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Faculty member Joshua Emrick part of team receiving major NIH grant for pain management research

November 1, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., Nov. 1, 2022 – A University of Michigan School of Dentistry faculty member is among researchers joining an important National Institutes of Health (NIH) initiative focused on improving prevention and treatment strategies for opioid addiction, and enhancing pain management. Joshua Emrick, an assistant professor of dentistry in the Department of Biologic and …

Dental Hygiene faculty member, graduate student earn national awards

July 18, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., July 18, 2022 – A faculty member and a former graduate student in the Dental Hygiene program at the School of Dentistry have received national awards from the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA). Kristin Peltz, an adjunct clinical lecturer, won the 2022 Sigma Phi Alpha Excellence in Journalism Graduate Award at the annual …

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 …

Commencement 2022: A Celebration of Completing Degrees During an Unprecedented Time

May 10, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., May 10, 2022 – The students who graduated from the School of Dentistry on Friday were saluted for their choice of a profession that will touch and significantly improve the lives of thousands of people in the graduates’ work as practicing dentists, hygienists, researchers and educators. Commencement speakers encouraged members of the …

Faculty Member Nisha D’Silva Named Rogel Scholar by Michigan Medicine Cancer Center

May 6, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., May 6, 2022 – School of Dentistry faculty member Nisha D’Silva has been named a Rogel Scholar for 2022 by Michigan Medicine. The award provides support for exceptional faculty dedicated to achieving impact on cancer prevention, patient outcomes and quality of life. D’Silva is the Donald A. Kerr Endowed Collegiate Professor of …

Dental Hygiene thesis research project earns award at national conference

April 25, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., April 25, 2022 – Research conducted by a dental hygiene student while earning her master’s degree at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry has received a national award. Heather Lawler received the Leverett Graduate Student Merit Award for Outstanding Achievement in Dental Public Health during the National Oral Health Conference in Fort …

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Faculty member, students receive awards at annual AADOCR conference

April 20, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., April 20, 2022 – A School of Dentistry faculty member and several students received awards from the American Association for Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research (AADOCR) at its national conference last month. Faculty member Dr. Jacques Nör, the 2021-22 president of AADOCR (formerly the AADR), presented three Presidential Citations at the end …

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School of Dentistry again ranked No. 1 in the U.S. in annual QS survey

April 6, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., April 6, 2022 – The University of Michigan School of Dentistry is ranked as the top dental school in the United States for the eighth consecutive year by an international publication that rates universities and their specialty programs. The 2022 QS World University Rankings by Subject, released Wednesday, also list U-M as …

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