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Design projects from over 20 years in the graphic design industry. My design involvement includes works from logo design to press check to brochure and ad design.

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    • www.moberien ... A Patient in Pain ed A Patient in Pain... ...is aaPatient ininNeed A Patient in Pain... ...is Patient Need do.com e ...is a Patient in N James C. Morrison, Jr, DMD, completed S dental school at the University of Pennsylvania followed by an Endodontic residency ince 2006 when James C. Morrison, ter, a non-profit United Way health care agency. at Boston University School of Dental Medicine, Department of Endodontics. Jr., D.M.D. opened his first Endodontic Dr. Simmons was also an Adjunct Clinical General Dentistry Residency and worked at the affiliated high school coach, and mother, a college practice, Moberi Endodontics, in professor in the Restorative Department at the Montreal General Hospital. Her postgraduate Certificate administrator, engrained in him as a northwest Houston, he has been a preferred University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston in Endodontics and Masters in Science is from University child, Dr. Morrison saw a problem, provider among patients and referring dentists. for five years. He completed his endodontic of Texas Dental Branch in Houston. While there, she set a goal to do something about it, “I understand that a patient in pain is a patient specialty training at the Louisiana State was extensively involved in research. Her work has been and is diligently working towards in need,” says Dr. Morrison, “so we see patients University School of Dentistry in 2012. published in the Journal of Endodontics, and she has implementing that solution. He is the right away.” Gary Dennis, Junior attended Howard presented at international endodontic conferences. founder of Team Moberi Scholastic His philosophy of not making patients University School of Dentistry in Washington For Dr. Morrison, Endodontics is a combination Sports Development. wait continued when his second practice, D.C. Upon graduation, he immediately started of art and science, and the ideal outlet for his talent and The Team Moberi experience is Greater Houston Endodontics, in the Galleria his endodontic specialty training at the University temperament. After completing dental school at the designed to build a solid foundation for students Dr. Dina Bramipour received her doctorate in Medical Dentistry from the University of area was opened in 2007. of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. After University of Pennsylvania, a passion and respect for the both athletically and academically, preparing Montreal then attended McGill University’s post-doctoral program in General Dentistry Second to timeliness, or perhaps equal to finishing his specialty methodical, scientific approach he takes toward treating them to be future leaders in an increasingly global Residency. Her postgraduate Certificate in patients was more deeply rooted in him during his and competitive world. It’s an environment where Endodontics and Masters of Science are from the it, a stellar team is another reason the Moberi training, Dr. Dennis University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston. group of practices receives high praise from returned to Houston, “As an Endodontic residency at Boston University School of Dental ordinary kids with extraordinary talents are given both practitioners and patients. Not only the city of his birth. Endodontist, Medicine Department of Endodontics. “As an Endodontist, the opportunity to enhance their lives and our world. I get to be the player who saves the game. I like that.” Competing at elite sporting and academic are Moberi team members knowledgeable A panelist, lecturer I get to be the Throughout his life, Dr. Morrison has played to level comes with a hefty price tag. Without the and compassionate, Dr. Morrison selects and researcher, he player who win. The eldest son in a family of two boys, his father financial support of sponsors and contributors, individuals who are charismatic and driven. remains in the fore- “When you’re listing options for a good front of contemporary saves the game. implanted an ethic of hard work while his mother “The Rock”, as they are called at Team Moberi, time, having a root canal never makes the list. treatment innovations I like that.” nurtured his innate belief that no dream is too big to many of these aspiring athlete scholars will not achieve. “It wasn’t until I was in college,” he says, “that be positioned to deliver their fullest contribution, So, when someone comes to a Moberi practice, which makes his I realized the family dynamic that I thought was ordinary robbing not only them, but diminishing all of us I want the experience to be as pleasant as relationship with Moberi Endod was really quite extraordinary.” because society won’t benefit from the complete Center at Cooper ontics Greater Housto Dr. Alan Simmons received his DDS degree humanly possible,” he says. Moberi Dental Specialties a perfect fit. Dr. 8955 Highway 6 North, Grove Houston, Texas Suite 130 Endodontics n Team Mober i from the University of Texas Health Science Lettering in both football and baseball at the realization of their gifts. (281) 855-3380 77095 4900 Woodwa y Drive, Suite Houston, Texas 77056 910 Scholastic Sports Develo Center at Houston. He completed his The two practitioners joining the Moberi Morrison is also a strong advocate of integrating www.moberien do.com (713) 355-7373 8955 Highway pment 6 North, Houston, Texas Suite 130 endodontic specialty training at the Louisiana University of Pittsburgh, James Morrison, Jr. was also an “I realize that partnering with a charitable www.teammober 77095 i.org State University School of Dentistry. Dental Specialties team embrace Dr. Morri- technology towards improvement of a patient’s accomplished scholar. His experience as an athlete scholar, organization can be a difficult decision. There son’s approach to superlative patient care. Alan treatment plan. however, is more the exception than the rule. “Athletes not are thousands of opportunities to exercise one’s Simmons, a native Houstonian, received his Dr. Dina Bramipour continues to anchor being scholastically sound is a huge issue,” he observes. community and social responsibility,” says Dr. D.D.S. degree from University of Texas Health the Galleria-area practice, Greater Houston “Too often there’s not as much attention on the academics Morrison. “I hope that the character and moral fiber Science Center at Houston in 1997. Dr. Sim- Endodontics. She grew up in Geneva, Switzerland as on the sports. Kids are being pushed through the I have demonstrated in my professional interactions mons has a deep love for his community. For and received her doctorate in Medical Dentistry system and end up not graduating or matriculating with make people feel confident that Team Moberi will be a the past ten years, he has served as Dental Di- from the University of Montreal then attended meaningless degrees.” good steward of their contributions.” rector for The Good Neighbor Healthcare Cen- McGill University’s post-doctoral program in True to the value set his father, a teacher and Team Moberi Scholastic Sports Continued on back page Dr. Gary C. Dennis, Jr. earned his degree in dentistry from Howard University College By Denise R. Williams of Dentistry and completed his endodontic specialty training at the University of :59 AM Development 11/9/2012 10:43 is a 501(c)3 entity, Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. deductible. Donatio ns will be used and all contribu tions are tax “I’ve said this development, to strengthen before,” begins facilitate program infrastructure Dr. Morrison, ming, invest in repeating. I conside “but it’s worth employ the necessa facilities, and r it a privilege ry personnel to to momentarily when general dentists by the foundat enrich the lives carry the ball allow me ion. of those served and assist them their treatmen in implementing Contributions t plan. It’s an can be made even greater honor online at www.te entrust Team Moberi when parents org via PayPal ammoberi. shaping Scholastic Sports or mailed to: Development to 1 Team Moberi their children’s assist inmoberi.indd Development, 8955 Hwy 6 N, Scholastic Sports athletic and academ ic pursuits.” Suite 130. Houston If you would The federal tax , Texas 77095. like more informa identification number Moberi Scholas tion about Team “Few things are is: 27-3162412. tic Youth Develop ment or would moberi.indd 2 11/9/2012 10:44:04 AM moberi.indd 3 11/9/2012 rewarding thanAM watching it grow,” more 10:44:06 planting a seed make a tax deducti ble contribution, like to says Dr. Morrison and www.te please visit the . “It doesn’t matter ammoberi.org. website: a young person if the seed is developing to his If you’d like expanding and meeting or her fullest potential to schedule a or a business patient consulta the needs of the contact the Moberi tion, please patients and dentists practice located we serve.” practice most conveniently . Most insuranc to your e plans are accepted . moberi.indd 4 11/9/2012 10:47:27 AM
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She has t in 2002, and n- performed in the Neapolitan numerous works 1st soloist in Princess in Swan , most notably Sleeping Beaut Lake, the Lilac y, Sugar Plum Fairy the Winter Fairy in Cinde Fairy in The and the Snow rella, and both Queen in The the Roberto Cubia Nutcracker. s, Director of Latin Fusion Latin Studies Dance Comp Latin Gramm any can be seen and Director of ys pher. He has and is an award winning Latinannually on the Stephen and D’Ann danced with The choreogra- Argentina 2000 Ambassadors O Gimenez with their five children f was promoted and The Colombian Folklo Folkloric Ballet, nce upon a time, to principal dance ric Ballet where choreographe r, and is now he in the Lone tion of D’An nity. Parents shoul r. Rober to also Star state, there was a girl who rector and n Gimenez, Creative Di- loric Ballet-Raice founded the Intern dn’t have to drive s de Mi Tierra ational Folk- wanted to dance Owner, accepted minutes to an 30 Hispanic Ameri with can youth to embra the mission to influen . She trained students. its first hour home for our childr away from through music ce and uplift their ce classically “Dance is my life and dance. heritage Checceti, and studie in Russian and ways has been,” and al- quality dance exper en to have a says D’Ann. “We Kerry Jackson, tion of internationa d under the direc- are now at a place the opening of ience.” With Jazz Artistic Hip Hop, Mode rn, Contempora lly acclaimed balle- we in our Director gradua can start this busin lives where Laeral Dance The Houston ry, and rina, Lynette Maso Academy & Perfo Metropolitan ted to profes n Gregg, found ess and focus rming Arts, Si- He has worke Dance Comp sional dancer with the Royal Acade er of on bringing the enna Plantation d with some of any at the most talente the age of 20. my of Fine Arts. best of the best residents no known choreo graphers aroun She joined her dance instruction in longer have to. 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    • Page 21 4/21/09 12:08 PM New Mag 1 -NEW: 1-35 May091-35 May09 -NEW:New Mag 4/21/09 12:07 PM Page 20 section Good Methtal n H d ercise an Proper ex improves eal nutrition health yo ur overall Patterson By Traci D. ion on a person ’s susceptibility to For More Inform ation , Fitness and health& wel ness of the nutrit es and of certain diseas Mental Health your health is one some illnesses, onset and specific mental rces Taking charge of do for Nutrition Resou things you can t on moods most important and its impac and hav- exercising more ms. Staying active America of yourself. Eating well, health proble ves how Mental Health check ups helps to ional habits impro Greater Houst on getting regular ing good nutrit It affects l wellness and pre- and operates. Mhahouston.org improve your overal on illnesses and your body feels working, feeling, memory, vent a variety of comm your thinking, America ng ability. 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They also suggest Studies have been -NEW:New Mag 4/22/09 se and of depre 11:40 AM Page 36 effects of exerci decades on the 36-47 May09 -NEW: New Mag 4/21/09 12:09 PM Page 37 Everybody 2 section yoga, “H2O Babie s,” toddler lessons, strength classes, masters and endurance Adult Swim workout classes In! for adults ages 18 and older, Over the past and a program several years, for special needs the popularity children who have of swimming cerebral for fitness has palsy, down syndr grown signifi- ome or anxi- cantly among ety over being adults. No in the water. longer is swimm ing just an activity where Something For parents enroll Everyone their children so they can Children fighti learn how to swim at an ming as a way sity problems may ng obe- to stay active, and early age. These exercise with a it also provides use swim- days, par- group of kids dealin them with a social ents are also g with the same outlet to discovering “We do offer some issues. the benefits of ages eight and strength getting in the up, not necessarily and endurance classes geared water. And the Fitness sw swimmers, but because those kids toward kids being reflected trend is imming becau want sending their childr se they have obesity issues,” Kutac to be competitive in the demo- is attract en to these classe said. “Parents like graphics of variou s swim ing a obese, these swim classes are a good s because if that child is overweight classes aroun d Houston. brand new fun while gettin g fit.” place for them to be successful or In her 21 years of working crowd and have at the Memorial to the po Athletic ol In addition, both chil- Club and Aquat Aquatics Direct ic Center, dren and adults or Kathy who are over- Veen said she By Clair Mac weight find that has noticed a iel in swim activities participating significant increa se in adult is We all know summ to the often strenu preferable participation in the facilityʼs ertime in Houst ous and awk- programs in recen stifling. And somet on can be brutal ward task of worki t years. imes those kinds ly hot, humid and ng out at a “Weʼve seen idea of going for of conditions can down gym. The weigh a lot more a run or an outdo cause you to second right tless feeling of baby boomers and seniors daily exercise in or being in the water a swimming pool. workout. That is, unless you’re guess your makes it eas- coming out to exercise in Swimming is a getting your ier for an overw great way to stay eight person to the water,” Veen level. It gets your fit no matter what exercise, Kutac said. “A lot heart rate going your age or ability said. of them are comin water keeps you and helps tone g post- cool. the body. And For seniors with surgery or becau fitness& the best part? The tis, swim or water arthri- se their aerobics orthopedic doctor Full Body Bene because the low-im classes are ideal s tell them fits pact nature of exerci activities to swim for physic joints. Land exerci sing in the water al therapy The benefits of ses can be harsh naturally cushio or other health coaches from all swimming for fitnes through the water on stiff or fragil ns reasons.” exercise sports because it s have long been can improve range e bones, Aerobics, arthrit necessarily used offers a full body touted by of motion and help but moving is therapy for other activities. workout that uses trainers and Serious athletes who prefer the alleviate stiffne and masters classes are fill- “Swimming is muscles not out will find that more competitiv ss. ing up the calend an activity that swimming is an e aspect of worki ars, with Kutac, executive or to stay in shape ideal activity to director for Dad’s uses every muscl during the offsea cross train for other ng more being added “The cardiac benefi Club Aquatic and e in the body,” said Linda son. sports programs every to local ts are tremendous Fitness Center year. Veen great alternative . in Houston. Easy To Do, Hard for those who either You learn to control your breath To Master says more adults who donʼt tance endurance can’t or don’t like ing, and it’s a Emmett Hines, swim are now activities.” to run or do other head coach for beginning to Whether you’re long dis- author of the book the H2Ouston take lessons eight months or “Fitness Swimming Swims program simply to learn grams being offere 98 years old, ,” says swimming and a new skill. Even d year-round in classes geared towar the Houston area. there are a number of pro- is often incorrectly competitive level, on the d all skill levels Dad’s Club offers perceived as an adult ath- . Fitness programs a variet easy recreational letes are seekin include water aerobi y of sport. g classes to cs, water improve their “There are some techniques. people “Thereʼs been who say that swim an increase ming isn’t in triathletes lookin hard because it’s g for done in the more instruction water and it’s not on stroke a weight- technique,” she said. “A lot of (triathletes) say swimming is the toughest leg in the race, so they want to learn and improve on that.”
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