Dental School Welcomes Its Newest DDS Students – the Class of 2026

June 28, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., June 28, 2022 – The School of Dentistry’s new first-year class of DDS students arrived in Ann Arbor last week from points all around Michigan and the country. The 109 students in the Class of 2026 were selected from 1,683 applicants. A snapshot of who they are: • 58 Michigan residents and …

Faculty Member Dr. Mark Fitzgerald on Team Receiving International Education Award

June 20, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., June 20, 2022 – A School of Dentistry faculty member is part of a University of Michigan team that received an international Learning Impact Award for a project that improves Interprofessional Education (IPE) data tracking. The project was a collaboration between the Center for Interprofessional Education and the campus Information and Technology …

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Faculty Member Dr. Fei Liu Named Interim Chair of BMSP Department

June 9, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., June 9, 2022 – Dr. Fei Liu has been named interim chair of the Department of Biologic and Materials Sciences & Prosthodontics (BMSP) at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. The previous chair, Dr. Jan Hu, is now Interim Dean of the school after Dr. Laurie McCauley was appointed Provost of …

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Dental Hygiene Program Welcomes New Class With White Coat Ceremony

June 7, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., June 7, 2022 – The Dental Hygiene program at the School of Dentistry held its inaugural White Coat Ceremony on May 26 to welcome 40 first-year students into the hygienist profession. The ceremony is similar to one that has been held for dental students for many years. Dental Hygiene Director Janet Kinney …

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Faculty Member Dr. Yuji Mishina to Lead Oral Health Sciences PhD Program

June 6, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., June 6, 2022 – Faculty member Dr. Yuji Mishina has been named associate director of the school’s Oral Health Sciences PhD program, effective June 1. Mishina is the William R. Mann Professor of Dentistry in the Department of Biologic and Material Sciences and Prosthodontics. He will jointly administer the OHS PhD program …

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Faculty Members Receive Award for Interprofessional Education Project

June 6, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., June 6, 2022 – Two School of Dentistry faculty members are part of a team that has received a prize for innovative teaching from the University of Michigan Provost’s Office. The faculty are Dr. Mark Fitzgerald, Associate Dean for Community-Based Collaborative Care and Education and an associate professor in the Department of …

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Jan Hu named Interim Dean of the School of Dentistry

May 12, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., May 12, 2022 – Jan Ching Chun Hu, BDS, PhD, has been appointed Interim Dean of the School of Dentistry, effective Monday, May 16. She will serve in this role until a permanent dean is appointed. The school’s current dean, Laurie McCauley, was named Provost of the University of Michigan in March …