Researchers at the Center for Neurosensory Disorders, a part of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry, served as the lead researchers in the first large-scale clinical jaw-pain study, called the Orofacial Pain: Prospective Evaluation and Risk Assessment (OPPERA). The study, led by Dr. William Maixner, Director of the CND at UNC, provides new insights into potential causes of tempromandibular joint disorders.
The University of Florida (UF) College of Dentistry recently opened a Dental Clinical Research Unit (DCRU) as a collaborative effort with the University of Florida Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) to facilitate and encourage translational research.
The University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry announced the purchase of an office building in San Francisco, California’s South of Market (SoMa) district to establish a new campus. The building, located at 155 Fifth Street, is seven stories tall with approximately 395,000 gross square feet of space. Five floors of the building will house the university's prestigious Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, as well as classroom space for other future university programs.
Roseman University of Health Sciences held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on October 27 for Utah’s first four-year school of dentistry. The facility features classrooms equipped with multimedia technology, six imaging rooms, two wet labs, conference rooms, and team breakout rooms.
Einstein Healthcare Network and the organization’s Department of Dental Medicine recently honored Dr. Alan J. Borislow for more than 30 years of dedication to the organization, to dental education, and to patients served. Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia has named the Alan J. Borislow Division of Orthodontics in recognition of his 30 years of service as Chairman of the Maxwell S. Fogel Department of Dental Medicine.
Dr. Jack Clinton, Dean of the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) School of Dentistry will be stepping down from day-to-day operational responsibilities as Dean at the end of 2011. In his role as Dean Emeritus, Dr. Clinton will instead focus on overseeing the dental school’s transition to its new home at Portland’s South Waterfront location and raising the additional funds necessary to complete the new building.
Journal of Dental Education, Vol. 75, No. 12/December 2011
The Department of Restorative Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking applications for two full-time faculty positions (non-tenure track) beginning August 16, 2012 at the Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor levels.