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SHPEP Iowa 2022 Info Session

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 6:00pm to 6:45pm
Virtual
A free six-week Summer Health Professions Education Program with housing, meals, stipends, travel assistance, guidance and so much more? Say less! First and second year undergraduates interested in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, or public health are encouraged to apply. This session will explain eligibility requirements, the application process, and a sample SHPEP schedule. Visit shpep.org or contact monique-galpin@uiowa.edu for more info!
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SHPEP Iowa 2022 Winter Break Info Session

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 12:00pm to 12:45pm
Virtual
A free six-week Summer Health Professions Education Program with housing, meals, stipends, travel assistance, guidance and so much more? Say less! First and second year undergraduates interested in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, or public health are encouraged to apply. This session will explain eligibility requirements, the application process, and a sample SHPEP schedule. Visit shpep.org or contact monique-galpin@uiowa.edu for more info!
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Basic Life Support (BLS) Recertification

Thursday, January 20, 2022 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Live Demonstration Course: Basic Life Support (BLS) Recertification This course qualifies the enrollee a certification by the American Heart Association for Basic Life Support (BLS), upon successful demonstration and exam and the cost is $65 (College of Dentistry staff) or $75 (general public).   Course Registration (classes will be limited to 9 participants; once a class reaches the 9 participant max, registration for that class will then close. Please select another class if you find that…
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Alumni Reception Denver, CO

Friday, January 21, 2022 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Maggiano’s Little Italy at the Denver Pavilions Amarone Room
Iowa Dentistry alumni and friends are invited to join Interim Dean Galen Schneider at this Alumni Reception during the 2022 Rocky Mountain Dental Convention. Register to attend today!
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Cristina Vidal working in her lab

NIH Awards Cristina Vidal $700K+ Grant

Friday, July 2, 2021
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) awarded Cristina Vidal, assistant professor in the Department of Operative Dentistry, a 5-year grant totaling over $700K for her research project studying the relationship between caries and the oral microbiome.
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Augment Your Research with the BigMouth Dental Data Repository

Friday, June 18, 2021
The BigMouth Dental Data Repository is a comprehensive database of electronic health records provided by dental schools in a partially de-identified manner. Eleven major dental schools are currently participating with Iowa joining in 2020. This repository can be used for high-powered research using information collected from each of the participating institutions, and is a promising avenue for big data research.
A list of the top 10 ranking in NIDCR Funding with Iowa at 10.

College of Dentistry Ranks in Top 10 in NIDCR Research Funding

Friday, June 11, 2021
In 2020, the University of Iowa was ranked 10th in the country for the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) funding, and 2nd in the Big 10, with over $6.4M in funds awarded.
Two periodontists doing research

Ganesan and Team Receive $75K Carver Trust COVID-19 Pilot Collaborative Award

Friday, June 4, 2021
Dr. Sukirth Ganesan, assistant professor in periodontics, and a team of researchers in the Carver College of Medicine were awarded a Carver Trust COVID-19 Pilot Collaborative Award. The grant, Unraveling the role of saliva in COVID- 19 pathogenesis using a comprehensive multi-omics approach, will involve a multi-arm, cross-sectional, case-control study with an integrated -omics approach to determine the microbial, metabolic, functional, and immune alterations in the saliva of COVID-19 patients.
Students studying outdoors at Iowa Memorial Union

78 %

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

Graduating dental students

5

number of big 10 dental schools whose dean graduated from the university of iowa college of dentistry

Pediatric Patient Smiles

90 %

of incoming dental students chose Iowa because of the innovative curriculum