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Unique SMILEmobile Gives First-of-its-Kind Access to Patients with Special Needs

UR Medicine’s Eastman Institute for Oral Health today presented a new, custom designed SMILEmobile that provides first-of-its-kind access to people with special needs, including older adults, people with developmental disabilities and other medically complex conditions.

Heng Lin, DDS, PhD, Earns Research Award

Heng Lin, DDS, PhD, Earns Research Award

Heng (Henry) Lin, DDS, PhD, a new postdoctoral associate in EIOH’s Center for Oral Biology, received a Young Investigator Award from the Worldwide Chinese Association for Dental Research.

 

Lenora Colaruotolo Named Social Worker of the Year

Lenora Colaruotolo Named Social Worker of the Year

EIOH Social Worker Lenora Colaruotolo, LMSW, was named 2015 Social Worker of the Year by the National Association of Social Workers, NY State Chapter, Genesee Valley Division. The award recognizes exceptional leadership qualities, outstanding client and public education efforts, risk taking and upholding NASW’s Code of Ethics.

Dr. William Bowen Receives Distinguished Mentoring Award

Dr. William Bowen Receives Distinguished Mentoring Award

The American Association for Dental Research named William H. Bowen, PhD, DSc, the 2015 recipient of its Irwin D. Mandel Distinguished Mentoring Award.

Stopping the Cause of Cavities is Dr. Quivey's Focus

Stopping the Cause of Cavities is Dr. Quivey's Focus

After completing his studies in biochemistry, biology and chemistry at Penn State University, Robert G. Quivey, Jr., continued there to earn his master’s degree in Genetics, and then a PhD in Microbiology at the University of Texas at Austin. He joined the University of Rochester in the mid 1980’s to work in the new field of bacterial molecular biology and the genetics of Streptococcus mutans.  He was named the Center for Oral Biology’s director in 2009. Word of Mouth caught up with Dr. Quivey to learn what’s new in his lab.

Missions Trip Becomes Life-Changing Experience for EIOH Alumni

Missions Trip Becomes Life-Changing Experience for EIOH Alumni

Working for two weeks in an extreme climate and underserved area did not exactly sound like the ideal way to spend precious vacation time for Gregory Cygan, DDS.

But after learning more about the medical and dental missions trip to an undeveloped village in  Honduras, the Eastman Institute for Oral Health resident decided he wanted to give it a try.