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Gremillion Appointed Dean of LSU School of Dentistry, Receives AGD Honor

Published: August 19th, 2008

Category: Honors, Awards & Appointments, News, Restorative Dental Sciences

Henry Gremillion, D.D.S., M.A.G.D.Henry Gremillion, D.D.S., M.A.G.D., has been appointed Dean of the LSU School of Dentistry, succeeding Dr. Eric Hovland.

“We were fortunate to have had Henry in our midst for so many years, we will miss him and wish him great success in his new leadership role,” said Dean Teresa Dolan.

Gremillion also recently received the 2008 Thaddeus V. Weclew award from the Academy of General Dentistry for his exceptional contributions to the art and science of dentistry and for promoting the AGD’s principles and ideals.

Gremillion joined the UF College of Dentistry in 1991 as assistant professor in the department of Prosthodontics. He was promoted in 1998 to associate professor joined the Department of Orthodontics.

In 1992 he was named Director of the Parker E. Mahan Facial Pain Center and continued in this role through the spring of 2008, pursuing his clinical interests in the diagnosis and management of temporomandibular disorders and orofacial pain. In 2005, Henry was promoted to full professor, and in 2008, he was named the Parker E. Mahan Endowed Professor in Orofacial Pain.