Achievements & Awards

Two from School of Dentistry named to IPE Fellows program

March 5, 2020

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., March 5, 2020 – Two of the 11 new fellows in the University of Michigan Interprofessional Leadership Program are from the School of Dentistry. Dr. Elizabeth Hatfield, a house officer and resident in the dental school’s Orofacial Pain program, and Martha McComas, a clinical assistant professor in the Dental Hygiene program. were …

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2020 QS Ranking: U-M dental school is No. 1 in U.S., third in world

March 4, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., March 4, 2020 – The University of Michigan School of Dentistry is rated as the top dental school in the United States for the sixth consecutive year by an international publication that rates universities. The 2020 QS World University Rankings also lists U-M as the third best dental school in the world, …

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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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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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Tatiana Botero honored by alma mater in Colombia

November 25, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dr. Tatiana Botero, a Clinical Professor in the Department of Cariology, Restorative Sciences and Endodontics at the School of Dentistry, received the 2019 Outstanding Alumni Abroad award given by CES University in Medellin, Colombia, this fall. Botero was selected from a large group of overseas alumni from different schools, including medicine, dentistry and nursing. The …

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Drs. Sean Edwards, Justine Moe receive national AAOMS awards

October 23, 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Oct. 23, 2019 – Two oral and maxillofacial surgery faculty members received awards at the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) conference in Boston last month.  • Dr. Sean Edwards, the James R. Hayward Endowed Clinical Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Clinical Professor of Dentistry, received the Oral …

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Stephanie Munz appointed as the Swartz Professor of Integrated Special Care Dentistry

October 22, 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Oct. 22, 2018 – School of Dentistry faculty member Stephanie M. Munz has been appointed as the Dr. Walter H. Swartz Professor of Integrated Special Care Dentistry. The U-M Board of Regents approved the appointment last week at its October meeting. Munz was recommended by the dental school’s Executive Committee and Dean …

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Darnell Kaigler appointed Major Ash Collegiate Professor of Periodontics

October 14, 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Oct. 14, 2019 – Darnell Kaigler, Jr., associate professor of dentistry, has been appointed the Major M. Ash Collegiate Professor of Periodontics. The University of Michigan Board of Regents approved the appointment at its September meeting. The initial, five-year appointment runs through Aug. 31, 2024, and is renewable. Dr. Kaigler was recommended …

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Faculty member Marita Inglehart receives Hollenshead Inspire Award from CEW+

September 25, 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Sept. 25, 2019 – School of Dentistry faculty member Marita Inglehart has been named a 2019 recipient of the Carol Hollenshead Inspire Award for Excellence in Promoting Equity and Social Change presented by CEW+. Four University of Michigan faculty members and one staff member received the award and will make presentations at …

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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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