Service Trips Resume for School of Dental Medicine Students
Students in the Class of 2023 provided screenings and treatment to patients in clinics in Puerto Rico, Maine, and South Dakota.
52 Future Dentists Receive Their White Coats
"Putting on the white coat for the first time ushers in a lifetime of providing compassionate, ethical care," said Dean Lepowsky. "It is a passageway to serving humanity for the rest of your lives and an opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of individuals.”
Lalla Recognized with Top Honor from International Cancer Society
“The leadership opportunities in MASCC have allowed me to work with healthcare professionals in several continents to promote supportive care in cancer for patients around the world. Across cultures, languages, and time-zones, we share the mission of improving the lives of patients with cancer," said Lalla.
Creating an “Adult-like” Mature Human Cardiac Tissue
Model developed by UConn and UCSF researchers to be used for myriad of applications, most notably to evaluate safety and efficacy of drugs on the cardiovascular system
UConn Orthodontics Program Recognized Nationally for Research Activity
Since 1997, UConn has received at least 38 awards from the American Association of Orthodontists, with a total research funding of approximately $660,000
Strong Smiles for Special Olympics Athletes
For the past two decades, UConn dental students have volunteered their time to provide dental care to Special Olympics athletes during the Summer Games.
Dental Students Help Beautify Hartford
UConn’s chapter of the American Student Dental Association once again spends its Spring Service Day helping preserve the city’s green space.
Teaching Children About Good Oral Hygiene
“These are excellent opportunities for students to be in the community providing prevention education and being role models for the younger students to learn about oral health care and also about how to be a dentist," said Dr. Sarita Arteaga, associate dean for students at the School of Dental Medicine.
The School of Dental Medicine Celebrates the Class of 2022
“On behalf of the entire School of Dental Medicine community, I congratulate each of our soon to be new graduates for completing, arguably, the most challenging and rigorous dental education program anywhere,” Dean Dr. Steven Lepowsky said.
2022 UConn Health Board of Directors Faculty Recognition Awardee Is Dr. Frank Nichols
“We are exceptionally appreciative of Dr. Nichols’ longstanding service to the UConn School of Dental Medicine. He is the epitome of what any school should desire of a faculty member and his record of excellence in teaching, scholarship and discovery, service and patient care is a model for many to emulate,” said Dr. Steven Lepowsky.