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. Weber-Gasparoni is the fifth dentistry-affiliated faculty member to earn the award since its inception in 1967.

Dean Clark Stanford said of the award, "This is a wonderful testament to our excellent faculty."

Karin Weber-Gasparoni with her daughter, Natalia
Karin Weber-Gasparoni at the ceremony with her daughter, Nathália, whose experiences as a young child inspired her passion for pediatric dentistry.
Karin Weber-Gasparoni with Barbara Wilson at the Hancher Finkbine Award Ceremony
Karin Weber-Gasparoni receiving the Hancher Finkbine Award from President Barbara Wilson.

Karin Weber-Gasparoni with her family and colleagues at the Hancher Finkbine Awards ceremony
Her family and colleagues came to celebrate Karin Weber-Gasparoni receiving the award.