UAB Dental Group reopens for patient care

UAB Dental Group reopens for patient care

The UAB Dental Group, or dental faculty practice, reopened for patient care on May 18. With an emphasis on patient safety, as well as the safety of our faculty and staff during the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis, critical oral health needs delayed by the onset of the pandemic can now be addressed.

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The world keeps spinning

The world keeps spinning

It’s hard to imagine a world where the UAB School of Dentistry, its faculty and students aren’t focused on treating patients, learning, researching, and helping the underserved.

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Give Peace a Chance

Give Peace a Chance

Killing bacteria isn’t the only solution for fighting tooth decay
Story by Jennie LaRussa and Charles Buchanan • Video by Laura Gasque, Andrea Mabry, and Shibli Rahman

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50 Ways We’ve Changed Birmingham, Alabama, and the World

50 Ways We’ve Changed Birmingham, Alabama, and the World

50 ways UAB has changed Birmingham, Alabama, and the world
Story by Charles Buchanan, Brett Bralley, and Jay Taylor • Editorial contributors: Matt Windsor and UAB Public Relations • Images from UAB Archives, Rachel Hendrix, Andrea Mabry, Sarah Parcak, Steve Wood, and Getty Images • Web design by Tyler Bryant

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Palcanis gift takes Periodontology to greater heights

Palcanis gift takes Periodontology to greater heights

Dr. Kent Palcanis and his wife, Phoebe, have pledged $500,000 over the next five years to endow a professorship in the Department of Periodontology. Palcanis is a School of Dentistry Professor Emeritus and serves on the UASOD Alumni Association Executive Council as an Alumnus By Choice (ABC) representative.

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15th Scholars Symposium announced

15th Scholars Symposium announced

Scholars Symposium is an annual celebration of the school’s research accomplishments, highlighting the achievements of students, residents, and faculty as they impact oral health locally and globally. This year’s theme is Craniofacial Development and Dental Genetics.

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Rashid receives research awards

Rashid receives research awards

Harunur Rashid, Ph.D., a Dental Academic Research Trainee (DART) postdoctoral scholar in Dr. Javed Amjad’s lab, received first place for his poster presentation entitled “Title: Runx2 Activity in Hypertrophic Chondrocytes Regulate Cartilage and Bone Homeostasis” at the Sixth Annual CAMBAC Research Day at UAB.

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School hosts 7th ‘UAB Dentistry Cares’ community event

School hosts 7th ‘UAB Dentistry Cares’ community event

Over 200 underserved and homeless people in the Birmingham area received teeth cleanings, fillings and extractions at no cost as part of the seventh annual ‘UAB Dentistry Cares’ Community Day, which took place on October 16 at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry.

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