School of Dentistry has important presence at ADEA national conference

April 5, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., April 5, 2022 – The recent 2022 Annual Session and Exhibition of the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) included the contributions of numerous faculty, alumni and students from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. Alumna Dr. Jessica Rickert was presented with one of the top honors bestowed by ADEA during the …

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Faculty published more than 200 research papers in leading journals in 2021

January 10, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., Jan. 10, 2022 – With more than $23 million in annual research expenditures, the University of Michigan School of Dentistry generates a wide range of scientific research, from testing new biomaterials and exploring regenerative bone techniques to gaining new insight into how head-and-neck cancer cells resist chemotherapy. Research led by faculty and …

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Tamara Barnes named Curator of the Sindecuse Museum of Dentistry

December 2, 2021

Ann Arbor, Mich., Dec. 2, 2021 – Tamara C. Barnes has been named Curator of the Sindecuse Museum of Dentistry at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. Barnes joins the museum after four years as Assistant Director for Material Culture at the Kalamazoo Valley Museum in Kalamazoo, Mich., where she managed the exhibit and collections …

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U-M DPSS presents dental school staff member with lifesaving award

September 2, 2021

Ann Arbor, Mich., Sept. 2, 2021 – A staff member at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry has received a commendation from the campus police department for his lifesaving efforts during a traffic accident near the dental school in 2019. Jeremy Towler, an inventory control clerk at the dental school, was on his way …

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Diverse journeys bring DDS Class of 2025 to the start of dental school

August 13, 2021

Ann Arbor, Mich., Aug. 13, 2021 – The new first-year class of dental students at the School of Dentistry hails from all corners of Michigan and from coast to coast, with several international connections. The new class is well into its first weeks of dental school after being welcomed with a hybrid orientation that included …

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International organization again ranks school No. 1 in the world

May 28, 2021

Ann Arbor, Mich., May 28, 2021 – For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Michigan School of Dentistry is rated as the top dental school in the world by Shanghai Ranking Consultancy, an international organization that annually rates universities and their programs. The U-M dental school is ranked as No. 1 in Dentistry and …

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School’s Omicron Kappa Upsilon chapter celebrates new inductees

April 8, 2021

Ann Arbor, Mich., April 8, 2021 – Fourteen graduating dental students, three faculty and one staff member of the School of Dentistry were inducted yesterday into the Chi Chapter of Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU), a national dental honor society. The top 12 percent of graduating students achieve this honor, which is a testament to excellence …

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Ida Gray Awards highlight school’s annual DEI Day

February 26, 2021

Ann Arbor, Mich., Feb. 26, 2021 – A student, staff member, professor and alumna of the School of Dentistry were honored Thursday for contributing to the school’s welcoming and inclusive environment. The Ida Gray Award presentations were the centerpiece of a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Day program that called attention to the school’s longstanding vision …

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