Courtney Chandler

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Dental Match Day for the Class of 2023

“Our students place in some of the most competitive residency programs nationally and it is a reflection of their hard work, dedication, and commitment to excellence," said School of Dental Medicine Dean Dr. Steven Lepowsky

Dental Students’ Day of Service

Students in the School of Dental Medicine honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through acts of service in the community.

Rulebreakers Even Among the Bad Guys: Researchers Unravel a Population of ‘Cheating’ Cells in Cancers

The research—unraveling a unique phenomenon— answers several conundrums about cancer, while opening new lines of scientific inquiry

A Fall Full of Service

A city clean-up, a blood drive, fundraisers, school visits, and screenings at a Special Olympics event were among the service activities that School of Dental Medicine students participated in during the fall season.

Researchers Develop Strategy to Thermally Stabilize Microneedle Vaccine Technology

Researchers use sugar molecules to help eliminate the need for cold-chain storage, a common logistical hurdle for vaccine distribution

Free Dental Clinic at UConn Serves Over 1,000 Smiles

The Connecticut Mission of Mercy Free Dental Clinic took place for the first time on UConn Health’s campus, serving over 1,000 patients in need during the two-day event

Dental Students Provide Free Dental Care to Hundreds in Rhode Island

Weeks before UConn School of Dental Medicine hosts the 2022 Connecticut Mission of Mercy free dental clinic, dental students offered a helping hand to the free clinic in Rhode Island.

Inspiring Dental Students To Pursue Careers in Academia

While many students plan to head straight to the clinics after graduation, the UConn Chapter of ADEA provides students with opportunities to learn about paths associated with academic careers in dental medicine.

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage

For School of Dental Medicine students, Hispanic Heritage Month is not only an opportunity to gather and have fun, it’s also a chance to spread cultural awareness, create memories, and foster community.

Skeletal Biology and Regeneration Students Recognized For Research Excellence

“The multidisciplinary research and broad expertise within Skeletal Biology and Regeneration is a strength of our program,” said Dr. Rosa Guzzo, director of the program.