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February 19, 2024

Carlos Smith is the rare dentist who holds both a DDS degree and a Master of Divinity Degree. The combination of those interests has led Smith to a successful career in academia as a faculty member and Associate Dean at the School of Dentistry at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). In the process, he has gained …

Donor Profile: Major gift opens endowment for dental patient fund

December 14, 2023

Ann Arbor, Mich., Dec. 14, 2023 – A new School of Dentistry endowment fund that will support the dental care of underserved patients has been established with a major gift from a Michigan dentist. Supporting the Victors Care Dental Patient Fund is a natural fit for Dr. Brian Rathke, who has long worked to make …

Reunion Weekend: Series of events welcome alumni ‘Back Home’

December 8, 2023

Ann Arbor, Mich., Dec. 8, 2023 – Dentists and dental hygienists who graduated from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry returned for the annual Reunion Weekend in November to share countless memories and catch up on the lives of their classmates and friends. Alumni celebrating the 50th anniversary of their graduation in the Class …

Alumni Profile: Dr. Rohit Reddy (DDS 2008) – An immigrant success story in dentistry and business, built with an insistence on excellent patient care

September 19, 2023

This profile is one in an ongoing series highlighting School of Dentistry alumni, donors and students. ________________________________ Rohit Reddy has a spirit of gratitude about him. Time and again as he describes his very successful life’s journey so far, he stops to praise those who helped him along the way. He describes himself as “a …

U-M Regents approve Jacques Nör as Dean of the School of Dentistry

June 16, 2023

Ann Arbor, Mich., June 16, 2023 – Dr. Jacques E. Nör was approved Thursday by the University of Michigan Board of Regents as the next dean of the School of Dentistry. His five-year renewable appointment is effective Aug. 1. He will be the school’s 15th dean since its founding in 1875. Nör was recommended for …

Alumna Profile: Dr. Susan Carron – Introducing children to excellent dental care and serving the profession of dentistry

May 10, 2023

____________________________ This profile is one in an ongoing series highlighting School of Dentistry alumni, donors and students. ____­________________________ Over the course of her career as a pediatric dentist, Dr. Susan Carron made the comfort of children and their parents a top priority. She also made supporting the profession of dentistry a priority, serving on an …

Alumni Profile: Dr. Steven Lash (MS orthodontics, 1972) – Bringing precision and passion to orthodontics and to making American period furniture

March 8, 2023

__________________ Steven Lash is highly accomplished in two worlds where he thrives on very different types of challenges.  There is Dr. Steven Lash, the West Bloomfield dentist who specializes in orthodontics and is an adjunct clinical professor at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. As he nears retirement, he has performed hundreds of orthodontic …