Student Testimonials

Academic Career Track Area of Concentration (ACT ARCO)

Student Testimonial: Dr. Ashley Lazar, Class of 2018

Ashley graduated from the of the ACT ARCO  program in 2018 and is completing a fellowship or oral surgery.


Student Testimonial: Dr. Aaema Athar, Class of 2016

Aaema was one of the first graduates of the ACT ARCO  program

"Thank you for giving us the opportunity to partake in such a great program. It has been a rewarding experience and has made dental school a lot more enjoyable for me. I appreciate all of your and Dr. Wankiiri‐Hale's guidance. ACT ARCO certainly deserves the positive attention it is receiving!"

Student Testimonial: Dr. Mandana Shaya, Class of 2015

Mandana was one of the first graduates of the ACT ARCO  program

Clinical Teaching Practicum

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Student Testimonial: Dr. Nicholas Riccio, Class of 2013

Nick helped with clinical teaching in Dr. Mandradjieff’s course RESTD 5216 Endodontics 1 Lab 

Teaching Practicum Testimonial: Nicholas Riccio from Pitt School of Dental Medicine on Vimeo.

Student Testimonial: Dr. Cassidy Budd, Class of 2013

Cassidy helped with clinical teaching in Dr. Matuszak’s course RESTD 5147 Principles of Operative Dentistry 1 Lab


Current students may use their Pitt username and password to access the syllabi on Curriculum Management Tool.

Other visitors to the site may e-mail Dr. Zsuzsa Horvath to request copies of the syllabi.

Please contact Dr. Zsuzsa Horvath or Dr. Christine Wankiiri-Hale if you are interested learning about the ACT ARCO program, individual courses, or the lunch hour discussion series.