Bulletin of Dental Education

ECU SDM Opens Fifth Community Service Learning Center in North Carolina

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The fifth of its kind in North Carolina, the CSLCs provide expert dental care to patients statewide.

U-M Announces Awards to Transform Education Across Schools and Curricula

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Two years ago, U-M announced the Third Century Initiative, which challenged faculty to develop innovative, multi-disciplinary teaching and scholarship approaches in advance of the school’s bicentennial in 2017.

Dr. Leo Rouse to Retire as Dean of HU COD

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Dr. Rouse is widely esteemed as the first African American to serve as President of ADEA. Dr. Rouse also chaired the ADEA Council of Deans and served as one of the four ADEA commissioners on the Commission of Dental Accreditation.

Dr. Ana López-Fuentes Appointed Dean of UPR SDM

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She has served in a number of capacities at UPR SDM, including Director of Community Dentistry and a consultant for Infection Control and Risk Management.

Dr. Carrie Brown Named President of National Dental Association

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The National Dental Association has 48 chapters in the United States, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean, representing 6,000 minority dentists.

Jason Joo Receives ADI's Terry Tanaka Humanitarian Award

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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.

Pacific Dugoni’s Interprofessional Education Program Reaches Out and Reaches New Heights

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Not only does IPE encourage collaboration across disciplines, but it can also afford students in health professions the chance to observe cases and patients they wouldn’t normally be able to see.

Dental School Research Team Uses Patient Stem Cells to Regenerate Jawbone

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The procedure, done under local anesthesia, significantly speeds the healing time relative to traditional bone grafting, and minimizes pain.

Priority Registration Now Open for the 2015 Spring Interprofessional Education Collaborative Institute

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Faculty teams will come together to create actionable plans for implementing projects that advance interprofessional curricula, learning experiences and assessment, in collaboration with community partners for improving population health.

Dental Quality Alliance Announces 2015 Conference

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The conference, titled Roles of Quality Measurement, will train 100 thought and opinion leaders in dentistry who commit to promoting the implementation of measurement to pursue common goals of quality improvement in oral health.

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