A three-time IPFW graduate (A.S., 1977, B.S., 1981, M.S., 1984) Mr. Perez became a full-time clinical assistant professor in dental education at IPFW in 1981, although he taugh in the program as early as 1977. His specialities are in crown, bridge and ceramics, dental anatomy, tooth morphology and physiology, occlusion, fixed prosthodontics and dental-laboratory management. He was named 1996 Educator of the Year by the National Association of Dental Laboratories and was president of Commercial Dental Laboratories of Indiana, Inc. In 1998 he received the Ulmer Award.
Source: Alumni newsletter (January 1998), volume 1, no. 3, 1.