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Honors, Awards & Appointments

Wheeler Named Eminent Scholar

On May 1, Timothy Wheeler, D.M.D., Ph.D., a professor and chair of the University of Florida College of Dentistry’s Department of Orthodontics and Assistant Dean for Advanced and Graduate Education, was appointed as the Academy 100 Eminent Scholar Chair. The Academy One Hundred was a scholarship society established through…

Morton Receives ADEA Award

Nicklaus Morton, D.D.S. Nicklaus Morton, D.D.S., a resident in the Department of Endodontics, recently received the Journal of Dental Education Outstanding Manuscript Award at the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) during their annual meeting in Phoenix, Az. Morton, who earned his D.D.S. from the…

Four Faculty Receive FEOs

Four UF College of Dentistry faculty received UF Faculty Enhancement Opportunity (FEO) awards for Summer and Fall of 2009: Thomas A. Brown, Ph.D.; Frank Catalanotto, D.M.D.; Lexie Holliday, Ph.D.; and Mary Stavropoulos, D.D.S. Thomas A. Brown, Ph.D. Thomas A. Brown, Ph.D.,…

Four University of Florida College of Dentistry staff receive awards

Congratulations to Antwan Bates, Charles Lesch, Lee Mintz and Justus Weber! During a lunch ceremony on March 3 at the Savannah Grande Reception & Conference Center, these four UF College of Dentistry employees received a Division Five Superior Accomplishment Award (SAA) from the University of Florida. The SAA program…

Burne receives IADR Award

Robert Burne, Ph.D. Congratulations to Robert Burne, Ph.D., a professor and chair of the Oral Biology department, who is the recipient of the 2009 Research in Dental Caries Award from the International Association for Dental Research (IADR). The award will be presented during the…

Students select UF College of Dentistry Teachers of the Year

Congratulations to L. Jeannine Brady, Ph.D., and Matthew J. Dennis, D.D.S.,both selected by the college’s students as Teacher of the Year for the College of Dentistry, recognizing their excellence, innovation and effectiveness in teaching of the dental sciences. Jeannine Brady, Ph.D. Brady, associate professor…

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…

Jakymiw receives two major grant awards

Andrew Jakymiw, Ph.D. Andrew Jakymiw, Ph.D., a research assistant professor in the College of Dentistry’s Oral Biology department, recently received two major grant awards to fund his research aimed at developing RNA intereference (RNAi)-based therapies for the treatment of oral cancer. In July 2008,…

Jermanus receives AADR award

, a second year resident and a graduate student in the Department of Periodontology, received a prestigious American Association for Dental Research (AADR) Bloc Travel Grant. This award is given to graduate students with exceptional abstracts submitted to AADR. Jermanus, who conducts research under the supervision of Dr. Ozlem…