Meetings

Members of the University of Connecticut’s Pre-Dental Society are required to pay dues and attend 9 meetings annually (at least 4-5 meetings each semester). Members who choose not to fulfill society commitments will have club privileges revoked.

 

Fall 2020 Tuesdays 6:00 PM, Online via Zoom

September 15th – Member Meeting (First Meeting of Semester)

September 22nd – Guest Speaker: Dr. Lalla Presentation on Research

October 6th – Guest Speaker: Dr. Eisenberg “More than Drill and Fill”

October 13th – Member Meeting

October 27th – Guest Speaker: Dr. Shafer Presentation on OMFS

November 3rd- Member Meeting

November 10th – Guest Speaker: Dr. Duncan Presentation on Prosthodontics

December 1st – Member Meeting

 

Spring 2020 Tuesdays 6:00 PM, TLS Room 111

March 10th – Guest Speaker: Dr. Paolella (Associate Dean of Admissions of UConn School of Dental Medicine)

March 3rd – Member Meeting (Dental School Application Process)

February 18th – Member Meeting (DAT Prep)

February 11th – Guest Speaker: Dr. Khandelwal (Periodontist) – Multidisciplinary Dentistry

 

Fall 2019 Tuesdays 6:00 PM, TLS Room 111

September 17th – Member Meeting

September 24th – Guest Speaker: Dr. Aditya Tadinada – Dento Maxillo Facial Radiology

October 8th – Member Meeting

October 17th – Guest Speaker: Dr. Raghavendra – Oral Manifestations of Systemic Disease

October 29th – Guest Speaker: Dr. Albert – Service Trips (E-mail Dr. Albert at hskydg80@gmail.com with any questions!)

November 6th – Guest Speaker: Dr. Paolino – Treatment of Patients With Disabilities

November 18th – UConn Dental Student Panel (Q&A)

 

Spring 2019 Room 111 (TLS), at 6:00 PM

February 27th– Guest Speaker: Dr. Flavio Uribe- Orthodontist

March 6th– Guest Speaker: Dr. Elias Chatah- General Dentistry

March 26th– Member Meeting

April 2nd– Guest Speaker: Dr. Carlos Degollado – General Dentist

April 16th– Guest Speaker: Dr. Bina Katechia – Pediatric Dentist

April 23rd– Last Member Meeting

 

Fall 2018 Kresge Library (TLS), at 6:00 PM

September 4th– First Member Meeting of the semester! Come to meet our officers and members and learn about the Pre-Dental Society schedule for the semester.

September 11th2018 – Guest Speaker: Dr. Eric Bernstein – General Dentistry

September 25th– Guest Speaker: Dr. Albert – Dental Experience Abroad

October 2nd-Guest Speaker: Dr. Tina Liang – Craniofacial Sciences

October 16th-Guest Speaker: Dr. Christy M. Lottinger – Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

October 23rd -Current UConn Dental Students are invited to talk about their experience + Q&A

November 6th– Member Meeting: Undergraduate Class Scheduling and Community Service Event

November 13th– Guest Speaker will be joining us

December 4th– Last Member Meeting of the Semester

 

Fall 2017 Bio/Physics Building (BPB) Room: 130, at 7:00 PM

September 14th, Thursday– First Member Meeting of the semester!  Come to meet our officers and members and learn about the Pre-Dental Society schedule for the semester.

September 21st, Thursday– Dr. Albert will be joining us!

October 5th, Thursday– Dr. Geraldine Weinstein will be joining us!

October 12th, Thursday– Member Meeting (Topic TBD)

October 26th, Thursday– Dr. David Fenton will be joining us!

November 9th, Thursday– Dr. Sarita Arteaga will be joining us!

November 16th, Thursday– Member Meeting (Topic TBD)

November 30th, Thursday– Current UConn Dental Students are invited for a question and answer panel. Bring your questions!

 

Spring 2017: Room: 131 (BPB), at 7:00 PM

January 26th, Thursday- Dr. Ajay Dhingra (Prosthodontist) will be joining us. Come and ask your questions!

February 14th, Tuesday- Dr. Kannan Rengasamy (Oral Radiologist) is coming in to go over 3D imaging! This will be a cool meeting!

March 9th, Thursday- Dr. DeSesa (Oral Surgeon) will be joining us! Come and ask your questions!

March 30th, Thursday- We will cover the AADSAS application, be sure to get a head start on yours!

April 18th, Tuesday- We will be electing our new board members. Please come in and vote for your new officers! Senior Cords and T-Shirts will also be handed out.

April 30th, Sunday- Dr. Paolella, Assistant Dean of Admissions at UConn Dental Medicine, will be joining members and answering your questions. We will meet in TLS Kresge Library at 10AM.

 

Fall 2016: Bio/Physics Building (BPB) Room: 130, at 7:00 PM

September 13th, Tuesday- Social meeting. Come and join us at the BBQ at Hilltop Community Center

September 27th, Tuesday- Dr. Lamont MacNeil, Dean of UConn School of Dental Med., will join us to discuss issues current Dental Students face; Be there!

October 18th, Tuesday- Dr. Easwar Natarajan, Associate Professor of Oral pathology at UConn Dental, will come to discuss principles of oral pathology. This will be a fun meet!

November 8th, Tuesday- Evan Fox, our DAT Chair, will be going over the DAT. Be sure to join us to learn more about the DAT!

December 1st, Thursday- Current Dental Students are invited for a question and answer panel. Bring your questions! *UPDATED: BPB 130 at 6 PM

 

Meeting Details

View our meeting minutes for meeting descriptions and announcements from previous semesters.