Researcher News & Highlights
The latest news about research at UIC College of Dentistry.
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Dr. Luisa DiPietro Recognized with Impact Award
Dr. Luisa DiPietro, Professor and Director, UIC Center for Wound Healing and Tissue Regeneration in the Department of Periodontics, has been recognized with a 10-Year Impact Award for her work on the “Factors Affecting Wound Healing” in the Journal of Dental Research.
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UIC Orthodontic Faculty Presented Webinar titled “Cracking the Code for Pursuing a Career in Dentistry in the United States”
Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Drs. Maysaa Oubaidin, Min Kyeong Lee and Sath Allareddy gave a webinar titled “Cracking the Code for Pursuing a Career in Dentistry in the United States” on 01/16/2023. The webinar was organized by the Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Ortho
UIC Orthodontic Residents Awarded Dr. Thomas M. Graber Awards of Special Merit
Wednesday, January 11, 2023
Dr. Samim Taraji and Dr. Karen Homsi, two recent graduates of UIC Department of Orthodontics have won two distinguish American Association of Orthodontists Awards this year - the Dr. Thomas M. Graber Awards of Special Merit.
Dr. Christina Nicholas Awarded a National Institute of Justice Grant
Tuesday, December 6, 2022
Dr. Christina Nicholas (Assistant Professor in Department of Orthodontics and Director of MS Oral Science Program) has been awarded a National Institute of Justice grant titled “DENTAGE: A multi-component subadult dental age estimation method”.
Orthodontic Faculty Presented at the prestigious 9th Biennial Consortium of Orthodontics Advances in Science and Technology (COAST)
Monday, November 28, 2022
Congratulating Drs. Mohammed Elnagar, Therese Galang, Christina Nicholas, Phimon Atsawasuwan and Veerasathpurush (Sath) Allareddy for their outstanding presentations at the prestigious 9th Biennial Consortium of Orthodontics Advances in Science and T
Dr. Scott Tomar to Serve as Interim Associate Dean for Research and Department Head of Oral Biology
Thursday, April 7, 2022
Dr. Scott Tomar, current Professor and Associate Dean for Prevention and Public Health Sciences, will serve as the Interim Associate Dean for Research and Department Head of Oral Biology at UIC COD effective April 16, 2022.
Presentations by UIC Orthodontics at AAO and AADOCR Annual Meetings 2022
Wednesday, January 5, 2022
The UIC Department of Orthodontics is delighted to share that all abstracts our residents and faculty had submitted for the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) Annual Meeting 2022 and the AADOCR Annual Meeting…
Research from UIC College of Dentistry and College of Engineering Highlighted in the Journal of Dental Research
Monday, October 25, 2021
The University of Illinois College of Dentistry (COD) and College of Engineering published an article in the Journal of Dental Research’s (JDR) October 2021 issue, outlining aerosol’s role in dentistry.