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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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Xi Chen and his research team

Incorporating Dental Care into Palliative Care

Thursday, December 9, 2021
Palliative care is a specialized form of health care that attempts to meet the needs of the whole patient, taking into account each patient’s values and goals to make informed decisions about managing pain and treatments. Xi Chen is bringing insights about palliative care to dentistry, focusing on improving oral health awareness, relieving pain, and helping a patient live as well as possible for the rest of their life.
Bob and Jerilee Williams at their front door with their dogs

Alumni Provide Funds for Advanced Training Opportunities in Operative Dentistry

Thursday, December 9, 2021
Bob Williams (’73 D.D.S.) and Jerilee Williams generously donated $150,000 to the Operative Dentistry Advanced Education Program to support, promote and achieve excellence in Operative Dentistry through enhanced training opportunities provided through the Advanced Education Program and its residents.  
Patient-Centered Dental Home (PCDH) Quality Indicators Clearinghouse on a Computer

Patient-Centered Dental Home, Dental Quality Indicators Clearinghouse Release

Thursday, December 9, 2021
The University of Iowa Public Policy Center's Patient-Centered Dental Home project is designed to improve the organization and delivery of dental care in a variety of care settings and in an integrated manner with other health care services. As part of this project, the PPC developed an interactive, online PCDH Clearinghouse of approximately 500 oral health quality measures and standards, which is now available.
Emily Lanzel working with equipment

UI Oral Cancer Researcher Receives Grant to Improve Machine Learning for Cancer Evaluation

Thursday, December 9, 2021
Emily Lanzel received a grant in collaboration with the University of Chicago to use digital pathology slides to improve machine learning algorithms for use as a tool to evaluate the risk of cancer.
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