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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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Akimasa Tsujimoto

Iowa Operative Dentist Receives Industry Grant to Investigate Restorative Dental Materials

Thursday, March 3, 2022
A Japanese dental materials and equipment manufacturer awarded Akimasa Tsujimoto, associate professor of Operative Dentistry, an $18,000 grant for his project evaluating the bonding performance of newly developed self-adhesive resin luting cement which can be used with or without a universal adhesive to various substrates. The aim is to determine whether this resin luting cement can improve the durability of dental esthetic restorations.
Iowa with a heart on Johnson County

Iowa Ranks Highly in Key Metrics for Dental Colleges

Thursday, February 17, 2022
The University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics is a national leader in NIDCR research funding, dental education research, and the amount of patient care experiences that dental students receive.
Sukirth Ganesan and his research team

Developing a Comprehensive Understanding the Oral Microbiome and Its Impact on Overall Health

Thursday, February 17, 2022
Sukirth Ganesan and his team are using a multi -omics approach to study the relationship between periodontal disease and metabolic syndrome. The National Institutes of Health awarded them a R03 grant for over $300,000 for this project. The project will determine the precise relationship between these conditions, which could help prevent disease or provide early indicators of disease and possible avenues for treatment at an early stage of the condition.
Azeez Butali

The Genetics of Cleft Lip and Palate for the Zulu Population in South Africa

Thursday, February 10, 2022
The nonprofit organization, Smile Train, awarded Iowa professor Azeez Butali a $40,000 grant to study the genetic causes of cleft lip and palate among the Zulu population in South Africa. Butali is an internationally recognized expert in the genetics of cleft lip and palate, particularly among African populations. Butali is working with Thriona Naicker, a trained Medical Geneticist and PhD student at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Butali serves as Naicker’s mentor for his dissertation research.
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

Pediatric Patient Smiles

90 %

of incoming dental students chose Iowa because of the innovative curriculum