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Faculty Appreciation Awards 2018

Every year, the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC acknowledges the men and women who inspire our students to become some of the world’s best dental professionals: our faculty members. The 2018 Faculty Appreciation Awards & Dinner was held on May 16 at the Radisson Hotel Los Angeles Midtown at USC. This year’s awards […]

The King in Waiting

As emergency goalie for the L.A. Kings, Eric Chiccone ’13, DDS ’18 is always just a text message away from being called down to the ice. BY JOHN HOBBS MA ’14 All it takes is one text message. With just a few thumb strokes, L.A. Kings fan Eric Chiccone could be transformed from spectator to […]

Five Things:
Eddie Sheh DDS ’91, PROS ’99

This spring, Ostrow graduate and Professor of Clinical Dentistry Eddie Sheh was recognized with a 2018 USC Associates Award for Excellence in Teaching. For this issue, we asked Sheh’s colleagues, students and one of his dental school professors to tell us five things about the award-winning instructor: 1 As a USC dental student, Sheh immediately […]

Secret Lives: Daniel Schechter DDS ’72, Astrophotographer

For the past four decades, the Ostrow faculty member has circled the globe chasing after the perfect shots of eclipses, comets and the stars.  BY JOHN HOBBS MA ’14 It was on a trip to a swim meet when Matt Schechter saw it.  “Hey Dad, guess what I just saw in the Atlanta airport,” Matt said […]

A Chance to Smile Again

Stephanie Saldana hid her smile for years. Born with amelogenesis imperfect, the teenager was told she would likely lose her teeth by age 15. Then Ostrow’s Pediatric Dental Clinic stepped in to save the young lady’s smile.  BY STEPHANIE CORRAL A year and a half ago, Stephanie Saldana’s smile was a rare sight. Born with amelogenesis […]

Twice Blessed

Lifelong USC dentistry patient thanks Ostrow for instilling in its students a responsibility to give back. BY MICHELLE McCARTHY Every time Lara Kerr hears USC mentioned, she thinks to herself, “Aw, my people!” This reaction is the result of being helped not just once, but twice by the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC. […]

Commencement 18

Click here for photos from Ostrow’s 2018 Commencement ceremony courtesy of Grad Images. Click here for photos from the Senior Awards and Banquet on May 10, 2018. Click here for your personal, professional photos from commencement.