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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. …

Awards highlight staff contributions to School of Dentistry

January 10, 2023

Ann Arbor, Mich., Jan. 10, 2023 – The School of Dentistry recently acknowledged and honored contributions by staff at the school during its Staff Service Awards event. In addition to highlighting staff for service milestones, the second annual Great Impressions Awards were presented to staff in seven categories. The awards were presented in November during …

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. …

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 …

Sindecuse Museum Featuring Two New Exhibits

November 9, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., Nov. 9, 2022 – Two new dentistry-related exhibits are gracing the School of Dentistry for the next two years. One looks at the history of people around the world who modify their teeth; the other showcases the artwork of faculty, alumni, students and staff from the dental school. “Teeth Transformations: Modifications for Self-Expression” …

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 …

Commencement 2022: A Celebration of Completing Degrees During an Unprecedented Time

May 10, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., May 10, 2022 – The students who graduated from the School of Dentistry on Friday were saluted for their choice of a profession that will touch and significantly improve the lives of thousands of people in the graduates’ work as practicing dentists, hygienists, researchers and educators. Commencement speakers encouraged members of the …

Ralph Helmick sculpture at School of Dentistry adds distinctive new element to the University of Michigan campus art collection

April 12, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., April 12, 2022 – A new art installation at the School of Dentistry brings a distinctive addition to the portfolio of art on the University of Michigan campus, school and university administrators said during a reception celebrating the artist and his striking creation. Perennial is a sculpture by award-winning artist Ralph Helmick …

Alum Ralph Helmick

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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