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School celebrates DEI Day, Ida Gray Awards

February 26, 2020

Reading Time: 6 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Feb. 26, 2020 – The School of Dentistry presented its annual Ida Gray Awards Tuesday to a student, staff member and an associate professor who have actively contributed to the school’s welcoming and inclusive environment. The awards were the centerpiece of a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Day program that called attention to …

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Record Number of Posters Set for Annual Research Day Feb. 19

February 6, 2020

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Feb. 6, 2020 – The annual Research Day tradition at the School of Dentistry continues on Feb. 19 with the presentation of the latest scientific studies by dental and dental hygiene students, graduate students in various specialties, PhD candidates, postdocs, faculty, staff and visiting scholars. Research is thriving at the school with …

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ADEA journal cites Nalliah paper as one of its 10 best in 2019

January 13, 2020

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Jan. 13, 2020 – A paper published by Dr. Romesh Nalliah, Associate Dean for Patient Services at the School of Dentistry, has been cited as one of the 10 best articles of 2019 in the Journal of Dental Education (JDE). Nalliah, a clinical professor at the dental school, described how patient service …

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Standardized Patient Educators award presented to Margaret Liu

September 19, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Sept 19, 2019 – A School of Dentistry assistant program director has received an international award for her work in the field of standardized patient instructor (SPI) education. Margaret Liu, PhD, MBA, received the Emerging Leader Award from the Association of Standardized Patient Educators (ASPE) at its annual conference in Orlando in June. …

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New Sindecuse Museum exhibit looks at Tooth Fairy folklore

June 10, 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., June 10, 2019 — When children in your family lose their baby teeth, does it prompt a visit from the Tooth Fairy? Or is it the Tooth Mouse who arrives to trade coins for the baby teeth? The variety of legends surrounding the loss of baby teeth are explored in a new exhibit, …

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Dental assistant at school shares professional insights with WCC students

May 23, 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., May 23, 2019 — Deverell Baty, a senior dental assistant in the School of Dentistry’s pediatric program, recently returned to Washtenaw Community College to share his professional experiences with students in the same program from which he graduated. The WCC Dental Assisting Program held Assistant’s Day, where current students can talk with …

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Melissa Karby Receives University Research Award

May 2, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., May 2, 2019 -– Melissa Karby, Director of Research Administration at the School of Dentistry, has received a University of Michigan award for outstanding service to the research community. Karby received the Research Administrator Recognition Award, one of four campus-wide awards announced by S. Jack Hu, U-M’s Vice President for Research. The award …

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DEI Day, Ida Gray Awards emphasize the strengths of diversity

February 20, 2019

Reading Time: 5 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Feb. 20, 2019 -– A fourth-year dental student, a staff member who supports numerous programs and an Ann Arbor dentist who is an alumnus were honored Tuesday with Ida Gray Awards by the School of Dentistry. The awards were the centerpiece of a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Day program that called attention to …

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Strategic Plan Update

November 28, 2018

Reading Time: 5 minutes Responsible Growth and Sustainability domain One in a series of updates on the five domains within the School of Dentistry’s ongoing Strategic Plan. Ann Arbor, Mich., Nov. 28, 2018 — Improving the financial viability of an $85 million enterprise, while planning strategically for its continuous advancement, requires a comprehensive commitment across all departments. That’s the ongoing …

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New book documents school history over the last 55 years

June 25, 2018

Reading Time: 4 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., June 25, 2018 -– The course of history that brought the School of Dentistry to its current standing as one of the best in the world has been updated in a new book that focuses on the last half-century of the school’s 143-year history. “Victors for Dentistry (1962-2017); Decades of Innovation and Discovery” is …

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