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Faculty & Students Receive Awards at AADR

During the March annual meeting of the American Association of Dental Research (AADR) in Dallas, one UF College of Dentistry faculty member and two UF College of Dentistry students were recognized for their achievements in the field. Özlem Yilmaz, D.D.S., Ph.D. Monet Ducksworth Maggie…

Superior COD Employees Honored

Eleven College of Dentistry employees were recognized during the UF Superior Accomplishments Award Ceremony for Division Five on Thursday, March 13 at the Savannah Grande. The awards, presented each spring semester, recognize staff and faculty members who contribute outstanding and meritorious service, efficiency and/or economy, or to the quality of…

McArthur named new associate dean of faculty affairs

William P. McArthur, Ph.D., a professor of oral biology and director of the Periodontal Disease Research Center, is appointed dentistry’s associate dean for faculty affairs, effective June 29. This new position will advise the dean, chairs, center directors and individual faculty and administrators on matters affecting faculty, and will…

Dennis tapped for FDA Dental Educator Award

Matthew J. Dennis, D.D.S. Matthew Dennis, D.D.S., a clinical associate professor of oral and maxillofacial surgery and diagnostic sciences, has been awarded the Florida Dental Association’s Dental Educator Award. Dennis was nominated by student members of the Gainesville chapter of the American Student…

UFCD Employees Recognized During Service Pinning Ceremony

The Annual Service Pin Awards recognize employees serving from 5 years to 35 years of continuous service to UF. The Health Science Centers Annual Service Pin Award Ceremony was held May 22 in the HPNP Auditorium, and recognized the dedicated service of 51 College of Dentistry employees with service…

Haggerty Inducted into Honor Society

Carol Haggerty, D.D.S., M.S., M.P.H., a clinical assistant professor of community dentistry and behavioral science, earned her Master of Public Health from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in August, and was inducted this April into UNC’s Theta Chapter of Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health. Her induction…

Stillwell President-Elect of State Organization for General Dentists

K. David Stillwell, D.D.S., a clinical associate professor of operative dentistry, is president-elect of the Florida Academy of General Dentistry. The Florida Academy of General Dentistry is the state’s largest general dentist constituent group  and consists of more than 1800 members. The academy serves the state’s general dentists through advocacy…

UF Periodontist Honored by Colleagues

D. Lawrence Brock, D.M.D., assistant clinical professor of periodontology at the University of Florida College of Dentistry, was honored by faculty of the department of periodontology during the college’s annual senior banquet for graduating University of Florida student dentists. Brock received the 2007 Educator Award from the American Academy of…

UFCD Students Recognized for Excellence

Maggie Wang stands with her poster presentation at the IADR/AADR annual meeting. Dental juniors Lindsay Ringdahl and David Yates are the college’s 2007 Hinman Scholars. Ringdahl and Yates received their $3,000 cash awards during the…

Burne Honored with Faculty Achievement Award

Robert A. Burne, Ph.D., a professor and chair of oral biology, was one of 52 UF faculty honored with the 2007 Faculty Achievement Recognition Award. Burne received his award during the April 4th awards reception held at the Samuel L. Harn Museum of Art and sponsored by the University of…