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New Periodontal Clinic Set for Completion by Year’s End

New Periodontal Clinic Set for Completion by Year’s End »

Dec 01, 2007 The New Year will bring a new state-of-the-art clinic for Penn Dental Medicine. Construction of the School's Walter Cohen and Morton Amsterdam Periodontal Clinic is on schedule for completion by the close of December and will be fully outfitted and operational in early January.


Dr. Claude Krummenacher Receives Excellence in Research Award »

Dec 01, 2007 Dr. Claude Krummenacher, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry at Penn Dental Medicine, has been recognized for his research activities as the recipient of The Joseph and Josephine Rabinowitz Award for Excellence in Research


Fall Fiesta Celebration 2007 »

Oct 24, 2007 On Thursday, October 18, the Hispanic Student Dental Association presented its 4th annual Fall Fiesta. This year's theme was "Birthday Celebrations - Latin Style".


Penn Dental Medicine Launches $36 Million Fundraising Campaign »

Oct 22, 2007 On Friday, October 19, Penn Dental Medicine celebrated the launch of Leading the Profession, The Campaign for Penn Dental Medicine – its most ambitious fundraising campaign ever – at a special gala celebration.


Dr. Mian Iqbal Named Director of Graduate Education »

Sep 10, 2007 Dr. Mian Iqbal (D'03), Assistant Professor-Clinician Educator of Endodontics and Director of the Postdoctoral Endodontic Program, has been named Director of the Division of Graduate Dental Education at Penn Dental Medicine.


School of Dental Medicine, President Amy Gutmann Welcome Class of 2011 with White Coat Ceremony »

Aug 28, 2007 The School of Dental Medicine welcomed a new freshman class with its annual White Coat Ceremony, held Monday, August 20, at the Zellerbach Theatre in the University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg Center. More than 400 family, friends, alumni, faculty, and staff gathered to celebrate with the…


Penn SNDA Chapter Receives National Award »

Aug 08, 2007 Penn Dental Medicine's chapter of the Student National Dental Association (SNDA) has been awarded the national title of "Small Chapter of the Year," recognized with this special honor during the joint annual conference of the SNDA and the National Dental Association (NDA), held this July…


Dr. Eric Stoopler Leading Oral Medicine Residency Program »

Jul 10, 2007 Effective July 1, 2007, Dr. Eric Stoopler (D'99, GD'02), Assistant Professor of Oral Medicine-Clinician Educator, was appointed Director of Penn Dental Medicine's Oral Medicine Residency Program.

Omnicron Kappa Upsilon Elects New President, Selects 2007 Inductees

Omnicron Kappa Upsilon Elects New President, Selects 2007 Inductees »

May 31, 2007 Dr. Uri Hangorsky, Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and Clinical Professor of Periodontics, has been elected the new President of Penn Dental Medicine's Eta Chapter of the Omnicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU) National Dental Honor Society.


Penn Dental Medicine 2007 Teaching Awards »

May 31, 2007 Members of the Penn Dental Medicine faculty were recognized for their outstanding work as instructors at Senior Farewell 2007, held on May 8 at the Ritz-Carlton.


Dr. Macarak Receives University’s Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching »

May 07, 2007 Dr. Edward Macarak, Professor and Chairman of Anatomy and Cell Biology at Penn Dental Medicine, has received the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching.

2007 Table Clinic Winners

2007 Table Clinic Winners »

Apr 19, 2007 Penn Dental Medicine students Matthew Anderson (D'09), Bryon Viechnicki (D'09), and Yohan Kim (D'09) took top honors for their research and poster presentations in the School's 16th Annual Oral Health Fair and Table Clinic, held April 5.


Department of Periodontics Makes Two New Appointments »

Mar 30, 2007 The School's Department of Periodontics announces two new appointments – Dr. Naciye Guzin Uzel has joined Penn Dental Medicine as the new Director of Predoctoral Periodontics and Dr. Ernesto Lee (GD'87) has been named Director of the Postdoctoral Periodontal Prosthesis Program.

Penn Dental Medicine Hosts Minority Recruitment Fair

Penn Dental Medicine Hosts Minority Recruitment Fair »

Mar 26, 2007 _Why Dentistry? Why Penn?_ The School's Office of Minority Affairs and Office of Admissions will team up to answer those questions for prospective students as Penn Dental Medicine hosts its first Annual Minority Recruitment Fair on April 13.


Penn Dental Medicine Student Tops Research Competition »

Mar 26, 2007 This fall, third-year student Lindsay Pfeffer (D'08) took top honors for her research, winning first place in the Basic Science and Research category of the 47th Annual American Dental Association (ADA)/DENTSPLY Student Clinician Program.


Dr. Elliot Hersh Named IADR Distinguished Scientist »

Mar 26, 2007 Dr. Elliot V. Hersh, Professor of Pharmacology and Director of the Division of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, has been recognized for his outstanding contributions to the dental field as the recipient of a 2007 International Association for Dental Research (IADR) Distinguished Scientist Award in the area…


New Overseers Named to Board »

Mar 26, 2007 Penn Dental Medicine has named two new members to its Board of Overseers. Dr. Irving M. Rothstein (C'38, D'41) and Glenn R. Oxner were officially appointed at the February 23 meeting of the University's Board of Trustees.

Penn Dental Medicine Welcomes New PASS Class

Penn Dental Medicine Welcomes New PASS Class »

Mar 01, 2007 Penn Dental Medicine will welcome a new class of foreign-trained dentists to its Program for Advanced Standing Students (PASS) in April.


Black History Month 2007 Celebration »

Feb 28, 2007 On February 27, the Penn Dental Medicine Student National Dental Association (SNDA) presented the 7th Annual Black History Month Celebration, "Women, Leadership, and Dentistry."


Penn Dental Medicine Sponsors Community Children in Holiday Program »

Feb 27, 2007 More than 300 Penn Dental Medicine students, faculty, and staff participated in the 2006 Holiday Program, giving over $20,000 in gifts to children in the Delaware Valley.



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