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Dr. Dodson accepts the Worthington Chair appointment, presented by Dr. Guillermo Chacon
Dr. Thomas Dodson appointed as first-ever Worthington Chair

February 28, 2024 - The Philip Worthington Endowed Lectureship in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS) was established in 2003 by generous alumni and friends from the Department of OMS to honor the life and career of Dr. Philip Worthington, who served as the OMS Department Chair from 1977 to 1998.

Worthington Endowed Chair


Nine students were presented with awards at this year’s Research Day.
Graduate and Predoctoral students shine at Research Day 2024

February 5, 2024 - Dr. Claire Mills and Sydney Kim each took first place in the Graduate Trainee and Dental Predoctoral Oral Presentation competitions respectively at the School of Dentistry Research Day this past Wednesday.

Research Day 2024


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UW periodontal study receives FDA approval for anti-aging drug use

January 29, 2024 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Dr. Jonathan An from the UW Department of Oral Health Sciences to lead the first-ever study to evaluate rapamycin in older adults with periodontal disease.

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