FIFTEEN RETIRING FACULTY and staff members with 384 years of combined  service were recognized in September. Their years of service are in parentheses.

Tamara Carson (16 years) Office support staff Division of Dental Hygiene
Keyna Chertoff (8 years) Senior research assistant and study coordinator Dental Public Health & Behavioral Science
Dana Dillon (44 years) Certified dental assistant Dental Clinic
Connie Flaigle (46 years) Programmer and database administrator Biomedical Communications
Dr. Jeff Gorski (30 years) Professor Oral & Craniofacial Sciences
Dr. Laura Iwasaki (11 years) Clinical associate professor,
Leo A. Rogers Chair Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
Dr. Jay Jones (24 years) Clinical professor Restorative Clinical Sciences
Dr. Jeffrey Nickel (11 years) Advanced program director, Donald J. Thompson Associate Professor Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
Dr. Pam Overman (38 years) Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Dean’s Office
Patrick Puntenney (29 years) Publications editor Biomedical Communications
Dr. John Purk (35 years) Professor Restorative Clinical Sciences
Dr. Chris Rice (32 years) Professor Dental Public Health & Behavioral Science
Mary Trayford (35 years) Certified dental assistant dental assisting supervisor Dental Clinic
Dr. Craig Whitt (14 years) Rinehart Professor and chair Oral Pathology, Radiology & Medicine
Dr. Robert Wilson (11 years) Clinical associate professor Restorative Clinical Sciences