Collaboration between the University of Illinois at Chicago’s College of Dentistry, College of Pharmacy, and the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System (UI Health) has resulted in a significant reduction in the amount of antibiotics prescribed at the College of Dentistry.
Dr. Jennifer Caplin who was elected as “Editor” of the American Association of Orthodontists Society of Educators, and awarded the Golden Ligature award by the graduating residents for her contributions to orthodontic education at UIC.
Congratulations to Dr. Mohammed Elnagar who received the American Association of Orthodontist sponsorship for Academy of Academic Leadership – Institute for Teaching and Learning Fellowships (ITL) Program.
Antimicrobial resistance is an increasingly serious health threat. Dentists, it turns out, have an important part to play in solving this problem. UIC clinicians and researchers are leading the way through an innovative antibiotic stewardship program that has resulted in a significant reduction in the amount of antibiotics prescribed at the College of Dentistry.
Dr. Stanford Clark, the Dean of the UIC College of Dentistry, invites the College of Dentistry community to participate in one, or both fundraising efforts that will keep Dr. Arshad Mohammed’s memory burning brightly at UIC.
Oral head and neck cancers the sixth most common cancer type in the world. And, HPV is now the most common cause. Yet, most people aren’t aware of how serious head and neck cancers can be - and how they are connected to HPV. UIC's free public screenings and population research are helping to spread awareness and education in Chicago.