Bulletin of Dental Education

Dr. David Felton Named Dean of University of Mississippi Medical Center SOD

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Dr. Jeanne Sinkford Honored with ADA Distinguished Service Award

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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. 

Dr. Monica Cayouette Named Chair of Department of Oral Rehabilitation at MUSC James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine

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The Medical University of South Carolina Board of Trustees approved the appointment of Dr. Monica Cayouette as the Chair of the James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine Department of Oral Rehabilitation.

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  

UCLA SOD Reflects on a Legacy of Research During its Golden Anniversary

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UCLA SOD celebrated its 50-year anniversary during the 2014–15 fiscal year. During that time, they have made major strides in education, research, patient care and public service.

UNC, Dental Foundation of North Carolina Establish Memorial Award for Slain Students

U-M School of Dentistry, Others Pioneer New Approach to Dental Care

UTHealth School of Dentistry in Houston Awarded $3.7 Million From NIDCR

Do You Know about the Kids’ Healthy Mouth Campaign?

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The Kids' Healthy Mouths campaign, launched in August 2012, is a collaboration between the Ad Council and the Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives.

RWJ Foundation and Dental Pipeline National Learning Institute Support Oral Health in American Indian Communities

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Poor oral health care has been an issue in American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities for many years. The most recent study reported that the AI/AN population has the highest dental caries rate in the country. The problem is attributed to a number of factors, including a lack of access to providers who understand and are committed to working in AI/AN communities.

UMDNJ and Rutgers University Merge Creating New Health Sciences Institute

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Leaders across New Jersey welcomed a new era in higher education July 1, 2013, as the New Jersey Medical and Health Sciences Education Restructuring Act became effective. The Act integrates most of the former University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey into Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, including University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Dental School (UMDNJ).

The dental school is now officially the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine. The school’s leadership recommended the new name to reflect that dentistry is a profession founded in biomedical science. The new name more closely aligns with today’s dental education and practice.

Welcome to the New Bulletin of Dental Education

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Welcome to the new Bulletin of Dental Education! We’ve made a few exciting changes to the bimonthly newsletter featuring the latest from the dental community.

Dr. Rena N. D’Souza Named First Permanent Dean of New Dental School at University of Utah

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An internationally regarded researcher and highly honored dental educator, Rena N. D’Souza, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D., has been selected as the first permanent dean of the University of Utah’s new School of Dentistry. She assumes her new role on August 1,
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