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2015

4/20/2015ADA NEWS – San Diego Dental Groups, Veterans’ Rehab Center Collaborate on Clinic
4/7/2015ADA NEWS – San Diego Dental Clinic for Homeless Veterans Set to Open this Summer.

2014

11/7/2014Volunteers sought for Navy Humanitarian Missions – American Dental Association

2012

6/26/2012Supporting our San Diego Military with SDMAC: Pacific Partnership 2012 aboard the USNS Mercy featuring out own Dr. Sussi Yamaguchi

2011

09/02/11Dr. Irvin Silverstein speaks on ABC News article on the lack of access to care.
04/08/11DrBicuspid – “Dental Heroes: A conversation with Dr. Irvin Silverstein”
04/08/11Dr. Irvin Silverstein receives the Public Health Champion Award for Individual in San Diego County(Click here for video)
02/12/11ADA NEWS U.S. Navy Seeks Volunteers for Two Humanitarian Missions
02/12/11Share The Care – Give Kids a Smile Day (video)

2010

11/01/10CDA Foundation – “Humanitarian Award Recipient Irv Silverstein, DDS Helping to Shape Lives of Future Dentists”
05/09/10Dr. Irvin Silverstein receives the Pierre Fauchard Academy Honor Award also known as the Dentist of Year Award for his outstanding and dedicated service to the dental profession.
05/06/10Voice of America – US Hospital Ship MERCY Sets off on Pacific Mission (video)

2009

11/01/09ADA News – “Dr. Silverstein receives Trudi Birger award”
07/01/09MCC Theresa J. Frith – “Father, Daughter Team Deploy Together on USNS Comfort”
04/16/09ADA News – “South Pacific, Carribbean Volunteers Sought by Judy Jakush”
04/04/09WBAL Baltimore’s Channel 11 – College Kids Join Humanitarian Mission
01/06/09ADA News – USNS Mercy Humanitarian Mission Inspires Dentists and Students

2008

04/21/08ADA News – “Volunteers sought for USNS Mercy”
04/04/08Dr. Ellen Beck, UCSD Free Clinic Project, Wins the Community Public Health Champion of the Year Award for an Organization of San Diego County
04/04/08Dr. Ellen Beck, Wins the Community Public Health Champion of the Year Award for an Individual of San Diego County
04/04/08Public Health Champion Award Given to Students at UCSD Health and Human Service Agency

2007

11/19/07ADA News – “Southeast Asia Humanitarian mission Highlighted at Session”
07/31/07U.S. navy Outreach Mission: Eye on the Fleet Photo Gallery
07/12/07Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Patrick M. Kearney, USS Peleliu Public Affairs – UCSD Students Volunteer Their Time for Pacific Partnership
05/07/07Channel 10 News Report on our Free Dental Clinics
01/22/07UCSD Guardian – “Extracting the Root of All Evil”

2006

11/07/06UCSD Dental Volunteers go on “Mercy Adventure”
05/25/06UCSD Pre-Dental Society Honored by UCSD for Three of their Top Special Awards
05/23/06San Diego Dental Health Foundation & Scholarship Awards
05/01/06UCSD Guardian – “Eye on UCSD: UCSD Pre-Dental Society”
04/23/06Brock Lorenz & Dr. Silverstein Awarded the Dan Kershner Recognition Award
04/01/06Lab Management Today – “Helping Hands: Members of the Dental Laboratory Community Lend a Helping Hand to Those in Need
04/01/06Dimensions of Dental Hygiene – Free Dental Clinic Encourages Careers In Dentistry and Dental Hygiene
02/27/06This Week @ UCSD – “One-of-a-Kind Program Links Aspiring Dentists with Patients in Need”
01/01/06Facets Magazine – “UCSD Student-Run Free Dental Clinic Project and Pre-Dental Society: One Year Follow-up”

2005

11/24/05Dr. Irvin Silverstein Receives the Academy of General Dentistry James P. Vernetti Award
10/18/05ADA News – “Golden Apples Recognize Dental Society Activities”
09/09/05The UCSD Pre-Dental Program Wins the 2005 Golden Apple Award
09/09/05Dental Lab Entrepreneur – “UCSD Free Clinic”
08/02/05San Diego County Dental Society – UCSD Free Dental Clinic Project News
07/26/05Scholarships Awarded to Student PDS Leaders
07/01/05CDA Update – “UCSD Pre-Dental Society Opens Pacific Beach Clinic”
06/20/05ADA News Update – “Kids, Dental Students Win With New Clinic”
04/28/05Daily Aztec – “UCSD Free Dental Clinic Re-Opens”
03/01/05CDA Update – “San Diego Dentist Revs Up UCSD Pre-Dental Program”

2004

10/13/04ADA News – “Dental Jump Start”
10/06/04ABC 10 News – “UCSD Offers Free Dental Clinics” – Volunteer, future dentists provide free care
10/06/04UCSD PDS-FDS Nominated for the Bud Tarrson Access to Oral Health Care Award
10/03/04Daily Aztec – “College Students Help with Free Dental Care”
07/21/04KUSI News covers Baker Clinic
05/12/04Scholarships Awarded to Student PDS Leaders
04/22/04Access to Dental Care Award

2003

10/05/03UCSD Guardian – “Yanking Teeth”
07/10/03Street-side Manner” – Dr. Ellen Beck and her UCSD Students give medical help to the homeless
03/31/03UCSD PDS Free Clinic Project wins the Norman Cousins Award