Dr. Jessica Begley won the 2020 UIC College of Dentistry/ADA Health Literacy in Dentistry Essay Contest Award in the Post-doctoral student category! She will receive a $1,000 scholarship from the College of Dentistry for the 2021 Spring Semester. Dr. Begley's essay titled "Why Your Dentist Recommends the HPV Vaccine" was written for people with all levels of health literacy. It explains what is HPV, how HPV affect our
On Wednesday, September 9, 2020, the UIC Department of Orthodontics held an annual scholarship award event via Zoom.
Congratulations Dr. Stephen Degenhardt for receiving the Dr. Jerome and Mrs. Joy Fein Endowed Orthodontic
July 20th 2020
College of Dentistry’s Orthodontics and Oral Medicine departments are hosting the first Virtual Pain and Sleep Symposium on Friday August 7th 2020. Two UI Health leaders in sleep medicine and neurosurgery will be the keynote speaker for this event.
The event is free of charge and is being hosted virtual using Zoom video conferencing. College of Dentistry designates
The UIC Department of Orthodontics is offering a full-time, short-term Orthodontic Preceptorship Program with an intensive didactic program complemented by, clinical and research insight into the orthodontic specialty in a university academic environment.
The goal of the full-time program is to provide excellent background and knowledge in orthodontics. The program will enable the participants to
Dr. Mohemmed Elnagar, Assistant Professor of the UIC Department of Orthodontics, was invited as a key note speaker during the UIC College of Dentistry 33rd Clinic & Research Day. He presented his reseach regarding AI application in orthodontics Diagnosis, Prediction of treatment outcome, Medical Image Analysis, and Treatment monitoring.
Congratulations to Drs. Ayas Makki and Sibel Altun for receiving the Best Residents Award during the UIC College of Dentistry 33rd Clinic and Research Day on March 5, 2020.
Dr. Makki's presenting his research titled “Assessment of HLDI scoring methods and their effect on orthodontic Medicaid approval/denial rates
February 3, 2020, Chicago, IL -
Congratulations to UIC Orthodontic Alumni Dr. Rutger Stache for receiving the American Association of Orthodontics's (AAO) 2020 "Thomas M. Graber Award of Special Merit" for the paper titled “Oral appliance and pharmacological agents in the treatment of sleep apnea: a pilot clinical study”.
Dr. Stache first started working on this research project while in dental school
We are excited to announce our submissions to the American Association of Orthodontists Annual Meeting scientific program have been accepted for presentation at the Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia in May, 2020. Below are the presentations from UIC Orthodontics faculty and residents:
- Allareddy V. Role of Orthodontist in Continuum of Cleft and Craniofacial Care: An Evidence Based Approach and Current Treatment
Dr. Christina Nicholas, assistant professor at the Department of Orthodontics, has been granted an honorary appointment as a research associate at the Field Museum's social sciences section. Congratulations on this wonderful achievement!
Congratulations to Dr. Maria Therese Galang-Boquiren for being awarded the Teaching Recognition Program (TRP) award! Dr. Maria Therese Galang-Boquiren was one of the few awardees selected for the University of Illinois at Chicago 2019-2020 Teaching Recognition Program. This program, sponsored by the Office of the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs recognizes the teaching excellence of faculty at any of