Oct 25, 2006 A new seminar series to coach students on the myriad issues they face as developing professionals has been generously endowed by Penn Dental Medicine alumnus Dr. Marshall (Mickey) Goldin (C'60, D'64) and his wife Harriet Goldin (CW'62)
Oct 25, 2006 Thanks to the generosity of Penn Dental Medicine alumus Dr. Clement Alpert (C'32, D'34) and his wife, Sandra, Penn Dental Medicine students have a new financial aid resource – the recently established Dr. Clement C. Alpert and Sandra K. Alpert Endowed Scholarship Fund
Oct 25, 2006 Penn Dental Medicine's Morton Amsterdam Dean Marjorie Jeffcoat, who is also a Professor of Periodontics, was officially inducted to the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies on October 8 in Washington, D.C.
Oct 01, 2006 The University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine has named Markus B. Blatz, DMD, PhD, to head its Department of Preventive and Restorative Sciences; his appointment as Chairman was effective September 1, 2006.
Sep 01, 2006 Penn Dental Medicine welcomes Dr. James A. Lipton as the School's new Director of Faculty and Student Career Development.
Jul 19, 2006 Penn Dental Medicine's Office of Minority Affairs held its fifth annual Short-Term Enrichment Program (STEP) on June 27 and 28. The program offers promising students from West Philadelphia high schools a look inside the dental profession with the goal of encouraging them to consider dentistry…
Jul 01, 2006 Penn Dental Medicine has named a new member to its Board of Overseers, while another longtime member has stepped down.
Jul 01, 2006 Penn Dental Medicine welcomes three new members to its Standing Faculty.
Jun 15, 2006 Penn Dental Medicine welcomes Lauren M. Rocca as its new Continuing Education and Special Events Coordinator.
Jun 07, 2006 Dr. Syngcuk Kim, Professor and Chair of Endodontics at Penn Dental Medicine, is this year's recipients of the Ralph F. Sommer Award, presented by the Honors and Awards Committee of the American Association of Endodontists (AAE) during its 2006 Annual Session in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Jun 05, 2006 The late Dr. Jay S. Seibert (D'53), a highly respected Penn Dental Medicine faculty member and alumnus, has been honored by the Penn Dental Medicine Alumni Society with its highest award of recognition – the Thomas Evans Achievement Award.
Jun 05, 2006 Penn Dental Medicine celebrated the 50th anniversary of its periodontics and periodontal prosthesis program this year with the Ivy League Bone Symposium
May 18, 2006 Penn Dental Medicine faculty members were recognized by students for their teaching excellence as part of the School's Senior Farewell 2006, a special celebration of the Class of 2006 by the Penn Dental Medicine Alumni Society.
Apr 20, 2006 Dr. Thomas Sollecito, Associate Professor/Clinician Educator of Oral Medicine and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Penn Dental Medicine, has been recognized for his excellence in teaching as one of the recipients of the 2005-2006 Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Awards for Distinguished Teaching
Apr 11, 2006 Penn Dental Medicine faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends gathered on April 4 for the official dedication of the School's new Brainerd F. Swain Orthodontic Clinic. This state-of-the-art facility, completed in January, nearly doubles the amount of space for the School's orthodontic care and instruction…
Mar 13, 2006 On January 26, alumni from throughout the University gathered at Penn Dental Medicine to pay tribute to the legacy and leadership of one of the School's earliest graduates – Dr. James Brister, who with his dental degree in 1881 became the first African American to…
Mar 13, 2006 On February 28, the Penn Dental Medicine's Student National Dental Association (SNDA) marked Black History Month with its 6th Annual Black History Celebration, "African American Achievement and Excellence in Dentistry."
Mar 13, 2006 Dr. Francis Mante (D'95), Associate Professor of Preventive and Restorative Sciences, has been recognized for his leadership within the School's student research activities as the recipient of the 2006 Burton C. Borgelt/Student Clinicians American Dental Association (SCADA) Faculty Advisor Award.
Jan 26, 2006 After a 10-year clinical trial, the Food and Drug Administration has given a thumbs-up to a temporomandibular joint (TMJ) replacement developed by Dr. Peter Quinn (D'74, GD'78), Professor and Chairman of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Penn Dental Medicine.
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