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Lovell Selected as ADA Delegate

Adrian Lovell, D.M.D. Adrian Lovell, D.M.D., Class of 2010, has been selected to serve as a Delegate to the 2009 American Dental Association’s (ADA) House of Delegates during the ADA’s annual meeting, Sept. 30 – Oct. 6 in Honolulu. Lovell, chosen from a competitive…

Nguyen Wins AAO Award

Dr. Vo Danh M. Nguyen, a 2009 graduate of the University of Florida College of Dentistry Orthodontic program, won 3rd place in the basic science category of the Charley Schultz Resident Scholar Award Competition sponsored by Dentsply GAC at the recent American Association of Orthodontics (AAO) annual meeting in…

Sotto receives ADEA Journal of Dental Education Award

Jason Sotto, a UF College of Dentistry graduate of the D.M.D. and Pediatric Dentistry residence programs, received an award from the American Dental Education Association (ADEA), for the article in the Journal of Dental Education,  “First-year students perceptions about dental behavior guidance techniques; the effect of education,” published in…

A Great Homecoming Weekend

This year’s UF Homecoming was a busy one for the College of Dentistry because, in addition to student activities, it also marked our alumni weekend for the Academy of Alumni & Friends (AAF). We sold out all 200 of our Dental Fall Weekend packages that included game, Growl, bus…

Homecoming 2008: The Road to the Swamp

Homecoming 2008 Student Profiles This year’s UF Homecoming theme is The Road to the Swamp. As part of our Homecoming celebration we’re going to share information about members of our D.M.D. program – for instance, what was their own road to the swamp? Debuting the new…

Three Class of 2012 Students Join Navy

Three Class of 2012 D.M.D. students joined the Navy on Oct. 3 during a swearing-in ceremony witnessed by family, friends, fellow classmates, and faculty and staff from the UF College of Dentistry. Dean Teresa Dolan said, “I am proud of all our dental students. But it takes that pride…

Kristin Cavanah Wins AAPD Award

Dr. Kristin Cavanah won first prize in the 2008 Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children/Dentsply Research Competition during the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry meeting in Washington, DC, May 22-25. Cavanah’s “Cost-effective solution for detesting fluoride in drinking water” poster, which describes her device called “The Cavanator,” topped the other 265…

He is in the Navy now

On Friday, May 9, David Kosek woke up a civilian and ended his day as a commissioned United States Naval Officer. David, a member of dentistry’s class of 2011, was sworn in by Navy Lt. Timothy Jackson, a medical officer recruiter for the Navy. Witnessing the ceremony were Dr.

Tampa periodontist honored as UF distinguished alumnus

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—Tampa periodontist Gerald Kluft, D.D.S., was honored as a Distinguished Alumnus for his achievements in dentistry, his leadership and his commitment to the community during the University of Florida’s fall commencement activities held last December. Kluft graduated from UF with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry in…