Clinical Affairs and Quality Assurance

Committee Members

role name term
Chair Dr. Andrew Corsaro 2022
Vice-Chair Dr. Olga Luaces 2023
Full-time faculty elected by Faculty Assembly Dr. Carlos Soucy 2022
Full-time faculty elected by Faculty Assembly Dr. Dayane Oliveira 2023
Full-time faculty elected by Faculty Assembly Dr. Cesar Migliorati 2024
Full-time faculty elected by Faculty Assembly Dr. Nicholas Kaleel 2024
Full-time faculty elected by Faculty Assembly TBA
Dental student elected by students Catherine (Nicole) Escoffier 2022
Dental student elected by students Aubrie Zuiderveen 2023
Dental student elected by students Jonathan Nguyen 2024
Ex-officio: Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs & Quality Dr. Panos Zoidis
Ex-officio: Director of Quality Assurance Ms. Richelle Janiec
Ex-officio: Information Technology Mr. Stephen Kostewicz
Support Staff Ms. Carrie Thurman

Clinical Affairs & Quality Assurance Subcommittees

  • Dr. Andrew Corsaro, Ex-officio: Patient Admission/Retention/Satisfaction, Subcommittee Chair
  • Dr. Monica Fernandez, Ex-officio: Dental Materials and Devices (DMD), Subcommittee Chair
  • Dr. Nicholas Kaleel, Ex-officio: Infection Prevention and Safety, Subcommittee Chair
  • Dr. Anita Gohel, Ex-officio: Radiation Safety and Quality, Subcommittee Chair
  • Dr. Panagiotis Zoidis, Ex-officio: Clinical Quality Improvement Team (CQuIT), Subcommittee Chair

Membership

This committee consists of six full-time faculty, elected by the Faculty Assembly and three students (one each from the second, third, and fourth-year classes). The Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and the Quality Assurance Director will serve as ex-officio members. The committee elects the chairperson and vice-chairperson from among the members. For more information, please refer to the college’s Constitution and Bylaws.

Standing Committee Charge

As stated in the Constitution and Bylaws, it is the responsibility of this committee to expedite operations in the student clinics, to determine optimal instrument requirements for students, to update the Clinic Procedure Manual, and to advise the Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs on clinic operatory utilization in all dental clinics. This committee also is responsible for addressing college-wide quality assurance issues and updating the Quality Assurance Manual in conjunction with the Quality Assurance Director.

Individual Faculty Member Responsibilities

Members of this committee are expected to attend a monthly meeting of the full committee lasting 1 hour. The full committee meeting is held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at lunchtime.

Additionally, some members are assigned to a subcommittee through which much of the work of the committee is carried out. Subcommittees are expected to meet at least once per semester for about 1 hour. These meetings are also usually held over the lunch hour. In addition, separate workgroups and project assignments may be required.

Time commitment: Approximately 1-2 hours per month.

Schedule of Meetings

2021-2022

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June 8, 2022
May 11, 2022
April 13, 2022
March 9, 2022
February 9, 2022
January 12, 2022
December 8, 2021
November 10, 2021
October 13, 2021
September 8, 2021 Zoom View View
August 11, 2021 Zoom View
July 14, 2021 Zoom View View View, View

2020-2021

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June 16, 2021 Zoom View View
May 19, 2021 Zoom View View
April 21, 2021 Zoom View View
March 17, 2021 Zoom View View
February 17, 2021 Zoom View View
January 13, 2021 Zoom View View
December 9, 2020 Zoom View View
November 18, 2020 Zoom View View
October 14, 2020 Zoom View View View
September 15, 2020 Zoom View View View
August 2020 meeting canceled

2019-2020

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July 2020 meeting canceled
June 22, 2020 D3-39 View
May 18, 2020 D3-39 View View
April 20, 2020 D3-39 View View View, View
March 23, 2020 D3-39 View
February 24, 2020 D3-39 View View
January 27, 2020 D3-39 View View
December 9, 2019 D3-39 View View
November 2019 meeting canceled
October 28, 2019 D3-39 View View View
September 23, 2019 D3-39 View View
August 26, 2019 D3-39 View View

2018-2019

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July 29, 2019 D3-39 View View View
June 24, 2019 D3-39 View View
May 20, 2019 meeting canceled
April 29, 2019 D3-39 View View
March 25, 2019 D3-39 View View View, View, View, View
February 25, 2019 D3-39 View View
January 28, 2019 D3-39 View View
December 10, 2018 D3-39 View View
November 2018 meeting canceled
October 29, 2019 D3-39 View View
September 24, 2018 D3-39 View View View
August 27, 2018 D3-39 View View View , View
July 30, 2018 D3-39 View View View, View, View, View, View

2017-2018

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June 20, 2018 D4-16 View View
May 9, 2018 D4-16 View View
April 11, 2018 D4-16 View View View, View
March 14, 2018 D4-16 View View View
February 14, 2018 D4-16 View View
January 10, 2018 D4-16 View View
December 13, 2017 D4-16 View View View, View
November 8, 2017 D4-16 View View View, View, View
October 11, 2017 D4-16 View View
August 9, 2017 D4-16 View View View, View
July 19, 2017 D4-16 View View View, View, View
June 12, 2017 D4-16 View View

2016-2017

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June 8, 2017 D4-16 View View
May 11, 2017 – no quorum D4-16 View View View
April 13, 2017 – no quorum D4-16 View View
March 16, 2017 D4-16 View View View, View
February 9, 2017 D4-16 View View View, View, View, View
January 12, 2017 D4-16 View View View, View, View, View
December 8, 2016 D4-16 View View View, View
November 10, 2016 D4-16 View View View
October 1, 2016 meeting canceled
September 15, 2016 D4-16 View View View
August 18, 2016 D4-16 View View View
July 21, 2016 D4-16 View View View

2015-2016

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June 13, 2016 D4-16 View View
May 9, 2016 D4-16 View View
April 11, 2016 D4-16 View View
March 21, 2016 D4-16 View View
February 15, 2016 D4-16 View View
January 11, 2016 D4-16 View View
December 7, 2015 D4-16 View View
November 9, 2015 D4-16 View View
October 5, 2015 D4-16 View View
September 14, 2015 D4-16 View View
August 17, 2015 D4-16 View View
July 22, 2015 D4-16 View View

2014-2015

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June 24, 2015 D4-16 View View
May 27, 2015 D4-16 View View
May 4, 2015 D4-16 View View
March 18, 2015 D4-16 View View
February 18, 2015 D4-16 View View
January 13, 2015 D4-16 View View
December 3, 2014 D4-16 View View
October 22, 2014 D4-16 View View
September 17, 2014 meeting canceled – no quorum
August 20, 2014 D4-16 View View
August 6, 2014 D4-16 View View

To request information prior to 2014-2015 please contact staff support committee member.