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Mary Young

Young recognized in Dare to Discover campaign

Mary Young (D3) received the University of Iowa’s Office of the Vice President for Research’s “Dare to Discover” Banner Award.
Cyrus Mansouri

Mansouri recognized in Dare to Discover campaign

Cyrus Mansouri (D4) received the University of Iowa’s Office of the Vice President for Research’s “Dare to Discover” Banner Award.
Azeez Alade

Alade recognized in Dare to Discover campaign

Azeez Alade, PhD student in Azeez Butali's lab, received the University of Iowa’s Office of the Vice President for Research’s “Dare to Discover” Banner Award.
Tabitha Peters

Peters recognized in Dare to Discover campaign

Tabitha Peters, biostatistician and PhD student, received the University of Iowa’s Office of the Vice President for Research’s “Dare to Discover” Banner Award.
Talent show participants

Iowa Dentistry's got talent!

Thursday, May 25, 2023
On Friday, May 19, faculty, staff, and students showcased their skills at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts.
Tim Nguyen

NIH Awards Nguyen Training Grant to Investigate Midface Development

Thursday, May 25, 2023
Tim Nguyen, a T90 trainee in the Iowa Institute of Oral Health Research and a PhD student in the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Genetics, was awarded an F31 grant.
Joseph Curtis

Pilot study: Options for custom tray and record base design for complete dentures

Thursday, May 18, 2023
The college’s Clinical/Dental Education Research Initiative Support Program (CRISP) selected Joseph Curtis's pilot study assessing various modern methods of the design and fabrication of custom edentulous impression trays and record bases. This purpose of the study is update the third-year curriculum incorporating more modern, digital components into the denture design process.
Iowa dentistry leaders with Governor Kim Reynolds at a bill signing

State of Iowa adopts Dentists and Dental Hygienists Licensure Compact

Thursday, May 4, 2023
On Thursday, April 27, Governor Kim Reynolds signed the Dentists and Dental Hygienists Licensure Compact bill into law.
Students reciting the dental oath at the 2023 White Coat Ceremony

White Coat Ceremony 2023

Thursday, May 4, 2023
The Class of 2026 was granted faculty-supervised clinical privileges on Thursday, April 27 at the 2023 White Coat Ceremony.
Dr Sun face image

Hongli Sun selected for Iowa Mid-Career Award

Hongli Sun, associate professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, was one of four Iowa faculty members to receive the 2023 Iowa Mid-Career Faculty Scholar Award. The award recognizes some of the most promising scholars at Iowa with three years of financial support for their research. Sun is a rising star in the field of biomaterials and tissue engineering, focusing on innovative strategies to improve bone tissue regeneration.