Department

Jan Hu named Interim Dean of the School of Dentistry

May 12, 2022

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., May 12, 2022 – Jan Ching Chun Hu, BDS, PhD, has been appointed Interim Dean of the School of Dentistry, effective Monday, May 16. She will serve in this role until a permanent dean is appointed. The school’s current dean, Laurie McCauley, was named Provost of the University of Michigan in March …

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

May 6, 2022

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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 …

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Dental Hygiene thesis research project earns award at national conference

April 25, 2022

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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

Reading Time: 5 minutes 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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Alumni Profile: Dr. George Goodis (DDS 1964) – An endodontist who promotes excellent oral healthcare because it’s ‘a beautiful thing’

April 8, 2022

Reading Time: 8 minutes This profile is one in an ongoing series highlighting School of Dentistry alumni, donors and students. Ann Arbor, Mich., April 8, 2022 – Dr. George Goodis has seen a lot of changes in the field of dentistry during his more than 50-year career since graduating from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry in 1964. …

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Professor Marita Inglehart to give Diversity and Social Transformation Professorship lecture on March 31

March 21, 2022

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., March 21, 2022 – School of Dentistry faculty member Dr. Marita Inglehart will present a virtual lecture on March 31 to commemorate her appointment as a University Diversity and Social Transformation Professorship. Based on research she has conducted over the last 25 years, Inglehart will discuss, “Dental care providers and patients from …

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Dean Laurie McCauley recommended as next Provost of the University of Michigan

March 15, 2022

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., March 15, 2022 – Dr. Laurie McCauley, dean of the School of Dentistry, will be recommended as the next Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of Michigan. U-M President Mary Sue Coleman announced today that she would recommend McCauley to the Board of Regents for its approval …

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Faculty member Yuji Mishina appointed as Mann Professor of Dentistry

March 7, 2022

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., March 7, 2022 – School of Dentistry faculty member Yuji Mishina has been appointed as the William R. Mann Professor of Dentistry. The five-year appointment, effective March 1, 2022, through Feb. 28, 2027, was approved by the University of Michigan Board of Regents at its February meeting. Mishina was recommended by the …

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