Posts Tagged ‘school of dentistry’

Additional new faculty join OHSU School of Dentistry

The OHSU School of Dentistry welcomes a number of new faculty members this month. Dean Phillip Marucha, D.M.D., Ph.D., with the support of the provost’s office, is increasing the number of dental faculty, with the goal of having a six-to-one student-to-faculty ratio on the predoctoral clinic floor. “Our faculty needs are very important right now,” said Dr. Marucha. “We want to take care of the full- and part-time faculty we have currently, by rewarding them for their hard work … Read More

New faculty at OHSU School of Dentistry

The OHSU School of Dentistry welcomes a number of new faculty members this month. According to Dean Phillip Marucha, D.M.D., Ph.D., the dental school has received funding from the provost’s office to increase dental faculty, with the goal of having a six-to-one student-to-faculty ratio on the predoctoral clinic floor. “Our faculty needs are very important right now,” said Dr. Marucha. “We want to take care of the full- and part-time faculty we have currently, by rewarding them for their … Read More

Study: compound found in broccoli and cauliflower lowers blood pressure

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, affects about one in three adults in the U.S. Researchers in the lab of Agnieszka Balkowiec, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of integrative biosciences in the OHSU School of Dentistry, have contributed their expertise to a project led by Fawzy Elbarbry, Ph.D., associate professor of pharmacy at Pacific University, resulting in an important new discovery that has implications for prevention and treatment of hypertension. The study, “Modulation of Arachidonic Acid Metabolism in … Read More

School of Dentistry students win research awards

Several students in the OHSU School of Dentistry have recently been recognized for their outstanding research efforts. Congratulations to all. Dental students win award from American Association of Public Health Dentistry Second-year dental students Amelia Stoker, Sydney Stoker, and Caroline DeVincenzi were awarded first place for the Predoctoral Dental Student Merit Award for Outstanding Achievement in Community Health Dentistry by the American Association of Public Health Dentistry. The students spent three weeks in Kenya in September 2013 … Read More

School of Dentistry Dean’s Seminar Series: Jeffrey Ebersole, Ph.D., April 29

For the fourth installment of the Dean’s Seminar Series, the School of Dentistry will host speaker Jeffrey Ebersole, Ph.D., professor and associate dean for research and graduate studies, Center for Oral Health Research, University of Kentucky College of Dentistry.  Dr. Ebersole’s presentation will focus on “Macrophage Plasticity and Phenotypes Related to Periodontitis.” All are invited to attend this seminar starting a 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 29 in the School of Dentistry room 220/225. A … Read More

Dentistry seminar: Jacques Nor, D.D.S., Ph.D., Jan. 31

The OHSU School of Dentistry Dean’s Seminar Series is pleased to host Jacques E. Nor, D.D.S, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Cariology, Restorative Sciences, and Endodontics at the University of Michigan, for a lecture on Friday, January 31, 2014 at 12:30 p.m. in School of Dentistry room 220/225. Dr. Nor will be delivering a talk entitled, “Dental Pulp Tissue Engineering: Overcoming the Challenges.” A reception will be held at noon in front of the lecture … Read More

Health, Science & Engineering Career Conference at OHSU, Feb. 21

OHSU’s Center for Diversity & Inclusion, the Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, and Nursing and the College of Pharmacy have all come together to host this one-day conference designed for students interested in pursuing a career in health care and science professions. The Health, Science & Engineering Career Conference is intended to encourage diverse students to study health and science and to provide students with insight into health care and science professions, as well as to … Read More

Dentistry seminar: Kenneth Hargreaves, D.D.S., Ph.D., Dec. 2

The OHSU School of Dentistry Dean’s Seminar Series welcomes Kenneth M. Hargreaves, D.D.S., Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Endodontics at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, for a lecture on Monday, Dec. 2 at 4:30 p.m. in School of Dentistry room 220/225. A reception will be held at 4 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Atrium. Dr. Hargreaves will be delivering a talk entitled, “Iron in the Fire: The Role of Endogenous … Read More

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