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Dr. Andres Pinto Receives HDA and Provost Faculty Awards »

Dec 11, 2005 Dr. Andres Pinto, Assistant Professor Clinician Educator of Oral Medicine, was recently recognized for his professional and academic achievements with two awards – one from the Hispanic Dental Association and another from the University of Pennsylvania.

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Dean Marjorie Jeffcoat Elected to Institute of Medicine »

Oct 24, 2005 Penn Dental Medicine's Morton Amsterdam Dean Marjorie Jeffcoat, who is also a Professor of Periodontics, was among the 64 new members named to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.

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Dean Marjorie Jeffcoat Inducted to International College of Dentists »

Oct 08, 2005 Penn Dental Medicine's Morton Amsterdam Dean Marjorie Jeffcoat has been inducted as a Fellow of the International College of Dentists.

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Penn Dental Medicine Names Department of Periodontics Chair »

Oct 01, 2005 After a nationwide search, Penn Dental Medicine has named Dr. Joseph P. Fiorellini as Chair of its Department of Periodontics.

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Class of 2009 White Coat Ceremony »

Aug 23, 2005 Penn Dental Medicine welcomed the Class of 2009 to the School and the study of dental medicine with its second annual White Coat Ceremony, held August 22 in the University's Zellerbach Theatre, Annenberg Center for Performing Arts.

Penn Dental Medicine Student Participates In Washington Health Policy Fellowship

Penn Dental Medicine Student Participates In Washington Health Policy Fellowship »

Aug 20, 2005 This summer, one of only three dental students nationwide was chosen from the School for a unique learning experience in the Washington Health Policy Fellowship Program in Washington, DC.

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Dean Jeffcoat receives 2005 Surgeon General David Satcher Keynote Lecturer Award »

Jul 13, 2005 Penn Dental Medicine’s Dean, Dr. Marjorie K. Jeffcoat, was recognized by the Commissioned Officers Association (COA) with the 2005 Surgeon General David Satcher Keynote Lecturer Award.

Work on New Orthodontic Clinic is in Progress

Work on New Orthodontic Clinic is in Progress »

Jun 20, 2005 Penn Dental will soon add another state-of-the-art facility to its clinical care resources with the new Brainerd Swain Clinic in the Reid Department of Orthodontics.

Philadelphia to Host ADA Annual Session

Philadelphia to Host ADA Annual Session »

Jun 19, 2005 This fall, the American Dental Association (ADA) will come to Philadelphia for its annual session.

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Penn Dental Medicine students continue to cross many borders »

Jun 15, 2005 Penn Dental Medicine students continue to cross many borders through the School’s international externship program.

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Penn Dental Medicine held its 127th graduation ceremony »

May 21, 2005 Penn Dental Medicine held its 127th graduation ceremony on May 16 in the University’s historic Irvine Auditorium.

Sig Seigel Alumni Center and Conference Room Dedicated

Sig Seigel Alumni Center and Conference Room Dedicated »

May 16, 2005 Penn Dental Medicine's new Sig L. Seigel Alumni Center and Conference Room was dedicated during Alumni Weekend 2005, May 13 - 15, when the Class of 1955 marked its 50th Reunion.

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Penn Dental Medicine Faculty Awards Presented by Class of 2005 »

May 12, 2005 Penn Dental Medicine faculty members were recognized for their contributions and achievements as part of the School’s Senior Farewell 2005, a special celebration of the Class of 2005 by the Penn Dental Medicine Alumni Society.

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Dr. Andres Pinto Receives ADEA Junior Faculty Award »

May 03, 2005 Dr. Andres Pinto, Assistant Professor Clinician Educator of Oral Medicine at Penn Dental Medicine, was this year’s recipient of the American Dental Education Association’s ADEA Council of Students/Vital Source Technologies, Inc. Junior Faculty Award.

Dr. Phoebe S. Leboy Receives Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching

Dr. Phoebe S. Leboy Receives Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching »

May 02, 2005 Dr. Phoebe S. Leboy, Professor of Biochemistry at Penn Dental Medicine, was recognized for her teaching excellence as a recipient of the University of Pennsylvania’s 2005 Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Foundation Awards for Distinguished Teaching.

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Penn Dental Medicine will mark the graduation of its 127th class »

Apr 20, 2005 with this year’s commencement, which will be held on May 16. The Class of 2005 includes 135 DMD recipients

Dr. Leonard Abrams Receives PDA Recognition Award

Dr. Leonard Abrams Receives PDA Recognition Award »

Mar 25, 2005 Dr. Leonard Abrams Receives PDA Recognition Award Dr. Leonard Abrams, Adjunct Professor of Periodontics, is the recipient of the 2004 Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) Recognition Award, presented in honor of his extensive contributions to the dental profession.

Scholarships Awarded to Penn Dental Students

Scholarships Awarded to Penn Dental Students »

Feb 17, 2005 Seventeen Penn Dental students were recently awarded academic scholarships from nine organizations.

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