On Friday, November 5, 2021 the University at Buffalo Dental Alumni Association celebrated the School of Dental Medicine’s alumni and honored guests during our Reunion Dinner Dance Gala at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center. We celebrated the reunion classes from the cancelled event in 2020 along with this year’s reunion classes. It was great to be back together again!
The Honor Award is given to an individual whose enthusiastic and untiring endeavors have helped to promote continued growth, development and success of the UB School of Dental Medicine (UBSDM).
Frank C. Barnashuk, DDS ’80
The Humanitarian Award is given to the alumnus who best exhibits the following characteristics: unselfishness, concern for others, commitment to dentistry, commitment to and involvement in their community, is of high moral character and is someone who through their actions has distinguished themselves as a leader in their community.
Joseph E. Gambacorta, DDS ’93
The President’s Award is given in appreciation for service and outstanding leadership as President.
Carl M. Embury, DDS ’13
The Distinguished Service Award is given in recognition of outstanding dedication, commitment and support of the UB School of Dental Medicine and the Alumni Association.
Charles A. Marchetta, DDS ‘79, FACD
Dental Alumni Association Junior Award is presented to a third year student on the basis of scholarship, clinical achievement, personality and participation in the university and other affairs.
Tyler Laurel was the recipient.
The Dental Alumni Association is currently accepting nominations for two very prestigious awards:
This award is given to those whose enthusiastic and untiring endeavors have helped to promote the continued growth, development and success of the UB School of Dental Medicine.
This award is given to the alumnus who best exhibits the following characteristics:
If you know of an alumnus who is deserving of either honor, please contact:
Executive Director & BNDM Coordinator
UB Dental Alumni Association
337 Squire Hall, Buffalo, NY 14214-8006
Phone: (800) 756-0328, x.2; (716) 829-2061; Fax: (716) 829-3609