Wichita State University (WSU) recently opened its new Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) building in Wichita, Kansas. Several university, state, and community officials attended the building’s grand opening at the end of October.
Dr. Richard W. Valachovic, Executive Director of the American Dental Education Association, recently visited the new $112 million building at the College of Dental Medicine at Georgia Health Sciences University. Dr. Valachovic noted that the building will help to attract students, faculty, and patients.
Dr. Sangeetha Chandrasekaran, a periodontics resident at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry, has won the Volpe Prize. The $3,500 award is presented to the best clinical research in periodontology by students in dentistry. The competition, sponsored by The Ohio State University and Colgate-Palmolive Co., is named for Dr. Anthony Volpe, who is responsible for Colgate’s worldwide clinical research program.
Patricia Capps, CDA, RDH, M.S., Indiana University School of Dentistry, was elected as a new Director to the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) during its Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors in Chicago, Illinois. Her term began on September 1, 2011.
Journal of Dental Education, November 2011