Paying Tribute to Retirees With Nearly 150 Years of Combined Service

FACULTY, STAFF AND STUDENTS shared a virtual farewell hosted by Interim Dean Russ Melchert on February 4. Supervisors and friends noted accomplish­ments and memorable anecdotes about those retiring, who had nearly 150 years of combined service to the school. Those retiring also had the opportunity to share thoughts on their service and plans. Those honored, and their titles and areas:

Romualdo (Roy) Abella (35 years)
Dental equipment specialist
Dental Maintenance

Sharon Codilla (38 years)
Senior dental assistant
Dental Faculty Practice

Dr. Gary McReynolds (DDS ’72, 39 years)
Clinical associate professor
Department of Restorative Clinical Sciences

Lynn Prine (8 years)
Senior dental assistant
Radiology Clinic, Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology and Medicine

Dr. Richard Prine (DDS ’73, 26 years)
Clinical associate professor