Spring 2023 Magazine: Serving Our Communities

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The School's Spring 2023 magazine is all about serving our communities and highlighting some of the most altruistic individuals who call Westwood home.
May 15, 2023

Click here to view and download the UCLA School of Dentistry's Spring 2023 Magazine (PDF file)

In this issue:

  • A Culture of Caring (page 2)
    • Timeline tracing the School's longstanding commitment to community service
  • Marginalized No More (page 6 | link to story + video)
    • A collective effort allows UCLA Dentistry to provide compassionate care to thousands of patients living with HIV and AIDS
  • Unbreakable Bonds (page 10 | link to story + video)
    • Special Patient Care Club President Tiffany Kim is driven by her brother’s autism and Dr. Eric Sung’s mentorship
  • Seeing the Smiles Once Again (page 12)
    • Photo essay of the School community reconnecting in a post-pandemic world
  • Training the Next Generation (page 14 | link to story) 
    • Through NIH grants, early-career researchers are making important discoveries and gaining leadership skills
  • Joan and Naomi: In Conversation (page 16 | link to story) 
    • The current and past Board of Counselors’ chairs discuss how the seeds of service were planted in them from a young age
  • From Mentee to Mentor (page 18 | link to story)
    •  Double Bruin Yi-Ling Loo thrives in Basic Dental Principles course
  • One Final Send-Off (page 20)
    • Recent faculty and staff retirements
  • Always in Our Hearts (page 22)
    • Remembering faculty members who recently passed away