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Monday, February 11, 2019
Friends and colleagues of Dr. Roddy Scarbrough, who has risen to the highest ranks of organized dentistry, describe him as down to earth, humble and incredibly dedicated to the profession. Scarbrough, who has devoted much of his life to making sure dentists’ voices are heard, is the most recent recipient of the Dental Alumnus of the Year Award. Read More
The School of Dentistry completed a massive service project last week, providing free dental care to 1,444 underserved and uninsured children, adults and veterans, beating last year’s record. The weeklong event gave students and volunteers from several UMMC schools the opportunity to learn and to see patients under faculty supervision. Read More
During Give Kids a Smile Day, School of Dentistry faculty, staff and students provided free dental care to hundreds of children from elementary schools in Jackson. The effort demonstrated one of the Medical Center's unique roles of service to the community.
Published on Thursday, February 7, 2019
During their days at UMMC, Dr. Jason Griggs and Alana Bowman work in the School of Dentistry and in the School of Population Health, respectively. But on evenings and weekends, the husband-and-wife team travel back hundreds of years through time with the Society for Creative Anachronism.
Published on Monday, February 4, 2019
Dr. Timothy Ricks graduated from the School of Dentistry in 1995. His path during the last quarter century has led him to public health dentistry in the Indian Health Service and, in 2018, to an appointment as chief dental officer for the U.S. Public Health Service.
Published on Thursday, January 31, 2019
Not one to slow down, Dr. Gary Reeves, professor emeritus and former dean of the School of Dentistry, switched gears completely upon retirement. He fulfilled a lifelong dream to not only own, but to also build an airplane, completing his four-seater Zenair CH 801 in spring 2018.
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