October 16, 2018
Dr. Brittaney Hill UIC College of Dentistry
Dr. Brittaney Hill, who earned her Pediatric Dentistry certificate and MS in Oral Sciences from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry in 2017, has returned as a full-time clinical assistant professor in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry.
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September 26, 2018
What Ancient Teeth Can Tell Us About Humanity's Past
Historically, anthropology has depended on studying ancient teeth, as well as bones, to date human remains and lend a cultural context to the findings. Teeth are great for studying our past because they share a common genetic code, and provide anatomical clues to understand differences in human behaviors over ancient times.
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September 25, 2018
How to Craft a Winning Personal Statement for Dental School Application
Above average DAT scores and GPA aren’t good enough anymore. That's why the personal statement is crucial to making your dental school application stand out from the rest. In her new book, Dr. Helen Yang (currently an endodontics resident at UIC) and collaborators offer a holistic strategy for a winning dental school application. The second half of the book focuses on crafting a truly unique personal statement that showcases your individuality.
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September 19, 2018
Center of Excellence Award UIC College of Dentistry
The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry was recognized with a Center of Excellence Award by LIBERTY Dental Plan and Illinois State Senator Patricia Van Pelt (D-5th) on Sept. 19 at the College, which is located in Senator Van Pelt’s district.
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September 8, 2018
College of Dentistry HSDA
The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry’s Hispanic Student Dental Association (HSDA) chapter hosted the Hispanic Dental Association (HDA) Student Regional Conference on Sept. 8.
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August 21, 2018
Jennifer Bereckis UIC College of Dentistry
Jennifer Bereckis has been promoted to executive director of clinical operations at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry.
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August 20, 2018
Dean Clark Stanford and Chuck Dribin UIC College of Dentistry
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.
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August 16, 2018
Dr. Jasjot Sahni UIC College of Dentistry
The Oral Medicine and Orofacial Pain Clinic of the Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences (OMDS) at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry has achieved a great deal of success since it opened last year.
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August 13, 2018
Dr. Susan Rowan UIC College of Dentistry
Dr. Susan A. Rowan has been promoted from associate dean for clinical affairs to executive associate dean at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry.
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August 9, 2018
UIC College of Dentistry Punwani Resident Researchers
The Illinois Society of Pediatric Dentists (ISPD) recently honored Dr. Indru Punwani, professor emeritus, pediatric dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry, with a certificate of appreciation, and by making a $2,000 contribution to the Department of Pediatric Dentistry’s Dr. Indru C. Punwani Resident and Faculty Development Endowment Fund.
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