Russell Taichman sorts through stacks of photographic slides on a light table as he searches for examples of various oral health conditions pertinent to his research about the crew of the Franklin expedition. He reviewed hundreds of slides from the collection of Dr. Jack Gobetti, a dental school faculty member from 1968-2006.
The Golden Apple Award from the American Dental Association was recently presented to the Washtenaw District Dental Society for its “Sponsor a Student" program.” Taking part in the presentation were (from left) U-M School of Dentistry Dean Laurie McCauley; Joseph Fazzio (D3), president of the U-M chapter of the American Dental Student Association; Julio Duong (D3), vice president of the student group; and Dr. Brian Meade (DDS 2004), an Ypsilanti dentist who is president of the dental society.
Hassan Jassar (left), a research fellow, and Diana Burnett, research coordinator of the H.O.P.E. Lab team, examine an image on a computer tablet that allows patients to indicate the location and intensity of pain they are experiencing. The app is used in clinical pain trials to objectively measure and track chronic pain.
Katrina Wade-Golden (third from right), Lead Planning Facilitator in Academic Affairs for the university-wide Diversity, Equity and Inclusion plan, joins School of Dentistry representatives during a poster session at the Power Center Thursday. From left are Dr. Todd Ester, director of diversity and inclusion and co-chair of the school’s diversity plan; Dean Laurie McCauley; Katrina Wade-Golden; Tina Pryor, human resources director and co-chair of dentistry’s diversity plan; and Dinella Crosby, student affairs program specialist in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
Caption: Omicron Kappa Upsilon inductees (Front row, left to right): Samantha Garber, Cassandra Schwab, Elena Petrova, Rebecca Mooar, Jonathan Dzingle, Dipa Patel, Lauren Ehardt, Kevin Kuo. (Back row, left to right): Brent Kendziorski, Mikhail Garibov, Laura Lungu. Not present: Kyle Eurick, Whitney Yahn.
Photo by Kritsa Paulin
The sign says it all. Touring the School are (left to right): Teri Battaglieri, director of corporate citizenship and philanthropy for Delta Dental of Michigan, Ohio and Indiana; Dr. Stephen Stefanac, senior associate dean; Dr. Carol Anne Murdoch-Kinch, associate dean and clinical professor of dentistry; and James P. Hallan, chairman of the Delta Dental Foundation Board of Trustees.