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Welcome Class of 2016

We are proud to welcome the newest Gator Dentists to the University of Florida College of Dentistry. Our D.M.D. Class of 2016 started three days of orientation on Aug. 20. The class is comprised of a diverse group of some of the best and brightest dental students in the…

New UF Continuing Education course masters the business of dentistry

Learn the business side of dentistry through University of Florida course By Kelly Soderlund, ADA News staff Gainesville, Fla.—Dr. Matthew Nawrocki’s degree from the University of Florida College of Dentistry prepared him for the clinical side of dentistry. But the business side? He needed some more help. This wasn’t something…

There really is a free lunch!

The Class of 2013 was invited to a “lunch and learn” on July 26 hosted by the faculty and staff of the University of Florida College of Dentistry National Dental Practice-Based Research Network (NDPBRN). The goal was to educate the 30 D.M.D. students who attended about the NDPBRN…

First Integrated D.M.D./Ph.D. candidate selected

Scott Harden has been selected as the first candidate to enter the University of Florida College of Dentistry integrated D.M.D./Ph.D. program. Harden, who just completed his third year of the D.M.D. program, will focus for the next four to five years on an ambitious course of study and research,…

Class of 2014 celebrates 100% pass rate

We’re so proud of the members of our DMD Class of 2014! The University of Florida College of Dentistry students achieved a 100 percent first-time pass rate on their National Board Dental Exam Part I. “This is quite an accomplishment. We are very proud of the students and I…

Promotion and tenure announcements

Congratulations to 15 faculty members at the University of Florida College of Dentistry who were part of recent promotion and tenure announcements effective July 1, 2012. Full-time faculty who received promotions and were awarded tenure are Seunghee Cha and Luciana Shaddox. Full-time faculty who received promotions are Abimola Adewumi, Gail…

D.M.D. student goes to Washington

On May 31 during the college’s break week, while some of his classmates were enjoying not thinking about dentistry, D.M.D. student Frank Berdos was meeting with the U.S. Department of Education Secretary Arnie Duncan in Washington, D.C., to talk about the importance of involving college students in pre-professional health…

UF researchers search for a tastier tomato

Dr. Linda Bartoshuk, a professor in the University of Florida Department of Community Dentistry and Behavioral Science, is one of a group of UF researchers working to create a tastier tomato. Their research is profiled in an article in The Gainesville Sun.

2012 Commencement

They sat on the stage in the Curtis M. Phillips Center, promising to floss, be honest and take care of their patients. For the 84 graduates of the University of Florida College of Dentistry’s Doctor of Dental Medicine program, May 18 was a milestone, the long-awaited end of four…