OMFS Events


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Marschall joins Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Thursday, October 26, 2023
Jeff Marschall has recently joined the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery as a clinical assistant professor. In addition, he holds a dual appointment in the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and Stead Family Children’s Hospital.
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Fridrich named Patient's Choice Award Provider

Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Kirk Fridrich, head of the department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS), was named a Patient’s Choice Provider for FY23.

Iowa dental researchers selected for OVPR Award

Thursday, June 22, 2023
The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) awarded Hongli Sun, Kyungsup Shin, and their co-principal investigator a $235K Interdisciplinary Scholars grant for their project investigating a novel approach to to orofacial cleft reconstruction.
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Hongli Sun selected for Iowa Mid-Career Award

Thursday, April 27, 2023
Hongli Sun, associate professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, was one of four Iowa faculty members to receive the 2023 Iowa Mid-Career Faculty Scholar Award. The award recognizes some of the most promising scholars at Iowa with three years of financial support for their research. Sun is a rising star in the field of biomaterials and tissue engineering, focusing on innovative strategies to improve bone tissue regeneration. 
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Dr. Doug Kendrick Receives Patient's Choice Award

Thursday, February 2, 2023
William Synan was recognized with the 2019 Daniel M. Laskin Award for Outstanding Predoctoral Educator in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) annual meeting in Boston.
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Bone Regeneration: Making a Fantasy a Reality

Friday, May 14, 2021
Researchers at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry are working to make bone regeneration a reality through novel tissue engineering strategies and cutting-edge science. Hongli Sun is one of several faculty members at the college leading the charge to develop novel bone regeneration strategies for particular conditions and diseases.