An alumna of
the College of Dentistry's Doctor of Dental Surgery program and the
Advanced Prosthodontics Graduate Program, Dr. Holloway has served in a
number of dental leadership positions throughout her career. She is a
current member of the Board of Directors for the American Academy of
Fixed Prosthodontics, and she is a former president (2003-2008) of the
Ohio chapter of the American College of Prosthodontists. Holloway also
serves as an advisory committee member for the American Dental Education
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Jared John Schellenberg Receives ADA Foundation Scholarship
Commenting on the ADA Foundation award, Schellenberg said, "I love dental school, and I'm very excited about becoming a dentist. I'm extremely grateful for this scholarship!"
The award was presented by Whip Mix Corporation sales manager Shirlene O'Russa, who congratulated Gurney on winning this award that recognizes his excellence as a post-doctoral student in the field of prosthodontics. Dr. Gurney is a summa cum laude graduate of the Creighton School of Dental Science, and he is a member of the College of Dentistry's Theta Chapter of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon honor society for dental students, which promotes and recognizes scholarship and character among students of dentistry.
Join the "Build-A-Snowman" Competition!
Date: First heavy snowfall of 2010!
All students in the dental and dental hygiene classes are invited to
participate in the College of Dentistry's first annual build-a-snowman
competition sponsored by the Sterilization and Monitoring Services and
the Office of Admissions.
Board Screening Day Offers Free Dental Exams and X-rays -- January 6th
As part of their clinical training, the College of
Dentistry’s students from the class of 2010 will offer free dental
screening exams and free dental x-rays on Wednesday, January 6th from
5:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the main clinic (room 1038 A) on the first floor of Postle Hall.
~No fees will be charged, and no appointments are necessary!~
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Distinguished Alumni Award Nominations Sought
Each year at the annual Post College Assembly event, the Dental Alumni Society presents its Distinguished Alumni Award. Nominees for this award must be graduates of the College of Dentistry who demonstrate good character, outstanding contributions in the fields of art, science, scientific literature, organized dentistry or public service, and they must have given outstanding service or contributions to Ohio State's College of Dentistry.
To nominate an individual for the 2010 Distinguished
Alumni Award, please send a letter of recommendation to the Office of
Alumni Affairs (attention, Kate Charlesworth-Miller), 660 Ackerman Road,
Columbus, Ohio, 43218. Or send an e-mail to
Charlesworthemail@example.com. Nominations will be open until
January 31, 2010. All nominations will be submitted to the Dental
Alumni Society's Board of Governors, which will select the winner.
Dental Alumni Society Dues Mailer Coming Soon!
The Dental Alumni Society's annual membership mailing will arrive in members' mailboxes in the next few weeks. Please consider joining at the lifetime member level! Your $400 investment in a lifetime membership will pay off in many ways, beginning with a 10% discount on all Continuing Dental Education courses, as well as $50 off Sterilization and Monitoring Services each year. If you have questions about your membership status, or about the Dental Alumni Society's membership benefits, please contact Kate Charlesworth-Miller at 614-366-4990, or e-mail DentalAlumni@osu.edu.
College of Dentistry's "Historical Remembrance" Available Now!
Copies of A Historical Remembrance are available for
purchase now! Originally written by members of the Dental Alumni
Society, this hard bound book tells the story of more than 100 years
of dental history in the state of Ohio and here at The Ohio State
University College of Dentistry. A Historical Remembrance is
a fact-filled publication that dentistry alumni will enjoy reading
and passing along to others. Individual copies are available for $30
(plus shipping costs). If you're interested in this fascinating trip
down memory lane, complete with historical photos, please send en
e-mail to DentalAlumni@osu.edu,
and let us know how many copies you'd like to buy!
College Hosts 26th Annual Research Day -- February 16th
The College of Dentistry’s Office of Research presents its 26th Annual Research Day on February 16th. Showcasing outstanding research conducted by students in the College, this annual event includes a poster session that offers visitors an opportunity to discuss research projects with dental students, graduate students, and fellows. (Posters will be presented online prior to the event.)
The Dean’s Awards for Excellence in Research will also be presented to members of the College of Dentistry community who have engaged in outstanding research projects. There are first-, second- and third-place winners for dental student awards; first- and second-place winners for graduate student awards; and one post-doctoral fellow award. All award winners will receive a cash prize for their research and their contribution to the College.
This year's Research Day will also feature a distinguished
Dr. Dennis Drayna,
whose presentation titled, “Our Genes and Our Sense of
Taste,” will discuss the genetic differences that contribute to taste
perception among individuals. Dr. Drayna is a researcher and Chief of
the Section on Systems Biology of Communication Disorders for the
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders at the
National Institutes of Health. The lecture is scheduled for 9:00 a.m.
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DSAC Announces Rho-Sigma Award Winners
Carmen Benton (Information Associate) and Jan Bourke (Dental Hygienist) were honored with these awards that recognize their professionalism and their “pleasant demeanor that has a positive effect on the College.” Benton and Bourke each received certificates of recognition, and they were invited guests at a DSAC celebration held in their honor.
To nominate Rho-Sigma award recipients, please contact: Tudor.firstname.lastname@example.org.
The College of Dentistry is partnering with the
American Red Cross for a blood drive scheduled for
January 7th from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in
the Postle Hall canteen on the ground floor.
Participants who want to donate blood can make an appointment by calling 1-800–GIVE-LIFE. Or visit the web site at www.BloodSavesLives.org. (Use the sponsor code: buckeyes.) All donors will receive a Red Cross fleece blanket, and each donor will be eligible to enter a drawing for a year of FREE groceries from Kroger.
January 6: Free dental exams and x-rays offered at Board Screening Day; 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., room 1038 A, first floor clinic in Postle Hall. Click here for more information.
January 7: American Red Cross Blood Drive: 7:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Postle Hall canteen on the ground floor. For more information, go to: www.BloodSavesLives.org
Continuing Dental Education
January 15: A Review of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology offers an intensive update and review of oral pathology in two parts. Part 1 will be relevant to general and specialty dental practice, emphasizing case-based clinico-pathologic correlation (CPC) vignettes. Part 2 will be geared for Oral & Maxillofacial surgeons preparing for the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (ABOMS) Oral Board Examination.
January 19: Free one-credit CE course: The College of Dentistry's Cultural Awareness Council is offering a one-credit, free CE course titled, "Clinical Application of Cultural Effectiveness," which will address clinical issues related to dental care for diverse populations. The course will be presented in three separate one-hour sessions that are open to College of Dentistry faculty, staff and students only. Pediatric dentist Dr. Marcio da Fonseca will present the first course segment on January 19th from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in room 1187 Postle Hall. No fees will be charged for College of Dentistry participants. Contact Melody Young (Young.email@example.com) for more information.
January 28 - February 1: Cruise and Learn at sea while traveling from Miami, Florida, to Cozumel, Mexico! This four-day excursion and continuing education course features Dr. Clark Stanford, Associate Dean for Research at the University of Iowa's College of Dentistry. The course will focus on complex risk factors associated with esthetic, phonetic and functional demands that tax restorative dentistry teams. Discussions will also include general patient assessments for esthetics and phonetics, combined with critical assessments for tooth position, size, and key features that identify treatment plans for predictable esthetic outcomes.
February 12: Temporary Anchorage Devices Symposium (TAD) provides an understanding of the biological and biomechanical factors that relate to the success and failure of TADs. Also included will be TAD placement and management of complications, orthopedic applications of TADs, and case presentations and clinical results.
January 19: Free one-credit CE course: "Clinical Application of Cultural Effectiveness to Practice." [For College of Dentistry faculty, staff and students only.] Contact Melody Young for more info.
February 12: Temporary Anchorage Devices Symposium
Please send your questions and comments to: Kennedy.firstname.lastname@example.org.