Department of Orthodontics News

Kyungsup Shin speaking during the ABO panel discussion.

Shin shares experiences during ABO panel

Wednesday, November 29, 2023
Kyungsup Shin, the Ross D. Christensen Family Professor of Orthodontics and Graduate Program Director, spoke on a panel during the annual meeting of the American Board of Orthodontics in St. Louis.
Kyungsup Shin with his medallion

Kyungsup Shin named as endowed professor

Thursday, October 5, 2023
Kyungsup Shin was named the Ross D. Christensen Family Professor of Orthodontics on September 21. Shin is a shining example of Iowa's excellence in research, teaching, and clinical care.
Aline Petrin

Research grant awarded to orthodontics faculty extending research on the epigenetic causes of orofacial clefting

Thursday, August 24, 2023
Aline Petrin’s research on identical twins has shed led on the epigenetic causes of orofacial clefting. Her new study explores the epigenetic causes of mirrored clefting among twins.
Headshot of Associate Professor, Dr. Kyungsup Shin

Dr. Kyungsup Shin receives the 2023-2024 ADEA Leadership Institute Fellow nomination.

Monday, July 31, 2023
Dr. Kyungsup Shin was selected for the 2023-2024 ADEA Leader Institute Fellowship Program.
Aline Petrin with Mandi Seaberg

Dr. Aline Petrin Nominated for Mentor of the Year

Monday, July 10, 2023
The University of Iowa Orthodontics Department congratulates Dr. Aline Petrin on her Mentor of the Year nomination. Dr. Aline Petrun currently serves as an Assitant Professor and holds many awards and honors for her contributions to the department. Dental Student, Amanda Seaberg, nominated Dr. Petrin because of her commitment to furthering epigenetic research and leaving a remarkable impact on her students' learning.
Emma Square Headshot

Welcome Dr. Emma Mueldener

Friday, June 30, 2023
Dr. Emma Mueldener has joined the faculty team in the Orthodontics Department. After completing her undergraduate, masters, and oral science degrees at the University of Iowa, the clinic is excited to welcome her as a full-time clinical assistant professor.
Headshot of Clinical Professor, Dr. Steve Marshall

Welcome Dr. Steve Marshall

Friday, June 30, 2023
The Orthodontics Department is excited to welcome Dr. Steve Marshall as an official faculty member! Dr. Marshall has previously assisted our department and will now serve as a full-time clinical professor of orthodontics.

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.
Robert Bowers with Olivia Bartholomew and Colton Curtis

2023 Mentors of the Year

Thursday, June 1, 2023
Robert Bowers, Sukirth Ganesan, and Aline Petrin were each selected as 2023 Mentors of the Years by the Dental Student Research Group. Follow the link for photos of all three awardees with their students.
Steve Marshall, Clark Stanford, Kyungsup Shin, Thomas Southard, and Laura Bonner

New textbook belongs on the shelf of everyone who manages childhood orthodontic issues

Tuesday, March 28, 2023
In January 2023, Iowa orthodontics faculty published Practical Early Orthodontic Treatment: A Case-Based Review. The text is receiving rave reviews and is sure to become the definitive textbook in the orthodontic treatment of children.