Articles from October 2022

Participants in the UI REACH outreach event

College of Dentistry hosts event for UI REACH Students

On October 13, 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.

Local and National Presence on AADOCR Research Meetings this Year

Friday, October 14, 2022
The University of Iowa Orthodontics Department has had a strong presence at the AADOCR meetings this year, at both a local and national level. At the 2022 AADOCR/CADR meeting held in Atlanta, GA, Dr. Lina Moreno and Dr. Shankar Rengasamy Venugopalan were invited guest speakers
I-Ching Wang

Periodontics faculty awarded Young Researcher Grant

Thursday, October 13, 2022
The Osteology Foundation awarded I-Ching Wang, associate professor of periodontics, an almost $30K Young Researcher Grant for her project, Ultrasound-based Imaging to Detect Early Changes of Hard and Soft tissue Around Immediately Placed Implants With or Without Soft Tissue Augmentation.
Shankar Rengasamy Vengopalan

Dr. Shankar Rengasamy Venugopalan became the Fellow Nominee for the 2022-2023 ADEA Leadership Institute

Tuesday, October 11, 2022
Shankar Rengasamy Venugopalan was selected as Fellow Nominee for the 2022-2023 ADEA Leadership Institute.
Clark Stanford presenting Kyungsup Shin with the McLeran Award

Dr. Kyungsup Shin is 21st Annual James H. and Hermine E. McLeran Faculty Award Recipient

Tuesday, October 11, 2022
Dr. Kyungsup Shin receives the 21st Annual James H. and Hermine E. McLeran Faculty Award. Dr. Shin's work and dedication to the program has led to more wins at American Board of Orthodontics resident competitions than any other program in North America.
Tom Southard 2021 Headshot

Tom Southard Receives the 2022 Louise Ada Jarabak Memorial Award

Tuesday, October 11, 2022
Tom Southard is the 2022 recipient of the Louise Ada Jarabak Memorial International Teachers and Research Award. This award is given by the American Association of Orthodontists and recognizes leadership in orthodontic research and teachings.
Ann Synan receiving an alumni award

2022 Honorary Recognition of the Year: Mrs. Ann P. Synan, B.A.

Thursday, October 6, 2022
For almost 20 years, Ann Synan has been a committed advocate for dental patients, especially those who face barriers limiting access to care. As a result, she has become a fount of institutional knowledge in all things in the college, but especially so with patient care. The University of Iowa Dental Alumni Association and the College of Dentistry are proud to recognize Ann Synan’s contributions with the 2022 Honorary Recognition of the Year Award.