Alumni of the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics are trailblazers in dentistry dedicated to improving oral health in Iowa and around the world.

Iowa: A Framework for Life and Service

Hayley Harvey ('94 DDS, '96 MS)

 

  • Our Alumni are Leaders in Dentistry

    In recent years, collegiate alumni or former faculty have included one university president, five Big Ten dental deans, three ADA trustees, three ADEA presidents,  and an IADR president. In addition, over 80% of Iowa Dental Association presidents are our alumni.

  • Dedicated to Serving Iowa

    Nearly 80% of Iowa's dentists are alumni of the University of Iowa College of Dentistry delivering over $800 million in oral health care services to Iowans annually. An estimated 99% of Iowans are within a 30-minute drive of a practicing University of Iowa alumnus.

  • Have a Legacy of Giving Back

    Of all the professional schools at Iowa, dental alumni love and support our university and our college. Help us pass on that legacy to future generations. 

Alumni Events

2022 College of Dentistry Alumni Weekend promotional image

2022 College of Dentistry Alumni Weekend

Friday, September 16, 2022 (all day)
Save the Date! The College of Dentistry Alumni Reunion Weekend is scheduled for September 16-17, 2022 for class years ending in 2s and 7s. Online hotel reservation are available at the following locations:  Radisson Hotel Coralville Hampton Inn
View more events
Camera

Past Alumni Events

Shaking Hands

Stay Connected

Five People

Class Photos

Pen and paper

Transcript Requests

Alumni News

Ana Diaz-Arnold Receiving 2021 Educator of the Year Award from David Inglehart

2021 Dental Educator of the Year: Ana Diaz-Arnold

Thursday, September 30, 2021
For 34 years, Dr. Ana Diaz-Arnold (’84 G.P.R., ’87 M.S.) has been a fixture in the Department of Family Dentistry, teaching countless fourth-year dental students, mentoring and working alongside adjunct faculty, and treating her own patients, and as she retires in June 2022, her impact on the college and the dental profession in Iowa will remain long afterward.
Kim Swanson Receiving 2021 Alumnus of the Year Award from David Johnsen

2021 Alumnus of the Year: Dr. Kim Swanson

Thursday, September 23, 2021
An accomplished oral surgeon, Kim Swanson (’81 BA, ’86 DDS) is a dedicated alumna who has left a mark in the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery and in the dental profession more widely.

Alumni Staff

Amanda Shoemaker

Amanda Shoemaker

Director of Alumni Relations and Continuing Education
The University of Iowa
348 Dental Science Building N.
Iowa City, IA 52242-1010
319-335-7166
​amanda-shoemaker@uiowa.edu

Barb Colbert

Barb Colbert

Secretary
The University of Iowa
344 Dental Science Building N
Iowa City, IA 52242-1010
319-335-7159
barbara-colbert@uiowa.edu