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Culturally Responsive Health Care in Iowa Conference Keynote Speaker - Harriet A. Washington

Thursday, June 2, 2022 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Virtual
As a part of the annual Culturally Responsive Health Care in Iowa Conference, award-winning Medical Writer & Editor, Harriet A. Washington, will providing the Keynote Address.   This address is open to the public.  Please register here to join this webinar. If you are interested in attending the Culturally Responsive Health Care in Iowa Conference, more information may be found here.  The goal of this multidisciplinary, interprofessional conference is to improve the delivery of culturally...
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College of Dentistry Commencement Ceremony

Friday, June 3, 2022 3:00pm
Hancher Auditorium
Doors will open one hour prior to ceremony start. No tickets required. President Barbara Wilson and Dean Clark Stanford will deliver messages to students. Kane Louscher, of Mason City, Iowa, will be the student speaker. Faculty members Michelle Krupp, Marcela Hernandez, and Sherry Timmons will present honors and awards. Faculty Members Steven Means, Michael Santucci, Marcela Hernandez, and John Syrbu will hood the graduates.
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Iowa Dental Reviews (Last Chance): Views from World Leaders in Operative Dentistry

Friday, June 10, 2022 (all day)
Views From World Leaders in Operative Dentistry Last Chance Continuing Education Location: College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics Register Online for 6.5 Hours Relicensure Credit/Lecture Course (0.65 CEU). This fast-paced conference features leading Operative Dentistry educators from across the United States. Lectures cover a large array of operative topics such as cariology, adhesion, polymerization, bulk filled composites and esthetics. Presenters are alumni of the University of Iowa...
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Basic Life Support (BLS) Recertification

Thursday, August 18, 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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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.
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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.
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78 %

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

Graduating dental students

10 th

national ranking for research funding

Pediatric Patient Smiles

90 %

of incoming dental students chose Iowa because of the innovative curriculum