Biologic and Materials Sciences & Prosthodontics

Faculty Member Dr. Fei Liu Named Interim Chair of BMSP Department

June 9, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., June 9, 2022 – Dr. Fei Liu has been named interim chair of the Department of Biologic and Materials Sciences & Prosthodontics (BMSP) at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. The previous chair, Dr. Jan Hu, is now Interim Dean of the school after Dr. Laurie McCauley was appointed Provost of …

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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 …

Jan Hu named Interim Dean of the School of Dentistry

May 12, 2022

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 …

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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Faculty member Yuji Mishina appointed as Mann Professor of Dentistry

March 7, 2022

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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Five new faculty join OMFS, BMSP and POM departments

February 7, 2022

New Faculty Updates are published twice annually to introduce full-time faculty who have joined the School of Dentistry. Ann Arbor, Mich., Feb. 7, 2022 – The five new full-time faculty members who joined the School of Dentistry since Aug. 1, 2021, specialize in residency program management, periodontology, oral medicine, and biologic and materials sciences. Here …

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Dean, faculty contribute to landmark national report on oral health in America

January 7, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., Jan. 7, 2022 – A new landmark report on the state of oral health in America contains significant contributions from 17 faculty members at the School of Dentistry. “Oral Health in America: Advances and Challenges” was prepared under the direction of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) at the …

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Dr. Hom-Lay Wang receives distinguished service award; several others also cited by national periodontology group

December 8, 2021

Ann Arbor, Mich., Dec. 8, 2021 – Periodontics faculty and graduate program residents received numerous awards at the American Academy of Periodontology annual meeting last month. Faculty member Dr. Hom-Lay Wang received the Distinguished Service Award from the organization that represents more than 8,000 periodontists. The award honors members who have contributed to the specialty …

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Associate Dean named Fellow of the American College of Dentists

November 5, 2021

Ann Arbor, Mich., Nov. 5, 2021 – Dr. Renée E. Duff, Associate Dean for Students at the School of Dentistry, was recently inducted into the American College of Dentists, a national honor society for the dental profession. Founded in 1920, the American College of Dentists is the oldest major honorary organization for dentists. Fellows must …

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