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UFCD Provides a Dental Home for Kids in the Bahamas

Published: Mar 16th, 2017

The UFCD Bahamas Mission Trip provides an annual dental home for the children of Andros Island.

Lessons in a Lunchbox

Lessons in a Lunchbox

Published: Mar 13th, 2017

On March 13, 100 first grade students at Joseph Williams Elementary School in Alachua County enjoyed getting their “Lessons in a Lunchbox,” a program organized by the UF Student National […]

The puppets love to come out to play, entertain and educate!

Published: Feb 21st, 2017

On February 18, four dental students, and faculty supervisor Leda Mugayar, D.D.S., joined the Mother and Infant OHI (World’s Greatest Baby Shower Bash Expo) held at Lincoln Middle School. The […]

UFCD Boasts Three Pugh Award Recipients

Published: Feb 20th, 2017

Three of the 15 nationwide Pugh Achievement Award winners are from the University of Florida College of Dentistry.

Five UFCD Faculty Awarded ADEA Professional Development Scholarships

Published: Feb 17th, 2017

Dr. Abi Adewumi, Dr. Monica Fernandez, Dr. Olga Luaces, Dr. Patricia Pereira and Dr. Ana Dias Ribeiro each earned 2017 ADEA/AAL Faculty of Color Tuition Scholarships for 2017 professional development opportunities.

Wright Awarded DTAF Scholarship

Published: Nov 7th, 2016

ArNelle Wright, M.S., a member of the Florida DMD class of 2017, earned a $5,000 scholarship from the DTAF.

UF College of Dentistry receives INSIGHT Into Diversity 2016 HEED Award

Published: Nov 3rd, 2016

The HEED award recognizes the extensive focus on diversity in the college that reaches into all aspects of the school including the gender mix and race/ethnicity mix of faculty, staff, students, college leadership and the members of the admissions review committee.

Gibbs awarded $1.27 million HRSA grant

Published: Sep 30th, 2016

Micaela Gibbs, D.D.S., was recently awarded a five-year Health Resources and Services Administration grant of $1.27 million to fund a special program focused on increasing the delivery of oral health […]

Gold elected to two oral health leadership roles

Published: Sep 7th, 2016

Congratulations to Jaana Gold, D.D.S., M.P.H., C.P.H., Ph.D., an adjunct associate professor in the UF department of community dentistry and behavioral science, who was elected to the Leadership Council of […]

Special Smiles makes a difference for Special Olympics athletes

Published: Apr 29th, 2016

Dental volunteers provide athletes with hygiene education and information about the role nutrition plays in health.