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Addressing Oral Health Barriers in Iowa and Johnson County

Thursday, January 20, 2022 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Virtual
Addressing Oral Health Barriers in Iowa and Johnson County Speaker Profile Becky Hackett-Leas, RDH (She, Her, Hers) is the Oral Health Coordinator for Johnson County Public Health Clinical Services Division.  She is also the I-Smile Coordinator for Iowa and Johnson Counties.  Course description This course will describe: 1) the oral health care needs of underserved children within our local community, and 2) Johnson County Public Health (JCPH) dental programs...
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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).   REGISTRATION CLOSED (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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SHPEP Iowa 2022 Info Session

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 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! *Note: participants MUST REGISTER to attend* https:/...
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David Johnsen, Tarek El Kerdani, and prosthodontics residents with the governor's declaration of Prosthodontics Week

The State of Iowa and the College of Dentistry Celebrate Prosthodontics Week

Friday, April 16, 2021
For the past six years, the Department of Prosthodontics has celebrated National Prosthodontics Awareness week by recruiting six low-income veterans to receive a free, complete set of dentures. To commemorate this annual event and in recognition of National Prosthodontics Awareness Week, Governor Kim Reynolds declared April 5-9 Iowa Prosthodontics Awareness Week.
Chris Barwacz

Personalizing Implant Therapy to Improve Outcomes

Friday, April 9, 2021
Personalized medicine meets the unique needs of each patient, and Christopher Barwacz’s research is focused on improving and optimizing implant therapy to meet the specific needs of each individual patient.
Eric Van Otterloo

The Genetics of Bone Formation

Friday, February 19, 2021
As an expert in the genetics of embryonic development and an assistant professor in the Department of Periodontics, Eric Van Otterloo, has opened a new dimension for understanding craniofacial development, genetics, and bone formation as he and his team have explored a peculiar gene, Memo1.
The utility company that serves the University of Iowa

College of Dentistry Awarded $600K+ in P3 Funds to Begin Developing a New Oral Cancer Center of Excellence

Friday, February 5, 2021
On Thursday, the University of Iowa announced that the first $7.5 million of the investment revenue generated from the public-private partnership (P3) for its utility system would include a $600K+ award for the College of Dentistry. With this support, an interdisciplinary team with over 40-people, including Iowa faculty from the Colleges of Dentistry, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Engineering, will develop the preliminary data and program structure to apply for and be competitive for an $11 million grant from the NCI/NIDCR to establish a P50 Specialized Program of Research Excellence in oral cancer. This specialized research program in oral cancer will be the first of its kind in the nation.
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