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The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry is the first in the nation to mandate new guidelines for prescribing opioid painkillers in its clinics. A New York Times article explores the School of Dentistry’s call to action and education to prevent opioid addiction. Faculty members Harold Tu, MD, DMD and Angie Rake, DMD, were quoted.
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Brent E. Larson, DDS, MS, Professor and Director of the Division of Orthodontics at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, and a practicing orthodontist in Rochester, Minn.
The AHCA won't change dental care - under MN legislation, the poor already struggle to get care. Sheila Riggs, DDS, MS, DMSc, is quoted.
With age comes a mouthful of trouble. Stephen Shuman, DDS, MS, is quoted in The New York Times.
Six years in, dental therapist experiment is working, experts say. The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry is mentioned.
Dental programs go mobile to provide care, education to underserved populations. Paul Schulz, DDS, MPH (Primary Dental Care - Outreach) is quoted.
Three School of Dentistry students will receive the University's prestigious President's Student Leadership and Service Award .
Hannah Afwerke (D3), Alejandro Cisneros (D2), and Aaron Henderson (D3) will receive their awards at a recognition banquet in the Fall of 2017.
The President's Student Leadership and Service Award is presented to about one-half of one percent of the student body and recognizes the student's accomplishments and contributions of outstanding student leadership at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities campus.
Nelson L. Rhodus, DMD, MPH, a School of Dentistry professor in the Department of Diagnostic and Biological Sciences, was recently awarded a Fellowship in Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Rhodus is a Distinguished Professor and Director of the Division of Oral Medicine, Oral Diagnosis and Radiology.
Congratulations to Stephen K. Shuman, DDS, MS, who received the School of Dentistry's 2016 Century Club Professor of the Year Award. The award is the school's highest honor and is given annually in recognition of significant contributions to the school in the areas of education, research and service. Dr.
Leon A. Assael, DMD, a professor at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, was named Chair of the 2017-2018 ADEA Board of Directors during the meeting of the ADEA House of Delegates in Long Beach, California, in March 2017.
Assael served as School of Dentistry Dean from 2012 to 2016.