Bulletin of Dental Education

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.

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.

Dr. Garcia to Lead University of Florida College of Dentistry

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Isabel Garcia, D.D.S., M.P.H., has been named Dean of the University of Florida College of Dentistry (UF COD). Dr. Garcia currently serves as the Deputy Director of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR).

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