Dean’s Club

The UW School of Dentistry Dean’s Club was established in 1983 with a core mission to maintain and enhance the School’s international reputation for excellence in dental education.

Sarah Fraker

Sarah Fraker, President, Dean’s Club Board of Trustees.

Annual donors of $1,000 or more to any fund within the School of Dentistry during the academic year (July 1 to June 30) are recognized as members of The Dean’s Club. Recognition is bestowed on alumni who received their first UW Dentistry degree in the past five years, with gifts of $250 or more.

Dean’s Club members view their support as an investment in the future of the profession by ensuring a strong center for dental education, research, and community service at the University of Washington.

Dean’s Club Board of Trustees

Dean’s Club President: Sarah Fraker ’98
Immediate Past President: Sid Gallegos, ’81 (Endodontics)

Jason Bourne ’01
Mike Buehler ’74
Guillermo Chacon ’00
Mark Drangsholt ’84
Sarah Fraker ’98
Sidney Gallegos ’81

Mark Grace ’94
Susan Hollinsworth ’78
Heidi Horwitz ’83
Michael Johnson ’82
David Minahan ’75
Diane Oakes

Patricia Rothwell ’84
Patrick Taylor ’88
Mark Walker ’77
Douglas Walsh ’78
Carrie York ’91

Honor Roll of Annual Donors 2017-2018 (PDF)

Drs. Stiefel and Drangsholt honored

School of Dentistry alumni Dr. Doris Stiefel and Dr. Mark Drangsholt were honored with major awards at the annual Dean’s Club Dinner on May 4 at Seattle’s Museum of Flight.

Dr. Doris Stiefel receives her Honorary Lifetime Member Award from Dr. David Minahan of the Dean’s Club board of trustees.

Dr. Doris Stiefel receives her Honorary Lifetime Member Award from Dr. David Minahan of the Dean’s Club board of trustees.

Dr. Mark Drangsholt receives his Distinguished Alumnus Award from Dr. Carrie York, chair of the award selection committee.

Dr. Mark Drangsholt receives his Distinguished Alumnus Award from Dr. Carrie York, chair of the award selection committee.

Dr. Stiefel, DDS Class of 1954, received the 2019 Honorary Lifetime Member Award, the Dean’s Club’s highest recognition, for her trailblazing service as director of the school’s Dental Education in Care of Persons with Disabilities (DECOD) program from 1975 until her retirement in 1994. She was also named Distinguished Alumnus in 2003.

Dr. Drangsholt, DDS Class of 1984, received the UW Dental Alumni Association’s 2019 Distinguished Alumnus Award for his achievements as a clinician, researcher, and teacher. Now Chair of Oral Medicine, he has earned acclaim for his work in the area of temporomandibular disorders, orofacial neuropathic pain, and in areas beyond dentistry, in personalized science and medicine.

Stephanie Campbell receives her award from Dr. Sarah Fraker, president of the Dean’s Club.

Stephanie Campbell receives her award from Dr. Sarah Fraker, president of the Dean’s Club.

Stephanie Clark is congratulated by Dr. Fraker after receiving her award.

Stephanie Clark is congratulated by Dr. Fraker after receiving her award.

Also recognized at the dinner were fourth-year students Stephanie Campbell, who received the Johnny Johnson Student Leadership Award, and Stephanie Clark, who received the Jack E. Nichols Student Leadership Award. They and other members of the Class of 2019 were special guests at the dinner.

The Museum of Flight provided a dramatic setting for the dinner.

The Museum of Flight provided a dramatic setting for the dinner.

Dr. Sarah Fraker, president of the Dean’s Club, and Dr. David Minahan, a member of the board, served as co-hosts.