Two Indiana University School of Dentistry (IUSD) faculty have received large federal grants to support their work to improve the oral health of underserved children and all Hoosiers.
News from the IU School of Dentistry
Dean Carol Anne Murdoch-Kinch has announced the appointment of Wei-Shao Lin, DDS, FACP, PhD, as chair of the Department of Prosthodontics. Dr. Lin has served as interim chair since 2020.
IUSD is pleased to announce, after highly competitive national searches, the appointment of Dr. Lisa Lang as associate dean for faculty affairs and Dr. Laura Romito as associate dean for education and academic affairs.
Teeth survive about 11 years after a root canal, according to new research from Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Dentistry. The groundbreaking study is the first to analyze records from community dental practices, where most Americans receive dental care.
ASDA is the largest dental student organization in the United States, with more than 25,000 members. Anigbo was elected in February 2022 and presided last month over her first national meeting, ADA Dentist and Student Lobby Day, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.
For the first time since 2019, IUSD held Research Day’s poster presentations in person, with the remainder of the program presented online. Students presented 93 posters of their research conducted under the mentorship of their faculty.
Dr. Charles Willis Gish (DDS’49, MSD’60), professor emeritus, Pediatric Dentistry, passed away on Jan. 24, 2022. Dr. Gish was known for his outstanding work in public health, academia, and clinical dental research.
Dean Murdoch-Kinch announced today the appointment of Dr. Paul Edwards as chair of the Department of Oral Pathology, Medicine, and Radiology. Dr. Susan Zunt, who served in the position for almost 20 years, retired as professor emeritus last month.
Dr. George Stookey, a global legend in the field of preventive dentistry and cariology at IU School of Dentistry (IUSD), died on Jan. 5, 2022. He was 87.
Dr. Laskin was renowned worldwide for his academic pursuits in oral and maxillofacial surgery, especially for creating the modern understanding and treatment of temporomandibular joint diseases.