Dental Laboratory Technology;
D75 Stan Cowley, Jr., was named the
first-ever recipient of the LDA Humanitarian
Award. The award recognizes dentists who have
distinguished themselves through outstanding
dental service activities in the United States
J. Fos has been named the new president
of the University of New Orleans (UNO). A New
Orleans native and 1972 graduate of UNO,
practiced dentistry for ten years in the New
Orleans area before transitioning into academic
DDS, JD, professor and head of the Division of
Diagnostic Sciences in the Department of
Comprehensive Dentistry and Biomaterials and
director of Oral Health Resources, Community &
Hospital Dentistry, was recently installed as
president of the American Academy of Forensic
Sciences (AAFS). Terry Fugetta
was named a recipient of the LDA Distinguished
Service Award, the highest honor bestowed by the
LSUSD dean, was
elected to serve a three-year term on the ADEA
Council of Deans Administrative Board.
D78 Johnny Hollier, trumpeter and
pianist, has retired from dentistry to
play music full-time.
His bands, Prime Time Players (7 players) and
the Doc Holliday Band (12 players), travel up to
125 miles from New Orleans to play at parties,
weddings, and other events. The Doc Holliday
Band performs the hits of entertainers such as
Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Doris Day, and Glenn
Miller. His 20-piece New Orleans Chamber
Orchestra is composed of accomplished musicians
from the LPO, the Baton Rouge Symphony and the
Eric Geist, OMS ’84, was named recipient
of the LDA Distinguished Service Award. Dr.
Geist received the LSUSD 2011 Alumnus of the
Year Award. Greg Phillips is a
contributor to the book
"More Than a
Mouthful: America’s Leading Dentists Reveal How
to Get Healthy and Stay Healthy By Taking Care
of Your Teeth."
On the day of its release, October 6,
reached best-seller status in two Amazon.com
Medical/Dentistry and Medical/Dental Hygiene!
Dr. Phillips practices dentistry in Lutcher,
former chairman of the LSUSD Department of
Prosthodontics was awarded Professor Emeritus
status at the first Prosthodontics alumni
reunion on April 13, 2012..
D81 Robert L. Delarosa was inducted as secretary-treasurer of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) Board of Trustees during the 65th Annual Session on May 27, 2012. He has been a member of AAPD for 25 years.
associate professor in the Department of
Comprehensive Dentistry and Biomaterials and
director of admissions, retired from LSUSD on
May 1, after 31 years on the faculty.
D84 E. Jeffrey Hooton was
installed as Louisiana Dental Association (LDA)
president for 2012-2013.
D88 Bruce Green joined the Navy
in 2001, and continues to serve on active duty.
He attended the Naval Postgraduate Dental School
in Bethesda, MD from 2004-2006, receiving a
certificate in comprehensive dentistry, and a
Master of Science in Health Sciences from The
George Washington University. He currently
holds the rank of Commander, and is assigned as
the Senior Dental Officer to the Joint Medical
Group, Joint Task force, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
He has formerly served with the Marines in
Okinawa and Iraq. He and his wife Jodie will
celebrate 34 years of marriage in August 2012,
shortly after which he will report to the U.S.S.
Eisenhower (CVN 69) as the Dental Department
Head. Bruce and Jodie’s son Matthew, and
daughter-in-law Cherie have blessed them with a
(wonderful!) grandson, Oliver.
D99 Stephanie B. Weaver was
installed as president-elect of the LDA for
DLT99 Edwin Kee, a
Master Certified Dental Technician and an
assistant professor of clinical prosthodontics
at LSUSD, has been chosen Educator of the Year
by the National Association of Dental
D00 Johnnie Hunt, Pediatric
Dentistry ’02, was named the 2012 recipient of
the LDA New Dentist Award. The award recognizes
dentists who have distinguished themselves by
giving their time and talents for the betterment
Archontia (Toula) Palaiologou,
assistant professor of periodontics and director
of the periodontics advanced education program,
was inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU) as
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