Education

Student Profile: Joseph Samona

March 26, 2020

Reading Time: 9 minutes This profile is one in a series highlighting School of Dentistry alumni, donors and students. Note: This profile’s photographs, by Leisa Thompson Photography, were taken in February before local, state and national advisories on social distancing and other restrictions were put in place because of the Coronavirus outbreak. Anita Stewart is relaxing comfortably in a …

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Faculty member Domenica Sweier collaborates on Healthy Aging poll

March 26, 2020

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., March 26, 2020 – A new poll of older Americans that a School of Dentistry faculty member helped develop provides important insights into seniors’ views on dental insurance, oral health and dental care access. Dr. Domenica Sweier, a clinical associate professor at the dental school, helped develop the questions and analyze data …

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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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School’s “Profile for Success” program hits milestone

February 27, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Feb. 27, 2020 – When the School of Dentistry’s “Profile for Success” program celebrated its 25th anniversary last summer, it paused to acknowledge a groundbreaking history that has helped increase the racial and ethnic diversity of not just the U-M dental school, but dental schools around the country. As the program prepares …

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School Welcomes New Class of International Dentists

January 20, 2020

Reading Time: 4 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Jan. 20, 2020 – Twenty dentists from eight countries were welcomed to the School of Dentistry last week as they start the school’s Internationally Trained Dentist Program (ITDP). Since the dental school created the program in 2005 to meet a growing demand, the ITDP has drawn dentists from around the world 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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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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Student Profile: Jordan Brown

September 23, 2019

Reading Time: 9 minutes This profile is one in a series highlighting School of Dentistry alumni, donors and students. Fourth-year dental student Jordan Brown is not shy about sharing his enthusiasm for dentistry. Whether it is talking to him in person or paging through the dozens of photos and videos he posts on his Instagram social media page, it’s …

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Marita Inglehart among U-M faculty to receive new diversity professorship appointment

September 19, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Sept. 19, 2019 – School of Dentistry faculty member Marita Inglehart is one of nine University of Michigan Professors who have been named the inaugural recipients of University Diversity and Social Transformation Professorships. The U-M Board of Regents approved the appointments Thursday at its September meeting. The professorships were created to recognize …

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Standardized Patient Educators award presented to Margaret Liu

September 19, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Sept 19, 2019 – A School of Dentistry assistant program director has received an international award for her work in the field of standardized patient instructor (SPI) education. Margaret Liu, PhD, MBA, received the Emerging Leader Award from the Association of Standardized Patient Educators (ASPE) at its annual conference in Orlando in June. …

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