Bulletin of Dental Education

Dr. Raymond Cohlmia appointed Dean at the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry

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Dr. Cohlmia recently served as Assistant Dean for Patient Care and Director of the Comprehensive Care Dental Program.

Dr. Robert Hirsch to Step Down as Dean at LECOM

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Anton S. Gotlieb, D.D.S., M.S., the current Executive Associate Dean at LECOM SDM, has been appointed as Acting Dean as of January 1, 2015.

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. 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.

Renowned Researcher and Educator Dr. Songtao Shi Joins Penn Dental Medicine

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Dr. Shi comes to Penn Dental Medicine from the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of the University of Southern California (OSD USC), where he served as Professor within the Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology.

Dr. Rena D’Souza to Lead New Global Research Initiatives at the University of Utah

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The Offices of the President and Vice President for Research at the University of Utah are pleased to announce the appointment of Rena D’Souza, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D., as Associate Vice Provost for Research.

Dr. Rena D’Souza Steps Down as Dean at University of Utah School of Dentistry

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Dr. D’Souza will be returning to the faculty. Glen R. Hanson, Ph.D., D.D.S. has been appointed to serve as Interim Dean.

Dr. Harinder Sandhu Steps Down as Director of Western University Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

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Dr. Sandhu announced that he will step down effective January 1, 2015.

RADM Makrides Appointed Chief Dental Officer of USPHS

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Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell has approved the appointment of Rear Admiral Nicholas S. Makrides, D.M.D., M.A., M.P.H., to the position of Chief Dental Officer (CDO) of the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) with a subsequent temporary promotion to the rank of Assistant Surgeon General.

Dr. Fletcher Named Interim Executive Director of the NDA

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The National Dental Association (NDA) Board of Trustees announced at its fall meeting that NDA Past President Nathan Fletcher, D.D.S., will serve as Interim Executive Director, effective immediately.

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