Celebrating Our Community
Staff Stars Honors Its Second Graduating Class

Staff Stars, a program designed to enhance the professional development of clinical and administrative staff at the Colleges of Dentistry and Nursing, graduated its second class in January. Graduates were honored at a ceremony hosted by Michael O'Connor, vice dean for administration and finance, Julia Murphy, senior director of the Office of Human Resources and Faculty Services, and Staff Stars cofounder Ira Beresnoy, senior director for clinic operations and extramural programs.

The graduates are: Back row, from left: Marie Gaudin, administrative aide, Office of the Vice Dean for Administration and Finance; Wayne Green, patient accounts billing assistant; Cynthia Chong, administrative aide, Department of Basic Science and Craniofacial Biology; Clement Baafi, supply assistant, clinic operations; Sharon Ferdinand, lead dental assistant, postgraduate prosthodontics clinic; Enrique Mata, administrative secretary, Office of Informatics; Sylvia Van Dyck, patient services representative, clinic operations; and Nadine Legister, patient services representative, clinic operations.

Front row, from left: Kevin Wood, patient services representative, clinic operations; Ruthie Davis, lead senior patient service representative, clinic operations; LaNelle Alexander, administrative aide (College of Nursing); Amanda Garofalo, administrative aide (College of Nursing); and Isha Rodriguez, customer service representative, Office of Clinical Affairs.

Congratulations to our staff stars!