College of Dentistry

Appointments Damiano to serve on ADEA Legislative Advisory Committee

Peter Damiano, professor of preventive and community dentistry in the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics and director of the Public Policy Center and the PPC’s Health Policy Research Program, has been invited to serve on the Legislative Advisory Committee of the American Dental Education Association.

Honors ‘Forbes’ again ranks UI Health Care among ‘America’s Best Employers’

For the third year in a row, “Forbes Magazine” has included University of Iowa Health Care in its annual listing of the nation’s top employers. In the 2017 “Forbes” rankings of “America’s Best Employers,” UI Health Care was named the No. 5 employer in the health care industry and No. 14 overall.
graduates at commencement

University of Iowa graduates to celebrate commencement

Ceremonies begin May 11, wrap May 26
About 4,800 UI students will receive their degrees at spring 2017 commencement ceremonies, which begin May 11 with the College of Pharmacy and end on May 26 with the College of Dentistry. All other ceremonies will take place May 12–14. Read on for college-specific information, including links to live video.

Video: College of Dentistry commencement ceremony

The spring 2017 UI College of Dentistry commencement ceremony will be live streamed at this page Friday, May 26, at 3 p.m. A video recording of the event will be available here after commencement weekend.

Honors Howe receives William J. Gies Award in Clinical Research

Brian Howe, assistant professor of family dentistry, received the William J. Gies Award in Clinical Research during the recent annual meeting of the International/American Association for Dental Research. The award is given to the best paper published in the “Journal of Dental Research” during the preceding year in the areas of biological, biomaterials and bioengineering, and clinical research.
dental student attending to patient

UI College of Dentistry promotes geriatric dental care in the classroom and community

Mobile dental unit serves nursing homes while dental clinic nurse practitioner connects health care services
The UI College of Dentistry’s Geriatric and Special Needs Certificate Program trains dental students to attend to the unique needs of elderly patients. The college has also partnered with the College of Nursing to improve care for seniors by adding a social worker and nurse practitioner to its geriatric team.

Honors Dental associations honor Marshall, Straub-Morarend

Teresa Marshall and Cheryl Straub-Morarend, both of the UI College of Dentistry, were honored as evidence-based leaders by the American Dental Association and American Association for Dental Research.

Honors Dawson honored by American Statistical Association

Deborah Dawson, professor and director of biostatistics and research design at the UI College of Dentistry, has been awarded the Teaching of Statistics in the Health Sciences (TSHS) 2016 Joint Statistical Meeting (JSM) Best Presentation Award.