Get to know the presenters

Richard G. Stevenson III, DDS, FAGD, FACD, ABOD

Dr. Stevenson

Dr. Stevenson III is Professor of Clinical Dentistry, Emeritus, Division of Constitutive and Regenerative Sciences, Section of Restorative Dentistry at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Prior to his current appointment at UCLA, Dr. Stevenson was a Clinical Professor, Division of Restorative Dentistry where he chaired the Operative course. Dr. Stevenson has taught nationally and internationally and received numerous teaching awards. He has published over 30 articles and abstracts on dental materials, the principles of Evidence-Based Dentistry, and restorative techniques in peer-reviewed Journals, including Operative Dentistry and The Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry. Dr. Stevenson maintains a private practice in West Los Angeles, USA. He is the Founder of Stevenson Dental Solutions, and Co-Founder of Master Milling Center, a dental education center and laboratory, dedicated to excellence in dentistry.


Jeffrey Coil, DMD, MSD, PhD, FRCD(C), FADI, FACD

Dr. Coil

Dr. Coil is the Director of the Graduate Endodontics Program, Department of Oral Biological and Medical Sciences, University of British Columbia. He serves as an editorial consultant for the Journal of the Canadian Dental Association and on the Scientific Advisory Board for the Journal of Endodontics.  Dr. Coil is also the mentor of the Northwest Endodontic Study Club and Seminar. Dr. Coil received his undergraduate, dental and doctorate degrees from the University of British Columbia, and obtained his certificate in Endodontics at the University of Washington in 1993.


Stanley F. Malamed, DDS

Dr. Malamed

Dr. Malamed,  a dentist anesthesiologist, is emeritus professor of dentistry at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of U.S.C. (formerly the University of Southern California School of Dentistry), in Los Angeles, California. He is a Diplomate of the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology, a recipient of the Heidebrink award (1996) from the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology and the Horace Wells Award from the International Federation of Dental Anesthesia Societies (1997). Dr. Malamed has authored more than 150 scientific papers and 17 chapters in various medical and dental journals and textbooks in the areas of physical evaluation, emergency medicine, local anesthesia, sedation and general anesthesia. He is also the author of three widely used textbooks, published by CV Mosby: Handbook of Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office (6th edition 2007); Handbook of Local Anesthesia (6th edition 2011); and Sedation – a guide to patient management (5th edition 2010) and two interactive DVDs: Emergency Medicine (2nd edition, 2008) and Malamed’s Local Anesthetic Technique (2004).



Dr. Donaldson

Dr. Donaldson is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Pharmacy at the University of Montana in Missoula, Clinical Associate Professor in the School of Dentistry at the Oregon Health & Sciences University in Portland, Oregon and Adjunct Professor, in the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of British Columbia. He has a special interest in dental pharmacology and has lectured internationally to both dental and medical practitioners. He has spent the last 20 years focusing on dental pharmacology and dental therapeutics, and is a leader in the field. Dr. Donaldson has published numerous peer-reviewed works and textbook chapters. He has practiced as a clinical pharmacy specialist, clinical coordinator and director of pharmacy services at many healthcare organizations in both Canada and the United States.  He is currently the Senior Executive Director, Pharmacy Advisory Solutions for Vizient, in Whitefish, Montana.