Bulletin of Dental Education

Dr. Laurie McCauley, Dean of the University of Michigan SOD, Elected to National Academy of Medicine

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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).

UNC School of Dentistry Students Lead DEAH DAY of Service in the Community

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Dental students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry (UNC SOD) have established a new day of service to be conducted annually in honor and memory of the late Deah Barakat and Yusor Abu-Salha. Each year the school will cancel classes and clinics that day as students conduct community service work across The Triangle area.

Creating Smiles in a Louisiana Community

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In March 2006, the Riser Elementary and Middle School in West Monroe, LA, partnered with the University of Louisiana at Monroe Dental Hygiene Program to found the Riser School Based Dental Hygiene Clinic. Over the years, over 2,500 children have been treated.

University of Kentucky Celebrates 25 Years of Mobile Outreach Program

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Every child deserves to receive quality dental care. To help address the needs of Kentucky’s underserved children, UKCD operates a mobile outreach program. 

Indiana University-Purdue University Dental Hygiene Program Celebrates 50 Years and New Beginnings

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The Indiana University-Purdue University at Fort Wayne Dental Hygiene program recently joined the rest of the institution in celebrating its 50th anniversary. The program is also marking the start of the new BS-DH with this year's class.

Dr. Steven Friedrichsen Appointed Interim Provost at Western University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine

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Dr. Steve Friedrichsen, Dean of the Western University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine, has been appointed as Interim Provost of Western University. 

New Center for Oral Health Care and Research Opens at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

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With the opening of its new Center for Oral Health Care and Research, the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has a modern, facility that will enable the school to bring improved multispecialty dental care, education, training and research to South Texas.

ADA Foundation Names Dr. David Whiston Leadership Award Recipients

Penn Dental Medicine Receives $10 Million Gift From Alumnus Dr. Robert I. Schattner

Dr. Brian Bast Appointed Chair of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at UCSF School of Dentistry

Dr. Santosh Sundaresan Receives 2015 Arthur A. Dugoni Faculty Award

Periodontics on the Move at LSUHSC School of Dentistry  

Inside the University of Maryland SOD’s Video Lecture Program

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There is an easy way to attract students to your program: Don’t make them go to class. For nearly a decade, UMSOD has captured all of its faculty’s lectures on video and has made them available to students via an online portal.

Small Dental Hygiene Program Has a Big Impact on Children in Missouri

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With only 10 students admitted each year, the State Fair Community College (SFCC) Dental Hygiene program in Sedalia, MO, may be a small program, but the value of services they provide to the surrounding community is immeasurable.

Tunxis Community College Expands Service Learning Program in CT and Beyond

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Service learning is an integral part of the dental hygiene program at Tunxis Community College with service learning projects in Connecticut, nationwide within the Navajo and Lakota tribes, and internationally.
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