2023 Annual Alumni Meeting


The 124th Annual Alumni Meeting will be held on Friday, February 24 and Saturday, February 25 at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco. The meeting schedule includes eight dynamic women speakers will present 14 individual courses over the course of two days, including two courses required by the California State Dental Board. http://www.dental.pacific.edu/am2023


Join the dean, Dr. Nader Nadershahi '94, and board of directors of the Alumni Association and the Dugoni School Foundation as we host the Class of 2023 students and residents to a sit-down lunch.  This annual event gives our soon-to-be alumni members a taste of the renowned Dugoni School family compassion and camara-derie while allowing us the pleasure of awarding the Medallion of Distinction to three members of our community for their extraordinary efforts that benefit our school, the profession of oral health care, to and/or society. The 2023 recipients are Association members Drs. Alan Budenz and James Rolfe '68, and former director of our IDS program, Dr. Patricia King. Remarks by Dr. Jamie Sahouria '04, Association President, and past president of both the Association and CDA, Dr. Judee Tippett-Whyte '86, are sure to inspire. Installation of 2023-2024 Association president, Dr. Peter Liu '89, closes the luncheon.



We thank the many generous alumni and friends who continued to help us with this expense; sponsors present will be recognized at the luncheon. Please consider sponsoring a student/resident to the lunch.



Alumni Association President – Dr. Jamie J. Sahouria '04

Alumni Association Director – Ms. Joanne Fox

Chair, Annual Meeting Program – Dr. Elizabeth J. Fleming '84

Chair, Department of Orthodontics – Dr. Heesoo Oh '05 Ortho 




Reunion Dinners

Friday, February 24 | Various Times & Locations

 Anita Ayers: aayers@pacific.edu 415.929.6402



The Legacy Ball

Saturday, February 25 - 7:00 pm Grand Ballroom

Hilda Asturias: hasturias@pacific.edu 415.929.6403




Book your hotel room

Stay at the Fairmont Hotel. Our guaranteed room block at the Fairmont ends on January 22, 2023. (800)441-1414


Activities include CE courses, alumni recognition luncheon, Medallion of Distinction awards, Friday evening reception for registered attendees, vendor exhibits, class reunion dinners, Saturday evening Legacy Ball, and plenty of opportunities to socialize with classmates, meet new people, and visit with students, faculty and staff from University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry.    



THE 124th ANNUAL ALUMNI MEETING: 'Celebrating Women in Dentistry'

For CE units, dentists and their staff must register for the Annual Meeting portion of the weekend. A total of 12 CE units will be available. All lectures will be in-person.


Who Should Attend

The courses are designed for dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants and lab assistants.


Lecture Titles

  • Can't Stop the Feeling and Nothing Helps! Symptomatic Oral Lesions in Adolescents and Adults
  • Always on My Mind - A Round-up of Common Oral Lumps and Bumps and Important Mimickers
  • Assessing Structural Integrity of Teeth & Implants Using AI and QPD
  • Wake Up Your Practice to Dental Sleep Medicine
  • Paying Attention to Pediatric Airway in the Dental Setting'
  • Infection Control
  • The California Dental Practice Act
  • Pediatric Pearls for the GP
  • Minimally Invasive Management of Molar Incisor Hypomineralization
  • Medication Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaws-Updates for the Practicing Dentist
  • Complications in Implant Dentistry
  • Orthodontist's Role for Children with Sleep Disordered Breathing - Find New Scientific Evidences from Everyday Practice
  • Orthodontist's Role for Children with Sleep Disordered Breathing - Growth Modification Protocol: From Infant to Adult for Patients with Sleep Disordered Breathing
  • Cracking Periodontal Codes with Class: Diagnostic Decisions


About Us

University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry is one of the nation's premier dental schools and has served the Bay Area community for more than 100 years. The dental school is committed to excellence and innovation in education, research, community service and patient care. The Division of Continuing Dental Education is dedicated to educating dental professionals by providing the highest quality CE programs available in dentistry today.


For discount registration fees, you must register in advance. Pre-registration closes on January 27, 2023. Registration on-site with increased fees after that date.



CE Credit

This activity is designated for a maximum of 12 units of continuing education credit.


Dr. Tara Aghaloo, DDS, MD, PhD

Dr. Diana Batoon, DMD
Ms. Leslie Canham, CDA, RDA, CSP

Dr. Christine Flaitz, DDS, MS
Dr. Jeanette MacLean, DDS

Ms. Katrina M. Sanders, RDH, BSDH, MEd

Dr. Cherilyn Sheets, DDS

Dr. Audrey Yoon, DDS, MS


Fairmont San Francisco

950 Mason Street
San Francisco, CA 94108

Click here for directions

Share This