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Global Health Case Competition Kick-Off Event

Wednesday, February 28, 2024 12:30pm to 1:20pm
College of Public Health Building
Join us for the launch of the 7th annual IPHPRP Global Health Case Competition! This event will introduce this year's case topic, the competing teams, and the newly available grand prize.

Live Distance Course: Beyond Bonding: Resin Cement in Modern Dentistry; From Hues to Hardness: Understanding Color and Mechanical Properties in Dental Materials

Friday, March 8, 2024 8:30am to 12:15pm
Virtual
Register here Cost:  $79 Hours: 3.5 Title of Courses:  Part I: Beyond Bonding: Resin Cement in Modern Dentistry Part II:  From Hues to Hardness: Understanding Color and Mechanical Properties in Dental Materials Instructors: Dr. Nikkita Madhu and Dr. Franciele Floriani Part I: Beyond Bonding: Resin Cement in Modern Dentistry This CE lecture will review commonly used resin cements and their clinical applications, as well as their...
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One Day for Iowa | The University of Iowa's 24-Hour Giving Day

Wednesday, March 27, 2024 (all day)
Every year, thousands of Hawkeyes come together to make an important—and meaningful—impact for Iowa. All gifts made in March will count toward the One Day for Iowa total.
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IPHPRP Global Health Case Competition

Monday, April 1, 2024 10:00am to 3:00pm
College of Public Health Building
The 7th Annual IPHPRP Global Public Health Case Competition offers an innovative student learning experience that trains future public health leaders. It brings together students from multiple disciplines in a format uncommon at most universities and colleges. Through the friendly competition, students creatively address critical global health challenges in a competitive and collaborative environment that simulates future workplace settings by requiring a multidisciplinary team composition
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Siva Prakasam in his research lab

Iowa Periodontist examines the function of PGRPs in periodontal disease

Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Sivaraman Prakasam, associate professor and head of the Department of Periodontics, is investigating a particular group of proteins that discriminates between good and bad bacteria in a person’s gingiva (gum) and mouth to modulate the body’s immune response. His research could lead to new tools that can prevent or treat periodontitis.
Dr. Lawrence Tabak receives a plaque to memorialize his visit during the 2024 Research Day

Photo Gallery: 2024 Research Day

Thursday, February 15, 2024
Check out these sights from the 71st Anniversary of the Iowa Section of the AADOCR.
Colton Curtis in a labratory

Student Research Profile: Improving Dry Mouth and Oral Health in Older Populations with Dentures

Wednesday, February 14, 2024
The Dental Student Research Program at Iowa Dentistry has a long and venerable tradition of teaching students to conduct and think critically about research. Fourth-year dental student Colton Curtis exemplifies these qualities in his work investigating methods to improve dry mouth and oral health in older populations with dentures. Curtis’ experience over the course of his dental career illustrates this well. He began doing research in his first year, but it took him a while to zero in on the right topic.
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Leary, Cho named ADEA Leadership Institute Fellows

Tuesday, February 6, 2024
Dr. Leary and Dr. Cho to participate in year-long professional development program.
Students studying outdoors at Iowa Memorial Union

78 %

of iowa dentists graduated from the University of Iowa college of Dentistry

Graduating dental students

10 th

national ranking for research funding

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90 %

of incoming dental students chose Iowa because of the innovative curriculum