previous year (67 articles published), which was already higher than usual for our faculty.
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248 192 270
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OUR ALUMNI FAMILY AROUND THE WORLD A professional network more than
Israel 2 APO-AE
2 India 1
2 Saudi Arabia
1 West Indies
7 South Korea
FPO-AP 1 Germany
Alumni Traditions 31 Years: The First-Year Welcome and Cioppino Dinner. Attheendoftheirrst fi weekofclasses,ournew students are served cioppino cooked by a crew of alumni “chefs” as the main course of a family-style dinner.
123 Years: The Annual Alumni Association Meeting. A group of alumni catch up with a Patterson Dental vendor at our 2022 meeting, held at the Fairmont Hotel.
A Delicious New Tradition: Friday Morning Donuts. When the Alumni Association board of directors are in the building for a quarterly meeting, there will be pastries offered to all students (and everyone else!) by alumni volunteers.
Improving Professional Skills through Continuing Education
1,196dentalprofessionalsexpanded their skills through courses offered by the Dugoni School’s Division of Continuing Dental Education, including 5 live-interactive
webinars, 4 hands-on workshops, 9 in person
lecture classes and 3certificateprograms.
LEADERSHIP AND ACCOLADES
Dean Nadershahi stepped up to a new national leadership role in dental education as the American Dental Education Association’s board chairforHe . 3 -2 0 2 isalsooneofhealth 71 care leaders chosen by Governor Gavin Newsom to serve on the state of California’s new Health Workforce Education and Training Council.
Dr. Steven J. Sadowsky honored with 28th Annual Judson C. Hickey Scientific Writing Award from The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry
Dr. Alan Budenz honoredforhisremarkablecareerwithUniversityofthePacific’sprestig Distinguished Faculty Award — the University’s highest faculty honor
Building Operations and Public Safety teams named co-recipients of the 2021 Noelle and Gene Santucci Humanism Award
Welcoming New Department Chairs
Adham Azim, BDS, DDS
David Lam, MD, DDS, PhD
Rebecca Moazzez BDS, MSc, PhD,
Associate Professor and
Chair and Dr. T. Galt and
FDSRCS, FDSRCS (Rest.), MRD
Dr. Earl R. and Tannia Hodges
Lee DeHaven Atwood
Professor and Henry Sutro Family
Endowed Chair in Endodontics
Endowed Professor in Oral
Endowed Chair in Restorative Dentistry
Dr. Jonas Bianchi given the 2022 Orthodontic Faculty Development Fellowship Award by the AAO Foundation In Yerba 1, 2 0 2 BuenaCommunityBenefitDistricthonoredtheDugoniSchoolfamilywitha Community Excellence Award to recognize the school’s many forms of community outreach and service to others
Dr. Shika Gupta, ’07 IDS named incoming chair of the University of Pacific’sAcademicCouncil
Sergeant Emilio Fastidio wins the Cavanaugh Distinguished Service Award for employees
We marked the 125th anniversary of the Dugoni School’s
foundinginin 6 9 8 1 avarietyofexcitingways,with eye-catching communications, special events and more!
San Francisco City Hall was lit up in University of the Pacific’s colors on June 17, 2022 in honor of the Dugoni School’s Commencement Weekend.
White Coat Ceremonies were held August 21, 2021, including a special event for the DDS and IDS Class of 2022 which had their ceremony postponed due to the pandemic.
Dugoni School completes largest fundraising campaign in its history, raising $69.3 million over 10 years from 5,300+ donors to support people, programs and facilities!
The Dugoni School’s historic fundraising campaign “Building Our Future, EmbracingOurLegacy”hasreachedmillion, 3.96$ surpassingthe original $65 million goal. This momentous achievement is the largest fundraising campaign ever for the Dugoni School and among the largest campaigns of any dental school in the country.
The philanthropic response to our campaign will continue to positively impact the school for many generations. Gifts and pledges support student scholarships, innovative programs, cutting-edge facilities, faculty recruitment and retention and patient care. They also grow our Dugoni School annual fund, which provides the unrestricted
Philanthropy Fast Facts (2021–2022) Number of donors:
669 | Amount raised: $7.6M | Annual Fund total: $371,557from 277donors Pacific Gives: $220K raised for the Dugoni School from 142 donors
Pacific Gives is a 24-hour day of giving where alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends unite to show their commitment and support our students and residents. Held April 26-27, this year’s
dentalschoolbeneficiariesweretheDugoniSchoolAnnualFu Kids in the Klinic Endowment and the Dental Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship.
$4.25M in Gifts Support New Health Care Collaborative ThePacificDentalServicesHealthCareCollaborativeisan excitingnewprojectthatwillbringintegratedmedical-dental services to the Oak Park neighborhood of Sacramento through the creation of an innovative teaching and patient care facility thatwillbeoneoftherst fi ofitskindatauniversity.Theinitiative is being supported by a lead $4 million gift from Steve and Pam Thorne and a $250,000 Access to Care grant from the Delta Dental Community Care Foundation.
Foundation and Grant Support
ThankstoagiftfromtheWITHFoundation,theDugoniSchoolisexpandingwaystotrainoralhealthcarepro care for underserved people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) from a wide range of backgrounds. The school received a grant designed to support care for patients with IDD who are Black, Indigenous or people of color through new training activities for providers. The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation awarded the Dugoni School a grant to support the patient emergency fund, military veterans’ oral health care and planning for a dental hygiene mobile education program.
WELCOMING THE NEWEST MEMBERS OF THE DUGONI SCHOOL FAMILY
DDS CLASS OF 2025
148 students 50 %
2,127applications 50 %
22.48 DAT academic average
3.63 overall GPA
IDS CLASS OF 2024
27 students total 18 female 9 male
AEGD Class of 2023 | 80 applications | 7 enrolled Orthodontics Class of 2024 | 177 applications | 8 enrolled Endodontics Class of 2024 | 104 applications | 3 enrolled
F ISCA L RES O URCES RE VE NU E S Net Tuition
36 ,297 , 2
Gift & Endowment Revenue
4 1 9,83 1,
46 7 , 063, 3 1
4 1 5,63 1,
AuxilliaryOther & Income TOTAL REVENUE
4 5 2, 7 5 3 $82,571,643
E XPE NSE S INSTRUCTIONAL – DENTAL CLINIC OPERATIONS
Student Aid – Gifts & Endowment Funded
TOTAL ACADEMIC EXPENSES
GeneralInstitutional–IT,BusinessOffice,HR, Public Safety, Risk Mgmt, Development, Marketing
Physical Plant – Building Operations
Student Services – Admissions & Financial Aid
Debt Service – Building & Other
381 ,4 1 3, 2
University Administration Fee
TOTAL CENTRAL SUPPORT EXPENSES
photo: Dr. Vincent Chen ’22