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Please consider joining us at one of the following exceptional alumni events:


Fri., May 2, 2014 19th Annual SIU SDM / Mac McKenzie Prophy Cup Challenge Golf Tournament
  • Spencer T. Olin Golf Course in Alton, IL
  • All proceeds will benefit faculty recruitment and retention efforts at the SIU School of Dental Medicine
  • Schedule of Events:
    • 10:30 a.m. -  Registration and Open Driving Range
    • 11:00 a.m. -  Lunch
    • NOON         - Shotgun Start
    • 5:30 p.m.*  - Dinner / Awards Presentation
                         (* or immediately following the end of the tournament)
  • For further information, please contact Stephen Schaus at the SIU School of Dental Medicine by phone at 618-474-7271 or via e-mail at sschaus@siue.edu.
    • An invitation and registration form will be mailed to all alumni, faculty, students, staff and friends of SIU SDM.  A printable invitation and registration is now available online.
      (Please click here to view.)
    • Please feel free to contact Stephen Schaus by phone at 618-474-7271 to register for the golf tournament at any time.

Fri., Jun. 13, 2014 "Pharmacology in Dental Medicine"
  • Lecture presented by Dr. Karen Baker, Associate Professor in the University of Iowa, College of Dentistry - Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology and Medicine and in the University of Iowa, College of Pharmacy - Division of Pharmacy Practice.
  • 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • In Hoag Hall (Building 283) on the Alton Campus
  • Co-Sponsored by the Central IL Academy of General Dentistry
  • For further details, please contact Dr. Susan Bishop by phone at 309-692-1796 or via e-mail at sbishop@peoriacounty.org.

Fri., Oct. 31
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Sat., Nov. 1, 2014

"Anesthesia/Sedation Assistant Monitoring"

  • PREREQUISITE – Current CPR/BLS certificate must accompany registration form
  • Lecture and clinical presented by Drs. Ken Rawson and Art Misischia
  • Course is designed to meet the requirements of the Illinois Dental Practice Act for dental assistants who work in dental or oral surgery offices in the State of Illinois
  • Times to be announced on confirmation
  • In the Center for Professional Advancement (Building 280) and the Main Clinic (Building 263) on the Alton Campus
  • Co-Sponsored by the Illinois State Dental Society
  • For further details, please contact Ms. Gloria Pitchford by phone at 800-475-4737 or via e-mail at gpitchford@isds.org.

    Register Now Online!

Sat., Nov. 1, 2014 "Nitrous Oxide Monitoring & Administration"
  • PREREQUISITE – Current CPR/BLS certificate must accompany registration form
  • Lecture and clinical presented by Dr. William Goebel
  • Course for monitoring and administration of nitrous oxide by the allied dental personnel
  • 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • In the Main Clinic (Building 263) on the Alton Campus
  • Co-Sponsored by the Illinois State Dental Society
  • For further details, please contact Ms. Gloria Pitchford by phone at 800-475-4737 or via e-mail at gpitchford@isds.org.

    Register Now Online!
    

Sat., Nov. 1, 2014

"Coronal Polish and Pit & Fissure Sealants for Dental Assistants"

  • Lecture and clinical presented by Drs. Keith Dickey and Debra Schwenk and Barbara Davis, RDH
  • 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • In the Main Clinic (Building 263) on the Alton Campus
  • Co-Sponsored by the Illinois State Dental Society
  • For further details, please contact Ms. Gloria Pitchford by phone at 800-475-4737 or via e-mail at gpitchford@isds.org.

    Register Now Online!
    

Sat., Nov. 1, 2014

"Radiographic Techniques"

  • Lecture and clinical presented by Dr. Debra Dixon
  • 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • In the Main Clinic (Building 263) on the Alton Campus
  • Co-Sponsored by the Illinois State Dental Society
  • For further details, please contact Ms. Gloria Pitchford by phone at 800-475-4737 or via e-mail at gpitchford@isds.org.

    Register Now Online!
    

Sun., Jul. 19, 2015

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Sun., Jul. 26, 2015

SIU SDM 40TH Anniversary CELEBRATION on an AVALON RHINE RIVER CRUISE

The Rhine River Cruise

    • Day 1 Transfer to Basel (Embarkation): Onboard welcome reception

    • Day 2 Strasbourg: Visit the monumental red-sandstone GOTHIC CATHEDRAL with its ancient murals, stained-glass windows, and fascinating astronomical clock, as well as the magical LA PETITE FRANCE district, home to half-timbered houses, quaint shops, inviting bistros, and a waterfront promenade.

    • Day 3 Speyer. Excursion to Heidelberg: Visit the imposing ruins of HEIDELBERG CASTLE, towering magnificently over the city and see the famed GREAT VAT, the “World’s Largest Wine Barrel.”

    • Day 4 Mainz; Rüdesheim: Visit the captivating GUTENBERG MUSEUM. During lunch, depart Mainz and cruise on to pretty Rüdesheim, a typical Rhine Valley wine town. Visit SIEGFRIED’S MECHANICAL MUSICAL INSTRUMENT MUSEUM - see and hear a large collection of self-playing calliopes and music boxes.

    • Day 5 Rhine Gorge; Koblenz: Enjoy the views of the dramatic RHINE GORGE, the most beautiful stretch of river. Experience the 2,000-year-old city of Koblenz, which reveals an eventful past through its castles, fortress walls, towers, squares, and monuments, or visit nearby SAYN MANOR HOUSE.

    • Day 6 Cologne: Cologne straddles both sides of the Rhine, and is known for its soaring, twin-steepled gothic cathedral. Choose between an included GUIDED CITY WALK or JEWISH HERITAGE WALK. Be sure to try a Kölsch pale lager, locally brewed in Cologne for over a hundred years!

    • Day 7 Amsterdam: There is no better way to see Amsterdam than by CANAL BOAT!

    • Day 8 Amsterdam (Disembarkation): your vacation ends this morning

  • Pricing is as follows and includes all port charges, taxes and gratuities:

    • Oceanview  -  $2,999pp
    • Oceanview Single  -  $4,000pp
    • CAT B Balcony  -  $3,599pp (lower level balcony)
    • CAT A Balcony  -  $3,649pp (upper level balcony)

  • Pricing includes:

    • Free Wifi
    • Shore Excursions included
    • Beer and Wine at lunch and dinner
    • Bottled water in every stateroom
    • Premium bath amenities from L’Occitane

  • More information related to the Continuing Education program that will be offered on the cruise will be shared as soon as the details are finalized.
  • To finalize your reservation and/or for further details, please contact Jodi Murphy, Managing Member of Cruise and Travel Partners.  A $1,500 per stateroom refundable deposit is required.  Space is limited and we have already received a positive response toward this offering, so we are encouraging all of our alumni, faculty and friends to reserve a cabin as soon as possible.

    • Jodi Murphy, Managing Member
      Cruise and Travel Partners, LLC
      912 Adams Way
      West Chester, PA 19382
      Tel: 610/399-4501
      Cell: 610/420-9364
      Fax: 610/399- 4417
      www.cruiseandtravelpartners.com