Carey provides didactic and clinical instruction for dental students and residents in pediatric dentistry, and care for pediatric patients.
“I am truly honored to receive this award and share the recognition with my department and the entire college,” Guelmann said.
Serving vulnerable populations with special needs is an extension of UFCD's drive to close the gap in oral health disparities across the state.
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NCEF has awarded UFCD with a $1.2 million grant to continue the mission of improving the oral health of underserved children in Collier County.
Garvey received the award in recognition for his focus on access to care for individuals with disabilities and special health care needs.
Garcia and UFCD leadership believed that the college had a responsibility to provide care not just for their patients, but for the entire community.
"I cover my face in gratitude to our first responders, and ask that everyone in our community join me." - Dean A Isabel Garcia, DDS, MPH
All UF College of Dentistry centers are providing emergency care only. The college has also launched a teledentistry service for patients.
Dr. Annikka Frostad-Thomas is a 2019 Richard C. Pugh Achievement Award recipient after scoring in the top three percent on the ABPD Qualifying Examination.