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School of Dentistry creates endowed scholarship for disadvantaged students

Thanks to the ongoing support of Dr. Alex Narváez (‘82) and his wife Dr. Norma Zavala (UW Psychology ‘80) as champions of diversity and creating opportunities for students from disadvantaged backgrounds, the School of Dentistry has established the Sea Mar Community Health Centers-Narváez/Zavala Family Endowed Scholarship in Dentistry.

Dental association to honor faculty member as top humanitarian

Dr. Theresa Cheng of the School of Dentistry faculty will receive the 2021 American Dental Association Humanitarian Award for her work on behalf of veterans, the ADA has announced. She was unanimously recommended by the ADA selection committee for the honor, one of the highest bestowed by the organization.