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Chuck Dribin spends a lot of time at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry as a patient—but not because he needs dental work. Dribin is a Standardized Patient (SP)—an actor who takes on the characteristics of a real patient to help students develop their ability to communicate.
“I regularly use SPs to help me teach communications skills to first-year to third-year students
Jerry Thomas has been promoted to Superintendent of the College of Dentistry Building.
“Jerry has been a dedicated staff member since he began working at the College of Dentistry in 1989 as an equipment service worker,” said Dr. Susan Rowan, Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs. “He advanced to Equipment Specialist Supervisor
He had been gone from the UIC College of Dentistry’s faculty for 28 years, but Dr. Robert Deaver always missed teaching there. He recently returned as a clinical instructor in the Brahms Clinic.
A 1982 DDS graduate of the college, Deaver had originally been on the faculty from 1985 to 1990. Before dental school, he had earned a BS in engineering from Marquette University. His practice is in Chicago’s
Dr. Kent Knoernschild, professor, Department of Restorative Dentistry, was elected president of the American Board of Prosthodontics several months ago.
Knoernschild was first elected to the board in December 2010.
“Rising to president of the ABP is an incredible honor,” he said. “Board certified prosthodontists
The Guanghua School of Stomatology at Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU) in Guangzhou, China, for the first time sent their dental students to the UIC College of Dentistry this year.
“Under the exchange agreement established in 2012, the SYSU dental students will learn about the dental education system and dental health care system in the United States,” said
Originally published by Sam Hostettler, UIC News
Daniel Rosales thought a career as a physician was in his future, but a trip to Panama led him to a different kind of medicine — oral medicine. A fourth-year dental student at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry who will graduate in May, Rosales is entering one of America’s fastest growing
Dean Stanford recently spent several weeks in China lecturing in and building partnerships with dental schools in five Chinese cities.
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an international university. One of its selling points is that it provides a “world-class education in a world-class city.” It has an Office of International Services, an
The UIC College of Dentistry fully supports the Chancellor’s Committee on Sustainability and Energy's recommendations to reduce UIC’s greenhouse gas emissions. You can pitch-in to help UIC accomplish its sustainability goals by following some very simple recycling practices.
The College is off to a great
Third-year UIC College of Dentistry students Gabija Revis and Jessica Williams were invited to attend the Symposium on Oral Health and Primary Care sponsored by the National Interprofessional Initiative on Oral Health (NIIOH). They were invited because they both are Schweitzer Fellows, and their