Diversity & Inclusion

Dental student RayJ Jackson named to 2023 cohort of Dow Sustainability Fellows

January 27, 2023

Ann Arbor, Mich., Jan. 27, 2023 – A School of Dentistry student is one of 33 professional and master’s students at the University of Michigan who have been selected as 2023 Dow Sustainability Fellows by the Graham Sustainability Institute. RayJ Jackson, a second-year dental student, is part of the annual fellows program that forms collaborative, …

Health Sciences MLK celebration examines quest for health equity

January 24, 2023

Ann Arbor, Mich., Jan. 24, 2023 – Eliminating healthcare inequities in this country is a difficult but not impossible task that will take focus, determination and collaboration across many sectors of society. That was one of the main messages delivered at the 33rd annual University of Michigan MLK Health Sciences Lecture and program on Jan. …

School of Dentistry to host MLK Health Sciences Lecture on Jan. 16

January 6, 2023

Ann Arbor, Mich., Jan. 6, 2023 – The University of Michigan School of Dentistry is the lead host this year for the 33rd annual MLK Health Sciences Lecture, set for Monday, Jan. 16. The 2023 theme is “(R)evolution – from Segregation to Elevation: The Quest for Health Equity.” The keynote lecture will be delivered by Dr. …

School of Dentistry has important presence at ADEA national conference

April 5, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., April 5, 2022 – The recent 2022 Annual Session and Exhibition of the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) included the contributions of numerous faculty, alumni and students from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. Alumna Dr. Jessica Rickert was presented with one of the top honors bestowed by ADEA during the …

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Dental school alumna Dr. Jessica Rickert receives prestigious Gies Award from ADEA

March 22, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., March 22, 2022 – School of Dentistry alumna Dr. Jessica Rickert was presented with one of the top honors bestowed by the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) during the organization’s annual conference in Philadelphia Monday evening. Rickert, a 1975 graduate of the dental school, received the William J. Gies Award for Achievement …

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Alumni Profile: Dr. Marilyn Woolfolk’s career started in research, moved into dentistry and found a home in academia, all at the School of Dentistry over 42 years

February 10, 2022

This profile is one in an ongoing series highlighting School of Dentistry alumni, donors and students. When Dr. Marilyn Woolfolk reflects on her 42-year career at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, it’s a success story of resiliency and determination as she navigated a path from researcher to dental student to professor to administrator. …

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