Students


December 9, 2016

Down to the wire: Orthodontics students show artistic skills in competition

A smile can be a work of art. So it’s not surprising that orthodontists in training can use their skills and materials to devise other beautiful creations.


July 25, 2016

Third-year students receive clinical coats

Sixty-six students from the Class of 2018, including eight new students in the International DDS program, formally received their clinical coats on Saturday in the School of Dentistry’s White Coat Ceremony.


May 4, 2016

Two Dentistry students in first group of “Husky 100”

Two School of Dentistry students, Dr. Wenjie Li and Dr. David Ludwig, were among those named to the first “Husky 100” cohort announced on May 2 by the University of Washington.


April 7, 2016

Dr. Shatha Bamashmous named UW Magnuson Scholar

Dr. Shatha Bamashmous, a PhD candidate in the School of Dentistry’s Department of Oral Health Sciences, has been named a 2016-17 University of Washington Magnuson Scholar, the UW has announced.


March 11, 2016

UW’s Sohaib Soliman elected national student dental president

Sohaib Soliman, a third-year student at the UW School of Dentistry, was elected president of the American Student Dental Association (ASDA) at the organization’s annual meeting in Dallas on March 2-5.


December 14, 2015

Dr. Sepideh Torkan wins wire sculpture contest

Dr. Sepideh Torkan, a student in the Department of Orthodontics at the School of Dentistry, has won the department’s annual wire sculpture contest with a creation titled Dancers.


October 11, 2015

Dentistry, Medicine team on new program for underrepresented students

The School of Dentistry is teaming with the UW School of Medicine on an initiative to draw more undergraduate students from disadvantaged and underrepresented backgrounds into careers in the health sciences.


October 1, 2015

Student Nataliia Garibov wins top honors at Research Day presentations

Second-year dental student Nataliia Garibov received the 2015 American Dental Association (ADA) Clinician Scholar Award for her research project during the School of Dentistry’s annual Research Day on Sept. 25.


December 16, 2014

Down to the wire: Dr. Mina Katchooi wins Orthodontics sculpture contest

Dr. Mina Katchooi, who fashioned an elegant tableau featuring a water lily and hovering dragonfly, has won top honors in the School of Dentistry’s annual Department of Orthodontics wire sculpture contest for first-year residents.


August 18, 2014

Class of 2016 marks start of careers as clinicians

Sixty-seven members of the Class of 2016, including five in the International DDS program, received their official clinical coats on Saturday in the School of Dentistry’s 10th annual White Coat Ceremony.


June 10, 2014

Class of 2014 receives degrees at graduation

Sixty-six members of the Class of 2014 received their doctoral hoods on June 7 during the School of Dentistry’s annual graduation ceremony at Meany Hall on the UW campus.


March 6, 2014

Dental students join health sciences exercise

When UW medical student Jory Wasserburger served a rotation in a Wyoming family physician’s office last year, the doctor wondered about the high number of child patients with untreated tooth decay. So he asked Wasserburger to look into the problem and brainstorm some community strategies.


January 3, 2014

Dr. Niousha Saghafi wins wire sculpture contest

Creating an intricately woven wire tree adorned with a swing and a bench, Dr. Niousha Saghafi won the annual Department of Orthodontics wire sculpture contest for first-year residents.