Mercedes L. Porter, DDS
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Restorative Sciences
University of Minnesota Medical Center (General Practice Residency), 2010
DDS, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, 2009
BA, University of Minnesota (Child Psychology), 2005
Awards & Recognition
Appointed by dean to serve as a member of the commission to participate in change and innovation in curricular design and pedagogical processes.
Earned a certificate by completing a training program for dental educators that included more than fifty hours of education regarding teaching theories and curriculum design among other topics specific to dental education.
Selected by DDS Classes of 2015 and 2016 as Clinical Faculty of the Year.
Selected by entire student body as Preclinical Faculty of the Year.
Selected by DDS Class of 2015 as Clinical Faculty of the Year.
Participated in this yearlong interprofessional program that is facilitated by the University of Minnesota Center for Teaching and Learning to develop and enhance teaching skills through.
Award presented at completion of general practice residency for exemplifying commitment to learning, patient care, teamwork and life-long learning.
Porter M, Adarve R.Fabrication of Provisional Restoration Using Direct Technique. MedEdPORTAL; 2011.