Clinical Assistant Professor of Division Practice Essentials & IPE Candace Ziglor, Detroit Mercy Dental Associate Professor and Assistant Dean of Educational Development Kathi Shepherd and Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Pamela Zarkowski were members of a panel that discussed teaching strategies, programming, policies and procedures supporting diversity and …

Grants aid students and community work

Recent charitable grants totaling more than half a million dollars will support scholarships, programs, faculty research and community outreach at Detroit Mercy. The two largest grants, totaling $420,000, were made by the Kresge Foundation to the Detroit Collaborative Design Center (DCDC), a nonprofit architecture and urban design firm within the …

Grants aid Detroit Mercy service work and students

Recent charitable grants totaling more than half a million dollars will support scholarships, programs, faculty research and community outreach at University of Detroit Mercy. The two largest grants, totaling $420,000, were made by the Kresge Foundation to the Detroit Collaborative Design Center (DCDC), a nonprofit architecture and urban design firm …

Detroit Mercy Dental Dean’s High 5 – December edition

The latest issue of the Dean’s High 5 from Detroit Mercy Dental’s newsletter, Impressions, is now available online. This edition’s headlines include: Professor Zhou featured on cover of Journal of Clinical Periodontology Third-year dental student awarded prestigious scholarship Student Services initiatives awarded grants from the University Fourth-year dental student recruits at Health …

Detroit Mercy Dental Dean’s High 5 – November edition

The latest issue of the Dean’s High 5 from Detroit Mercy Dental’s newsletter, Impressions, is now available online. This edition’s headlines include: Construction update: entryway and reception area project Dental students treat special needs patients Juliette Daniels earns a Doctor of Education degree Administrators present at national conference to colleagues in Student …

Detroit Mercy Dental Dean’s High 5 – October edition

The latest issue of the Dean’s High 5 from Detroit Mercy Dental’s newsletter, Impressions, is now available online. This edition’s headlines include: Provost Zarkowski acknowledged by Crain’s Detroit Business Professor Jones recognized by Department of Veteran’s Affairs Volunteers represent Detroit Mercy Dental at annual Men’s Health Event SNDA’s Oral Cancer Walk proves …

Detroit Mercy Dental Dean’s High 5 – September edition

The latest issue of the Dean’s High 5 from Detroit Mercy Dental’s newsletter, Impressions, is now available online. This edition’s headlines include: School of Dentistry welcomes new classes to the profession Faculty and student volunteers attend multiple summer health fairs Division of Graduate Endodontics learns from endodontic expert Detroit Mercy well-represented …

Detroit Mercy Dental Dean’s High 5 – August edition

The latest issue of the Dean’s High 5 from Detroit Mercy Dental’s newsletter, Impressions, is now available online. This edition’s headlines include: Professor Lynne Morgan to serve on Michigan Board of Dentistry Student group awarded at National Dental Association convention Faculty chosen to participate in ADEA/AAL Emerging Leaders Program Alpha Omega travels …

Detroit Mercy Dental Dean Mert Aksu was awarded a Community Leadership Award by the Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services for his “unwavering dedication, vision and commitment to dental education and community service.”

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Pamela Zarkowski presented at the International Association of Dental Research (IADR) Meeting in Vancouver, June 19. Zarkowski spoke as part of a panel on “Harassment In Science; Steps to No-Tolerance.” Other speakers included representatives from the National Institutes of Health and Dean M. …

Detroit Mercy Dental Dean’s High 5 – June edition

The latest issue of the Dean’s High 5 from Detroit Mercy Dental’s newsletter, Impressions, is now available online. This edition’s headlines include: Professor Michael Haddow to be recognized with prestigious award Professor Melanie Mayberry elected to ADA House of Delegates Iftar dinner provides cultural experience Periodontal residents awarded at MDA …

Delta Dental Foundation grant extends successful dental health program for underserved pregnant women

A statewide community outreach pilot program for pregnant women in high-risk populations and run by University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry will continue and expand, thanks to a $630,000 grant from the Delta Dental Foundation (DDF). Michigan Initiative for Maternal and Infant Oral Health (MIMOH), which started in 2017 …

Detroit Mercy Dental Dean’s High 5 – May edition

The latest issue of the Dean’s High 5 from Detroit Mercy Dental’s newsletter, Impressions, is now available online. This edition’s headlines include: Congratulations to the 2019 honor society inductees Research activity expands into renovated space Students travel to Jamaica for mission trip Dental student writes for national publication Professor Chand …

Alumni Achievement Spirit Awards 2019

On Friday, April 12, Detroit Mercy honored eight special alumni during the annual Alumni Achievement Spirit Awards. More than 280 people attended the awards gala and dinner celebration, which took place in the Ballroom of the Student Union on the McNichols campus. Each year, the University honors alumni from each …

Detroit Mercy Dental Dean’s High 5 – April edition

The latest issue of the Dean’s High 5 from Detroit Mercy Dental’s newsletter, Impressions, is now available online. This edition’s headlines include: Construction under way at Corktown Campus Michigan Initiative for Maternal and Infant Oral Health project receives funding for a second year Dental student awarded American Dental Association Foundation scholarship …

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Pamela Zarkowski was one of four speakers at the American Dental Education Association’s (ADEA) Rick Valachovic Festschrift, March 13. Zarkowski spoke about the “Virtue of Dental Education as a Learned Profession.” The event honored Valachovic’s leadership of ADEA for 22 years upon his retirement as …

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Pamela Zarkowski was the 2019 Mirmelstein Lecture speaker at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry, March 1. Zarkowski presented ”The Intersection of Law and Ethics – Stop – Go – Yield.” She was also the keynote speaker for the VCU School of Dentistry’s White …

Detroit Mercy Dental Dean Mert Aksu and Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Pamela Zarkowski co-presented the topic, “Dental Service Organizations: The Ethics of Corporate Dentistry,” at the American College of Legal Medicine in Los Angeles, Feb. 22.

Professor of Psychology Linda Slowik has been selected as a keynote speaker at the International Dental Forum 2019 this summer, July 15-17, in London. For more details about the conference, please visit the IDF website.

Detroit Mercy Dental Clinical Staff Assistant Kathy Metzger received this year’s School of Dentistry ACE Award. Colleagues describe Metzger as someone who “cares deeply for patients, doing her best to assure that they have the best treatment and a positive experience,” and “has very high standards for patient care.” The …

Clinical Assistant Professor of Graduate Education and Clinical Dentistry Yung-Ting Hsu was named recipient of the Nevins Teaching and Clinical Research Fellowship from the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation. Eligible recipients include full-time periodontal educators who have been teaching one to five years and are board-certified in periodontology. The Nevins …

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Pamela Zarkowski spoke at the American Dental Education (ADEA) Allied Dental Program Directors Conference in San Diego, June 3, focusing on “10 Things that Keep Administrators Up at Night.” She also presented a “PechaKucha” formatted presentation, consisting of 20 slides in 4 minutes, …