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SIU School of Dental Medicine Begins Academic Year with Treats and Camaraderie at Resource Fair

8 August 2019, 10:40 AM

A new academic year began Monday, Aug. 5 at the Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine (SIU SDM). Aspiring dental professionals eager to make a positive impact are easing into their heavy course load, important research and clinical work by enjoying opportunities to get to know one another and learn more about campus services this week.

On Wednesday, Aug. 7, SIU SDM students, faculty, staff and administrators were treated to free pizza, and massages during the second annual Re...

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SIUE to Induct Eight to Alumni Hall of Fame During A Night Among the Stars

31 July 2019, 10:25 AM

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville will honor eight remarkable graduates at the 2019 SIUE Alumni Hall of Fame ceremony, “A Night Among the Stars,” on Friday, Sept. 27 in the Morris University Center (MUC). These impressive alumni have made exceptional contributions in their chosen fields, in their communities and at SIUE through their leadership, character and hard work.

A cocktail reception in the Meridian Ballroom will begin at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner and an awards pre...

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SIU SDM Dean’s and Lowe Scholarships Enhance Student Opportunities

9 July 2019, 4:35 PM

SIU SDM 2019 Dean's ScholarsThe Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine (SIU SDM) has honored four distinguished students with its annual Dean’s Scholarship. The SDM also announced the Dr. Larry A. Lowe Memorial Scholarship to two recipients.

The Dean’s Scholarship was created with the goal of rewarding academic merit, assisting with financial need and increasing student diversity at the SIU SDM. Recipients include Alexis Polczynski, of Venedy, Adam Falasz, of Bloomington, Mary Beth Di Lisio, of...

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Future Healthcare Workers Attend SIUE’s Annual Healthcare Diversity Summer Camp

24 June 2019, 2:37 PM

NutritionAn aunt who had a difficult time in childbirth. A grandfather who died after complications with diabetes. A family history of nursing. These are a few reasons that 35 high school students from Illinois and Missouri came to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s annual Healthcare Diversity Summer Camp.

The collaborative camp, held June 17-21, exposed students to career opportunities in the healthcare industry, and was hosted by the SIUE Schools of Pharmacy (SOP) and Nursing (SON), the...

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SIU School of Dental Medicine Confers Degrees Upon 58 Graduates

4 June 2019, 3:30 PM

2019 SIU SDM CommencementSouthern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine (SIU SDM) emeritus faculty and SIUE alumnus Dr. Dennis “Denny” Savoca addressed 58 students who received their doctor of dental medicine degrees at the SDM’s commencement ceremony on Sat., June 1, in the SIUE Morris University Center Meridian Ballroom. The commencement ceremony is available on siue.edu/tv.

Savoca told the class that they were not only ambassadors for the dental profession, but also for the SIU SDM. He prov...

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Langenwalter to Retire after 32 Years of Service to SIU SDM

23 May 2019, 9:05 AM

Eric LangenwalterSouthern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine’s (SIU SDM) Eric Langenwalter, DMD, MS, is capping a lifetime of service to the SDM as he has announced his retirement in June 2019.

“Dr. Langenwalter has truly given much of himself to our school, for which he has been so devoted these many years,” said SIU SDM Dean Bruce Rotter, DMD, MS. “Congratulations to Eric on a highly successful career in dental education and a richly deserved retirement.”

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SIUE Alumnus Savoca is Commencement Speaker for School of Dental Medicine

22 May 2019, 7:55 AM

Dennis SavocaSouthern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine (SIU SDM) emeritus faculty and SIUE alumnus Dr. Dennis “Denny” Savoca will address 58 SDM students receiving their doctor of dental medicine degrees at the SDM’s commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 1, in the SIUE Morris University Center Meridian Ballroom. The commencement ceremony can be viewed live on siue.edu/tv.

In 1976, the SDM hired Savoca as an assistant professor in the Department of Restorative Dentist...

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SIU SDM Receives $2M ILCHF Grant to Treat Pediatric Patients

24 April 2019, 11:20 AM

SIU SDM Dean Bruce RotterThe Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine (SIU SDM) has received a $2 million grant from the Illinois Children’s Healthcare Foundation (ILCHF). The SDM will build a medical operating suite with general anesthesia capabilities for children with special dental care needs within a new Graduate Programs Patient Clinic. 

The grant will allow the SIU SDM to annually serve an additional 550 pediatric patients requiring oral health services performed under general anesthesia...

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