Student Profiles

Photograph of Mohamad Sharkh working in a clinic The more you give, the more you get

For Mohamad Abu Sharkh, giving his focus, his time, his energy and letting go of preconceived notions has cleared the way for great personal and academic growth and some surprising experiences.

Photograph of Christine Huynh standing in the hallwayMentoring for success

From the badminton court to the dentistry clinic, Christine Huynh believes mentorship has been key to her success. She’s shared this philosophy with her peers and established a mentorship program in dentistry that now supports more than 150 students.

Photograph of Ajay Thakar working in the simulation clinic

The difference is in the detail

Hearing Ajay Thakar meticulously explain the process for setting teeth, listening to his precise and specific language, understanding the care he takes with his patients and the pride he feels when they walk out of the clinic, gives you a glimpse into who he is as a person and future dentist.