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Monday, May 9, 2022
When Carol Hoover experienced jaw pain and headaches, she saw several doctors and dentists in her quest to find the source of her discomfort. That journey led her to the University of Mississippi School of Dentistry, where her specialty team used a unique CT scan to confirm her jaw disease – and just as importantly, to rule out more serious issues. Read More
Monday, May 2, 2022
Colby Roberts always knew he wanted a career in health care, but thought dental school might be out of his reach. He took his undergraduate degree in kinesiology to nursing school, earning his bachelor of science in nursing and landing a job in UMMC’s surgical ICU. But dental school still beckoned. He answered the call, and his dream becomes reality this month. Read More
Classroom work might be just about over for the School of Dentistry’s Class of 2022, but learning to do life after school has just begun. On an April 15 visit to campus, SOD graduate Dr. Shalin Patel gave fourth-year students insight and perspective about what lies ahead as they pursue their careers.
Published on Monday, April 18, 2022
The 2020 Dental Alumnus of the Year and Early Career Achievement Award winners are a few years apart in age, but they share a passion for dentistry and serving their patients and communities. The School of Dentistry’s Dental Alumni Board is honoring Dr. J. Kevin Holman as its Alumnus of the Year and Dr. Drew Dulaney for accomplishments early in his career.
Published on Monday, February 7, 2022
When the School of Dentistry’s annual Dental Mission Week rolls around, dental students are just as excited about it as the patients who receive procedures ranging from teeth cleaning to extractions. The purpose of the week is twofold: provide care for veterans and others who don’t have the means to pay for it, and give students not just hands-on clinical experience, but life lessons in servant leadership.
For the third year in a row, Medical Center schools as a whole have boosted the number of students who have decided to make health care careers their goal as the state’s future nurses, scientists, doctors, dentists, speech pathologists, occupational or physical therapists, among many more. In the face of the pandemic and personal crises, they have prevailed.
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