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Dental Desperados Community Campaign a Slam DUNK

Dental Desperados Community Campaign a Slam DUNK

Published: September 26th, 2008

There was a whirl of boots, hats, kerchiefs and dollar bills during the two-day Dental Desperados Community Campaign, Sept. 24 & 25, which included a silent auction, a dunking booth […]

Watson receives $10,000 grant for caries research

Watson receives $10,000 grant for caries research

Published: September 24th, 2008

Jennifer Watson, Ph.D., recently received a $10,000 grant for a pilot research project to teach mothers in WIC clinics about oral health and caries prevention. Funding for the project was […]

Biggest Losers Win Big!

Biggest Losers Win Big!

Published: September 16th, 2008

Just three months ago 56 people created 10 teams and paid dues to join the College of Dentistry’s first ever Biggest Loser Challenge. They weighed in, encouraged each other, tempted […]

Stillwell receives AGD Award

Stillwell receives AGD Award

Published: September 11th, 2008

K. David Stillwell, D.D.S., M.A.G.D., received the Lifetime Learning and Service Recognition Award (LLSR) along with seven others during the Academy of General Dentistry’s 56th Annual Meeting Convocation in Orlando […]

Low Elected AAP President

Published: September 10th, 2008

Samuel Low, D.D.S., M.S., of Gainesville, Fla., was installed as President Elect of the American Academy of Periodontology Board of Trustees during its 94th Annual Meeting, held in Seattle in […]

Faculty Appointment: Robert E. Bates, D.D.S., M.S.

Faculty Appointment: Robert E. Bates, D.D.S., M.S.

Published: September 9th, 2008

Robert E. Bates, D.D.S., M.S., was appointed Department Chair of Prosthodontics for the UF College of Dentistry. He has been a valued faculty member since joining the college in 1984.  […]

New Faculty Member: Dr. Maria Aguilar

Published: September 5th, 2008

Maria L. Aguilar, D.D.S., M.S.D., has been appointed Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Prosthodontics.  Dr. Aguilar completed her dental degree in Colombia prior to earning a certificate in […]

Changes in Prosthodontics

Published: September 2nd, 2008

Dr. Josephine Esquivel-Upshaw steps down as interim chair of the Department of Prosthodontics effective Friday, Sept., 5, and Dr. Robert Bates is assuming the chair responsibilities for the department. As […]

IT Profile: Sarah Zachrich

IT Profile: Sarah Zachrich

Published: August 28th, 2008

Sarah Zachrich, the college’s webmaster, spent her first 18 years in the suburbs of Flint, Mich., and her last ten in Gainesville. Between those two places, she lived in Ann […]

IT Profile: Rosa McDavid

IT Profile: Rosa McDavid

Published: August 26th, 2008

Rosa is the longest-serving member of the college’s IT Department, having joined the college in 1978 before the acronym “IT” meant Information Technology. Rosa was born close by in Orange […]