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Oral Arts Student Laboratory Dedication

Winstead Lab DedicationThe new D. Thomas Winstead Student Laboratory was dedicated to the School of Dentistry on Thursday, April 30, 2015.  The lab was completed thanks in part to a $500,000 contribution from Thomas Winstead, who is president and CEO of Oral Arts Dental Laboratories in Huntsville.

Read more about the D. Thomas Winstead Student Laboratory HERE.

Dr. J. Calvin McColloh Receives the Fuller Award

Calvin and Shirley McCullohDr. J. Calvin McColloh ('56) received the H. Moren Fuller Award from the University of Alabama School of Dentistry Alumni Association during the Annual Alabama Dental Alumni Luncheon on June 12, 2015.  The Fuller Award is the highest honor bestowed by the Alumni Association in recognition of outstanding contributions to the dental profession.  The award is given occasionally when an individual's contributions and outstanding achievements to the dental profession are judged by the Executive Council of the Alumni Association to be especially significant and deserving of this honor.

Read more about the Fuller Award HERE.

School of Dentistry Reaching for Excellence

SOD Faculty Excellence

Dean Michael Reddy, DMD, D.M.Sc., and his team have ambitious goals for the school in the coming years in its efforts to optimize oral health in Alabama and beyond.

Over the next five years, the school will evolve its robust strategic plan initially developed when Reddy became dean in 2012. That plan reaches for excellence in the educational experience, enhances its diversity, broadens its capacity to help others in communities throughout the state, and adds to its degree, certificate and fellowship programs.

“Our greatest asset is our people — our students, faculty, staff and alumni — and they demonstrate that every day in their compassion, ambition and work,” Reddy said. “They help us sustain a tradition of excellence in community service, research and scholarship, ethics and professionalism, and clinical dentistry. The result is a school that can aggressively recruit the best faculty, expand diversity, enhance the student experience, enrich research, increase philanthropy and improve our facilities — all to optimize health outcomes.”

Read the full article HERE.