New McNamara Award
Established by American Association of Orthodontists Foundation Honors Dr.
James McNamara of U-M SODDr. William
Giannobile Elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of
School of Dentistry Building Expansion Approved
IADR Members Elect
Rena N. D’Souza as Vice PresidentDr. Jennifer Perkins
Joins UCSF Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Dr. McCauley is U-M SOD’s second dean to be honored with membership in the NAM. She has served as Dean since 2013, and previously chaired the Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine (2002–2012).
When Dr. Jeanne Sinkford was a child, she didn’t know
any women dentists, but knew she wanted a dental career. To honor her lifelong commitment to ensuring that women and minorities are
able to succeed, the ADA Board of Trustees will award Dr. Sinkford the ADA
Distinguished Service Award at ADA 2015—America’s Dental Meeting.
The Gies Awards, named after dental education pioneer William J. Gies, Ph.D., debuted in 2008 and honor individuals and organizations that exemplify the highest standards in oral health and dental education, research and leadership.
Dr. Goldberg is an oral surgeon, scholar, author, educator and academic leader. He is highly respected by faculty, staff and students, and is the distinguished embodiment of talent at the university.
The award honors the North American senior dental student who best exemplifies the humanitarian values and service to others for which the Academy of Dentistry International is known.
The NHSC, a program of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, provides financial, professional and educational resources to medical, dental and mental and behavioral health care providers who bring their skills to areas of the United States with limited access to health care.
The National Institutes of Health has awarded $11.8 million over five years to the University of Pittsburgh Center for Craniofacial and Dental Genetics (CCDG) to study the hereditary roots of cleft lips and palates.
An ADA member for 36 years, Dr. Summerhays is immediate past trustee of the ADA’s 13th District (California).