June 10, 2019
UIC Dental Student Postcasting His Way Through Dental School
In his new dental school podcast "Extracting Wisdom", Brandon Evert hopes his podcast will foster an enthusiastic community of future dentists that is going to rock the world of dentistry! Extracting Wisdom brings together a range of helpful topics organized into bite-sized episodes that no future dental student should go without. 
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June 7, 2019
Dr. Arshad Mohammed UIC College of Dentistry
Dr. Arshad Mohammed, ’18, a first-year Resident in Orthodontics, passed away on March 28 due to a car accident.
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June 4, 2019
Dr. Gail Tischke, UIC College of Dentistry
Endodontics Resident Dr. Gail Tischke, ’12, had a very different career before dentistry. She spent two decades as an aviator in the U.S. Navy and Naval Reserves.
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June 4, 2019
Dr. James J. Baldwin, UIC College of Dentistry
Dr. James J. Baldwin, a part-time Clinical Professor of Orthodontics who retired in 2014, passed away on Jan. 31 at age 93.
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May 24, 2019
Elisabeth Purkis UIC College of Dentistry
As part of the college’s first program involving social work, the department has hired Elisabeth Purkis as a medical social consultant/social worker.
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May 17, 2019
Dr. Susan Rowan and Dr. Danny Hanna UIC College of Dentistry
Collaboration between the University of Illinois at Chicago’s College of Dentistry, College of Pharmacy, and the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System (UI Health) has resulted in a significant reduction in the amount of antibiotics prescribed at the College of Dentistry.
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May 16, 2019
Dr. Guy Adami and Dr. Joel Schwartz UIC College of Dentistry
The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry’s Dr. Guy Adami and Dr. Joel Schwartz are harnessing the power of big data to change the landscape of oral cancer prevention. To do this, they are combining the latest advances in machine learning with one of the oldest functional food products in the world: green tea.
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May 13, 2019
Dr. Jennifer Caplin, Assistant Professor of Orthodontics, UIC Department of Orthodontics
Dr. Jennifer Caplin who was elected as “Editor” of the American Association of Orthodontists Society of Educators, and awarded the Golden Ligature award by the graduating residents for her contributions to orthodontic education at UIC.
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May 13, 2019
Dr. Therese Galang-Boquiren, Associate Professor of Orthodontics, UIC Department of Orthodontics
Dr. Therese Galang-Boquiren received the “Chairs and Academic Administrators Management Program” (CAAMP) training scholarship award from the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO).
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May 13, 2019
Dr. Mohammed Elnagar, Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor, UIC Department of Orthodontics
Congratulations to Dr. Mohammed Elnagar who received the American Association of Orthodontist sponsorship for Academy of Academic Leadership – Institute for Teaching and Learning Fellowships (ITL) Program.
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