School of Dental Medicine Dean Kenneth B. Chance, president of the Supreme Chapter of Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society, and his family established a lecture series in honor of the 130th anniversary of the School of Dental Medicine.
The School of Dental Medicine will host Jon B. Suzuki, a distinguished leader who will present “Excellence: the Pathway to Leadership” for the inaugural lecture Thursday, Nov. 17, at 3 p.m. in Samson Pavilion.
Suzuki’s presentation topic and perspective is not only relevant in the field of dental medicine, but instead will offer a presentation that is overarching in scope and relevance. The lecture will be relatable to students and professionals in cross-disciplinary fields to promote necessary dialogue and meaningful interactions, contributing to the better understanding of complex issues that confront our society.
Jon Suzuki holds clinical professorships at the University of Maryland, the University of Washington and Nova Southeastern University. He also is on the faculty of the U.S. Navy Walter Reed National Medical Center. Suzuki is the chairman of the Food and Drug Administration Dental Products Advisory Panel and the secretary/treasurer of the Supreme Chapter of Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society, and has served in this position for three decades.