Dean’s Update #4 – April 28, 2017

Featured Topics

  • Dentistry Magazine
    • Feature story on technology in dentistry and dental education
    • Packed with faculty, donor, student, and alumni news
    • http://www.dentistry.vcu.edu/alumni/publications/
  • VDA Board Meeting
    • Brittany Field D4 – Student rep
    • David Voth D3 – Student alternate
    • Emergency opioid regulation affective 4/24
    • https://www.dhp.virginia.gov/dentistry/leg/EmergencyRegs_Opioids_042417.docx
  • Virginia Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Work Group
    • Omar Abubaker a member
    • Addiction education curriculum for Virginia health sciences schools
  • Electric dental handpieces
    • Bien Air presentation recently
  • Class of 2017 yearbook
  • PACME Awards
  • CARITAS screenings
    • Interprofessional care with medicine, pharmacy, and dentistry
    • http://news.vcu.edu/article/VCU_students_and_faculty_are_working_with_the_community_to_provide
  • Oral Cancer Screening April 22
  • 8th Annual Revere Lecture held March 33
    • Deeb and Sompop on implants and digital dentistry
  • ADEA Academic Dental Careers Fellowship Program
    • Year two roll out
  • Research Day and Dental Investigator publication
  • Swathi Devaki, D3 awarded the VCU International Student Scholarship for 2017
  • VCU Faculty, Staff, and Retiree Make It Real Campaign
  • Mike Tally promoted to assistant IT director
  • Charles Thuku promoted to lead IT analyst
  • Bill Dahlke appointed chair of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry
    • https://blogs.vcu.edu/dentistrydean/
  • Erica Brecher completed Boston Marathon

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