“The strength of the team is each member. The strength of each member is the team.“
– Phil Jackson

Our team is composed of the Director of Dental Services, the Director of Operations, Volunteer local general dentists and specialists, Dental Receptionists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, a Dental Hygiene Assistant and a Dental Sterilization Technician. 

Program Administration

Mohawk Valley Health System employs a full-time director of dental services, who is responsible for providing day-to-day effective and efficient administration for the program.

Evelyn Salgado, DMD

Director of Dental Services

Dr. Evelyn Salgado received her DMD from the University of PR, Medical Sciences Campus in 2001. After completion of her residency in General Dentistry at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare, she worked at a non for profit community outreach dental clinic followed by her private dental practice for 11 years. Dr. Salgado provided leadership and ensured quality of the dental program as a Chief Dental Officer/director at Commwell Health Dental Services and as an adjunct professor/preceptor for the students at the UNC School of Dentistry at Chapel Hill, NC.

Teaching Staff

Attending staff are volunteers, scheduled on an ongoing basis and include general dentists and specialists in the fields of Endodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Pedodontics.

General Dentists

Aymme Belen, DMU
Charles Burns, DDS
Mireille Cruz, DMD
Stephen Dudek, DDS
Eric Giovannone, DMD
Joseph Giovannone, DDS
Brian Jackson, DDS
Jack Johnson, DDS
Glenn Reaves, DDS
Justin Reaves, DDS
Andrew S. Rozanski, DMD
James M. Rozanski, DDS
Evelyn Salgado, DMD
Susan Sekreta, DDS
Ziauddin Shaik, DDS
Talbir Singh, DDS
Everett Stalker, DDS
Harold Stalker, DDS
Salina Suy, DDS

Oral Surgeon

Ed Elliot, DMD


Norman Cognetto, DDS
Patrick Micaroni, DDS


Jeffrey Stein, DDS
Kevin M. Fahey, DMD

Dental Hygienists

Rebecca Mason
Jasmin Rodriquez