Department News & Events
February 21, 2014
43rd annual meeting of the Academy of Operative Dentistry 2014 in Chicago (February 19 through Friday - February 21).
Two third year graduate students (Drs. Lamya Alghaith, Mohammad Alrefeai) were selected to present table clinics at the AOD Meeting. Their presentations were outstanding and well received by attendees. Each of the graduate students was mentored by faculty in the Department. This collaborative effort characterizes the spirit and team work of the Operative Department. Also, several members (faculty and staff) attended the meeting and some of them went to the Midwinter 2014.
February 19, 2014
Dr. Justine Kolker was elected as the new president of American Board of Operative Dentistry.
February 11, 2014
61st Annual Meeting of the Iowa Section of the American Association for Dental Research (AADR)
Thomas Crary (D2) talks with onlookers about his research. Thomas won the second place award in the Procter and Gamble Predoctoral Competition. His co-authors include Dr. Steve Armstrong, head of Operative Dentistry and Thomas’s mentor; Dr. Fang Qian, Biostatistics Unit; Dr. Rodrigo Maia, Operative Dentistry; and Dr. Saulo Geraldeli.
Carolina Garcia, graduate fellow, Operative Dentistry, talks with Cory Hatch (D2) and Pat Brambert (D1) about her research. Her co-author is Dr. Sandra Guzman-Armstrong, Opera- tive Dentistry, who is also Carolina’s mentor.
Lamya Alghaith, graduate fellow, Operative Dentistry, Dr. Clark Stanford, associate dean for research and Dr. Steve Armstrong, head of Operative Dentistry. Lamya won the Dental Specialty Award (Operative Dentistry) for her research, "Ceramic Thickness and Translucency Effect on Polymerization of Resin Cement." Co-authors include Dr. Steve Armstrong, head of Operative Dentistry and Lamya's mentor; E. Glenn; Dr. J. Jessop; Dr. Fang Qian, Biostatistics Unit; Doug Aunan, Family Dentistry; and Drs. Rodrigo Maia and Gerald Denehy, Operative Dentistry.
January 30, 2014
Welcome OPRM and Admissions
Operative / OPRM / Admissions potluck lunch
January 13, 2014
The College of Dentistry had 130 tags on the tree and we received well over 130 toys for children ages 0-16. The Salvation Army was pleased to see all the donations that came from the College of Dentistry. The Student National Dental Association (SNDA) thanks you all for all your generosity!