Three Indiana University School of Dentistry professors with extensive experience in community dentistry have received new administrative responsibilities as the school strives to keep abreast of a community engagement program that has grown both swiftly and substantially over the past decade.
Longtime Indiana University School of Dentistry faculty member Christianne J. Guba, D.D.S., M.S.D., has been named to a newly established leadership position that will for the first time bring all of the school’s academic programs under the administration of one office.
A new two-day celebratory program, a farewell address from a new dean of dentistry, and recognition of 237 members of the graduating classes were the highlights of Indiana University School of Dentistry’s 2011 Commencement celebration, held at the Indiana Convention Center May 14-15.
The IU School of Dentistry’s annual Dental Summer Institute (DSI) is designed for high school students who are interested in learning more about the field of dentistry as well as the educational programs that lead to degrees and certificates in dentistry.
The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) has announced the first class of Indiana Schweitzer Fellows – 16 multidisciplinary advanced-degree students from several Indiana universities who will spend the next year addressing health disparities throughout Indiana while developing lifelong leadership skills.
An accident in Palo Alto, Calif., has taken the life of Judy S. Goldblatt, wife of Indiana University oral pathology professor Dr. Lawrence I. Goldblatt, former dean of the IU School of Dentistry.
Congratulations to the 16 students and faculty whose work in research and teaching was cited for excellence at the IU School of Dentistry’s 19th annual Research Day at the IUPUI Campus Center on April 11.
IU School of Dentistry faculty member Dr. Karen Gregson, president of the Indiana Section of the American Association for Dental Research, and her organizing committee have arranged an outstanding program for the school’s 19TH annual Research Day, held on Monday, April 11, from 1 to 4 p.m. at IUPUI’s Campus Center.
Indiana University School of Dentistry Students talk with Dr. Burton Edelstein, Founding Director of the Children's Dental Health Project, about the interaction between dental health practitioners and the legislative process at the 2011 Oral Health Policy Forum.
A new report by an Indiana University School of Dentistry department chair with researchers from six other U.S. dental schools is calling for quick and creative solutions to address the growing scarcity of full-time faculty members within the nation's dental school programs.
A study conducted in four American Indian communities in the Pacific Northwest presents an effective strategy to convince mothers to switch young children from drinking sweetened soda to water and shows that eliminating these sugary drinks from the diets of the youngest members of the tribe significantly decreased tooth decay.
Four awards recognizing outstanding employees were presented at the Indiana University School of Dentistry’s annual conferences for faculty and staff.
STUDENTS OF DENTISTRY AND DENTAL HYGIENE receiving scholarships during fall 2010 were given an opportunity to meet some of the many generous people who make these awards possible each year.
A $50,000 grant that is the latest in a series of donations the Delta Dental Foundation has made to Indiana University School of Dentistry’s Seal Indiana program will enable 700 Hoosier schoolchildren and preschoolers to receive examinations and preventive treatment aimed at preserving the oral health of youngsters who are the most at risk for dental disease in Indiana.
Indiana University School of Dentistry faculty member Steven P. Haug, D.D.S., M.S.D., will be installed this fall as president-elect of one of the country’s leading organizations in dentistry.
Three Indiana dentists and an Indiana Dental Association administrator were honored and a beloved board member was remembered during the 68th Fall Dental Alumni Conference of the IUSD Alumni Association, held on the IUPUI campus September 24-25.
There is no apparent link between asthma and tooth decay, according to a study published in the September 2010 issue of the Journal of the American Dental Association.
Less than one month after embarking on their education in dentistry at Indiana University, young men and women from 16 states and four nations gathered in Indianapolis to take the professional oath of Dentistry and to receive a white coat that will serve as a symbol of professionalism for them throughout their careers in healthcare.
John N. Williams Jr., D.M.D., M.B.A., former dental dean at the University of North Carolina (UNC) Chapel Hill, began his new appointment as dean of Indiana University School of Dentistry on June 15, 2010. He is the ninth person to hold the position in the 131-year history of Indiana’s dental school. (The Indiana Dental College, established in 1879, became part of IU in 1925.)
A study of the promotion in the Indianapolis area of R.J. Reynolds' new dissolvable tobacco products found that they are being marketed to current smokers who continue to puff away, but may be looking for an alternative source of nicotine when they can’t light up.