Robert Barsley, D.D.S., J.D., Professor and Director of Oral Health Resources, Community and Hospital Dentistry at the Louisiana State University Health New Orleans School of Dentistry (LSUSD), has been appointed to the Crime Scene/Death Investigation Scientific Area Committee by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
Colleen M. Brickle, Ed.D., RDH, RF, received this honor in special recognition of her contributions to improving health in Minnesota.
Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell has approved the appointment of Rear Admiral Nicholas S. Makrides, D.M.D., M.A., M.P.H., to the position of Chief Dental Officer (CDO) of the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) with a subsequent temporary promotion to the rank of Assistant Surgeon General.
The National Dental Association (NDA) Board of Trustees announced at its fall meeting that NDA Past President Nathan Fletcher, D.D.S., will serve as Interim Executive Director, effective immediately.
Isabel Garcia, D.D.S., M.P.H., has been named Dean of the University of Florida College of Dentistry (UF COD). Dr. Garcia currently serves as the Deputy Director of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR).
The professorship was established by Princeton, WV, residents Cynthia Branson, D.D.S., an orthodontist, and her husband Philip Branson, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon, who are both graduates of Northwestern University.
The Columbia University College of Dental Medicine (Columbia CDM) has received the 2014 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Health Policy Fellows program provides the nation’s most comprehensive fellowship experience at the nexus of health science, policy and politics in Washington, D.C.
Journal of Dental Education, Volume 78, Number 10, October 2014
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