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UFCD Clinical Operations Update: Sept. 12

In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, the University of Florida College of Dentistry is assessing its facilities throughout the state and the ability to return to normal operating procedures as soon as possible.

Managing Anxiety Today

On February 10, residents of the UF School of Advanced Dental Sciences, or SADS, enjoyed a presentation from Harold Shinitzky, Psy.D., who shared tactics and strategies for dealing with stress and anxieties in today’s climate. The college has a very multi-cultural environment with residents and fellows from the United…

Esquivel-Upshaw receives $3.2 million NIH grant

Josephine Esquivel-Upshaw, D.M.D., M.S. Josephine Esquivel-Upshaw, D.D.S., M.S., and Arthur Clark, D.D.S., professors in the department of restorative dental sciences, division of prosthodontics, and their team received a $3.2 million, five-year NIH-NIDCR R01 grant for their research project, “Novel coatings to minimize surface degradation and fracture susceptibility of…

SADS leadership awards and appointments

Congratulations to these leaders in the University of Florida School of Advanced Dental Sciences who received awards or prestigious appointments recently: Calogero Dolce, Rodrigo Neiva and Roberta Pileggi. Calogero Dolce, D.D.S., Ph.D., professor and chair of the UF department of orthodontics, was appointed a commission site visitor by…