Education

Eastern Illinois University – 1997-2001
Charleston, IL
Bachelor of Science – Cum Laude with Honors
Major: Zoological Sciences Minor: Chemistry
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry – 2001-2005
Chicago, IL
Bachelor of Dental Sciences
Doctor of Dental Surgery

Experience:

Dentist
Engle Implant Dentistry
Private Practice
Naples/Marco Island, FL 2013-2015
Dentist
Grove Dental Associates, PC
Group Multi-Specialty Private Practice, 4 office locations, 36+ dental providers
Lombard, IL 2005-2013
Clinical Instructor
Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine
Downers Grove, IL 2011-2013
Dentist
AG Dental, PC
Private Practice
Naperville, IL 2011-2013
Assistant Professor- Dept of Oral Medicine
University of Illinois at Chicago Emergency Clinic
Chicago, IL 2005-2006
Dentist
Community Health Partnership
Government Funded/Pro Bono Clinic
Aurora, IL 2005-2006
Extramural Dentistry
McCormick Pediatric Dental Clinic/Boys and Girls Club
Government Funded/Pro Bono Clinic
Chicago, IL 2005
Extramural Dentistry
Spang HIV Oral Health Center
Government Funded/Pro Bono Clinic
Chicago, IL 2004

Publications/Editorials

American Dental Association Review on midlevel providers
Chicago Dental Society Review on organized dentistry membership
Journal of Dental Education on teaching ethics to dentists

Recognition/Awards

Chicago Dental Society Scholarship 2005
Dr. Karl H. Hallwass Scholarship 2005
International College of Dentists Student Leadership Award 2005
American Assoc. of Public Health Dentistry Award 2005
American College of Dentists Outstanding Leader Award 2005
David Shapiro Scholarship of ISDS 2004
Peirre Fauchard Academy Scholarship 2004
Dr. Samuel Casio Award 2003
Columbian Club Charitable Foundation Scholarship 2003
Patrick D. Toto Award 2003

Volunteerism

Naperville Animal Humane Society
Mayor Daley Senior Fest at Chicago McCormick Place
Nequa Valley High School Athletic Mouthguard Project
Wheeling High School Athletic Mouthguard Project
Give Kids A Smile Day
Shedd Aquarium Children’s Dental Health Awareness
JFK Healthworld Children’s Dental Health Fair
Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital Wheelchair 5K/10K
Team Smile w/Chicago Bears Back to School Free Dental Day
Grove Dental Free Dental Day for War Veterans and Families of Those Who Serve

Professional Activities

Florida State Dental Association 2014-present
West Coast Dental Association 2014-present
Chicago Dental Society Branch Correspondent 2011-2012
Chicago Dental Society Membership Committee Chair 2006-2009
UIC Dental Alumni Board Chair 2006-2009
UIC Dental Class President 2001-2005
Student President and Founder Academy of Sports Dentistry 2003-2005
Curriculum Committee Member 2001-2005
Academy of General Dentistry Member 2004-2006
ASDA Member 2001-2005

Chicago Dental Society Member 2001-2016
Illinois State Dental Society Member 2001-2013
AAWD Member 2001-2008
Delta Sigma Dental Fraternity Member 2001-2002
UIC Clinic and Research Day Committee 2001-2005
UIC Orientation Committee 2001-2005
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grant Committee 2001-2002
Arcolian Dental Arts Society Member 2002-2005
Search Committee Assoc. Dean Clinical Education 2003
Search Committee Assoc. Dean Patient Services 2003
Student-Faculty Liaison Committee 2004