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Dental faculty named 2007 teachers of the year

Each year dental students in the sophomore, junior and senior classes are asked to nominate their favorite course instructors for University of Florida Teacher of the Year Awards. The classes nominate professors for the basic and clinical sciences based on their innovation in course design and/or instruction and effectiveness in…

Acid Etch a Hit!

UFCD Dental Ambassadors, take a bow! The Ambassadors organized the 2nd annual Acid Etch Talent and Comedy Sketch, which showcased the talents of dental students and faculty May 8 in the HPNP Auditorium. Videotaped class skits added to the fun and more than 200 people filled the auditorium to…

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…

Autio-Gold to Coordinate Preventive Dentistry

Jaana Autio-Gold. D.D.S., Ph.D., an assistant professor of operative dentistry, has been appointed the college’s coordinator for preventive dentistry. In this role, Autio-Gold will work with faculty to develop and implement evidence-based clinical curriculum in preventive dentistry, and to assure vertical integration of preventive dentistry through all four years of…

ASDA 30th Annual Clinicians Weekend

The 30th Annual ASDA Weekend is scheduled to take place April 10 through 14, and features a manufacturers exhibit, CE lecture, research fair, banquet and golf tournament. Manufacturers Exhibit, Tuesday, April 10, 6 to 9 p.m.University Hilton Hotel and Conference CenterFood, beverages, vendor exhibits, prizes and freebies.FREE…

Nobel Laureate is Keynote Speaker During UFCD Research Day

Nobel Laureate Sir Harold Kroto, professor of chemistry and biochemistry at Florida State University and Fellow of the Royal Society, addressed faculty, staff, students and guests during the keynote presentation of the College of Dentistry’s 5th Annual Research Day, held April 13. Dr. Kroto received The Nobel Prize in…

Low to Lead New Strategic Partnership Initiative

Samuel B. Low, D.D.S., M.S., M.Ed., a professor of periodontology, has been appointed associate dean for continuing education and strategic partnerships. This represents a new and important initiative for the college of providing a faculty liaison for the college’s existing and developing relationships with professional organizations, the state legislature and…