Tuesday, May 24, 2022

School of Dentistry

  • CHI Health and Creighton University Medical Center, partnered to design and build University Campus, a new primary care-based medical facility that functions as a learning laboratory for interprofessional health sciences...

    Members in Action: Team-Based Care Leads to Improved Value for Patients

    CHI Health and Creighton University Medical Center, partnered to design and build University Campus, a new primary care-based medical facility that functions as a learning laboratory for interprofessional health sciences...
  • Teryn Sedillo, DDS, associate professor in Community and Preventive Dentistry, was awarded the Fellowship in the Special Care Dental Association (SCDA) in April and presented with the distinction in August...

    Sedillo Awarded Fellowship in Special Care Dentistry

    Teryn Sedillo, DDS, associate professor in Community and Preventive Dentistry, was awarded the Fellowship in the Special Care Dental Association (SCDA) in April and presented with the distinction in August...
  • Neil S. Norton, PhD, professor in the Department of Oral Biology and associate dean of Admissions in the School of Dentistry, was recently awarded the R. Benton Adkins Jr. Distinguished...

    Norton Honored with Distinguished Service Award

    Neil S. Norton, PhD, professor in the Department of Oral Biology and associate dean of Admissions in the School of Dentistry, was recently awarded the R. Benton Adkins Jr. Distinguished...
  • The Department of Community and Preventive Dentistry was recently awarded a $100,000 grant from the board of directors of the Gary and Mary West Foundation to support the Geriatric Collaborative...

    Grant Awarded to Community and Preventive Dentistry

    The Department of Community and Preventive Dentistry was recently awarded a $100,000 grant from the board of directors of the Gary and Mary West Foundation to support the Geriatric Collaborative...
  • Sonia M. Rocha-Sanchez, PhD, professor of Oral Biology and dean of Research at Creighton University School of Dentistry along with faculty members and colleagues, Shikha Tarang, MS, PhD, assistant professor of...

    Dental Faculty Publish in Hearing Research

    Sonia M. Rocha-Sanchez, PhD, professor of Oral Biology and dean of Research at Creighton University School of Dentistry along with faculty members and colleagues, Shikha Tarang, MS, PhD, assistant professor of...
  • Several health science faculty members were published in the Journal of Interprofessional Education and Practice for “Clinician, Caregiver and Patient Perspectives of the Continuum of Care for Autism A Focus...

    Health Science Faculty Publish Research Grant Work

    Several health science faculty members were published in the Journal of Interprofessional Education and Practice for “Clinician, Caregiver and Patient Perspectives of the Continuum of Care for Autism A Focus...
  • Hardeep K. Chehal, DDS, professor of Diagnostic Sciences and Dr. Oscar S. Belzer Endowed Chair in the School of Dentistry has been elected to the American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial...

    Chehal Elected to AAOMP Executive Council

    Hardeep K. Chehal, DDS, professor of Diagnostic Sciences and Dr. Oscar S. Belzer Endowed Chair in the School of Dentistry has been elected to the American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial...
  • Each year, Creighton University bestows awards during the University Founders Week to outstanding men and women who have made an impact to our campus and community. This year’s honorees will...

    Congratulations to the 2019-2020 University Founders Week Honorees

    Each year, Creighton University bestows awards during the University Founders Week to outstanding men and women who have made an impact to our campus and community. This year’s honorees will...
  • Laura E. Brown, DDS, assistant professor and interim chair of the Department of Periodontics, has accepted the position of chair of the Department of Periodontics effective Jan. 1, 2020. Brown has...

    Brown Accepts Chair Postion

    Laura E. Brown, DDS, assistant professor and interim chair of the Department of Periodontics, has accepted the position of chair of the Department of Periodontics effective Jan. 1, 2020. Brown has...
  • Scott M. Radniecki, DDS’12, assistant professor in the Department of General Dentistry has been named the director of Emergency Services in the School of Dentistry. Radniecki is currently the course...

    Radniecki Named Director of Emergency Services

    Scott M. Radniecki, DDS’12, assistant professor in the Department of General Dentistry has been named the director of Emergency Services in the School of Dentistry. Radniecki is currently the course...
  • Congratulations to the interprofessional student teams who won the Interprofessional Education Passport Activity, Haunted Hospital: Interprofessional Patient Safety and Medication Error Simulation Competition on Nov. 1. First Place Team John...

    Haunted Hospital: Interprofessional Patient Safety and Medication Error Simulation Competition Winners

    Congratulations to the interprofessional student teams who won the Interprofessional Education Passport Activity, Haunted Hospital: Interprofessional Patient Safety and Medication Error Simulation Competition on Nov. 1. First Place Team John...
  • Melissa Lang, DDS,  associate professor in the Department of Periodontics, was selected as one of the 2019 American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) award recipients for Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring in Periodontics. This...

    Lang Receives Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring Award

    Melissa Lang, DDS,  associate professor in the Department of Periodontics, was selected as one of the 2019 American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) award recipients for Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring in Periodontics. This...
  • Engineering News Record (ENR) recently announced that Creighton University School of Dentistry won Best Project in Higher Education and Research submitted by the architecture firm RDG Planning & Design. The...

    Dental Building Honored for Best Project

    Engineering News Record (ENR) recently announced that Creighton University School of Dentistry won Best Project in Higher Education and Research submitted by the architecture firm RDG Planning & Design. The...
  • Roselyn Cerutis, PhD, associate professor of oral biology in the School of Dentistry, received a three-year National Institutes of Health (NIH) award. The title of Cerutis’ study is “The Role...

    Cerutis Receives NIH Award

    Roselyn Cerutis, PhD, associate professor of oral biology in the School of Dentistry, received a three-year National Institutes of Health (NIH) award. The title of Cerutis’ study is “The Role...
  • Takanari Miyamoto, DDS, PhD, MSD, MBA, associate professor of the Department of Periodontology and diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, was elected treasurer of the Southwest Society of Periodontists. The...

    Miyamoto Elected Treasurer

    Takanari Miyamoto, DDS, PhD, MSD, MBA, associate professor of the Department of Periodontology and diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, was elected treasurer of the Southwest Society of Periodontists. The...
  • Takanari Miyamoto, DDS, PhD, MSD, MBA, associate professor of the Department of Periodontology and diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology was invited to speak at a two-day symposium at the...

    Miyamoto Keynote at International Conference

    Takanari Miyamoto, DDS, PhD, MSD, MBA, associate professor of the Department of Periodontology and diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology was invited to speak at a two-day symposium at the...
  • James H. Howard, DDS, MS, contributed services faculty with the Department of Endodontics presented at his 50th college reunion on June 22 at Wheeling Jesuit University in Wheeling, West Virginia....

    Howard Presents at 50th College Reunion

    James H. Howard, DDS, MS, contributed services faculty with the Department of Endodontics presented at his 50th college reunion on June 22 at Wheeling Jesuit University in Wheeling, West Virginia....
  • Takanari Miyamoto, DDS, PhD, MSD, MBA, associate professor of the Department of Periodontology  and diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, was selected to speak at the 2019 PEERS NA...

    Miyamoto to Speak at PEERS

    Takanari Miyamoto, DDS, PhD, MSD, MBA, associate professor of the Department of Periodontology  and diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, was selected to speak at the 2019 PEERS NA...
  • Takanari Miyamoto, DDS, PhD, MSD, MBA, associate professor of the Department of Periodontology and diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, was chosen as speaker for 2019 Schoolman Lecture at Boston...

    Miyamoto Collaborates and Presents Nationally, Internationally

    Takanari Miyamoto, DDS, PhD, MSD, MBA, associate professor of the Department of Periodontology and diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, was chosen as speaker for 2019 Schoolman Lecture at Boston...
  • Takanari Miyamoto, DDS, PhD, MSD, MBA, associate professor of the Department of Periodontology, class of 2020 dental student Shakeel Khan along with co-authors Takashi Kumagai, DDS and Michael Reddy, DMD,...

    New Classification of Periodontal Disease

    Takanari Miyamoto, DDS, PhD, MSD, MBA, associate professor of the Department of Periodontology, class of 2020 dental student Shakeel Khan along with co-authors Takashi Kumagai, DDS and Michael Reddy, DMD,...
  • Takanari Miyamoto, DDS, PhD, MSD, MBA, associate professor of the Department of Periodontology along with Melissa Lang, MS, DDS, associate professor of Periodontics and director of Predoctoral Periodontics Program in...

    Dental Research Team Publishes in Journal

    Takanari Miyamoto, DDS, PhD, MSD, MBA, associate professor of the Department of Periodontology along with Melissa Lang, MS, DDS, associate professor of Periodontics and director of Predoctoral Periodontics Program in...
  • Mark Latta, DMD, MS, dean of the School of Dentistry, was elected president of the Supreme Chapter of Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU). OKU is a national dental honor society that...

    Dean Latta Elected to National Post

    Mark Latta, DMD, MS, dean of the School of Dentistry, was elected president of the Supreme Chapter of Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU). OKU is a national dental honor society that...
  • Barb Harris, PhD, adjunct associate professor, Department of Community and Preventive Dentistry and director, Program for lgnatian Mindfulness, and Colette O’Meara-McKinney, MEd, assistant dean, Office of Student Affairs, and assistant...

    Harris, O’Meara-McKinney Present at Young Professionals Summit

    Barb Harris, PhD, adjunct associate professor, Department of Community and Preventive Dentistry and director, Program for lgnatian Mindfulness, and Colette O’Meara-McKinney, MEd, assistant dean, Office of Student Affairs, and assistant...
  • The Office of Academic Service Learning would like to recognize Creighton faculty teaching academic service courses in spring 2019. This semester 26 academic service courses are offered in a wide...

    Recognizing Academic Service-Learning Faculty

    The Office of Academic Service Learning would like to recognize Creighton faculty teaching academic service courses in spring 2019. This semester 26 academic service courses are offered in a wide...
  • Joseph Franco, BA’80, DDS’84, assistant professor and interim assistant dean for clinical operations in the School of Dentistry accepted the position of assistant dean for clinics/chief dental officer effective Feb. 1, 2019....

    Franco Named Assistant Dean for Clinics/Chief Dental Office

    Joseph Franco, BA’80, DDS’84, assistant professor and interim assistant dean for clinical operations in the School of Dentistry accepted the position of assistant dean for clinics/chief dental officer effective Feb. 1, 2019....