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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…

Getting to know you

College of Dentistry student Valentina Ayala works in the simulation lab. Ayala is a…

Senior Faculty Holiday Luncheon 2011

On Thursday, December 1st UFCD hosted this year’s annual holiday luncheon honoring the college’s retired faculty members. The events program included an afternoon of holiday music. University of Florida Men’s Golf Coach, Buddy Alexander, spoke on ethics in UF athletics and how recent events at other institutions are impacting The…

Good impressions on State Lobby Day

On November 15, 2011, a group of D.M.D. students from the University of Florida College of Dentistry traded their scrubs for business attire and traveled to Tallahassee to participate in State Lobby Day and, not surprisingly, they made a good impression on the hill. The students met with state…

DCRU: Open and Research Ready

The College of Dentistry recently opened a Dental Clinical Research Unit (DCRU), as a collaborative effort with the University of Florida Clinical and Translation Science Institute (CTSI), to facilitate and encourage translational research. The DCRU provides a fully equipped dental clinical environment, which is immediately prepared to host single…