Colonel Douglas D. Lancaster, D.M.D.,
Dental Corps, has been appointed the incoming Dean of the Army Postgraduate Dental School,
effective August 19, 2015.
Patrick J. Ferrillo, Jr., D.D.S., is stepping down as Dean at Pacific Dugoni. Dr. Ferrillo will now begin a sabbatical year.
SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor of Periodontics and Endodontics, Joseph J. Zambon, D.D.S., Ph.D., has been named Acting Dean of UB SDM.
Karl-Åke H. Omnell, D.D.S., Ph.D., former Dean of UW SOD, passed away at his home on Camano Island in Washington.
Assistant Surgeon General of the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, William D. Bailey,
D.D.S., M.P.H., has been appointed by The University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine (CU SDM) as the Endowed
Chair in Prevention of Early Childhood Caries.
Early last month, nearly 600 students in the University of Washington (UW) health sciences schools
formed teams and discussed the fictitious case of patient “Gregory,” a 31-year-old male seen in the UW Dental Urgent
Care Clinic for tooth pain.
More than 500 volunteers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry (UAB SOD),
the UAB School of Nursing, Cahaba Valley Health Care and other local dentists, health agencies and companies cared
for more than 350 people recently as part of the first UAB Dentistry Cares Community Day.
IPEC is pleased to announce the next Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Interprofessional Faculty
Development Institute taking place January 12-15, 2014.
The Dental Quality Alliance (DQA) is pleased to announce the availability of its 2013 Conference
Compendium: Improving Quality Through Measurement.