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Six college staff win HSC Superior Accomplishment Awards

Congratulations to the College of Dentistry’s Superior Accomplishment Award winners.  Joyce Hudson Christina Haskins The following Division 5 winners will be honored at a luncheon on March 3, 2010, at the Paramount Plaza Hotel.  In addition, each winner…

Strong start for research funding

The UF College of Dentistry announced a strong start to the fiscal year with research grant awards totaling $8 million during the first two months of this fiscal year. During the last fiscal year, total research awards were $17 million. Congratulations to everyone in our research enterprise; their hard work…

Low Elected President of the American Academy of Periodontology

Samuel Low, D.D.S., M.S. Samuel Low, D.D.S., M.S., Associate Dean and professor in the Department of Periodontology was recently installed as President of the American Academy of Periodontology Board of Trustees during its 95th Annual Meeting in Boston, Mass. Low is also an…

Seventh Annual Research Day

Have you ever found yourself wondering what happens in all the Dental Tower labs when you’re wandering around a floor, looking for an office or meeting room? Dr. Kenneth Anusavice,…

Jermanus receives AADR award

, a second year resident and a graduate student in the Department of Periodontology, received a prestigious American Association for Dental Research (AADR) Bloc Travel Grant. This award is given to graduate students with exceptional abstracts submitted to AADR. Jermanus, who conducts research under the supervision of Dr. Ozlem…

Young investigator makes significant impact

Shannon Wallet, Ph.D. Shannon M. Wallet, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the UF College of Dentistry, received two grants and one contract, totaling more than $800,000 to fund her research within the UF College of Dentistry. Wallet recently received a $402,875, two-year grant from…

Three faculty awarded FEOs

Katherine Karpinia, D.M.D., M.S. Three UF College of Dentistry faculty received UF Faculty Enhancement Opportunity (FEO) awards – the first time these awards have been given. Of 15 applicants for the first round of FEO award at the university, 12 were funded with…

Koutouzis receives AAIDRF grant award

Theofilos Koutouzis, D.D.S., M.S. Theofilos Koutouzis, D.D.S., M.S., recently received an American Academy of Implant Dentistry Research Foundation (AAIDRF) Award in order to complete his research project “Comparative Soft and Hard Tissue Responses to Titanium and Polymer Healing abutments.” The award of $2,000,…

Low Elected AAP President

Samuel Low, D.D.S., M.S. Samuel Low, D.D.S., M.S., of Gainesville, Fla., was installed as President Elect of the American Academy of Periodontology Board of Trustees during its 94th Annual Meeting, held in Seattle in September. Low is Associate Dean and professor of periodontology…

Low receives FDA’ 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award

Samuel Low, D.D.S., M.S. Samuel Low, D.D.S., M.S., M.Ed., recently received the 2008 Florida Dental Association’s J. Leon Schwartz Lifetime Achievement Award. Given during the annual Florida National Dental Convention held in June in Orlando, this is the highest achievement award bestowed by…