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UofL dental profession students identified as potential infection control leaders

Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) awards two scholarships Alleged breaches of infection control practices by an Arkansas dentist who recently may have sedated about 100 patients with a drug possibly contaminated with infectious material and an Oklahoma oral surgeon who potentially exposed thousands of patients to bloodborne viruses, are reinforcing national efforts to better

UofL receives support to transform health care education

Schools of Nursing, Dentistry share nearly $1.1 million federal grant Health care is changing, and how the University of Louisville prepares students to deliver high-quality care is adjusting to those changes. A new educational initiative will have nursing and dental students collaborating to better identify and manage systemic diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease

Women’s health kiosk unveiled at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry

Bilingual touch-screen kiosk offers new oral health module Cabinet for Health and Family Services Secretary Audrey Tayse Haynes, Kentucky Commission on Women Executive Director Eleanor Jordan and top administrators from the University of Louisville today unveiled a new interactive women’s wellness kiosk at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry. The kiosk features a new

Founding dental faculty member retires after 50 years of service

The University of Kentucky College of Dentistry is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. As the UK medical community celebrates this milestone anniversary, they will also be celebrating the retirement and legacy of one of the founding faculty members, Dr. John R. Mink. Mink came to UK in 1962 from Indiana University and was instrumental in recruiting

When one degree is no longer good enough

Local universities meet student demand for more dual degrees options. by Chelsea Nichols As the landscape of healthcare continues to change, it’s not enough to be skilled in one discipline. That’s where a dual degree comes in handy. The dual degree is an attractive option for students looking to differentiate themselves from the competition or

UofL Health Sciences Center faculty recognized for health care excellence

Seven faculty members or programs at the University of Louisville Health Sciences Center are among the finalists for the 2012 Medical News MediStar Awards. Winners will be announced at the sixth annual MediStar Awards presentation on Tuesday, May 22 at the Hyatt Regency Louisville.