School of Dental Medicine Alumni of the Year
Emily R. Ishkanian
Emily R. Ishkanian, ’10 DMD, is a dentist at Green Valley Dental Center, adjunct faculty at the UNLV School of Dental Medicine, and serves as committee chair for Southern Nevada New Dentists. Her main focus has been to increase the involvement of new dentists, specifically UNLV alumni, in organized dentistry and ease the transition of senior dental students from dental school to practice. Ishkanian volunteers at the Huntridge Homeless Dental Clinic, Saturday Children’s Clinic, and Give Kids A Smile Day. She was awarded UNLV School of Dental Medicine “Best Overall Student Team Member” and General Practice Clinic” award. Ishkanian was born and raised in Las Vegas and was valedictorian of her graduating class at Bonanza High School.