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Yilmaz one of 33 UF Research Foundation Professors for 2014

Congratulations to Özlem Yilmaz, D.D.S., Ph.D., associate professor in periodontology and oral biology, who was one of 33 faculty members chosen as UF Research Foundation Professors for 2014-2017. The recognition goes to faculty who have a distinguished current record of research and a strong research agenda that is likely…

DMD Student Ann Decker Wins First Place at ADEA

Ann Decker, a member of the University of Florida College of Dentistry D.M.D. class of 2014, won first place in the Student Posters Competition during the 2014 American Association for Dental Research (ADEA) meeting in Charlotte, N.C., in March 2104, for her poster, “Epithelial Cell Function in the Progression…

DMD Student Wins First Place at AADR

Kyulim Lee, a first-year dental student at the University of Florida, took home a first place award in the highly competitive Hatton/Johnson&Johnson competition during the American Association for Dental Research meeting in Charlotte, N.C., on March 19, 2104. She competed against nine other national finalists during the meeting and,…

Shaddox Receives ADEA/AAL Faculty Scholarship

Congratulations to Luciana Shaddox, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D.,  who received a 2014 American Dental Education Association/African American Latina/o Faculty of Color Tuition Scholarship for Professional Development. The award Luciana Shaddox, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D. provides a full waiver of the $1,995 tuition for the…

TV20 Your Health: Explores Link Between Periodontal Disease and Diabetes

WCJB TV20 recently produced a Your Health segment focusing on the link between periodontal disease and diabetes, focusing on research performed by Shannon Wallet, PhD, a researcher in the University of Florida Department of Periodontology. To read the full story or watch the video, click here.

Faculty Profile: Shannon Wallet, Ph.D.

Shannon Wallet, Ph.D., graduated from North Carolina State University in 1995 with a bachelor’s in medical technology and went on to earned a degree in clinical laboratory science from Duke University. She earned her Ph.D. in oral biology from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill in 2005…

UF Health Periodontics and Prosthodontics Ribbon Cutting & Dental Fall Weekend

On Nov. 8, a group of donors, alumni, faculty, staff and students of the University of Florida College of Dentistry gathered to officially open the recently renovated space that created a new clinical home for the periodontics and prosthodontics residency programs – UF Health Periodontics & Prosthodontics. The state-of-the-art…

First year dental student chosen as national research finalist

Congratulations to first year dental student, Kyulim Lee, who was chosen as one of nine national finalists to compete for the American Association of Dental for Dental Research (A.A.D.R.) Johnson & Johnson Healthcare Products Hatton Awards in the junior category. The award is aimed at promoting clinically relevant-translational research projects like…

Two dental residents win Outstanding International Student Awards

Congratulations to Dr. Luiz H. Gonzaga, a resident in the University of Florida Department of Prosthodontics, and Dr. Alex Podaru, a resident in the UF Department of Periodontics. Both received a 2013 Outstanding International Student Award from the University of Florida. Sponsored by the University of Florida International Center,…