Articles from June 2023

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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.
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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.
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Iowa Dentistry researchers receive NIH grant to investigate genetic causes of tooth development

Thursday, June 29, 2023
Huojun Cao and Eric Van Otterloo are investigating the genetic underpinnings of tooth development. The long-term goal of their work is to better understand tooth development so that new regenerative treatments for teeth can be developed.

Operative Dentistry Spring Banquet

Thursday, June 22, 2023
Operative Dentistry held their annual Spring Banquet on Tuesday, May 16 at Blackstone in Iowa City. The department presented awards to a number of students.

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.

A new partnership between Cedar Rapids clinic and Iowa Dentistry

Thursday, June 15, 2023
Iowa Dentistry and the His Hands Clinic in Cedar Rapids, under dental director Jeff Akey ('87 DDS) began a new partnership this year offering clinical outreach experiences for second-, third-, and fourth-year dental students on select Saturday mornings.
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NIH awards subcontract to Iowa Dentistry researchers

Thursday, June 15, 2023
The University of Iowa was one of four research institutions, along with Michigan, Duke, and Indiana, collaborating on a newly-funded National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)/ National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant investigating the causes and implications of adolescent tooth decay, especially among underserved populations.
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Military Service and Iowa Dentistry

From our career-retired military dentists who spend the second half of their career teaching at Iowa to our veteran students, from our esteemed alumni who carry on the Iowa legacy throughout their military careers to our veteran patients who wouldn’t have access to dental care without our college, Iowa Dentistry is committed to those who have served in the United States armed forces.