Olivia Sheridan

Olivia Sheridan, DMD

Associate Professor of Clinical Restorative Dentistry, Assistant Dean for Admissions, Co-Director of DAU I & II

Division of Restorative Dentistry

Phone: 215-898-4615

Email: oliviash@upenn.edu

Professional Biography

Active on a variety of academic committees within Penn Dental Medicine, Dr. Sheridan serves on the Committee for Student Advancements, the Committee for Dual Degree, and the Curriculum Committee. She is the chair of the Admissions Committee and sits on the Competency Review Board. In addition, Dr. Sheridan is a Faculty Advisor for the American Dental Education Association.”

Faculty Appointments
  • Director, Dental Auxiliary Utilization, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, 1994-1996
  • Assistant Professor, Dental Care Systems, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, 1995-2000
  • Course Director, Geriatric Dentistry, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, 1995-2000
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Restorative Dentistry, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, 2005-2008
  • Clinical Associate Professor of Restorative Dentistry, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, 2008-Present
  • Co-course Director, DAU 541, 641, 2010-Present
Non-Academic Appointments
  • Staff Dentist, Faculty Practice, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, 2007-Present
Administrative Appointments
  • Assistant Dean, Admissions, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, 2007-Present
Major Teaching and Clinical Responsibilities at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Clinical Instructor, Group Leader, Main Clinic, 2005-Present
  • Selective/Life After Dental School, All the Answers to Your Questions Four 2 hours seminars per year, 2006-Present
  • Lecturer and Advisor, STEP Program, 2007-Present
  • Co-course Director, DAU 541, 2009-Present
  • Faculty Mentor, 2011-Present
  • Lecturer and Seminar Leader Human Behavior, 2014-Present
  • Faculty Advisor, Penn Dental Women’s Association, 2014-Present
Honors / Credentials
  • Drabkin Memorial Prize in Biochemistry, Penn Dental Medicine, 1990
  • Office of Academic Affairs Award, Penn Dental Medicine, 1990
  • OKU Faculty Award, 2009
  • Alumni Award of Merit, Penn Dental Medicine, 2015″
Education
  • Hunter College, CUNY (English), 1983
  • Bryn Mawr College, Post Baccalaureate, 1986
  • Penn Dental School, DMD, 1990″