EFDA Class of 2023 Graduation

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The Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary (EFDA) program graduation ceremony was held on Wednesday, May 10, in Samson Pavilion. Approximately 175 attendees gathered to support the 33 graduates of the EFDA Class of 2023. 

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In addition to celebrating the graduates, several awards were presented—Karin Hein (EFDA ‘75) was recognized for her 20 years of dedication as an EFDA instructor and Audrey Robinson (EFDA ‘23) received the 2023 Dr. Ronald L. Occhionero ‘61 & Family Award for EFDA Excellence. 


Several 2023 EFDA graduates now have the opportunity to work alongside School of Dental Medicine alumni. 

Alysia Bongiovanni  /  Dr. Richard V. Kun (DEN '06)
Kayla Brahler  /  Dr Megan Turk (DEN '13)    
Kamar Mayingwa /  Dr. Matthew Jurcak (DEN '15)
Krystal Shaffer / Dr Michael Fioritto (DEN '02) 

Congratulations to the EFDA Class of 2023!