Faculty

School of Dentistry faculty member Nisha D’Silva elected vice-president of AADOCR

March 15, 2024

Ann Arbor, Mich., March 15, 2024 – Members of the American Association for Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research (AADOCR) have elected University of Michigan School of Dentistry faculty member Nisha D’Silva as vice-president of the national organization. Dr. D’Silva assumes the leadership position for 2024-25 at the conclusion of AADOCR’s 53rd annual meeting, being held …

University of Michigan School of Dentistry faculty member helps develop new recommendations for significant change related to dental X-rays

March 5, 2024

Ann Arbor, Mich., March 5, 2024 – A University of Michigan School of Dentistry faculty member helped develop a new recommendation by the American Dental Association (ADA) that is likely to affect millions of Americans during their future dental appointments. Dr. Erika Benavides was chair of an expert panel established by the ADA’s Council on …

Goal of dental school’s Research Day: Turning discovery into health

February 21, 2024

Ann Arbor, Mich., Feb. 21, 2024 – For the second year in a row, a record number of research posters covered a wide-ranging variety of scientific research by students, postdoctoral trainees, staff and faculty at the annual Research Day held by the School of Dentistry on Feb. 15. The 160 posters provided insight into basic …

King’s Feast 2024: ‘How far we’ve come, how far we need to go’

February 21, 2024

Ann Arbor, Mich., Feb. 21, 2024 – The life and message of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., continues to inspire today at a time when his call to action against racism and social injustice remains as important as ever. That message was a recurring theme among speakers at the 43rd annual King’s Feast …

School of Dentistry faculty, staff and students continued to advance scientific research with a broad array of publications in 2023

February 8, 2024

Ann Arbor, Mich., Feb. 8, 2024 – The University of Michigan School of Dentistry continued its leadership in important dental, oral and craniofacial research in 2023 with faculty publishing 263 papers, articles and reviews in a variety of leading scientific journals. The school’s annual research expenditures totaled $24.9 million and faculty received 38 grants, the …