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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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50 years of the free medical and dental clinic

Iowa City Free Medical and Dental Clinic Celebrates Its 50-Year Anniversary

Thursday, January 20, 2022
For 50 years, the Iowa City Free Medical and Dental Clinic has served the local community and partnered with the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics. Numerous College of Dentistry faculty, staff, and students have been vital to the success of the free dental clinic.
Clark Stanford

Clark Stanford named dean of the UI College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics

Thursday, January 6, 2022
Clark Stanford, distinguished professor and dean of the College of Dentistry at the University of Illinois Chicago, has been named dean of the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics. He also will hold the Edwin Green Chair in Dental Leadership and will begin on April 1.
Jennifer Sukalski discussing her research with Susan McKernan

Improving Dental Outcomes for Underserved Populations

Thursday, December 16, 2021
After working as a dental hygienist for several years, PhD candidate Jennifer Sukalski began pursuing health disparities research on access and use of dental care in Iowa. Her research looks at barriers to dental care in a holistic manner taking into account perceived social status.
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.
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