January 2023 highlights of dental school alumni achievements

Robert B. Bridgeman Distinguished Service Award

Dr. David Edwards, a 1973 graduate of West Virginia University School of Dentistry received an award highlighting the difference he’s made in the lives of patients, his involvement in organized dentistry and community impact.

Read more on the honor.

Alumni named dental school dean at LSU

West Virginia University School of Dentistry alumni Dr. Angelo Mariotti was appointed dean at the LSU Health New Orleans School of Dentistry. Dr. Mariotti began his new role January 3, 2023. 
Read the announcement. 

Wheeling Health Right

Alumni Dr. Michael Medovic and Dr. Michael Petrides are featured in an article about the care they provide through Wheeling Health Right. The article highlights expansion of services and the treatment dental school students provide.

Read the article from The Intelligencer.
Watch WTRF report. 

American Board of Orthodontics Diplomate

Dr. Pranav Patel, 1998 graduate of the West Virginia University School of Dentistry, is now a diplomat of the American Board of Orthodontics.
The orthodontics class of 1998 includes three diplomates, two endowments and one patented invention.