Oral Health Sciences Seminar Series

The Office of Research & Research Training coordinates the school-wide Oral Health Sciences Seminar Series. Students, faculty, postdocs and trainees are welcome to attend the seminars. 

Programs that host seminars include:

  • TEAM - T32 Training Grant
  • OHS PhD Program
  • Human and Clinical Research Center at Dentistry (HCRC)
  • Office of Research
  • Victor's for Clinical and Research Faculty Development

Contact: Office of Research & Research Training dent-research@umich.edu - 734-615-1970

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Print Version (Winter)
Seminars take place at:
University of Michigan School of Dentistry
1011 North University Ave
Room G550
12:00 - 1:00 PM

FALL 2018

October 2018


Charles O'Brien, PhD
Professor, Departments of Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery
VA Research Scientist
Director, Center for Musculoskeletal Disease Research
Director, Genetic Models Core
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Sponsored by: Oral Health Sciences


Ophir Klein, PhD, MD
Larry L. Hillblom Distinguished Professor in Craniofacial Anomalies
Charles J. Epstein Professor of Human Genetics
Chair, Division of Craniofacial Anomalies
Chief, Division of Medical Genetics
Director, Program in Craniofacial Biology
Orofacial Sciences & Pediatrics
School of Dentistry &  Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

Sponsored by: Oral Health Sciences

*This seminar is scheduled on a Wednesday


Quintin Pan, PhD
Deputy Director of Research
Dr. Lester E Coleman, Jr Chair in Cancer Research and Therapeutics
University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Case Western Reserve University

Sponsored by: Victor's


Bryce Pilz
Director of Licensing
U-M Tech Transfer

Sponsored by: RESET 2


November 2018


Peter Friedman, PhD
Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Sponsored by: Oral Health Sciences


Sara I. Pai, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Surgery, Harvard Medical School 
Associate Surgeon, Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital

Sponsored by: Victor's


Anthony Collings
Lecturer, University of Michigan
Department of Communication Studies

Sponsored by: RESET 2

*This seminar is scheduled on a FRIDAY


Edward Botchwey, PhD
Associate Professor
Wallace H. Coulter Dept. of Biomedical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology

Sponsored by: TEAM


Paul Swiecicki, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology
University of Michigan Medical School

Sponsored by: Office of Research


December 2018


Margherita Fontana, DDS, PHD
Professor, Cariology, Restorative Sciences, and Endodontics
University of Michigan School of Dentistry

Sponsored by: HCRC