“Behind the Scenes” of Yankee Dental Congress with Stacey McNamee, GSDM Director of Alumni Relations & Annual Giving

GSDM Communications is launching a “Behind the Scenes” series that will take a look at various members of the GSDM community who go above and beyond to bring GSDM events and experiences to fruition. For the first installment, we spoke with Stacey McNamee, GSDM director of alumni relations & annual giving, about how she prepares for GSDM’s involvement in the Yankee Dental Congress.

Alumni Spotlight: The “Mother Teresa” of Dentistry – Teresa Grygo DMD 86

Teresa Grygo DMD 86 was honored at the 2023 GSDM Alumni Weekend reception with this year’s distinguished alumni award. After 37 years of dental practice, Grygo has worked in private practice, corporate dentistry, and public health, but she said working with patients affected by homelessness has been the most rewarding. She said she accepted the award on behalf of all her patients, as those affected by homelessness tend to be “invisible,” and this was her way of making them seen.

“Let’s Begin This Incredible Journey Together:” Annual GSDM Professional Ceremony Welcomes DMD 27 and DMD AS 25 Classes

Students in the Doctor of Dental Medicine Class of 2027 and the Doctor of Dental Medicine Advanced Standing Class of 2025 were formally welcomed to the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine during the Professional Ceremony on July 28 on Talbot Green. The Professional Ceremony was the culminating event in a week of informative and inspiring matriculation activities.