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.


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


        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


        SUNY Stony Brook Crew Team

        Principal flutist for Florida State University Symphony Orchestra

        Principal flutist and soloist for SUNY Stony Brook University