News Archive

It's hard to keep track of all the progress we've been making, from the research in all of our departments to the impact we've been having on our community, but you'll find our attempt to collect it all here. To help fill in what we've missed, visit The Daily, Case Western Reserve University's online news source.

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9/2020 - National Institutes of Health Awards $420,000 to Multidisciplinary Team Developing Device for Instantly Detecting Oral Cancer
7/2020 - Dental Student Continues Award-Winning Streak at National Oral Health Conference
7/2020 - Endodontics Resident Earns Highest Endolit Final Exam Score Nationwide
7/2020 - New $3.7M Grant to Support Research Exploring Mysterious Link Between Cancer, HIV/AIDS
5/2020 - From Terror to Hope: School of Dental Medicine Helps Victim of Terrorist Attack Put His Life Back Together
5/2020 - School of Dental Medicine 2020 Honors, Prizes & Awards
5/2020 - Meet Eight of CWRU’s Outstanding 2020 Graduates: School of Dental Medicine's Sarah Easton
1/2020 - Study: Urgent Care, ER Physicians Overprescribing Antibiotics for Dental Issues


12/2019 - Dr. Aminoshariae Elected to ADA Council on Scientific Affairs
12/2019 - New Study Explores Link Between Obesity and Gum Disease
11/2019 - Ralph T. and Esther L. Warburton Foundation Pledges Another $3 million to CWRU for Scholarships
11/2019 - Military Veterans Offered Free Dental Care at Case Western Reserve University to Mark Veterans Day
9/2019 - How Seniors Perceive Oral Health May Make All the Difference Whether They Will Seek Treatment, According to Study
9/2019 - Dr. Aminoshariae Named ADA Expert Spokesperson on Opioids
9/2019 - New Partnership Launched with Hough Heritage to Bring Oral Health Care to Seniors
9/2019 - Lifelong Smiles Van Profiled on ABC News Channel 5
8/2019 - Dean Chance Elected Vice President of the Supreme Chapter of Omicron Kappa Upsilon
6/2019 - New Research Urges More Rigorous Standards in Diagnosing Burning Mouth Syndrome
5/2019 - Dental School Announces First-of-its-Kind Craniofacial Orthodontics Fellowship in Country
5/2019 - Dental Students Sweep Awards at the National Oral Health Conference
5/2019 - Study: Therapy Dogs Reduce Children's Fear, Anxiety During Dentist Appointments
5/2019 - Case Western Reserve and Cleveland Clinic Dedicate Health Education Campus Dental Clinic and Community Park
4/2019 - Dental School Researchers Awarded $4.2 million to Study Seniors’ Oral Health
4/2019 - Case Western Reserve, Cleveland Clinic Launch New Era of Health Education with Samson Pavilion Dedication
1/2019 - Dr. Aminoshariae Featured on ABC News Segment on Opioid Prescription
1/2019 - Discounted Dental Care Offered for "Admitting Days"


11/2018 - Veterans Offered Free Dental Care in Honor of Veterans Day
10/2018 - Dental Research Shows That Smoking Weakens Immune Systems
10/2018 - Delta Dental Makes $1 million gift to Fund New Equipment
9/2018 - More than 200 Patients Seen at "Admitting Days" Clinic Event
9/2018 - Dr. Dale Baur Appointed Vice Dean
9/2018 - Dr. Andres Pinto Named Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies
9/2018 - Marcos Rivera Appointed Director of Student Services
9/2018 - Study: Antibiotics Destroy Immune Cells and Worsen Oral Infection
9/2018 - OMMDS Faculty Members Featured at Ohio Dental Association Annual Session
9/2018 - 7% of Children in Orthodontic Care at ‘High Risk’ for Sleep Disorders, According to New CWRU Research
9/2018 - Hussein Assaf Appointed Director of Advanced Education in General Dentistry
9/2018 - Safe Smiles Program Profiled by Spectrum Sports
8/2018 - Dr. Fady Faddoul to Lead Department of Comprehensive Care
7/2018 - Executive Turned Patient Invests in Health Education -- HEC Named Sheila and Eric Samson Pavilion
6/2018 - Dr. Manish Valiathan Appointed as Assistant Dean for Clinical Affairs
4/2018 - Dental Student Erinn Enany Wins ADA Health Literacy Essay Contest
4/2018 - Study: Ibuprofen, Acetaminophen More Effective Than Opioids for Dental Pain
4/2018 - Visiting Professor Bruce Latimer Researches Why Humans Aren't Knuckle-Walkers
2/2018 - SODM Team Present on Good Dental Care in Avon Lake During Dental Health Month
2/2018 - CWRU and Cleveland Dentists Team Up for Annual “Give Kids a Smile” Event
1/2018 - $3.6 million Grant Aims to Improve Access to Dental Care for Low-income Children 
1/2018 - Do Baby Teeth Matter? Researchers Seek to Change Perceptions & Habits
1/2018 - Dr. Vernon (Pediatric Dentistry) Quoted in Prevention Magazine article on Signs of Gum Disease


11/2017 - Dental Clinic Offers Discounts during "Admitting Week"
10/2017 - CWRU, Cleveland Clinic Break Ground on New Dental Clinic, Set to Open in 2019
10/2017 - School Marks 125th Anniversary Milestone with Medical Museum Exhibit
9/2017 - New CWRU-MetroHealth System affiliation Expands Opportunities for Dental Students, Oral-health Services for Patients
9/2017 - School Names Assistant Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs
8/2017 - Preserving Local High School Football Players' Smiles
7/2017 - Lectures in Virtual Reality Flip Learning Experience
4/2017 - $1.5 Million Grant Targets Oral Complications of HIV
2/2017 - Nearly 400 Children Receive Free Care at CWRU School of Dental Medicine on Give Kids a Smile Day


11/2016 - Prof. Mary Beth Kavanagh featured in Discussion on GMOs
9/2016 - Dr. Leena Palomo Explains the Need to Keep Flossing
9/2016 - Patients Wanted: Free Exams and X-Rays Offered
8/2016 - Study Reveals Recording Selfies While Brushing Teeth Can Improve Oral Health
8/2016 - OMFS' Dr. Quereshy Featured on Nearing the End of Another Busy Wisdom Tooth Season
5/2016 - Dental School Partnerships Extend International Impact
5/2016 - Custom Mouth Guards Help Keep Teen Football Players Safer and Smiling
5/2016 - Holistic Care: Craniofacial Orthodontic Clinic Gives Children and Families New Hope
3/2016 - School Strikes Agreement to Train Faculty of Saudi Arabian University
3/2016 - Dental School Strikes Agreement to Help Egyptian University Improve Its Curriculum
2/2016 - Dr. Suchitra Nelson Named a Crain’s Cleveland Business 2016 Health Care Hero
1/2016 - Alum and Professor Dr. Mario Pavicic's Gratitude List Featured in Dentist's Money Digest


12/2015 - Orthodontics' Dr. Hans Wins Fulbright to Develop Cleft Lip and Palate Center in Greece
12/2015 - Resident Nikolay Levintov Wins Outstanding Case Report Award
12/2015 - Endodontics' Thomas Montagnese Gives International Talks
12/2015 - School Receives Up to $4.6 million to Reduce Cavities in Primary Care Settings
11/2015 - Students Treat Senior Patients in Van Equipped as Dentist’s Office
10/2015 - CWRU and Cleveland Clinic Break Ground on Health Education Campus; to Open Summer 2019
10/2015 - Lifelong Smiles Initiative Trains Students in Geriatric Dentistry
10/2015 - Israeli Cave Dig Featured in think Magazine
10/2015 - Alumnus' Holocaust Survival Story Featured in think Magazine
9/2015 - SODM Offers Free Exams, X-Rays for Admitting Day Event
9/2015 - OMMDS' Dr. Syed Receives Multiple Teaching and Research Fellowships
9/2015 - SODM Contributes to Custom Mouth Guard Project for Cleveland Student Athletes
8/2015 - OMMDS' Dr. Pinto Receives National Dental Association Foundation Award
8/2015 - Periodontics' Dr. Bissada Contributes to Case Study of Rare Genetic Syndrome
7/2015 - SODM's Dr. Ali Syed among Faculty Members Awarded ITS Active Learning Scholarship
7/2015 - Late Alumnus Oreste ”Russ” Zanni leaves $3 million to School of Dental Medicine
6/2015 - Interprofessional Education Gains Support with $2.27 million Commitment to Scholarships
6/2015 - Study Finds Dental Implants Result in Better Quality of Life for Osteoporotic Women Than Other Treatment Options
6/2015 - Researchers Discover Some Disease-Fighting Cells May Actually Prolong Inflammation
5/2015 - Research Finds that Treating Gum Disease Reduces Prostate Symptoms
5/2015 - Solving the Puzzle of Facial Pain
5/2015 - Sealing in Professional Ethics
5/2015 - Education Level, Dental Habits of Low-Income Parents Linked to Children’s Oral Health
5/2015 - Commencement Ceremony to Include Honorary Degree Presentation to Henry Schein CEO
5/2015 - CWRU and Cleveland Clinic Collaborate with Microsoft on Mixed-Reality Technology
4/2015 - Oral Pain Specialists Among Small Group Treating Complex Health Issues
3/2015 - Researcher Creates Method to Study How T Cells Cause Inflammation During Infections
3/2015 - CWRU Dental School Pilots Admitting Day, Seeking 150 New Patients
2/2015 - Bone-loss Score May Tip Off Doctors to Gum Disease in Postmenopausal Women
1/2015 - 55,000-year-old Skull Provides Earliest Evidence of Modern Man in Vicinity of Neanderthals
1/2015 - $1.6 Million Study Aims to Correct Misperceptions About Importance of Care for Baby Teeth
1/2015 - CWRU Researchers Discover Byproducts from Bacteria Awaken Dormant T-cells and HIV Viruses