In an effort to increase inter-class "bonding" (see what we did there), we highlight a CDM student and "drill" them with 12 questions. Get to know MUSC CDM a little better!

#TheMondayDrill

Anna Rule

Anna Rule

September 26th, 2022

Happy Monday! You know the drill! Get to know Anna Rule a D2 here at MUSC. Hope everyone is getting a kickstart to their week! 😁


1. Hometown: Summerfield, NC

2. Siblings: 2 brothers and a sister

3. Pets: 2 dogs 

4. Schools: University of South Carolina 

5. When did you decide you wanted to be a dentist? I always knew I wanted to be in health care and work with people but I didn’t truly know until I shadowed a dentist my senior year of high school. 

6. Favorite subject/specialty in dental school: I loved fixed pros!

7. Hobbies: running and going to the beach 

8. Favorite sports team: Gamecocks

9. Favorite restaurant in CHS: La Carreta 

10. Folly, Sullivan’s or IOP: Folly

11. Plans after graduation: hoping to go straight into private practice!

12. Biggest pet peeve: people being late

Hannah Martin

Hannah Martin

August 29th, 2022

Happy Monday Drill! It’s a rainy day in Charleston but get to know this D3, Hannah Martin. She’ll brighten up your day! Have a great week! 😁


1. Hometown: Marion, S.C. 

2. Siblings: none but my parents have a French Bulldog, an English Bulldog, and a mixed dog that they treat like kids 

3. Pets: I have an English Bulldog named Honey Bun. 

4. Schools: Clemson University- go Tigs 🐅 

5. When did you decide you wanted to be a dentist? In middle school when I got braces and my orthodontist talked to me about dentistry and what a career in the profession would be like 

6. Favorite subject/specialty in dental school: Fixed and Operative 🦷

7. Hobbies: spending time with family and friends, cooking, hunting, water skiing, spending time at the river, and my newest hobby is preserving flowers/wedding bouquets💐 

8. Favorite sports team: Clemson Tigers 

9. Favorite restaurant in Chs: Magnolias (their shellfish and grits are the bomb) 

10. Folly, Sullivan's or IOP: Folly because I love Dole whip from The Pineapple Hut 

11. Plans after graduation: Private Practice back at home 

12. Biggest pet peeve: when people think their car tires have to touch the curb to park and they end up blocking the grass that was on the other side of the curb.

Sammy Huynh

Sammy Huynh

August 8th, 2022

Happy Monday!! Todays Monday Drill we are featuring Sammy Huynh a current D4 and our current National ASDA VP! Get to know Sammy 🥳🦷 


1. Hometown: Aiken, SC

2. Siblings: Younger sister Haley who’s a freshman at Clemson

3. Pets: A dachshund and miniature poodle, Rocky and Ginger

4. Schools: Aiken Elementary, Kennedy Middle School, South Aiken High School, USC

5. When did you decide you wanted to be a dentist? 

When I was about 6 months old, I bit into my first solid food and knew then that I wanted to dedicate my life to dentistry

6. Favorite subject/specialty in dental school: 

Oral Surgery

7. Hobbies: 

Working out, cooking, hanging out with the homies

8. Favorite sports team: 

Gamecocks baby

9. Favorite restaurant in Chs: 

Lewis Barbecue

10. Folly, Sullivan's or IOP: 

Sully’s

11. Plans after graduation: 

OMFS residency hopefully!

12. Biggest pet peeve:

@fosterthefotos

Eva Vandoros

Eva Vandoros

July 18th, 2022

Happy Monday! YOU KNOW THE DRILL! We are so excited to celebrate our second post gross tonight for the D1s! So let us introduce you to a D1, Eva Vandoros! 🥳


1. Hometown: Burlington, NC

2. Siblings: Older brother and a younger sister

3. Pets: None of my own! 

4. Schools: College of Charleston

5. When did you decide you wanted to be a dentist? Freshman year of high school when I had braces

6. Favorite subject/specialty in dental school: Science (fav class was immunology)

7. Hobbies: Tennis, gym, hiking, skim boarding

8. Favorite sports team: Duke Basketball

9. Favorite restaurant in Chs: Butcher and Bee

10. Folly, Sullivan's or IOP: Folly

11. Plans after graduation: Private practice

12. Biggest pet peeve: When people don’t read directions

Cole Prosser

Cole Prosser

September 19th, 2022

Another Monday in the books! Here’s a Monday drill to kick off the rest of your week! Meet Cole Prosser he’s a D1! Have a great week yall! 🥳


1. Hometown: Murrells Inlet, SC

2. Siblings: One older sister who is a high school teacher 

3. Pets: A white lab named Miley that my parents won’t let me bring the chs

4. Schools: University of South Carolina

5. When did you decide you wanted to be a dentist? Freshman year of college after shadowing

6. Favorite subject/specialty in dental school: Im really enjoying Anatomy right now!

7. Hobbies: hunting, fishing, golfing, going to the beach with my classmates 

8. Favorite sports team: Atlanta Braves (who just won the World Series in case you forgot)

9. Favorite restaurant in Chs: love sushi so O-ku on king 

10. Folly, Sullivan's or IOP: Folly

11. Plans after graduation: Private practice

12. Biggest pet peeve: bad drivers

Landon Patterson

Landon Patterson

August 22nd, 2022

HAPPY MONDAY! You know the drillll… Get to know a current D2 Landon Patterson! Have a great week! 


1. Hometown: Dunlap, Illinois

2. Siblings: older sister, Morgan 

3. Pets: my girlfriend’s bunny, Luna

4. Schools: Clemson University

5. When did you decide you wanted to be a dentist? During undergrad, I worked at an orthodontics office and a dental lab for a few summers. I really enjoyed my time there and learned a lot about what goes on behind the scenes. 

6. Favorite subject/specialty in dental school: anything in the sim lab 

7. Hobbies: being outside, golf, fishing, video games

8. Favorite sports team: Clemson Football

9. Favorite restaurant in Chs: High Cotton

10. Folly, Sullivan's or IOP: Sullivan’s 

11. Plans after graduation: whatever the Army tells me to do, but eventually private practice 

12. Biggest pet peeve: rude people

Adrian Jackson

Adrian Jackson

August 1, 2022

Another week! Another Monday Drill! 🥳 

Kicking off this week is Adrian Jackson a current D3! Get to know him and have a great week!


1. Hometown: Spartanburg, SC

2. Siblings: 2 siblings

3. Pets: 0 pets

4. Schools: Clemson University 

5. When did you decide you wanted to be a dentist? Decided I wanted to be a dentist when I was in elementary school

6. Favorite subject/specialty in dental school: Fav subject in dental is Fixed Pros courses 

7. Hobbies: Traveling, trying new places to eat, working out, & vinyasa yoga

8. Favorite sports team: Clemson Tigers, Carolina Panthers

9. Favorite restaurant in Chs: 167 Raw

10. Folly, Sullivan's or IOP: IOP

11. Plans after graduation: Private practice 

12. Biggest pet peeve: When someone decides to hold to hold the door open for me, but i’m not exactly close so they are just watching me hurry up and get there

Nicole Hoard

Nicole Hoard

July 11th, 2022

HAPPY MONDAY DRILL! Today we are introducing Nicole Hoard a D4 at musc! 


1. Hometown: New Bern NC 

2. Siblings: one little sister who is cooler than me in every way. She is currently in Ohio getting her masters in sports management/ MBA

3. Pets: Maverick 🤍 my 4 month old english cream golden retriever and love of my life

4. Schools: Go cocks 🤙🏼

5. When did you decide you wanted to be a dentist? I always wanted to do something medical but my sophomore year I really started to love how I could satisfy my artistic side and science side with dentistry 

6. Favorite subject/specialty in dental school: General- cosmetic cases, I love how you can transforms someone’s whole world

7. Hobbies: surfing at folly, boating with my family, and anything active/ outside 

8. Favorite sports team: gamecocks 🤍 (no matter how hard they make it 🙄) 

9. Favorite restaurant in Chs: Post house inn, 167 raw or anywhere on shem

10. Folly, Sullivan's or IOP: Folly 

11. Plans after graduation: Going back to New Bern NC to work with my dad at his general dentistry practice(:

12. biggest pet peeve: mean humans

Andrew Harper

Andrew Harper

September 12th, 2022

MONDAY DRILL! 🥳🥳🥳 Today we are introducing Andrew Harper a D4! Hope everyone has a great and productive week!


1. Hometown: Tallahassee, FL

2. Siblings: 1 younger brother 

3. Pets: 10 month old spaniel named Riley 

4. Schools: Florida State University 

5. When did you decide you wanted to become a dentist?: my junior year at FSU after I volunteered in the hospital and had a terrible experience

6. Favorite subject/specialty in dental school?: I really like spending time in oral surgery and perio

7. Hobbies: traveling, hunting, fishing, spending time on the boat and going to sports games 

8. Favorite sports team: Florida State Seminoles 

9. Favorite restaurant in CHS: Hometeam BBQ 

10. Folly, Sullivan’s or IOP: Folly 

11. Plans after graduation: GPR/AEGD and then figure it out from there!

12. Biggest pet peeve: kind of strange.. but getting asked a ton of questions when I’m tired and trying to relax

Charlotte Schmitt

Charlotte Schmitt

August 15th, 2022

Another Monday Another Drill! Today we are featuring a D1, Charlotte Schmitt! Read and get to know Charlotte!😁


1. Hometown: Greenville, SC

2. Siblings: 1 older sister, 1 twin sister, 1 younger sister

3. Pets: A little yorkie named Mocha 

4. Schools: Clemson University 🐯

5. When did you decide you wanted to be a dentist? After having braces in middle school. 

6. Favorite subject/specialty in dental school: Open to everything, but I enjoy cosmetic dentistry.

7. Hobbies: Working out, cooking, skiing

8. Favorite sports team: Clemson Tigers 

9. Favorite restaurant in Chs: Page’s Okra Grill

10. Folly, Sullivan's or IOP: Folly

11. Plans after graduation: Private Practice 

12. Biggest pet peeve: Constant complaining

Elizabeth Buckley

Elizabeth Buckley

July 25th, 2022

You know the drill!! Get a kick start to your week and get to know a rising D2 Elizabeth Buckley! 👏🏼🥳


1. Hometown: Charlotte, NC

2. Siblings: only child 

3. Pets: fish named scooter 🐠 my family has a golden, Millie and silky terrier, Callie 

4. Schools: College of Charleston 

5. When did you decide you wanted to be a dentist? Since one of my 1st dental appts. My dentist told me to stop using a paci bc it would ruin my teeth, from then on I loved the dentist (and stopped using a paci) 

6. Favorite subject/specialty in dental school: anything related to sim lab 

7. Hobbies: traveling, going to the beach, trying new restaurants, watching bravo tv

8. Favorite sports team: Chs Riverdogs 🐶

9. Favorite restaurant in Chs: Leon’s or Melfis

10. Folly, Sullivan's or IOP: Sullivan’s (or Seabrook) 

11. Plans after graduation: not sure yet 

12. Biggest pet peeve: when ppl stop and the sign says keep moving

Sydney Gillis

Sydney Gillis

June 27th 2022

Happy Monday and cheers to another Monday Drill! Today we are excited to start including the class of 2026 in our Monday drill! Please welcome a new D1 Sydney Gillis!


1. Hometown: Bel Air, MD

2. Siblings: 1 older sister, 1 younger sister

3. Pets: Goldendoodle named Sadie

4. Schools: University of South Carolina

5. When did you decide you wanted to be a dentist? Going to my orthodontist so often when I was in middle school made me realize the logistics behind dentistry and it stuck with me ever since. 

6. Favorite subject/specialty in dental school: I just started my journey in dental school so I haven’t been exposed to much but I am super interested in ortho, I have an open mind tho!

7. Hobbies: Yoga, going to the beach, staying active, hanging with family and friends 

8. Favorite sports team: Gamecocks 

9. Favorite restaurant in Chs: Haven’t been here long but love Saltwater Cowboys 

10. Folly, Sullivan's or IOP: Folly 

11. Plans after graduation: Maybe specialize?? Not sure yet

12. Biggest pet peeve: loud chewing