Congratulations to Dr. Nisha Garg, 3rd year Orthodontics Resident, and Dr. Laurence Golden, Clinical Assistant Professor at UIC Department of Orthodontics for winning the third place in the Invisalign Ortho Summit Case Challenge 2018. Drs. Garg and Golden donated the winning prize $1,000.00 to the Department of Orthodontics. This is a national biennial competition, Dr. Golden also took third place in 2016.
Dr. Lauren Gordon, Orthodontics Resident, received a Professional Student Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Award from UIC. A brief summary of the scholarship can be found here: http://uhp.uic.edu/opportunities/scholarships/scholarships-university-illinois-chicago-students/. Congratulations, Dr. Gordon
The UIC Department of Orthodontics wore PINK to celebrate the Breast Cancer Awareness Month. To make a donate to the H Foundation for our Breast Cancer Initiative, visit https://www.hfoundation.org/donate-now. Thank you for your support!
The resident who started this Fundraiser at UIC Orthodontics is John Polivka, a 2016 UIC Ortho graduate.
It is not often that a UIC College of Dentistry faculty member gets to ride a camel at a dental meeting. But Dr. T. Peter Tsay, Professor of Orthodontics, did, as he brought the College of Dentistry’s influence all the way to Mongolia in September as he spoke at the Mongolian Association of Orthodontists meeting in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
Dr. T. Peter Tsay, Professor, was invited to speak at the sixth annual Meeting of the Mongolian Association of Orthodontists at Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, Sept. 1 and 2. He also gave a five-day continuing education course to Mongolian orthodontists after the convention. The title of the talk was: “Settling, Relapse, and Retention after Orthodontic Treatment”. In addition, he gave a 5-day continuing education course
Congratulations to two orthodontic faculty, Drs. Christina Nicholas and Jennifer Caplin, who are honored during the 2018 UIC FACULTY AWARDS CEREMONY & RECEPTION. Dr. Nicholas is the recipient of the American Association of Orthodontists Biomedical Research Award (2018) and Dr. Caplin is the recipient of the American Association of Orthodontists “Robert E. Gaylord Teaching Fellowship Award” (2018).
Dr. Sath Allareddy appointed to review panel of the American Association of Orthodontists Foundation’s Rapid Assessment of Evidence Program. More details on the program are available at http://www.aaofoundation.net/News/RapidAssessmentofEvidenceProgramLaunched.aspx
Dr. Mohammed Elnagar has joined the Department of Orthodontics at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry as a Clinical Assistant Professor.
He works in the department’s postgraduate clinic, teaching and lecturing especially in the areas of 3-D imaging, digital orthodontics, skeletal anchorage, surgical
Dr. Veerasathpurish (Sath) Allareddy will become head of the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry’s Department of Orthodontics on July 1.
Allareddy was chosen following a national search by a committee led by Dr. Lyndon Cooper, associate dean for research and head of the Department of Oral Biology.