Student Profile: Joseph Samona

March 26, 2020

Reading Time: 9 minutes This profile is one in a series highlighting School of Dentistry alumni, donors and students. Note: This profile’s photographs, by Leisa Thompson Photography, were taken in February before local, state and national advisories on social distancing and other restrictions were put in place because of the Coronavirus outbreak. Anita Stewart is relaxing comfortably in a …

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Kenyan TV station covers school’s Global Initiatives program

March 12, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., March 12, 2020 – University of Michigan School of Dentistry students and faculty who recently provided dental care for school children in Kenya were featured in a report by a Kenyan television station. Ten dental students, three dental hygiene students and two members of the school’s Internationally Trained Dentist Program went with …

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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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School Welcomes New Class of International Dentists

January 20, 2020

Reading Time: 4 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Jan. 20, 2020 – Twenty dentists from eight countries were welcomed to the School of Dentistry last week as they start the school’s Internationally Trained Dentist Program (ITDP). Since the dental school created the program in 2005 to meet a growing demand, the ITDP has drawn dentists from around the world to …

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Student Profile: Shyrie Patel

December 17, 2019

Reading Time: 7 minutes Advocating for Healthcare From Personal Experience This profile is one in a series highlighting School of Dentistry alumni, donors and students. Shyrie Patel is just a few months away from earning her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree, but she would prefer that you not congratulate her on becoming a dentist. Instead, on graduation day next …

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Dentistry Resident speaks at university’s Winter Commencement

December 16, 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes Dr. Heather Camhi is not just a Wolverine – she’s a Wolverine times three. As she prepared to speak at yesterday’s University of Michigan Winter Commencement as one of two student speakers, she reflected on her degrees from Michigan – a bachelor’s in Sociology, a master’s of Public Health in Epidemiology and, now, her master’s …

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Third-year dental student Sedonni Harris featured in U-M alumni magazine

September 27, 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute Ann Arbor, Mich., Sept 27, 2019 – Sedonni Harris, a third-year DDS student at the School of Dentistry, is featured in the fall issue of Michigan Alumnus, the magazine of the Alumni Association of the University of Michigan. Harris shares how an injury at a young age influenced her interest in dentistry and how scholarship …

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Dental Hygiene student named CEW+ Scholar

September 23, 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Sept. 23, 2019 – A dental hygiene student at the School of Dentistry has been named a CEW+ Scholar as part of the organization’s 2019-20 cohort of scholarship recipients. Lucero Castillo, in her second year of the three-year bachelor of science degree program in dental hygiene, was named a Jane and Bill …

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