July 25, 2017
Dr. Karpal Singh Sohal, third from right with College personnel
A misplaced check mark brought Tanzania’s Dr. Karpal Singh Sohal to dentistry, and dentistry brought him to the College for several weeks in the spring through the College’s longstanding relationship with the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) and its hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
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July 24, 2017
Dr. Fatemeh Afshari
The College has opened its fifth group practice, the Vivaldi Clinic, in Room 329 - the most recently renovated clinic in the College.
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July 23, 2017
Dr. Caswell Evans, Dr. Sally Lundeen and Dr. William Cape
Erie Family Health Center, which provides accessible, affordable, high quality healthcare in community-based health centers, recently presented its Golden Toothbrush Award to Dr. Caswell Evans, Associate Dean for Prevention and Public Health Sciences.
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July 20, 2017
Researchers Dr. Cortino Sukotjo and Dr. Christo Takoudis
A collaboration between researchers in the College of Dentistry and College of Engineering has led to a breakthrough technique to improve the properties of one of the oldest - and widely used - structural biomaterials, collagen.
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July 20, 2017
Trephine biopsy sections figure
Dr. George Mandelaris, Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Periodontics, and his nine fellow researchers were selected by the Board of Trustees of the American Academy of Periodontology to receive its 2017 Clinical Research Award for their article published in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology in 2016.
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July 15, 2017
Dr. Patrick Smith
Dr. Patrick Smith has joined the Division of Prevention and Public Health Sciences and the Department of Pediatric Dentistry as Clinical Assistant Professor.
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July 14, 2017
Dr. Lin Chen and Dr. Praveen Gajendrareddy
Dr. Lin Chen, Research Associate Professor, and Dr. Praveen Gajendrareddy, Associate Professor, both from the Department of Periodontics, received funding from Colgate Palmolive Co. for a study titled "The effect of Colgate mouthwashes and toothpastes on oral wound healing and expression of epithelial cell tight junction.”
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July 13, 2017
Recipients of the fourth annual Dr. Indru C. Punwani Graduate Student Research Awards
The Illinois Society of Pediatric Dentists awarded its fourth annual Dr. Indru C. Punwani Graduate Student Research Awards at the ISPD meeting at the American Dental Association building in Chicago on April 7.
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July 7, 2017
National Health Service Corps (NHSC)
Are you a medical or dental student in your final year of school? The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Students to Service Loan Repayment Program (S2S LRP) provides loan repayment to medical (MD and DO) or dental (DDS or DMD) students in their final year of school in return for a commitment to provide primary health care full time for at least 3 years at an approved NHSC site in a Health Professional Shortage Area of greatest need.
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June 28, 2017
Fred Chapa with a memento signed by College of Dentistry colleagues, at his retirement party.
Whether you’ve had to deal with something as small as a leaky faucet or cracked component on a dental chair, or something as major as renovation of an entire department any time in the last 25 years, you’ve worked with Fred Chapa and his team.
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