Community Based Dental Education

Two leadership appointments announced for School of Dentistry

October 11, 2023

Ann Arbor, Mich., Oct. 11, 2023 – Two leadership appointments for the School of Dentistry have been announced by Dean Jacques Nör. Dr. Mark Fitzgerald is the school’s new Senior Associate Dean, and Diane Thomas has been named Director of Budget and Financial Planning. Both appointments were effective Oct. 1. Fitzgerald is a professor in …

Student Profile: Rebecca Larson – A commitment to return home after graduation and serve her community in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

April 13, 2023

__________________________ This profile is one in an ongoing series highlighting School of Dentistry alumni, donors and students. __________________________ After eight years of living in bustling Ann Arbor in densely populated southeast Michigan, Rebecca Larson is returning to the natural beauty and slower pace of the state’s mostly rural Upper Peninsula. She graduates from the University …

School’s annual free clinic for kids promotes importance of early dental care

April 6, 2023

Ann Arbor, Mich., April 6, 2023 – The School of Dentistry drew more than 100 children and their families from around the Ann Arbor region to the annual “Give Kids a Smile” clinic on Saturday. The student-run community service clinic provides free dental exams, basic dental procedures and the opportunity to educate kids about the …

Dental school’s Victors for Veterans Program expands its free care for Michigan veterans

November 10, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., Nov. 10, 2022 – The number of Michigan military veterans receiving free dental care through the University of Michigan School of Dentistry increased again this year with the addition of a third clinic location dedicated to that purpose. Dental students and faculty are now treating veterans at the Gary Burstein Community Health …

Faculty part of team receiving Interprofessional Education grant

August 29, 2019

Ann Arbor, Mich., Aug. 29, 2019 – A team of educators that includes two School of Dentistry faculty members has received a Community Engagement Grant from the Michigan Center for Interprofessional Education and the Ginsberg Center. Drs. Diane Chang and Stephanie Munz are part of a team that received the grant for a project at …

Read more

Grant Awarded for School’s Military Veterans Dental Care Program

November 13, 2013

Ann Arbor, MI — November 13, 2013 — An outreach program launched by a group of dental students from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry to provide oral health care to disabled and homeless Michigan military veterans has received a grant to provide additional care. The $10,000 grant from the Delta Dental Foundation, the …

Read more

Dental Students Making a Difference in Traverse City Outreach

October 16, 2013

Ann Arbor, MI — October 16, 2013 — Students in the University of Michigan School of Dentistry’s Community-Based Dental Education program are being lauded for their skills and efforts to help those needing oral health care in the Traverse City area. More than two years ago, U-M dental students began working with the Traverse Health …

Read more