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Thursday, October 18, 2018
The School of Dentistry is working to address the severe shortage of dental providers across the state as highlighted by a recent national report. But the SOD has its challenges: The school can’t accept more than 40 students per class, not nearly enough to keep pace with the number of dentists who retire each year. Read More
Monday, July 16, 2018
Dr. Christopher Hughes, a Boston native, left Rutgers School of Dental Medicine in New Jersey to move to Jackson, Mississippi to become the chair of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, shocking friends and colleagues. He’s never lived south of the Mason-Dixon Line, but since moving here, he’s come to appreciate Mississippi’s low cost of living, easy commute, delicious food and ubiquitous hospitality. Read More
After 44 years, Agnes Triplett is going home. Triplett, executive assistant to the dean of the School of Dentistry, is retiring June 29. She's been at the helm of the SOD's fifth floor for each of the nine deans who have served the school, and with her goes a wealth of knowledge.
Published on Monday, June 25, 2018
One could say Andrew Tran's academic career began from well behind the starting line: He didn't know English when he emigrated to the U.S. at age 14. That didn’t stop him from finishing at the top of his class in the School of Dentistry.
Published on Thursday, May 24, 2018
Dr. Ignacio Velasco introduced the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Pathology at the School of Dentistry to 3D printed surgery models when he joined the faculty last year. The technology is not only saving time and money but also improving patient care.
Published on Monday, May 14, 2018
Dr. Lyle Zardiackas, a pioneer in the field of metallurgy for the use of metals for biological applications, recently established an endowment to ensure research in metallurgy continues in the lab he founded at the School of Dentistry in 2004.
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