Courtney Chandler

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Students Host Week of Inclusion

Students in the UConn School of Dental Medicine Special Care Dentistry Interest Group hosted a Week of Inclusion to show support, learn, and discuss the importance of inclusion and connection for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in dentistry.

Student Patricia Hare at work in the lab.

School of Dental Medicine Reaches Highest Research Ranking in School History

The UConn School of Dental Medicine ranks 8th among all dental schools in the United States for research funding from the National Institutes of Health

An illustration depicting the coronavirus microbe.

UConn-Developed Diagnostic Test for Infectious Diseases Reaches Licensing Deal

The method enables simple, rapid detection of SARS-CoV-2 and other diseases.

Healthy Habits for Healthy Teeth

In honor of National Children's Dental Health Month, dental and nutrition experts at UConn answer parent's most pressing questions about their child's oral health.

Students, Faculty Release Virtual Event to Celebrate Black History Month

The event—a musical collaboration to listen, reflect, and share during Black History Month— can be viewed virtually.

The class of 2021 shows off their residency placements.

Fourth Year Dental Students Look Forward to Next Chapter

Due to the pandemic, the celebratory event known Match Day at the UConn School of Dental Medicine looked different from previous years.

Kuhn Receives Prestigious International Status for Leadership in Biomaterials

This status—one of the highest honors in the field of biomaterials—is given to accomplished scientists who are recognized as leaders in the field.

A dental resident in PPE assists a young patient at the UConn School of Dental Medicine clinic in West Hartford.

Dental School During a Pandemic: UConn Students Reflect on Challenging Year

Although the pandemic has changed the way students at the UConn School of Medicine do their work, it hasn't changed the fundamentals of patient care and learning at the heart of dental education.

A closeup of the tiny tips of the microneedles on the patch developed by UConn researchers.

Research Proves Viability of Injection-free Microneedle Technology for Single-Administration of Vaccines

UConn researchers have demonstrated the effectiveness of a microneedle technology that could make widespread vaccination easier and more effective.

Thacker Receives High Honor in Periodontology

Dr. Sejal Thacker, assistant professor in-residence and graduate program director of Periodontics at the UConn School of Dental Medicine, received the prestigious Bud and Linda Tarrson Fellowship Award from the American Academy of Periodontology—one of the highest honors in the field of periodontics. “It’s like a dream come true for me,” said Thacker. “This award […]