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Black History Month: Diverse Perspectives and Lasting Impressions


From Q&A sessions covering various life stages to insights for aspiring dentists, this event aims to celebrate diversity within the dental community.  You don't want to miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights, network, and be inspired!

Join us for an enlightening Black History Month one-hour panel discussion, "Diverse Perspectives and Lasting Impressions." Moderator Dr. Fabiola Milord will engage panelists, Drs. Tricia Quartey, Frank Aguebor, Julian Boykins and Lorna Flamer-Caldera delving into their unique stories, and personal experiences as they navigated their dental careers from dental school and beyond. 

From Q&A sessions covering various life stages to insights for aspiring dentists, this event aims to celebrate diversity within the dental community.  You don't want to miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights, network, and be inspired!

Moderator:
Dr. Fabiola Milord: Framer and advocate of NYSDA’s resolution highlighting February’s Black History Month she’s the Associate Dental Director for the general practice residency program at Northwell’s Long Island Jewish Medical Center and is also in private practice.

Panelists:
Dr. Tricia Quartey: With over 10 years in private practice, Dr. Quartey is the current president of Second District Dental Society, bringing a wealth of knowledge and leadership to the discussion.

Dr. Frank Aguebor: In private practice for 5 years in Manhattan, Dr. Aguebor is a spokesperson for diversity and inclusion for Crest. As a Diversity and Inclusion Spokesperson, he conducts free dental screenings, contributing to the wellbeing of underserved communities.

Dr. Julian Boykins: A D4 student from NYU, Julian represents the future of dentistry. Recommended by Dr. Vera Tang, the Diversity Officer for NYU, Julian brings a fresh perspective from academia.

Dr. Lorna Flamer-Caldera: With over 30 years in private practice, Dr. Flamer-Caldera serves as the National Spokesperson for the Academy of General Dentistry. As a fellow of prestigious dental organizations, she is a prominent leader in organized dentistry and holds a board position at the Greater New York Dental Meeting, the nation's largest dental conference.
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