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Dental Hygiene Alumni Profile: Valerie Nieto

April 9, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes This profile is one in a series highlighting U-M School of Dentistry dental hygiene alumni. “Hands down, one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. This experience changed my life for the better and opened doors professionally that I never knew existed.”— Valerie Nieto, RDH, MS In 2015, shortly after Valerie completed an associate degree …

Student Profile: Joseph Samona

March 26, 2020

Reading Time: 9 minutes This profile is one in a series highlighting School of Dentistry alumni, donors and students. Note: This profile’s photographs, by Leisa Thompson Photography, were taken in February before local, state and national advisories on social distancing and other restrictions were put in place because of the Coronavirus outbreak. Anita Stewart is relaxing comfortably in a …

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Dental Hygiene Alumni Profile: Amber Harpster

March 26, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes This profile is one in a series highlighting U-M School of Dentistry dental hygiene alumni. “I knew that I wanted to further my dental hygiene career beyond a clinical setting and I felt that the University of Michigan would be the best route for the career path I desired.” – Amber Harpster, RDH, BSDH When …

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Alumni Profile: Wes Schulz (DDS 1972)

January 29, 2020

Reading Time: 10 minutes Passing along his dentistry knowledge to the next generation and sailing through retirement This profile is one in a series highlighting School of Dentistry alumni, donors and students. Dr. Wes Schulz spent more than four decades as a dentist, advancing from the basic skills of a young practitioner to the time-tested expertise of a veteran …

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Alumni Profile: Drs. Carolyn Romzick and David Clark, a double-dentist couple that thrives on the double duties of treating and teaching

October 28, 2019

Reading Time: 11 minutes Carolyn Romzick and David Clark came up with a simple but fitting way to celebrate the 35th anniversary of their dental practice in July. The married couple had started their practice from scratch in the Detroit suburb of Farmington Hills in 1984. They were young and independent, just out of the University of Michigan School …

Stephanie Munz appointed as the Swartz Professor of Integrated Special Care Dentistry

October 22, 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Oct. 22, 2019 – School of Dentistry faculty member Stephanie M. Munz has been appointed as the Dr. Walter H. Swartz Professor of Integrated Special Care Dentistry. The U-M Board of Regents approved the appointment last week at its October meeting. Munz was recommended by the dental school’s Executive Committee and Dean …

The Class of ’69 leads the school’s Reunion Weekend festivities

September 30, 2019

Reading Time: 7 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Sept. 30, 2019 – The School of Dentistry’s DDS and Dental Hygiene classes of 1969 were celebrated as they marked the 50th anniversary of their degrees during the school’s annual Reunion Weekend last Thursday through Saturday. A program honoring the emeritus graduates drew 23 dentists, 15 hygienists and one alumnus who earned …

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