Achievements & Awards

Emeritus DDS Class of 1972 headlines school’s annual Reunion Weekend

November 15, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., Nov. 15, 2022 – The School of Dentistry’s DDS Class of 1972 – and one master’s degree alumnus from that year – celebrated their 50th anniversary during the school’s annual Reunion Weekend last Thursday through Saturday. Thirty members of the DDS class returned for a weekend of memories and reminiscing about their time …

Faculty member Joshua Emrick part of team receiving major NIH grant for pain management research

November 1, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., Nov. 1, 2022 – A University of Michigan School of Dentistry faculty member is among researchers joining an important National Institutes of Health (NIH) initiative focused on improving prevention and treatment strategies for opioid addiction, and enhancing pain management. Joshua Emrick, an assistant professor of dentistry in the Department of Biologic and …

Faculty member Dr. Marco Bottino named Robert W. Browne Professor

September 23, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., Sept. 23, 2022 – School of Dentistry faculty member Dr. Marco Bottino has been appointed as the Robert W. Browne Professor. The school’s Executive Committee and Interim Dean Jan Hu recommended the appointment, and it was approved Thursday by the U-M Board of Regents. It is a five-year appointment through Aug. 31, …

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Dental school’s White Coat Ceremony provides inspiration for Class of 2026

August 2, 2022

Ann Arbor, Michigan, Aug. 2, 2022 – The latest class of University of Michigan dental students symbolically donned their personalized clinic coats in a ceremony Friday that emphasized their commitment to the ethical treatment and highest standards of care for their future patients. The White Coat Ceremony for the students in the Class of 2026 …

Dental Hygiene faculty member, graduate student earn national awards

July 18, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., July 18, 2022 – A faculty member and a former graduate student in the Dental Hygiene program at the School of Dentistry have received national awards from the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA). Kristin Peltz, an adjunct clinical lecturer, won the 2022 Sigma Phi Alpha Excellence in Journalism Graduate Award at the annual …

Faculty Member Dr. Mark Fitzgerald on Team Receiving International Education Award

June 20, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., June 20, 2022 – A School of Dentistry faculty member is part of a University of Michigan team that received an international Learning Impact Award for a project that improves Interprofessional Education (IPE) data tracking. The project was a collaboration between the Center for Interprofessional Education and the campus Information and Technology …

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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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