Pediatric Events

Sukirth Ganesan and his research team

AAPD Annual Session- UI Alumni

San Diego,CA
Attendees at the 2021 Alumni Weekend

Pediatrics First Ever Alumni Reunion with Novak Professorship 2022

Iowa City,IA

Pediatric News

A UI REACH student smiling with her provider

College of Dentistry Hosts Event for UI REACH Students

Wednesday, April 27, 2022
On April 7 and 14, students from the UI REACH program learned about oral health and received one-on-one tooth brushing instructions from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry.
Karin Weber-Gasparoni

Iowa Pediatric Dentist Making a Difference for Low-Income Cavity Prevention

Wednesday, April 13, 2022
The National Institutes of Health awarded Karin Weber-Gasparoni and her team a $4.4 million grant to evaluate a set of interventions designed to improve oral health care and reduce the risk of cavities among low-income high-caries risk infants and young children.
Barbara Wilson and Karin Weber-Gasparoni

Weber-Gasparoni Receives Hancher-Finkbine Award

Wednesday, April 13, 2022
On April 12, Karin Weber-Gasparoni, professor and chair of Pediatric Dentistry, was presented with the University of Iowa's Hancher-Finkbine Medallion for Faculty Excellence.
A dental screening at the Give Kids a Smile Event

The College of Dentistry Hosts Give Kids a Smile Event

Thursday, March 10, 2022
The University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics hosted a Give Kids A Smile event on Friday night, February 25, at the Iowa Children’s Museum in the Coral Ridge Mall. Thirty-two children received free oral health education, dental screenings, fluoride treatments, and they took home bags of oral hygiene supplies.
Kecia Leary Receives Collegiate Teaching Award from Interim Dean Schneider

Leary Receives 2022 Collegiate Teaching Award

Friday, October 22, 2021
On October 7, Interim Dean Galen Schneider presented Kecia Leary, clinical associate professor and graduate program director for the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, with the 2021 Collegiate Teaching Award. This award recognizes a faculty member who exhibits an “outstanding contribution to dental students’, graduate students’ or residents’ intellectual and professional development.”
Mike Kanellis

Michael Kanellis New Book "Novocaine"

Monday, August 16, 2021
Michael Kanellis recently published Novocaine, a novel written by his late father, which adapted a story that Michael had developed.