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School of Dentistry launches ‘Mental Health First Aid’ training program

May 17, 2024

Ann Arbor, Mich., May 17, 2024 – The School of Dentistry recently launched a new program to positively impact the mental health and well-being of the members of its community. The goal of the Mental Health First Aid Program is to offer mental health and suicide prevention training for students, staff and faculty at the …

A century-old commencement program is found in California and returned to the School of Dentistry; its original owner was a 1923 dental grad who performed as a hypnotist in vaudeville shows

May 6, 2024

This week’s 2024 commencement at the School of Dentistry marks another milestone in the school’s 149-year history of educating dentists. The following story revolves around a dental school graduation a century ago. _________________________ The offer of a California man to return a 100-year-old artifact to the School of Dentistry was thoughtful and generous, but what …

Student Profile: Denise Curado (DDS 2024) relies on family support and self-discipline in completing her return to the profession of dentistry

April 12, 2024

This profile is one in an ongoing series highlighting School of Dentistry alumni, donors and students. _____________________ When Denise Curado crosses the stage at Hill Auditorium next month, her graduation from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry will bring her full circle back to the practice of dentistry that she started in Brazil more …

Alumni Profile: The ongoing international educational journey of Dr. Esam Tashkandi, MS in Prosthodontics (1993), PhD in Oral Health Sciences (1999)

March 23, 2024

This profile is one in an ongoing series highlighting School of Dentistry alumni, donors and students. ___________________________ Dr. Esam Tashkandi is an Associate Professor in the Department of Prosthodontics at the College of Dentistry at King Saud University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. A native of Riyadh, he completed dental school and a general practice internship …