News Release

Reaching Goals

Dental grads achieve degree goals.

Fady Tarik and Tarik Y. Shounia

Father and Son Graduate Together From UDM Dental School

On May 9, 2014, a West Bloomfield family gained not one, but two dentists, when father and son Tarik Y. Shounia and Fady Tarik Shounia graduated from University of Detroit Mercy’s School of Dentistry.

The Shounias both received their Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the School of Dentistry Commencement Ceremony, held at Calihan Hall on the McNichols Campus. 

Jeffrey Heinz

Dental Student Graduates After Life-Changing Accident

Two years ago, University of Detroit School of Dentistry student Jeffrey Heinz was paralyzed in an accident, but he didn’t let that keep him from dreams of becoming a dentist. On May 9, 2014, the Commerce Township resident received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the School of Dentistry Commencement Ceremony, held at Calihan Hall on the McNichols Campus. He plans to practice dentistry locally.

Release date: May 09, 2014

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