Eastman Dental Foundation Board


Dr. William Calnon (GPR '79)

2009-Present:    Board President
2005-Present:    Board Member
2005-Present:    Academic Advisory Committee
2005-Present:    Endowment Committee

Past President, American Dental Association
Partner, Calnon & Cilano, DDS, PC
Past President Monroe County Dental Society, Seventh District Dental Society and New York State Dental Association

Member: Council on Dental Practice of the ADA; Board of Trustees, ADA.

Bruce Bates Eastman Dental Board

Bruce B. Bates

1997-Present:    Board Member
1997-Present:    Endowment Committee
2003-2009:         Advisor

Senior Vice President, Solomon Smith Barney, Inc.

Dr. Antonio Bello

Dr. J. Antonio Bello (Prostho '84)

2009-Present: Board Member

Professor of Graduate Prosthodontics, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Rochester Eastman Institute for Oral Health. Member American Prosthodontic Society, Mexican Dental Association.

John C. Buttrill

John C. Buttrill

2013- Present    Board Member
CEO, American Red Cross, Greater Rochester Chapter (2004-2008)
Regional CEO, American Red Cross, Finger Lakes Region (2008-2013)
Founder, Buttrill & Associates (1999-2004)
Partner & Managing Director, Capital Formation Group of Rochester (1993-1999)
Executive VP & CFO, E. J. Del Monte Corp (1989 - 1993)
President & CEO, Rochester/Finger Lakes Banking Div. of Chase Manhattan Bank (1985-1989)

Dr. Cecile Feldman

2005-Present    Board Member
2005- Present   Academic Advisory Comm.
2005- Present   Endowment Committee

Dean, UMDNJ-New Jersey Dental School. Adjunct Professor, Department of Dental Care Systems at the University of Pennsylvania, Leadership Institute Fellow for the American Dental Education Association.


Dr.Christopher Fox

2005-Present   Board Member
2005–Present  Academic Advisory Committee
2005-Present   Endowment Committee

Executive Director, International and American Associations for Dental Research. Previously, served as EuropeanDirector of Professional Relations and Director of Global Professional Relations for the Colgate-Palmolive Company.

Dr. Bryan Frantz

Dr. Bryan J. Frantz (Perio '87)

2010-Present    Board Member

Officer, American Academy of Periodontology Foundation; Clinical Assistant Professor, Commonwealth Medical College; Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Rochester Eastman Institute for Oral Health

Roger Friedlander

Roger B. Friedlander

2008-Present  Board Member

Co-founder, Spectrum Office Products. Consultant to Staples. Member and Past Chairman, UR Medical Center Board.

Dr. Grassi


Dr. Michael Grassi

2013-Present    Board Member

EIOH Section Head in Endodontics
Assistant Professor: UR
Strong Memorial Hospital, Attending Dentist
Seventh District Society: Board of Directors
American Association of Endodontics

Dr. Ira Lamster

Dr. Ira B. Lamster

2013- Present   Board Member
Dean Emeritus, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, Professor, Dept. of Health Policy and Management, Mailman School of Public Health (2012-present)
Dean, Columbia Univ. College of Dental Medicine (2001-2012)
Trustee, NYS Dental Foundation, NY Academy of Medicine.
William C. Passolt

William C. Passolt

2013- Present   Board Member

President & CEO, Fortress Insurance Co.(2004-present)
President & CEO, OMS National Insurance Co., Risk Retention Group (1992-present)
Senior Manager, Arthur Andersen (1978-1992)
Dr. Bruce Tandy

Dr. Bruce Tandy (UR '75)

2013- Present: Board Member


Connecticut State Dental Association
ADA Communications Council
Connecticut Mission of Mercy
America's Dentist Care Foundation


G. Robert Witmer Jr.

1997-Present   Board Member
1997- Present  Endowment Committee

Nixon Peabody, LLP Senior Counsel
Past President of the New York State Bar Association, Chairman Emeritus of the University of Rochester Board of Trustees