Summer 2016

Let’s Stay in Touch

A message from the president of the dental alumni association

Lakeville, MA 7/1/08 -- Dr. Derek Wolkowicz, D97, DG00, at his home in Lakeville, MA on Tuesday July 1, 2008.It is amazing to think back over all of the fun alumni events this past year. It has been an honor to serve as your Tufts University Dental Alumni Association representative.

I enjoyed seeing many of you over the past several months, whether at reunion or one of our regional events around the country. Our alumni family is strong and continues to grow as our most recent graduates from the Class of 2016 join our global ranks. I encourage you to attend as many alumni events throughout the year as possible. We have a strong and vibrant community that is enriched by your participation.

This year was made memorable by the wonderful alumni and leaders within our community who partnered with our alumni association to fulfill our mission: “To further the interests and goals of the School of Dental Medicine at Tufts University; to further the art and science of dentistry; to promote fellowship among members of the association, the faculty and the student body.”

This summer, be on the lookout for a mailer with dates of upcoming alumni events. Update your contact information to make sure that you are receiving this important alumni news. You can do this by logging into the new Alumni Community at

I am thankful for all of the experiences collected over this year serving as your alumni association president. We have a strong school with great partners in the Office of Development and Alumni Relations. I look forward to seeing you soon.

Derek A. Wolkowicz, D98, DG00
President, Tufts University Dental Alumni Association

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