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April 2017

The College of Dentistry has long encouraged students to engage in research so they may gain a broader perspective on dentistry. That encouragement resulted in a special achievement in March when the college was recognized for having the “Most Student Abstracts” during the AADR National Student Research Group (NSRG) Business Meeting at the IADR/AADR/CADR General Session in San Francisco.Read more

March 2017

Research Day at the College of Dentistry is an annual event that showcases research conducted by dental and dental hygiene students, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and residents.Read more
Mary Margaret Habel is the 2017 recipient of the Richard C. Veler, DDS, and Betty G. Veler Dental Scholarship. Chosen for her outstanding academic merit, demonstrated interest in professional service, and exceptional character, Ms. Habel will receive full, renewable, in-state tuition throughout her time in the DDS program.Read more
On April 1, Dr. Donna Lesser will join the college as an Assistant Professor-Clinical and the clinic director in the Division of Dental Hygiene . In her new role in the College of Dentistry, she will manage dental hygiene clinic operations, provide clinical and didactic instruction for baccalaureate dental hygiene students, and participate in the college's intramural faculty practice.Read more
Fourth-year student David Gorenz is the president of Ohio State's Inter-Professional Council (IPC), which is the official student government of the University's six professional colleges of Dentistry, Law, Medicine, Optometry, Pharmacy, and Veterinary Medicine.Read more
The College of Dentistry's Give Kids a Smile event held Saturday, February 4, provided dental care for 106 patients, from infants to adolescents and children with special needs.Read more

February 2017

Dr. Kelly Kennedy, an Associate Professor-Clinical in the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dental Anesthesiology , has been selected as an American Dental Education Association Leadership Fellow for 2017-18.Read more

December 2016

Dr. Daniel Leach, a resident in the college's Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) advanced education program, received The Ohio State University Board of Trustees' Student Recognition Award. Dr. Leach was honored for his commitment to excellence in his residency training and in the care he provides for patients.Read more
Dr. Melissa Drum , an associate professor in the Division of Endodontics, was recently appointed as a director and examiner for the American Board of Endodontics. In this role, Dr. Drum will write and conduct ABE certification examinations that include written exams, case portfolios, and oral examinations.Read more
Rachel Kearney, BSDH, MS and Annette McMurry, JD, Director of the Office of Admissions collaborated on a social media policy for the college that provides guidelines for the professional use of digital media by its dental hygiene and dental students.Read more