Pamela Sandow, D.M.D., a clinical professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Diagnostic Sciences, has been appointed Assistant Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid effective April 1. She will also continue to serve as the Director of the Oral Medicine Clinic where she provides care for head and neck cancer patients.
“With her many years of experience in our college working in patient care, education and research, and serving on the college’s Student Recruitment and Admissions Committee for 15 years, she has a full breadth of knowledge about all aspects of dental school and is uniquely qualified to lead the admissions and financial aid processes for the college. She sees student recruitment and selection as the first step toward ensuring excellent dental care for patients in Florida, said Teresa A. Dolan, D.D.S., M.P.H., professor and dean.
In her new role she will be responsible for the management and oversight of admissions and financial aid activities for all educational programs offered by the College of Dentistry.
Sandow is a member of the college’s D.M.D. Class of 1986 and also earned her certificate in Advanced Education in General Dentistry in 1987 from UF. She then joined the faculty of the college and has been involved in student mentoring, the Summer Learning Program, the University Scholars Program, the UF Minority Mentor Program and the Summer Research Program.
Sandow specializes in the management of oral complications from cancer therapy. She will continue to participate in the Head and Neck Tumor Board, oversee the Oral Oncology dental student rotation, and pursue her research and scholarly activity.