June 15, 2018
UIC College of Dentistry Annette Merkel NIH Grant
Annette Merkel, a dual degree (DMD-PhD) College of Dentistry student in the MOST (Multidisciplinary Oral Science Training) program, has received a competitive National Institutes of Health F30 award through the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research.
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June 13, 2018
Chicagoland Smile Group Fulfills its Mission: Veteran Smiles
Dr. Roshan Parikh, and his Chicagoland Smile Group is giving back with Mission: Veteran Smiles, a community health initiative focused on members of the Armed Forces. With help from UIC volunteers, they recently provided over 300 veterans with free dental care.
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June 11, 2018
Fighting Oral Cancer with the Power of Machine Learning
University of Illinois oral medicine experts and computer scientists are teaming up to harness the power of big data to change the landscape of oral cancer prevention. To do this, they are combining the latest advances in machine learning with one of the oldest functional food products in the world: green tea.
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May 17, 2018
Guatemala Service Learning: Dental Students Making A Big Difference in a Small Country
Several dental students at UIC have expanded their horizons through international rotations offered at UIC. Here are experiences shared by three students who recently served patients in the rural highlands of Guatemala.
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May 16, 2018
International College of Dentists Provides Grant for Extramural Rotations at UIC College of Dentistry
The UIC College of Dentistry recently received a grant from the International College of Dentists (ICD) to support travel expenses of seven students to perform extramural rotations at Salud y Paz in Guatemala or Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
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May 15, 2018
Dr. Sath Allareddy Named Orthodontics Department Head at UIC College of Dentistry
Dr. Veerasathpurish (Sath) Allareddy will become head of the Department of Orthodontics on July 1.
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May 8, 2018
Dr. Kenneth Gerhke earns James W. Buckman Faculty Award UIC College of Dentistry
Dr. Kenneth Gehrke, who recently retired as a Clinical Associate Professor, Restorative Dentistry, at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry, has been named the recipient of the Department of Restorative Dentistry’s 2018 James W. Buckman Faculty Award.
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April 30, 2018
UIC College of Dentistry Alumni
Joe Powers, President of the Class of 2018, has found patient care to be the best part of his dental education. “UIC College of Dentistry provides such an amazing service to populations in the Chicagoland area, and I found my work in clinic to be very meaningful and fulfilling.”
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April 28, 2018
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Through ADEA's Student Diversity Leadership Program, UIC dental students are advocating for the communities that shaped them, to improve health and expand career opportunities.
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April 27, 2018
UIC College of Dentistry Peer Mentoring Program: Students Helping Each Other
One of the biggest reasons dental students choose UIC is the level of collaboration we build into the student experience.  A great example of this collaborative learning is the student led Peer Mentoring Program (PMP), part of ADEA at UIC.
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