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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.

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.

Dr. Robert Bray

Dr. Robert Bray (Ortho '75 MS '76)

2014-present: Board Member

Past president, American Assoc. of Orthodontics, Middle Atlantic Society of Orthodontists. Member of ADA,Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontists, founding member of American Orthodontic Lingual Assoc.
Professor, Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry, Eastman Institute for Oral Health
Supports education and many civic organizations.

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)

Pam Den Besten, DDS

Pamela Den Besten, DDS, MS

2019-Present: Board Member
Professor, Dept. of Orofacial Sciences
Director, Center for Children's Oral Health Research
Co-Director, PhD & DDS-PhD program in Oral and Craniofacial Sciences, University of California, San Francisco


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.

Jennifer Kim Field

Jennifer Kim Field

2020- Present Board Member

Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility, Henry Schein, Inc.

Executive Director, Henry Schein Cares Foundation


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 European Director 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

Jim Fulmer

James W. Fulmer

2015-Present: Board Member

Chairman, Tompkins Bank of Castile; previously President & CEO
Vice Chairman, Tompkins Financial Corp.

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

Ivan Lugo, DDS

R.  Ivan Lugo, DMD, MBA
2019-Present: Board Member
Dean, Health Sciences
I LEAD Charter School
Chief Learning Officer
Hispanic Dental Association


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)

Michele Penrose

Michele Penrose

2017 - Present: Board Member

Previously, Henry Schein Inc. Global Professional Relations
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