Technology & Innovation

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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Dean, faculty contribute to landmark national report on oral health in America

January 7, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., Jan. 7, 2022 – A new landmark report on the state of oral health in America contains significant contributions from 17 faculty members at the School of Dentistry. “Oral Health in America: Advances and Challenges” was prepared under the direction of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) at the …

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Dental students win campus-wide start-up business competition

May 4, 2021

Ann Arbor, Mich., May 4, 2021 – Three School of Dentistry students were recently notified that they won a campus-wide student business idea competition. Third-year dental students Nilay Patel, Raurie Petrich and Torrey Talifer won the “1000 Pitches” competition and will share the $1,000 first-place prize as they work to advance their idea into a …

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U-M Regents approve professorships for faculty members Hera Kim-Berman and Noriaki Ono

February 19, 2021

Ann Arbor, Mich., Feb. 19, 2021 – Two School of Dentistry faculty members – Drs. Hera Kim-Berman and Noriaki Ono – have received named professorships, approved Thursday by the University of Michigan Board of Regents. Dr. Kim-Berman, Graduate Orthodontic Program Director and Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, was named the …

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School’s technology upgrade features new digital intraoral scanners

February 10, 2021

Ann Arbor, Mich., Feb. 10, 2021 – Students and faculty at the School of Dentistry are using the latest in digital technology this semester after new equipment was purchased and integrated into the curriculum at the recommendation of the school’s Dental Technology Committee. Nineteen digital intraoral scanners were purchased last fall and implemented on a …

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School partners with Medical School for seminar on Learning Health Systems and healthcare transformation on Feb. 23

February 8, 2021

Ann Arbor, Mich., Feb. 8, 2021 – The School of Dentistry is partnering with the University of Michigan Medical School for a virtual presentation examining how new technology and digital approaches are transforming healthcare. The med school’s Department of Learning Health Sciences and the dental school will host “Digital Transformation in Healthcare for a Diverse …

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U-M XR Initiative podcast features Dr. Alex DaSilva updating H.O.P.E. Lab research

November 9, 2020

Ann Arbor, Mich., Nov. 9, 2020 – The research of School of Dentistry faculty member Dr. Alexandre DaSilva was the subject of a recent podcast conducted by the director of the University of Michigan’s Extended Reality (XR) Initiative. Jeremy Nelson interviewed DaSilva about his research as director of the Headache and Orofacial Pain Effort Lab, …

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Bien-Air donates electric handpieces worth $2.3 million

June 8, 2020

Ann Arbor, Mich., June 8, 2020 – The School of Dentistry has received a large, in-kind gift of dental equipment from Bien-Air, USA, Inc., one of the largest dental suppliers in the world, as part of the school’s major renovation project. Bien-Air is donating and installing 388 electric handpiece units used by faculty and students …

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