The ceremony marked the graduation of 87 members of the DMD Class of 2021 and 61 dental residents who completed advanced education programs in dentistry or a dental specialty.
Fellows of the Pierre Fauchard Academy, or PFA, are recognized as outstanding leaders in the dental profession, internationally.
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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Dentistry, with its high number of procedures that produce aerosols, creates a potentially vulnerable environment for patients and dental providers.
Karanth brings a great deal of teaching, clinical and research experience to UF.
Cerrud sees his new position as a perfect opportunity to combine his love of teaching and endodontics and looks forward to participating in research as well.
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.
Passing the board certification exam qualifies them to become Diplomates of the American Board of Endodontics.