In the first study investigating the origins of a little-known condition called chronic ulcerative stomatitis (CUS), researchers at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (TUSDM) provide evidence that an autoimmune response contributes to the painful oral sores that characterize the disease.
After the success of January’s ADEA/AAL Institute for Allied Health Educators online program, ADEA again is partnering with the Academy for Academic Leadership to present another ADEA/AAL IAHE distance learning program in June: Advances in Educational Methods for Allied Health Educators.
The Women Pioneers Monograph, capturing the personal stories of women leaders in dental research, education, and practice, has been published. A PDF version can be downloaded from the ADEA website; printed copies were distributed as a supplement to the April issue of the Journal of Dental Education.
The Maryland Children’s Oral Health Institute (MCOHI) debuted Code Red: The Oral Health Crisis in Your Classroom at Dickey Hill Elementary/Middle School in Baltimore, Maryland. The book, which is designed to look like an apple, was launched to equip educators to teach oral health education.
Since 1958, the William J. Gies Editorial Award (sponsored by the American Association of Dental Editors and the ADEAGies Foundation) has been presented yearly to the author of the most valuable editorial published in a dental journal or periodical.
The University of Texas at Dallas School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics now offers an undergraduate course in oral histology. In spring 2011 the first class of 35 students began the course, which will help them gain an understanding of the complexities of oral health.
An Advanced Specialty Education Program in Endodontics has been announced for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Dentistry. Adam Lloyd, B.D.S., M.S., has been added as Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Endodontics.
Dr. Cuong Nguyen, a Research Assistant Professor in oral biology at the University of Florida College of Dentistry, was recently notified that the Sjögren’s Syndrome Foundation is extending his current research grant for a second year, saying his renewal application had “demonstrated clear and significant progress during the first year of his grant.”
Dr. Marita R. Inglehart has been appointed Associate Editor of the Journal of Dental Education (JDE), the premier scholarly journal for academic dentistry published by the American Dental Education Association (ADEA).
The May issue of the Journal of Dental Education.
The University of Detroit Mercy invites applications for a full-time tenure or clinical track position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level in the Department of Biomedical and Diagnostic Sciences, available immediately.