Dawn - Student

Dr. Dawn Ashburn-Sosnick – Former Intern 

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2005 Update:  Dr. Sosnick is now completing her pediatric dental specialty program at Long Island Jewish Hospital.

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Dawn is currently a fourth year dental student at SUNY Stony Brook. She loves it! She is married to Barry who is a Wall Street retail research analyst.

Present      Stony Brook Dental School

                             State University of New York


                              Vice President, First Year Dental School Class


1996 – 1998         Stony Brook undergrad


                             State University of New York


                             Pre-Dental


        3.7 cumulative average, with physical science and mathematics emphasis


        Vice president, Pre-Med Honor Society



1992 – 1996         Florida State University                   


                             Tallahassee, FL


        Bachelor of Arts, Music


        Graduated cum laude


        Dean’s list honors in every academic year


 Work Experience:


 1998 – Present      Dr. Jeffrey Dorfman Dental Associates


                             New York, NY


        Dental Intern


        Assisted in various clinical aspects of patient care


        Fostered a pleasant atmosphere and relationships with patients, many


             of whom view dental care as a traumatic event


        Strengthened office finances by reducing accounts receivables, and


             assuring prompt payment by insurance companies



1997 – 1998         New York Research Foundation           


                             Stony Brook, NY


        Project Assistant


        Assisted Dr. Nicholas Delihas, a leading authority in microbiology


        Trained assistants in protocol, taking appropriate safety precautions


             and maintaining accurate records of experiments


        Edited reports for submission to ational publications and journals



Achievements:


        SUNY Stony Brook Crew Team


        Principal flutist for Florida State University Symphony Orchestra


        Principal flutist and soloist for SUNY Stony Brook University


             Orchestra