From the President

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Joseph T. DeLuca, DDS ‘07

President, University at Buffalo Dental Alumni Association





Together, we are building the future of dentistry.

It is an honor to serve as president of the University at Buffalo Dental Alumni Association and to be part of a community dedicated to advancing the mission of our alma mater and fostering a strong network of support among our fellow dental professionals.

At the University at Buffalo Dental Alumni Association, our mission is clear and resolute: To actively contribute to the success and growth of our school, to support the aspirations of current students, and to strengthen the bonds among our cherished alumni. We take great pride in being a beacon of unity for dental professionals who have walked the halls of our school and gone on to make meaningful contributions to the field.

Our commitment to the UB School of Dental Medicine is unwavering. We aim to provide resources, mentorship, and advocacy to ensure that the school continues to be at the forefront of dental education and research. By actively engaging with the evolving landscape of dentistry, we strive to create opportunities for collaboration and innovation that benefit both the dental school and the broader dental community.

Equally important is our dedication to supporting the students who are currently shaping their futures within the hallowed halls of our alma mater. As alumni, we endeavor to offer insights, encouragement, and practical assistance to help them navigate the challenges of dental education and prepare for successful careers. Through your membership and donations, we aim to empower the next generation of dental professionals.

Last but certainly not least, our association places immense value on the connections we maintain with our fellow alumni. We believe in creating a vibrant network where ideas, experiences, and opportunities can be shared. By fostering a sense of community and belonging, we strive to ensure that the bonds forged during our time at the University at Buffalo remain strong and enduring.

I encourage each of you to actively participate in the various events, initiatives, and programs that the Dental Alumni Association has to offer. Your engagement is crucial in realizing our collective mission and in nurturing the legacy of excellence that defines the UB School of Dental Medicine.

Thank you for being part of this incredible community. Together, we can continue to make a positive impact on dental education, professional development, and the broader world of dentistry.


Warm regards,

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Joseph T. DeLuca, DDS ’07


University at Buffalo Dental Alumni Association