The Dugoni Experience
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Arthur A. Dugoni in His Own Words

Dr. Arthur A. Dugoni, Dean Emeritus of the University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry and past President of the American Dental Association and the American Dental Education Association, has enjoyed a remarkable lifetime of leadership and achievement. Enjoy this oral history interview about his life and career as well as the evolution of the dental profession over the last 60 years. 


Mi Famiglia — Growing up in an Italian Household

The Family Dentist
Entrance into the College of Physicians and Surgeons

From Outsider to Student Body Leader
Memories of the U.S. Naval Dental School

Experiences and Contributions during the Korean War
Early Experiences in Practice and Teaching

The Development of the High-Speed Handpiece
Early Years in the Graduate Orthodontic Department

Becoming Dean
Reflecting on Goals as Dean
Building the Family: Humanism in Dental Education
On Leadership
Welcoming the New Dean, Patrick Ferrillo
On Philanthropy and the Importance of Giving Back
The Influence and Importance of Organized Dentistry