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Penn Dental Medicine Overseer Honored for Service to University

Penn Dental Medicine Overseer Honored for Service to University »

Nov 06, 2003 Penn Dental Medicine overseer Robert Levy (C'52) was among this year's recipients of the University's Alumni Award of Merit, so honored during the 69 th Alumni Award of Merit Gala, held November 7 at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia


Hand-Painted Mural Enlivens Pediatric Clinic »

Oct 06, 2003 Children waiting to see a dentist at Penn Dental Medicine's Pediatric Clinic can now enter an undersea world of imaginary adventures through a new hand-painted mural that enlivens the Clinic's reception and play area.


New Virtual Reality Lab Enhances Preclinical Instruction »

Sep 06, 2003 With the opening of its new DentSim Lab, Penn Dental Medicine has begun a new era in preclinical instruction. Outfitted with 15 DentSim units, the Lab will now enable all incoming Penn Dental Medicine students to develop their preclinical skills using DentSim's virtual reality technology.


Dr. Marjorie K. Jeffcoat Begins Penn Dental Medicine Deanship »

Jul 06, 2003 Marjorie K. Jeffcoat, DMD, assumed the post of Dean of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine on July 1. Dr. Jeffcoat is the first woman to hold the position and the eleventh dean in the School's 125-year history.


Commencement to be Held May 19 »

May 01, 2003 The graduating Class of 2003 includes 138 D.M.D. degree recipients as well as five Division of Advanced Dental Education (DADE) students, who will receive their Masters of Science in Oral Biology.


Next Penn Dental Medicine Dean Selected »

Feb 06, 2003 Marjorie K. Jeffcoat, DMD, of the University of Alabama School of Dentistry, has been named the next dean of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, Penn President Judith Rodin announced. She will assume her new position this summer, following the 14-year tenure of…



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