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Honors, Awards & Appointments

Barbick Wins ACOMS Award

The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is pleased to announce that Dr. Michael Barbick, chief resident, received an award for abstract titled “Adaptability of Biomet Lorenz TMJ Prosthesis That Were Previously Treated With TMJ Concepts Custom Joint Prosthesis” from the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (ACOMS).

Chhatwal receives Gorlin Memorial Award

Dr. Hardeep K. Chhatwal, third year resident in Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, received the 2008 Dr. Robert J. Gorlin Memorial Award at the recently concluded International/American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology meeting held in San Francisco, Ca. This award is given each year for the best scientific paper…

Faculty Profiles: Logan wins American College of Dentists Award of Merit

Henrietta Logan, Ph.D., a professor in the department of community dentistry and behavioral science, has won an Award of Merit from the American College of Dentists. The award, given since 1959, recognizes and acknowledges specific, outstanding achievements of non-dentists that link to the ACD’s mission of promoting excellence, ethics,…

Young Appointed Interim Chair of Operative Dentistry

Henry "Mac" Young, D.D.S. Congratulations to Henry Young, D.D.S., B.S., who was appointed interim chair of the department of operative dentistry effective May 30, 2008. He will be responsible for managing the academic, administrative and fiscal affairs of the department, and supporting the…

Sweitzer and Long Recognized

Jean Sweitzer and Melissa Long, both part of the dean’s office, were recognized today in a ceremony for their participation in leadership programs at the University of Florida. Jean Sweitzer, Chief of Staff of College of Dentistry completed the Next Level Leadership program, which is designed for UF assistant…

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…

Endodontic Graduate Students Receive AAE Awards

(L-R) Dr. Joseph DeJongh, Dr. Michael Crabtree and Dr. Samuel Markham Congratulations to Endodontic graduate students Dr. Joseph DeJongh, Dr. Michael Crabtree and Dr. Samuel Markham! They were recipients of $1000 awards for…

College of Dentistry Teachers of the Year

Congratulations to Dr. Henry “Mac” Young and Dr. Kenneth Anusavice, both selected as Teacher of the Year for the College of Dentistry, recognizing their excellence, innovation and effectiveness in teaching. Dr. Anusavice, Professor and Associate Dean of Dental Biomaterials, was selected by the students as the 2007-08 Basic Sciences Teacher…