Category: School of Dental Medicine

photo of dr jeff rosow and his dental staff

Dr. Jeff Rosow ’80 Reflects on Life in the Dentist’s Chair

photo of dr jeff rosow and his dental staff
From left: Dr. Jaime Irizarry, Lois Villa CDA, Jamie Godwin CDA, Kathy Langlais RDH, and Dr. Jeff Rosow.

Hard work and perseverance has paid off for Dr. Jeff Rosow ’80 DMD. Rosow recently retired after a 36-year career in dentistry, but he doesn’t forget where it all began: at UConn’s School of Dental Medicine.Read Full Story

dr christine tierney and student bridget oei

Hygienist-Turned-Dentist and Student Star in Radio Spots

dr christine tierney and student bridget oei
Dr. Christine Tierney ’86 (DMD) and Sophomore Bridget Oei

A dental hygienist who took her patients’ advice to become a dentist and a brilliant UConn sophomore who has already invented a heart monitor battery charger will star in new radio spots on NPR to promote the UConn Foundation’s scholarship drive.Read Full Story

Promise of Personalized Dental Medicine Embraces Team Approach (UConn Today)

(Tina Encarnacion/UConn Health Photo)
(Tina Encarnacion/UConn Health Photo)

“There only a handful of academic health centers in the United States where dental students receive the same basic science curriculum experience as medical students, and at UConn this includes equivalent training in genetics and genomics,” said Dr. R. Lamont MacNeil, dean of the UConn School of Dental Medicine. Read Full Story