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New Medicaid policy increases the rate of children receiving vital oral health care in Florida

Published: Sep 17th, 2014

New Medicaid policy increases the rate of children receiving vital oral health care in Florida GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Children on Medicaid and their parents may have a reason to smile […]

Isabel Garcia to lead the UF College of Dentistry

Published: Sep 15th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Isabel Garcia, D.D.S., M.P.H., has been named dean of the University of Florida College of Dentistry. Garcia, currently the deputy director of the National Institute of Dental […]

Pediatric dental resident Jimmy Lapnawan one of two who helped save a woman’s life

Published: Sep 14th, 2014

Jimmy Lapnawan, 29, is a first-year resident in the UF College of Dentistry’s pediatric dental program. He was one of two local citizens who helped save a woman’s life on […]

Nascimento president-elect of IADR/AADR; receives K23 grant for caries research

Published: Sep 5th, 2014

The college is proud to announce that Marcelle Nascimento, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D. an assistant professor in the University of Florida Department of Restorative Dental Sciences, was elected president-elect/councilor for the […]

DMD Class of 2018 learning the ropes

Published: Sep 4th, 2014

The members of the University of Florida College of Dentistry Class of 2018 spent the first week of the first semester of their first year in dental school getting to […]

Neiva receives endodontics educator award

Published: Sep 2nd, 2014

Kathleen Neiva, D.D.S., Ph.D., recently received the Endodontic Educator Fellowship Award, one of the most prestigious awards for educators from the Foundation of the American Association of Endodontists. “She is […]

Two DMD students to compete at Hinman Student Research Symposium

Published: Aug 29th, 2014

The University of Florida College of Dentistry proudly congratulates Taylor Capasso and Amanda Francis who were selected from a large pool of applicants by faculty to represent the college at […]

Adewumi wins national award, appointed program director

Published: Aug 26th, 2014

Congratulations to Abi Adewumi, B.D.S., F.D.S.R.C.S. (Eng), M.Ped., DentRSC (Eng), who was recently appointed Residency Program Director for the University of Florida Department of Pediatric Dentistry and received an award […]

Dental Ambassadors

Published: Aug 22nd, 2014

On August 14, Dr. Boyd Robinson, interim dean, hosted a dinner for the college’s Dental Ambassadors to celebrate their service and thank them for their volunteerism. The Dental Ambassadors assist […]

Faculty Member Thomas A. Brown Passes Away

Published: Aug 10th, 2014

Longtime faculty member of the University of Florida College of Dentistry Thomas A. Brown, Ph.D., passed away on August 6, 2014, at Haven Hospice in Gainesville, Florida. Brown was a […]